Parking Lots

Crafton Parking Lot

Description

Parking lot proposed for residential/commuter parking located on the corner of NSU and Crafton Street.

Scope of Project

  • Proposed construction of a parking lot at approximately 40,000 square feet.
  • Estimated 120 new parking spaces.
  • Construction materials include a concrete parking lot (maybe substituted for asphalt, based on costs) and sidewalk on two sides of the property. Four lighting poles will be installed for safety and security.
  • Also evaluating the placement of a “blue” emergency phone in/near the lot.

Need for Project

  • The construction of the new Wyly housing project will create a deficiency of approximately 180 current spaces for residential students.
  • Parking is a major concern of students, staff and guests of the university.

Dates: (estimated)

  • Design work: 4/15/2012
  • Bidding: 5/15/2012
  • Construction: 6/15/2012

Cost

  • One of three lots for the summer of 2012. Total project cost for the three lots: $650,000
  • Estimated cost: $395,000

Funding Source

  • 600/650 funds

Student/Community Impact

  • Safe access to student parking near campus.
  • This lot will be located across the street from the baseball field, and adjacent to the intramural fields.

Potential Negative Aspects

  • Location on campus is close, but not adjacent to current housing
  • Fruit trees will be removed from the site and relocated to other locations by Facilities Management staff. Trees were donated by the Cherokee Nation in 2010 or 2011.

Northeast Leoser Parking Lot

Description

Parking lot proposed for residential parking located on the northeast corner of the Leoser Residential Complex.

Scope of Project

  • Proposed minor demolition and construction of a parking lot at approximately 16,000 square feet.
  • Estimated 30 new parking spaces.
  • Construction materials include a concrete parking lot and sidewalks
  • Built in conjunction with the new design of the Wyly housing project on an existing, underutilized area of residential parking

Need for Project

  • The construction of the new Wyly housing project will create a deficiency of approximately 180 current spaces for residential students.
  • Parking is a major concern of students, staff and guests of the university.

Dates: (estimated)

  • Design work: 4/15/2012
  • Bidding: 5/15/2012
  • Construction: 6/15/2012

Cost

  • One of three lots for the summer of 2012. Total project cost for the three lots: $650,000
  • Estimated cost: $161,000

Funding Source

  • 600/650 funds

Student/Community Impact

  • Safe access to student parking near campus.
  • This lot will be located across the street from the baseball field, and adjacent to the intramural fields.

Potential Negative Aspects

  • No foreseen negative aspects for this project.

South Leoser Parking Lot (Restriping)

Description

Parking lot restriping proposed for residential parking located on the south side of the Leoser Residential Complex. Work will include some patching, overlay and new asphalt, but will be a reconfiguration of the existing parking lot.

Scope of Project

  • Proposed minor demolition and construction of a parking lot at approximately 72,000 square feet.
  • Estimated 40 new parking spaces.
  • Construction materials include  asphalt only, based on current designs.

Need for Project

  • The construction of the new Wyly housing project will create a deficiency of approximately 180 current spaces for residential students.
  • Parking is a major concern of students, staff and guests of the university.

Dates: (estimated)

  • Design work: 4/15/2012
  • Bidding: 5/15/2012
  • Construction: 6/15/2012

Cost

  • One of three lots for the summer of 2012. Total project cost for the three lots: $650,000
  • Estimated cost: $65,000

Funding Source

  • 600/650 funds

Student/Community Impact

  • Safe access to student parking near campus.
  • This lot will be located across the street from the baseball field, and adjacent to the intramural fields.

Potential Negative Aspects

  • Loss of some mature trees on campus (five to six).
  • We are trying to work around the trees as much as possible, but based on preliminary design some of the trees will be directly in the proposed drives.
  • We are attempting to maximize the space and use it in the most efficient manner, and provide better safety for the students walk from residences to class or vehicles.

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