Street and Parking Restrictions for Jazz Festival

Wednesday, January 28 2009


Jan. 28, 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho - The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Feb. 25-28, and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots will have restrictions during the festival. Traffic and parking restrictions during the festival include: Deakin Avenue and Student Union Building Parking
  • The number of vehicles on Deakin Avenue in front of the Student Union Building and Bookstore will be limited.
  • Deakin Avenue will be converted to a one-way southbound street from 6th Street to College Avenue between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m., and has potential to be closed entirely to accommodate buses during high traffic loading and unloading times.
  • The Bookstore and Post Office will be accessible from behind the Bookstore via College and Railroad Avenues.
  • The Wheatland Bus Stop located on Deakin Avenue will be temporarily relocated during the festival to the north side of 6th Street, across from the Human Resources Building.
  • The Moscow Valley Transit Bus Stop located on Deakin Avenue will be temporarily relocated during the festival to Railroad Street.
  • Portions of the Student Union Building parking lot will be closed each day of the festival.
  • ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center Parking
  • The blue gravel lot 57, west of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, will be reserved solely for bus parking only each day of the festival and closed to all regular vehicles.
  • The red paved lot 34, west of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, will be available for general parking and no permit will be required.
  • Areas of Perimeter Drive may be used for bus parking after Wednesday, Feb. 20.
  • The gold parking lot 31, east of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, will be closed to gold permit holders and reserved solely for jazz festival permits only after noon each day.
  • The red parking lot 24, west of the Law School Building, will be closed to red permit holders and reserved after 5 p.m. each day.
  • Wheatland Express riders should park on Perimeter Drive or in Blue lot 30 at Facilities Services during the festival.
  • The large graveled area (lot 110) north of lot 57, will be general parking for regular vehicles; no bus parking allowed in this area.
  • Bus Loading Zones
  • Railroad Street behind the LDS Center.
  • Blake Avenue at the School of Music.
  • Nez Perce Drive at the Niccolls Building.
  • Rayburn Street at Memorial Gym and Agricultural Science Building.
  • Stadium Drive at the Hartung Theatre.
  • University Avenue and Line Street at the Idaho Commons Building.
  • Main Street between 5th and 6th Street.
  • 3rd Street near the Methodist Church.
  • For questions regarding parking lot or street closures on campus, contact University of Idaho Parking and Transportation Services at (208) 885-6424 or go to www.uidaho.edu/parking. ### About the University of Idaho Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s flagship higher-education institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year; the University of Idaho is the only institution in the state to earn the prestigious Carnegie Foundation ranking for high research activity. The university’s student population includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars. Offering more than 150 degree options in 10 colleges, the university combines the strengths of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu. Media Contact: Joni Kirk, University Communications, (208) 885-7725, joni@uidaho.edu



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