Update: Officials starting to prepare for President Trump's MAGA Rally Saturday in Richmond

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RICHMOND, Ky. (WYMT) - UPDATE: Officials are starting to prepare for President Donald Trump's visit to Kentucky Saturday.

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President Trump carried the vote by 62 percent back in 2016 in Madison County where he is holding the rally in Richmond.

The rally will be held at Eastern Kentucky University's Alumni Coliseum, which has a maximum capacity of 6,500 people. Right now, officials said it's not clear where a possible spillover crowd will go.

Richmond Police are working with EKU campus police and Kentucky State Police to address safety concerns and what is needed from the White House.

Details about parking and which parts of the campus will open or closed during the event are still being worked out.

Officials said they expect to have more information by Wednesday.

Police said to expect I-75 exit ramps, the Eastern Bypass, Lancaster Road and the general campus area to be heavily congested on Saturday.



President Donald Trump will be visiting Kentucky next week.

The Make America Great Again Rally will be held at Alumni Coliseum on Saturday, October 13, at 7 p.m. General admission doors will open at 4 p.m.

This will be the president's third rally in Kentucky.

There is speculation that President Trump will also campaign for Rep. Congressman Andy Barr. Barr is in a congressional race with Democrat Ret. Lt. Col. Amy McGrath.

Click here to register for the rally on the president's campaign website.

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