May 5, 2016 – An estimated 10,000 soccer players and their families will be visiting Midland this weekend as the Midland Soccer Club hosts the annual Mother’s Day Soccer Tournament. Tournament play begins Friday, May 6 and continues all day Saturday, wrapping up late-day Sunday.
Traffic is expected to be heavy in this area all weekend long. The Midland Police Department will monitor traffic at Jefferson and Joe Mann and assist with traffic congestion issues throughout the weekend.
The MPD suggests alternate travel routes to and from the Midland Soccer Complex including:
• Eastman Avenue, Commerce Drive and north Jefferson;
• Waldo Avenue and Diamond Drive, east of the complex.
All other motorists should also consider alternate routes to the Midland Mall area this weekend including Eastman Avenue, Airport Road, Waldo Avenue and Monroe Road.
Drive safely, have patience, plan your travel routes and enjoy the tournament!