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AMP Receives Permit

Concert Venue Can Stay At Fairgrounds Through 2014

Posted: February 12, 2013 at 5 a.m.

The Arkansas Music Pavilion can continue to operate at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

At A Glance

AMP Access

As part of Monday’s conditional use permit, planning commissioners barred AMP officials from using a stretch of the recently completed Meadow Valley Trail to access parking in a field southwest of the concert venue.

Drivers will be only be able to use the trail to get to Porter Road when leaving the AMP.

Matt Mihalevich, Fayetteville trails coordinator, said early evening vehicular traffic would pose safety risks for trail users.

Brian Crowne, the AMP’s general manager, said an additional access point would alleviate preconcert traffic jams. He said cars are often backed up on Interstate 540 before a show at the AMP begins.

Source: Staff Report

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