Campus News

Parking Restrictions Placed on Streets Near Campus During UK Basketball Game Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 21, 2018) ― As the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team heads into NCAA Sweet 16 action tomorrow, the UK Police Department is making the campus community aware of parking restrictions placed by the Lexington Police Department on streets near the UK campus.  

The Lexington Police Department will prohibit parking from 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22, to 6 a.m. Friday, March 23 on the following streets:

  • Limestone – Avenue of Champions to Maxwell
  • Pine Street – Upper to Limestone
  • Jersey Street – Euclid to Maxwell     
  • Maxwell – Upper to Limestone
  • Transcript Avenue
  • Journal Avenue
  • Conn Terrace
  • State Street
  • University Avenue
  • Elizabeth Street
  • Crescent Avenue
  • Scott Street (meters in front of Fire Department Station 6)

"No Parking" notices have been issued in these areas and vehicles in violation will be towed at the owners' expense beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday.  

Also, beginning 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22, UK Police will be occupying Level H of the Good Samaritan parking garage and the top level of the Chandler Hospital parking garage (Parking Structure #8) to park their vehicles and stage other equipment. Other vehicles should be moved prior to that time.