Parking, Traffic Guidelines Established for Events Beginning May 29

May 26, 2009

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Those attending any of the three major events on the University of Louisville campus this weekend should note that specific parking and traffic guidelines have been established for each event. U of L will serve as the host for the NCAA Track and Field Regional Championship on Friday and Saturday, the NCAA Baseball Regional Championship on Friday through Monday, and Kenny Chesney's Corona Extra Sun City Carnival Tour 2009.

Fans attending the NCAA Track and Field Regional should park in the garage across from the U of L Track and Soccer Stadium on Floyd Street for $3. Additional parking for the track and field event will be in the corner lot at Fourth Street and Cardinal Avenue for $3, with a free shuttle available to and from the stadium.

Parking for the NCAA Baseball Regional will be available for free behind the Speed School off Third Street, near the corner of Eastern Parkway and Third Street. A free shuttle will transport fans to and from Jim Patterson Stadium. Limited parking for baseball is also available in the lot opposite Patterson Stadium at the corner of Second Street and Central Avenue near Wagner's Pharmacy.

Parking for the concert, which features five major groups or individuals, is available in the lots surrounding Papa John's Cardinal Stadium for $15 and at the Kentucky Exposition Center for a $6 fee. There is no shuttle service from the KEC.

Digital Trimarc signs on the interstates will note the appropriate exits and signage will be available on the surface roads directing patrons to the parking lots. Fans are advised to use the following exits for the specific event they are attending to experience the best possible traffic flow to their respective parking areas.

Traveling I-65 Northbound
NCAA Track/Field Exit 133A
NCAA Baseball Exit 133A
Concert I-264 West to PJCS

Traveling 264 East
NCAA Track/Field Use I-65 North, Exit 133A
NCAA Baseball Exit 10
Concert Exit 11 to PJCS

Traveling 264 West
NCAA Track/Field Use I-65 North, Exit 133A
NCAA Baseball Exit 10
Concert Exit 11 to PJCS

Traveling 65 Southbound, 64 West, 64 East and 71 South
NCAA Track/Field Use I-65 South, Exit 134
NCAA Baseball Use I-65 South, Exit 133
Concert Use I-65 South, Exit 132

Complete parking information is available at There will be one short stretch of road closed: the access road ajacent to I-65 and the Track and Soccer Stadium between Brandeis and the Eastern Parkway off ramp will be closed from midnight Thursday until midnight Saturday.