Parking Adjustments Planned Nov. 12 for Increased Vehicle Traffic on Campus

Wednesday, November 10 2010


MOSCOW, Idaho – On a typical weekday, University of Idaho employees and students park more than 5,000 vehicles on campus. Far more vehicles are expected Friday, Nov. 12, when 16,000 people will be on campus for the traditional rivalry game against Boise State University.

The University is working to reduce parking demand and vehicle congestion due to the increased number of vehicles on campus for the football game.

Parking will be extremely limited on Friday, and will include lot closures on the west end of campus beginning at midnight. This includes the following parking lots:
• Red lot 24 (west of Law School);
• Red lot 86 (on-street parking on Stadium Drive);
• Red lot 34 (paved west Kibbie Dome lot);
• Red lot 51 (small upper west Kibbie Dome lot);
• Blue lot 57 (gravel west Kibbie Dome lot);
• Gold lot 39 (Memorial Gym);
• Gold lot 31 (East Kibbie Dome); and
• Pay Station Lot 91 (upper Rayburn Street).
These lots will open for football parking only at 2 p.m.

In addition, parking will be allowed until noon on Nov. 12 in the lots listed below; these lots will close at noon and all vehicles must relocate.
• Gold lots 56 and 19 (north of Law School); and
• Red lot 17 (corner of 6th Street and Stadium Drive)

These lots also will open for football parking only at 2 p.m.

For more information about parking for the Nov. 12 game, including lot restrictions and alternate parking locations, visit www.uidaho.edu/parking/footballparkinginformation/uivsbsugamedayparkingplannov12.
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About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.