Parking Options Available for Saturday.
Nov. 18, 2002
Corvallis, Ore. -
The Oregon State University Athletic Department and the Benton County Fairgrounds will be offering additional parking and shuttle service to Reser Stadium for the Civil War football game. There will still be pay parking in the lots along Campus Way on the East and West sides of 30th Street, free parking in the lots on the north edge of Campus, and a pay RV parking area on Campus way east of 35th street.
All campus lots will open at 5:00 p.m. on Friday Nov. 22nd for recreational vehicles and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday for personal vehicles. The cost is $20/night for RV's and $5/day for personal vehicles.
The Benton County Fairgrounds, located on Southwest 53rd Street, also offers a newly constructed RV park with a dump station, and power and water hook-ups. The Benton County Fairgrounds is available for RV camping at anytime, and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday for personal vehicles. The cost is $25/night for RV's and $5/day for personal vehicles. Space is limited in the RV park so call ahead to reserve your locale at (541) 766-5747.
A free shuttle system between the Fairgrounds and Reser Stadium will begin three hours before kickoff. After the game fans wishing to return on the shuttle should meet it on the east side of 26th Street in front of Gill Coliseum immediately following the game. There will not be a shuttle to the fairgrounds following the basketball game. Be sure to get on the right shuttle as the downtown and campus shuttles also have pick up points along 26th street. All shuttles will have signs indicating their destination.
The Downtown Shuttle will continue to runs three hours prior to the game with pick up points at designated lots along 2nd street in Downtown Corvallis. There will be a Downtown Shuttle available after the men's basketball game to return fans to the downtown area that attended both events. This shuttle will depart approximately 10 minutes after the basketball game ends from the east side of 26th St. across from the main entrance of Gill Coliseum.