Traffic, parking headaches expected Saturday for Garth Brooks concert

DENVER -- About 84,000 people are expected to attend the sold-out Garth Brooks concert at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Saturday, creating major impacts on parking and traffic.

The concert is the largest ticketed even in the stadium's history. It begins at 7 p.m.

Parking for the show is also sold out.

Officials are urging people to bike, use RTD or take a ride-share service to the stadium.

RTD is adding extra light rail train cars for the even

For those who do drive and do not already have a parking pass, officials encouraged going to offsite lots at the Pepsi Center, the Downtown Aquarium or the Auraria Campus.

There will be restricted parking in nearby neighborhoods and enforcement agents will be out ticketing and towing vehicles without a permit.

Anyone without a parking pass is asked to stay away from the stadium, especially those not attending the concert.

Major congestion along Interstate 25 is expected in the area leading up to and following the concert.

The concert has set records in the first eight stadiums in which Brooks has performed.

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