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Arts Festival Parking, Traffic and Transit Adjustments

Posted: July 12, 2016

Transportation Services has released information regarding parking, traffic and transit alerts in effect for this weekend's Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, to be held on campus and in downtown State College from Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 17.

Transportation Services has released information regarding parking, traffic and transit alerts in effect for this weekend's Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, to be held on campus and in downtown State College from Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 17.

ROAD CLOSURES AND PARKING ADJUSTMENTS

Burrowes Road will be closed from College Avenue to Curtin Road, and Pollock Road will be closed from Burrowes Road to Willard Building from 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 17.

Due to these road closures, access to the following faculty/staff parking areas will be impacted beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday:

-    Access to all sections of Lot Brown A, as well as the Hammond Building loading dock, will be available from College Avenue only, with vehicles turning north on Burrowes Road, then turn right onto the driveway between Reber Building and Hammond. The bollards that separate Brown A from the driveway between Reber and Hammond will be removed during the Arts Festival. Exit from the lot and loading dock will be available only through this driveway back to College Avenue. Brown A permit holders will have access to parking at all sections of Lot Red A, if necessary.

-    Access to Old Main will be available only by traveling west on Pollock Road from Shortlidge Road or Bigler Road.

-    Access to Lot Brown E and the metered lot at Carnegie Building will be available only by traveling south on Fraser Road from Curtin Road. The bollards at the top of Fraser Road will be removed and an auxiliary officer will be on site to restrict access to authorized vehicles only. With additional traffic around West Halls during Arts Fest, Brown E permits will be valid at the Nittany Parking Deck on Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15.

-    Access to Lot Red K (Applied Research Lab) will be available from College Avenue only, via the service driveway between the University Club and FedEx Office. Vehicles exiting Red K must exit through the FedEx Office parking lot onto Atherton Street.

-    Access to Lot Red H (Noll Lab) and Lot Green C will be available only by traveling south on Burrowes Road from Curtin Road. Auxiliary officers will be on site to restrict access to authorized vehicles only.

The parking information kiosks located on Pollock Road near Steidle Building and Burrowes Road at the entrance to Lot Brown A will be closed Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15. Auxiliary officers will be posted at Pollock Road, Fraser Road and College Avenue to restrict traffic to authorized vehicles only.

TRANSIT CHANGES

All CATA bus stops on Burrowes Road will be closed from College Avenue to Curtin Road from 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 17. Please visit www.catabus.com for more information regarding Arts Fest schedule adjustments.

Campus Shuttle stops 9 (Reber Building) 10 (IST/Hosler) and 11 (Rec Hall) will also be closed on Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15. The closest available Campus Shuttle stops will be stop 8 (College Avenue/Allen Street) and stop 12 (Pattee Library).

EVENT PARKING

$5 single-day event parking (no charge with valid Penn State permit) will be available at Lot 44 and Stadium West each day beginning Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 17. It will also be available at all four campus parking decks and Lot Red A on Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17. Weekend parking permits valid through Sunday at the parking decks and Red A will also be available on Thursday for $35 and Friday for $30 at the following locations and times:

Thursday:

East Deck, HUB Deck and Nittany Deck exit kiosk (7:30 a.m. – midnight) Parking Office at 1 Eisenhower Parking Deck (7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Red A kiosk at White Course Drive (7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Friday:

East Deck, HUB Deck and Nittany Deck entrance kiosk (7:30 a.m. – midnight) Red A kiosk at White Course Drive (7:30 a.m. – midnight) Eisenhower Parking Deck entrance (12 p.m. - midnight)

CONTACT INFORMATION

If there are any questions, please contact the Parking Office by phone at 814-865-1436 or by email at parking@psu.edu.