Parking and Roadway Closures by Kibbie Dome Begin Oct. 1

Thursday, September 30 2010


MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will close parking lot 31 and the metered parking spaces on the east side of ASUI-Kibbie Athletic Center on Friday, Oct. 1, to prepare for the installation of large construction tower cranes related to Phase II of the Kibbie Life Safety Upgrades project. Pedestrian access also will be limited.

These lots will be open again Saturday, Oct. 2, and will remain open through Thursday, Oct. 7.

These lots will be closed again from Friday, Oct. 8, through Thursday, Oct. 14. Parts of Rayburn Street adjacent to the Kibbie Dome also will be closed Oct. 11-14. If weather conditions are not cooperative for crane erection, parking and Rayburn Street restrictions could extend past Oct.14 as needed.

During the period of Oct. 8-14, all routine access to the Kibbie Dome and Vandal Athletic Center will be through the west side of the Kibbie facility. The north Kibbie Dome fire lane will remain open for one-way traffic from the east side access drive to the west side parking areas.
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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.