MARTIN, Mich. (WOOD) - The Allegan County Sheriff's Department has increased security for the 2013 B-93 Birthday Bash.
Capt. Frank Baker told 24 Hour News 8 they reviewed their security plan following the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15.
Baker said there will be additional law enforcement at the event June 8-9 at the U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, and other precautions will be in place.
The sheriff's department didn't want to release details of those extra precautions for security purposes.
They will focus more on the parking lot this year where people tailgate before the concerts.
Baker said they've had problems in the past with fights and overserved people going into the event. Police are hoping to curb those issues, with a heavier presence in that area.
The Sheriff's Department asks if you see any unattended bags or anything suspicious to report it to a nearby officer immediately.
The Allegan County Sheriff's Department suggests an alternate traffic route this year to reduce backups on U.S. 131 -- take Exit 59 (124th Avenue), go east to 10th Street, take 10th Street south to Martin, go west on M-222/116th Avenue, and then to the Motorsports Park at 1249 12th St.
The rink will be open that day from 3-9 p.m.
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