The university plans to build a second parking structure on Wall Street to accommodate the continued demand for parking.
The $39.5 million project was approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday. Funding will be provided from Logistics, Transportation & Parking resources.
This year's student Move-In is expected to be as big and bustling as ever, and community members can expect changes to the usual traffic and parking patterns when Move-In 2017 takes place Aug. 30-Sept. 1, right before the Labor Day weekend.
People using the Thompson Street Parking Structure or driving along South Division Street just off campus may experience temporary changes during a resurfacing project set to begin Monday.
University of Michigan parking permit rates will increase annually by 2 percent for fiscal years 2018-20. The permit increase was received Thursday by the Board of Regents.
The North Campus Research Complex will get 80 new parking spaces in lot NC92 after the Board of Regents on Thursday approved the reconstruction project.
The $4.9 million project also calls for expanding the width of lanes in the road on the west side of the NCRC from 10 feet to 13 feet wide.
With this year's student Move-In taking place Aug. 31-Sept. 2, prior to the football game and holiday weekend, community members can expect changes to the university's usual traffic and parking patterns.
Parking & Transportation Services and the Athletic Department again are asking for employees' assistance, as they work to provide parking for the 2015 U-M home football season that kicks off Saturday.
The Ann Arbor Art Fair runs Wednesday through Saturday and will necessitate numerous changes in some U-M bus routes and parking locations.
U-M Transit Services
Effective Monday through Friday, U-M Commuter route buses will follow traditional "Art Fair" detour routes.
Commuter North buses will travel as follows:
A project to repair the elevator lobby and stairs, and to replace stairwell handrails in the Thompson Street Parking Structure will be deferred until next year.
The work had been scheduled to begin Monday and be completed in phases through the summer.
Note: As of Friday, May 8, this project has been deferred until 2016.
A project to make necessary repairs to the elevator lobby and stairs, and to replace stairwell handrails in the Thompson Street Parking Structure is scheduled to begin Monday with completion expected later this summer.
The University of Michigan will celebrate the history and stories of Ann Arbor's Lower Town community with the installation of eight historical panels at the Wall Street parking structure.
In a continued effort to improve parking service for employees, Parking & Transportation Services has opened a customer services office in University Hospital South, the former Mott Hospital.
With this year's student move-in schedule condensed into two days, faculty and staff can expect changes to the usual traffic and parking patterns. Move-In 2014 will take place Aug. 28-29.
Several streets that run through or next to campus will be closed beginning Monday morning for events related to the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which runs Wednesday-Saturday.
A project to repair the Thompson Street Parking Structure roof deck and install roof deck coating, and complete work on Level 1, starts July 7 and runs through August.
The work is scheduled to be done in the following phases:
The new Wall Street Parking Structure is scheduled to open July 7, adding 720 Blue and Gold spaces for U-M employees, a net gain of 509 spaces from the old Wall Street lot where the structure was built.
A temporary road closure, parking lot closures and bus detours will be in place Wednesday for President Obama's speaking event at the Intramural Sports Building on the Ross Athletic Campus.
After months of careful consideration and analysis, the university has decided it will not pursue leasing its campus parking facilities to a private operator.