Traffic impact on UK campus for move-in 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to the University of Kentucky, UK Police will be out in full force to assist with Move-In 2017, and everyone is urged to be patient and travel safely.

They say move-in is an exciting time for the campus community and an important time to begin fostering student success by providing a warm welcome to students and their families.

Just a reminder that the final two days of Move-In are:
• Thursday, August 17
• Friday, August 18
About 2,000 students have already moved in, 2,000 are expected Thursday, Aug. 17; and 2,000 Friday, Aug. 18.
Below is information regarding student move-in traffic flow and parking impacts over the next week, including important information about one-way streets, no parking areas, and high traffic locations. Area drivers are encouraged to use the WAZE app for traffic updates.

NO PARKING AREAS:
Due to the need to quickly unload vehicles near residence halls, several areas of campus will be NO PARKING zones from 12:01 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the remaining Move-In days. Additionally, several streets on and bordering campus will have closures or other changes to traffic flow to accommodate Move-In. Watch for NO PARKING signs and bagged meters in these areas.

Vehicles parked in the NO PARKING areas listed below will be TOWED. Owners will be responsible for all tow-related charges. If your vehicle is towed, contact 859-257-1616.

Thursday, August 17; Friday, August 18:
COMPLEX DRIVE (BOTH SIDES): from University Drive to Sports Center Drive
UNIVERSITY DRIVE (BOTH SIDES): from Cooper Drive to Hilltop Avenue
SPORTS CENTER DRIVE: between Woodland Ave. and the Employee (E) lot north of the Nutter Football Training Facility
AVENUE OF CHAMPIONS: metered parking in front of Roselle Hall
MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD.: between Maxwell Street and Avenue of Champions
LEXINGTON AVE.: area between the Employee (E) lot entrance and Avenue of Champions
E LOT BETWEEN KELLEY BUILDING and MED CENTER ANNEX #5: the 5 spots in the lane just north of Medical Center Annex #5
WOODLAND AVE.: between Hilltop Ave. and Sports Center Dr., no parking anytime

ONE-WAY STREETS: (see map)
One-way southbound: MLK Blvd. between Good Samaritan parking lot and Avenue of Champions
One-way southbound: Lexington Ave. between Maxwell St. and Avenue of Champions
NOTE: Employee (E) lot entrance north of the Joe Craft Center CLOSED at Lexington Avenue; enter and exit only at Rose Street
One-way westbound: Avenue of Champions between Rose St. and Limestone (No Thru Traffic)
One-way westbound: Huguelet Dr. between University Dr. and Rose St.
One-way eastbound: Hilltop Ave. between University Dr. and Woodland Ave.
One-way northbound: Woodland Ave. between Hilltop Ave. and Columbia Ave.
One-way southbound: Sports Center Drive between Woodland Ave. and the Employee (E) lot north of the Nutter Football Training Facility.

MOVE-IN PARKING AREAS: (see map)
Students and parents participating in Move-In will be permitted to park in the following designated parking areas on Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18:
Blue lot at Kroger Field
Red lot at Kroger Field
Memorial Coliseum Lot
South Limestone Garage (PS #5)

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