Highland Street Closure - October 20th through January 2015 - Bus Stop Changes
EMAIL RIDER ALERT 10/14/2014
UNT Shuttle Stop at Highland Street Garage to Relocate Beginning October 20
Beginning Monday, October 20 through January 2015, Highland Street will be under construction from Avenue C to Welch. Highland Street will be repaved in that area over the coming months.
The bus stop at the Highland Street Garage will be closed starting Oct. 20 (Monday) until further notice. Riders will be able to board the buses for each of the following routes on Maple Street on the south side of the Business Leadership Building:
- Sam Bass
- Centre Place East
- Centre Place West
- Colorado Express
- Bernard Street
Once the city begins the construction project, Highland Street from Avenue C to Welch Street will be closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic. More details about dates will be provided as they are available. Welch Street and Avenue C will remain open during the Highland Street reconstruction project, which is expected to be complete in January/February 2015.
For more information regarding the temporary stop relocation and any necessary schedule modifications for the affected UNT Shuttle routes, please see our Updated Routes and Schedules.
For more information, please contact Parking and Transportation Services at email@example.com or call 940-565-3020.
Football Game Saturday October 18th
Gameday Parking Plan for UNT vs SOUTHERN MISS
Kickoff starts at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
Towing will start at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday for all vehicles remaining in Victory Hall lots 80, 81, Mean Green Village Lots #71 & #77, Fouts Field #20 and the Victory Hall Paver lot.
All vehicles that remain after 8:00 a.m. in any of the above lots listed will be towed to lot #36 (behind the Highland Street Garage). Gameday towing citations are $125.00 and that amount will need to be paid at the Parking Services Office in order for the vehicle to be released.
Displaced permit holders may choose to park in the Highland Street Parking Garage.
- All parkers will “pull” a ticket as usual to raise the entry gate.
- The gate exit will be raised between 7:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18th through 7:00 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20th.
- Exits prior to 7:00 a.m. Saturday or after 7:00 a.m. Monday will require full payment.
Residents of Victory Hall are strongly encouraged to park their vehicles in alternate lots or Highland Street Garage prior to 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Please remember the University provides e-Ride Late Night Transportation Service (940-565-3014) which runs on the main campus between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. seven days a week or the University Police escorts after 2:00 a.m. For more information please click on the e-Ride link @ http://www.unt.edu/transit/eRide.html .
Campus Cruiser will run on this date as usual except at 4:00 p.m. (two hour prior to kick off) will stop pick up and drop off to Victory due to the traffic congestion. The route will be altered to meet the needs of the campus community.
- Section 5.4 of the UNT Parking Rules and Regulations states that UNT Parking & Transportation Services or Police Department employees are authorized to close or otherwise restrict parking in specific parking spaces or locations for construction, maintenance, special events or other appropriate reasons necessary to accomplish institutional goals.
University Union Construction Update
Services are continuing to relocate and final preparations are taking place ahead of the closure of the University Union.
The University Union is expected to be fully closed by the end of October. Construction gates around the University Union, which are currently open for pedestrian traffic, will close for good Oct. 7 (Monday). See below for a map of gate locations and designated safe walking areas to navigate around the construction site after gates are closed. The map also can be viewed online.
Green Mountain Coffee, located on the second floor of the University Union, will close today, Sept. 26 (Thursday). Plans are in progress to reopen Green Mountain Coffee in a new location on campus in the future.
A UPS box drop-off kiosk formerly located on Union Circle near Sage Hall has been moved in front of the main entrance to the Stovall Temporary Union Building. A FedEx drop-off kiosk also formerly located on Union Circle near Sage Hall will not be relocated. FedEx and UPS packages can be dropped off at the Eagle Express mail center in Stovall Hall.
A U.S. Postal Service self-serve kiosk has been installed at the Eagle Express mail center in Stovall Hall. The kiosk is located behind the information desk, and will be open for customers in early October. Customers can purchase stamps and drop off mail and packages for processing at the kiosk.
ATM machines located on the first floor of the University Union, near the former Campus Chat, are being relocated. Bank of America and Chase Bank ATM machines have been moved to Stovall Hall. The Wells Fargo ATM formerly located on the third floor of the University Union also is located in Stovall Hall. A second Wells Fargo ATM will be installed in Sage Hall in mid-October.
Bike repair stations located at the University Union will be relocated to the west side of Stovall Hall next week.
For more information on the new University Union including a construction timeline and relocation information about services formerly in the Union, visit http://union.unt.edu.