November 28, 2010

THE PARKING PLAN FOR VCU VS. WILLIAM & MARY

The Quick Facts

Richmond Christmas Parade - 10 a.m.

VCU vs. William & Mary - 12 p.m.

- Broad Street from Boulevard to 7th Street will be closed beginning at 8 a.m.

- Doors of the Siegel Center will open at 10 a.m. for the basketball game

- For your safety, pedestrians should cross Broad Street at the intersection of Broad and Harrison.

RICHMOND, Va. – The Christmas Parade and VCU Men’s Basketball are two of the most popular attractions around the Metro Richmond area during the winter season.

On December 4th, fans will get the chance to take in both events, with the parade scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and the Rams against William & Mary scheduled for 12 p.m at the Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.

 

With heavy traffic expected for both events, VCU Athletics, in coordination with VCU Police, the City of Richmond and City Police have put together specific directions to make sure the flow of traffic for both events moves as such as possible.

During the parade, during the morning Broad Street will be closed from Boulevard to 7th street, while the intersection of Broad and Harrison will be used as the pedestrian crossing for fans attending the game against William & Mary.

Due to the street closures and traffic congestion, basketball fans should following the routes provided below to get to their designated parking locations.

Thanks for your cooperation and please enjoy the Holiday Season

BOWE ST. DECK (Passes only) & UU LOT (Passes Only)

If traveling on I-95 South/I-64 East (I-95 and I-64 merge):

I.              Take exit #76B for Belvidere Street
II.            Turn right off exit ramp on to Leigh Street
III.           At the 1st traffic light, turn left on to Harrison Street
IV.          Turn right on to Marshall Street
V.            Turn left into UU Lot just past the Siegel Center, or continue and turn left onto to Bowe Street for the Bowe St. Deck.

If traveling on I -95 North/I-64 West:

I.              Take exit #76A for Chamberlayne Ave. and get in the left lane on exit ramp
II.            Turn left at the traffic light
III.           After crossing the bridge, bear right on to St. Peter’s Street
IV.          At the stop sign, turn right on to Leigh Street
V.            Turn left at the 3rd traffic light on to Harrison Street
VI.          Turn right on to Marshall Street
VII.         Turn left into UU Lot just past the Siegel Center, or continue and turn left onto to Bowe Street for the Bowe St. Deck.

BROAD ST. DECK (Public Parking) & NN LOT (Passes Only)

From Points East of Richmond – (TOLLS)

I.              Travel I-64 West to Richmond and proceed to exit 190 – I-95 South (Petersburg)
II.            Once on I-95 South (Petersburg) stay in the right hand lane ½ mile to exit 74A
III.           Take exit 74A (Downtown Expressway Toll Road I-195)
IV.          Take Downtown Expressway Toll Road I-195 to the 2nd exit (Belvidere Street)
V.            Toll is .35 cents (EXACT CHANGE IS REQUIRED)
VI.          Proceed straight to the third traffic light (Harrison Street)
VII.         Turn right onto Harrison Street
VIII.        Proceed past six traffic lights (the sixth light will be West Grace Street)
IX.          West Broad Street Deck will be on the right, NN Lot will be on the left.

From Points South of Richmond (TOLLS):

I.              Take I-95 North to exit 74A – I-195 Downtown Expressway Toll Road
II.            Take I-195 Downtown Expressway Toll Road to the 2nd exit (Belvidere Street)
III.           Toll is .35 cents (EXACT CHANGE IS REQUIRED)
IV.          Proceed to the third traffic light (Harrison Street)
V.            Turn right onto Harrison Street
VI.          Proceed past six traffic lights (the sixth light will be West Grace Street)
VII.         West Broad Street Deck will be on the right, NN Lot will be on the left.

From Points South/East of Richmond – (NO TOLLS)

I.              Take I-64 West or I-95 North to Richmond
II.            Follow the signs that read I-64 Charlottesville/ I-95 Washington DC
III.           Exit towards I-64 Charlottesville/ I-95 Washington DC
IV.          Continue to the sign that reads I-64 Charlottesville and I-195 Powhite Parkway
V.            Bear to the left onto I-195 Powhite Parkway
VI.          Keep right on I-195 Powhite Parkway ½ mile
VII.         Take the exit Route 33 and 250 onto Broad Street/ Hamilton Street exit
VIII.        Turn right onto Hamilton Street and remain in the center lane
IX.          Proceed through the first light (West Broad Street) to the second light (Monument Ave.)
X.            Turn left onto Monument Ave.
XI.          Follow Monument Ave. approximately 4 miles onto North Harrison Street
XII.         Turn left onto North Harrison Street
XIII.        West Broad Street Deck will be on the right, NN Lot will be on the left.

From Points West of Richmond:

I.              Take I-64 East to Richmond
II.            Bear right onto I-195 Powhite Parkway
III.           Keep right on I-195 Powhite Parkway ½ mile
IV.          Take the exit Route 33 and 250 on to Broad Street/ Hamilton Street exit
V.            Bear right onto Hamilton Street and remain in the center lane
VI.          Proceed through the first light (West Broad Street) to the second light (Monument Ave.)
VII.         Turn left onto Monument Ave.
VIII.        Follow Monument Ave. approximately 4 miles to North Harrison Street
IX.          Turn left onto North Harrison Street
X.            West Broad Street Deck will be on the right, NN Lot will be on the left.

From Points North of Richmond:

I.              Take I-95 South to Richmond
II.            Bear right towards sign that reads I-64 Charlottesville and I-195 Powhite Parkway
III.           Bear to the left onto I-195 Powhite Parkway
IV.          Keep right on I-195 Powhite Parkway for 1/2 mile
V.            Take the exit Route 33 and 250 onto Broad Street/ Hamilton Street exit
VI.          Turn right onto Hamilton Street and remain in the center lane
VII.         Proceed through the first light (West Broad Street) to the second light (Monument Ave.)
VIII.        Turn left onto Monument Ave.
IX.          Travel on Monument Ave. for approximately 4 miles to North Harrison Street
X.            Turn left onto North Harrison Street
XI.          West Broad Street Deck will be on the right, NN Lot will be on the left.

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