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2014 Thanksgiving Holiday Parking and Shuttle Information

November 25, 2014

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Wayne State University will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28, 2014. During this time, and throughout the weekend, WSU parking services will be limited and the WSU shuttles, including the downtown weekend shuttles, will not operate. Holiday parking hours are as follows:

Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day/Thanksgiving Day Parade Parking:

The following parking structures and lots will be open to the general public from 5am – 12 noon, at a cost of $7.00 per vehicle unless otherwise noted:

Parking Structure 1 – 450 West Palmer
Parking Structure 2 – 5150 Lodge Service Drive (Note: Structure 2 is open 24/7)
Parking Structure 3 – 45 E. Warren
Parking Structure 6 - 61 Putnam (Will have pre-paid parade passes and some general public parking available

Parking Structure 7 – 3717 John R. ($10.00 per vehicle)
Parking Structure 8 – 91 West Forest (Note: Structure 8 is open 24/7. Individuals with active parking assignments to this facility will still have access)
Lot 56 – 50 W. Hancock
Lot 57 – 237 E. Hancock
Lot 59a – S/E corner John R. and Warren
Lot 60 – 4710 Second
Lot 70 – 4441 Cass Ave.
Lot 71 – 410 W. Canfield
Lot 72 – 4510 Cass Ave.
Lot 75 – 545 E. Canfield (Note: lot 75 will be open to accommodate individuals with active parking assignments to Parking Structure 4)

For individuals with active parking assignments for any location, parking will be available in Parking Structure 2 at no additional charge. You must have your current RFID hangtag / OneCard for access. To park anywhere else you are subject to the $7.00 charge, unless otherwise noted above. (Note: This is standard procedure for all weekends and holidays)

*Lots 11, 12, 15, 32 and 33 will also be open Thanksgiving Day, however they have been reserved and require special Parade Parking Passes for access.

Friday, November 28, (Day After Thanksgiving):

Parking Structure 6 will be open 7am - 6pm.
Parking Structure 7 will be open 6am - 6pm.
Parking Structures 2 and 8 will remain open 24/7.
Lot 75 – 545 E. Canfield (Will be open to accommodate individuals with active parking assignments to Parking Structure 4)

All other parking structures will be closed and surface lots will operate as usual. They can be accessed during their regular posted hours via OneCard assigned parking, OneCard debit, credit card or cash where available.

Saturday and Sunday, November 29 and 30:

Parking Structures 2 and 8 will remain open 24/7.
Parking Structure 6 will be open Saturday 7am-10pm and closed on Sunday.
Parking Structure 7 will be open 10am-8pm.
 
All other parking structures will be closed and surface lots will operate as usual. They can be accessed during their regular posted hours via OneCard assigned parking, OneCard debit, credit card or cash where available.

All parking structures, lots and shuttle services will resume normal operating hours and days beginning Monday, December 1.

The OneCard/Parking Service Center will be closed throughout the holiday. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our 24 hour parking dispatch line at 313-577-1979.

In case of an emergency please contact Public Safety at 313-577-2222.

Parking and Transportation Services wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!