PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – After paperless ticketing led to long lines outside Heinz Field last weekend, the Steelers are encouraging people to arrive two hours early and have their mobile tickets ready for Sunday’s game.
More than 60,000 fans flocked to Heinz Field for the first time since 2019 last Sunday, but the first paperless season created long wait times.READ MORE: National Weather Service Determines EF-1 Tornado Touched Down In Hampton Twp., EF-0 In Mt. Nebo
Heinz Field says downloading the mobile tickets before leaving home will minimize the wait time.READ MORE: Judge Declares Mistrial In Retrial Case Of Former Restaurant Owner Accused Of Sexual Assault
If you don’t have a smart phone, the team will be there to help you out.
We’re asking members of #SteelersNation planning to attend Sunday’s game to have their mobile tickets downloaded to their digital wallets before leaving home and to arrive to the gates early to minimize wait times.
— Heinz Field (@heinzfield) September 24, 2021
“Basically, we’re going to have people surrounding the stadium to make sure people who have those one-off issues, that we have people there to help them out,” said Steelers Director of Communications Burt Lauten.
Lauten says if you have any questions, call the Steelers ticket office ahead of time and they’ll walk you through it. You can learn more here.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 330 New Cases, No Additional Deaths
As for traffic, the team is advising people to arrive two hours early to avoid anticipated heavy traffic and last-minute crowds. The gates open at 11 a.m.