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JTA Extends Skyway Hours for New Year’s Eve


There will be plenty of fans in town for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is prepared to provide resident and visitors with extended Skyway hours on New Year’s Eve.

The Skyway will be operational from 6 a.m. on New Year’s Eve until 2 a.m. on New Year’s Day. It will re-open at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day and close at 6 p.m. The Skyway will operate on a normal schedule from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, January 2, 2015.

In addition, the parking lots around the JTA’s Convention Center station located at 1071 W. Bay Street, will be open for complimentary parking after 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and all day on New Year’s Day.

"Thousands of residents and visitors attend the festivities and fireworks along the St. Johns River on New Year’s Eve and the parade on New Year’s Day," said Lisa Darnall, Vice President of JTA Transit Operations. "We invite those attending these events to experience the Skyway and utilize this convenient mode of downtown transportation."

For additional information, please contact JTA’s customer service at 904.630.3100.