NCAA Sweet 16 Parking Impact for Campus, Surrounding Streets
LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 27, 2014) ― As the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team heads into the NCAA Sweet 16, Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) is making the campus community aware of parking restrictions in place for Friday, March 28 through Sunday, March 30.
The Lexington Division of Police, in cooperation with the University of Kentucky Police Department, will be utilizing various parking areas on streets surrounding campus during the upcoming weekend. As such, parking will be partially or completely restricted in the following areas: Conn Terrace, Crescent Avenue, Elizabeth Street, State Street and University Avenue.
Parking in these areas will be restricted beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, March 28, until midnight Sunday, March 30. Any vehicles in violation of posted “No Parking” notices will be towed at the owner’s expense. The Division of Police will begin posting these notices Thursday, March 27.
Additionally, the top level of both the UK HealthCare Parking Garage (PS #8) and the Good Samaritan Hospital Parking Garage will be unavailable to general parking on Friday, March 28, and, if the basketball team advances, on Sunday, March 30. These areas will be used for police operations staging.
Finally, the South Limestone Garage (PS #5) will be unavailable for retail customer parking Friday, March 28. The facility closes at 9 p.m. Absolutely no after-hours access will be permitted.