PITTSBURGH - As the Pittsburgh Steelers get set o play the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field on Sunday night, stadium officials issued reminders for fans who plan to head to the game.
Officials encourage fans to arrive at least two hours early to make it into the stadium in time. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m.
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Officials advised fans attending the game that there will be walk-through metal detectors. They’ll be in place at every Heinz Field entry point this year.
Steelers and Heinz Field officials also warned fans to be aware of the possibility of counterfeit tickets when trying to buy tickets from scalpers. Fans can visit the NFL Ticket Exchange to buy and sell verified tickets. Fans are advised to avoid buying paper tickets printed through the Ticket Exchange from scalpers.
Fans are reminded of the NFL’s “all clear” bag policy. Fans are not encouraged to bring in any type of bags. However, if you need to bring a bag into Heinz Field, they must be clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches.
Heinz Field management advised fans to not leave valuables in their vehicles during the game and to lock all vehicles before heading into the stadium.
Steelers fans, not going to Heinz Field for the game, can watch it on WPXI.
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