Spring Fling 2014 Parking & Transportation Plans

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Spring Fling 2014 Parking & Transportation Plans

To: Campus Community


Parking & Transportation Services

Subject: Spring Fling 2014 Parking & Transportation Plans

Date: March 12, 2014

NOTICE: Spring Fling 2014 Parking and Transportation Plans

WHAT: Spring Fling will be returning to the UA Mall April 11-13. PTS would like to alert you to traffic restrictions and transportation changes that will be occurring starting Monday, April 7.

WHEN: Beginning Monday, April 7 from 8 a.m. until Wednesday, April 16 at 8 a.m.

WHERE: University Blvd. (on the UA Mall) will be closed between Cherry Avenue and Campbell Avenue.


University Boulevard Closure:

Transportation affected by this closure includes all of the following:

  • Motorists: There will be no east or west bound traffic on University between Cherry and Campbell. 
  • Sun Tran Passengers: The Optical Science bus stop on University will be relocated to Campbell Avenue
  • Cat Tran Passengers: Southwest Off Campus UA Mall Route stop will be relocated to east of the Martin Ave & Second Street intersection.
  • Cyclists: Detours will be posted to reroute onto campus.

Cherry Avenue Closure:

There will be a closure of Cherry Avenue between Hawthorne and 4th Street at the entrance of lot near Optical Science.  The closure will be in effect on Friday, April 11 between 3:30 p.m. and 1 a.m., on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. and on Sunday, April 13  from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.   

Visitor Event Parking:

Parking and Transportation will provide free visitor parking in surface lots after 3 p.m. on Friday, April 11 and all day Saturday and Sunday. This is on a space available basis.

Cherry Garage Parking:

There is $5 pre-pay parking fee in Cherry Avenue Garage on Friday, April 11 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. All other garages on campus will operate on the regular posted hourly rate basis. There is no fee to park in campus garages on Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13.

Although our campus community is likely to experience some inconvenience and disruption associated with this weekend event, we hope you will join us in working to make this a success.. We welcome any ideas or comments. Please visit (www.springfling.arizona.edu/traffic-and-parking) for maps of the closures and detours.

Contact UA Parking & Transportation Services at 626-PARK (7275) or PTS-ParkingInformation@email.arizona.edu if you have any questions or concerns regarding this notice. We sincerely appreciate your understanding and support of Spring Fling.

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