Streets near BSU to close for Saturday’s Homecoming Parade, game
The Boise State Homecoming football game and parade on Saturday, Oct. 20, will affect campus traffic and parking.
The Broncos take on the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, Rebels at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Bronco Stadium as the finale to Homecoming Week. The team will be wearing special black uniforms created by Nike and spectators are asked to wear black as part of a total stadium “Blackout.”
Here’s a list of parking restrictions and street closures as provided by BSU.
Grant Avenue between Belmont Street and University Drive will be closed starting at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday through the end of the game for security operations and construction.
Euclid Avenue will be closed for the City of Boise geothermal project, which includes the closure of the ET reserved accessible lot through Oct. 29.
University Drive will be closed between Earle Street and Denver Street between 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Oct. 20 for the homecoming parade. University Drive will re-open once the parade has passed and it is safe to do so. The map of the parade route is available athomecoming.boisestate.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Route-Map-20121.pdf.
RELOCATED VEHICLES ON CAMPUS
Vehicles that have been relocated for any reason, such as not displaying a proper permit, vehicles parked in an incorrect location or abandoned vehicles, are relocated to the dirt Lincoln Hall lot off of Lincoln Avenue between University Drive and Belmont Street.
ACCESSIBLE PARKING — Lots will open to the public at 8 a.m.
There will be a $10 fee per space (or free with a valid Boise State accessible permit) for all accessible parking spaces. The vehicle must display an ADA license plate or placard, and the person assigned the registered placard/license plate must be in the vehicle to purchase accessible parking. There are no in-and-out privileges; vacated spaces will be resold.
Accessible parking stalls in the stadium lots are available on a first-come, first-served basis for $10 (or free to Boise State accessible permit holders). No in-and-out privileges. Accessible spaces are designated by space number. Vehicles must park in the correct numbered accessible space as designated on the permit.
ET Reserved Lot, Euclid Avenue and University Drive
Due to the geothermal construction project, the ET reserved lot will be closed Oct. 4–22. Additional accessible parking will be available in the Lincoln Avenue Parking Garage and in the Administration Visitors lot.
Lincoln Avenue Parking Garage
Accessible parking is available for $10 (or free with a valid Boise State accessible parking permit). The bottom floor has been reserved for accessible parking. A Boise State shuttle will run from 9:30 a.m. until one hour after the end of the game.
ON-CAMPUS PARKING DETAILS
Administration Visitor Lot
Spaces are $10 per vehicle and an accessible Boise State shuttle will run from two hours prior to kick-off (11:30 a.m.) until one hour after the game.
Lincoln Avenue Parking Garage
Spaces are $10 and an accessible Boise State shuttle will be provided from four hours prior to kick-off (9:30 a.m.) until one hour after the game. The entrance is located on Belmont Street between Lincoln Avenue and Michigan Street. Season parking passes are available for purchase in advance through http://transportation.boisestate.edu/ for $40, guaranteeing permit holders a space.
Brady Street Parking Garage
Spaces are $10 and open at 11:30 a.m. An accessible Boise State shuttle service will be provided from two hours prior to the game (11:30 a.m.) until one hour after the game. Those wanting hourly parking will be directed to the meters in the Public Affairs and Arts West Lot.
Yanke Family Research Park Lot, 220 E. Parkcenter Blvd.
Spaces are $6. This location is the only RV parking available on campus for non-Bronco Athletic Association members. No shuttle service will be provided to and from this lot; those parking in this lot are encouraged to walk to the game using the Greenbelt.
Liberal Arts and Library Lots
Limited access for Boise State permit holders and campus events.
Secure, valet bicycle parking is provided from 11:30 a.m. until one hour after the game near Christ Chapel on Cesar Chavez Lane. Retain your parking ticket to retrieve your bike.
Bronco Athletic Association Reserved Parking
Those with parking permits pre-purchased through the Bronco Athletic Association will be allowed to enter their designated parking lots starting at 8 a.m. and are required to exit one hour after the game. BAA lots include the Stadium, Manitou, Denver, Denver and Beacon and Norco lots and the Lincoln Avenue Parking Garage.
OFF-CAMPUS PARKING DETAILS
Downtown Public Garages
Attendees are encouraged to park in downtown public parking garages and ride the Boise Shuttle to the game. The cost is $5. For more information call the Downtown Boise Association at (208) 472-5251 or visit http://www.downtownboise.org/index.cfm/getting_around/bronco_shuttle.
Residential Street Parking
Boise State discourages parking on residential side streets. For those who choose to park on city streets, remember that vehicles are not allowed to be parked along portions of University Drive from 2-5 a.m. Vehicles cannot be parked longer than 24 hours, no parking is allowed 30 feet from stop signs or 20 feet from an intersection, no parking in alleyways, driveways or vacant yards, and all vehicles must be within 18 inches of the curb. A portion of Grant Street by the Alumni Center will be closed from 5 a.m.-2 p.m. See www.cityofboise.org/Departments/City_Clerk/CityCode/for city parking rules.
URS Parking Garage, 720 Park Blvd.
The URS Parking Garage opens at 11 a.m. Free shuttle service is provided to and from the game from noon until one hour after the game.
Julia Davis Park
Overnight parking in Julia Davis Park is prohibited. City parking enforcement commences at 1 a.m. on game days. For a park map and guidelines, visit www.cityofboise.org/parks and click on “Parks & Facilities.” You also may call (208) 608-7600 for additional information.
Parking on University Drive is restricted from 2-5 a.m. Violators are subject to a $47 citation and may have their cars towed.