This Friday (Sept. 20) will the opening day for the East Texas State Fair. This means that the area of Front Street near the fairgrounds will be loaded with traffic and pedestrians. Here is how you should treat this area during the time the fair is in town.

Driving around the East Texas State Fair area is not going to be an easy task for a little while, but here are some of the traffic advisory tips that can keep this time a safe period for all.

The Tyler Police Department has issued these tips and warnings for the Front Street and other streets surrounding the fair grounds: