OSU Announces Parking Plan Changes For Football
Aug. 22, 2002
CORVALLIS-As a result of Oregon State opening the 2002 football season on a Thursday night, instead of anormal Saturday starting time, several changes will go into effect for parking in and around Reser Stadium for Thursday, August29.The lots surrounding Reser Stadium, the RV permit lot, Washington Way (Tennis Courts) and the Finley handicappedparking area will be posted as reserved for permit parking only starting at 7:00 a.m. Thursday. All other permit lots will havesignage encouraging people to vacate these lots by 5:00 p.m.
The pay lot for RV will be staffed from 6-9:00 p.m. the evening of August 28 and throughout the day on the 29th ,starting at 7:00 a.m. At 3:00 p.m. all lots will be staffed just like a regular Saturday game and 26 th Street will be closed infront of Gill Coliseum and Reser Stadium.
The parking lot at 15 th and Western will be divided until 5:00 p.m. to allow for the patrons for those businesses to beable to park while at the same time OSU football permit holders can utilize other spaces. After 5:00 p.m. the entire lot will bereserved for permits.
For the Eastern Kentucky and UNLV games, there will be additional pay parking in the parking lot in front of Finleyand the new dorm (Halsell Hall) at a cost of $5.00 per car. Entry is off either Washington Way or Western Blvd.
For the entire season, 26 th Street from Western Blvd. To Washington Way will be closed to traffic. All permit lotssurrounding Reser Stadium need to be accessed from Western Blvd., 30 th Street or Washington Way.Oregon State will continue to offer free downtown shuttle in conjunction with the Downtown Corvallis Association andseveral downtown businesses.