Football forces multiple parking closures

Tech played Jacksonville State in its first football game of the year yesterday, and television coverage of the game forced Tech Parking to close three parking lots located close to Bobby Dodd Stadium.

The parking spaces in the lower E44 lot, directly behind Daniel Lab, the upper E44 lot, behind the Emerson (A. French) and Lyman Hall Buildings had to be cleared by August 26 at 5 p.m.

Additionally, Fowler Street and Brittain Drive at Peters Parking Deck had to be cleared by August 28 at 6 p.m. BuzzCard holders who were displaced by the football game day parking restrictions, were granted access to Peters Parking Deck during the times of restricted parking.

During all football games, the Athletic Association (AA) clears out several parking lots that are intended to be used on game day, whether for alumni and fan parking or media coverage. BuzzCard owners for these lots are permitted to park in alternate locations at these times.

The August 28 parking restrictions were added on top of the normal parking policies that the AA has for game days.