The Norman Transcript

July 6, 2013

OU outlines Twister Relief Concert parking guidelines

Transcript Staff
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — The following information from the OU Athletic Department details traffic and parking information for Toby Keith’s Twister Relief Concert today.

Free parking is available at all university lots excluding the Asp Avenue Parking Facility and the Suite Lot located directly East of the stadium. Disability Parking is available, call the parking office at 325-3311 for more information. The City of Norman will enforce parking restrictions during the concert. The primary area of enforcement will be No Parking areas that are not exempted on normal stadium event days.

For RVs, non-electric spots in the northwest parking lot of the Lloyd Noble Center will be available. For prices and registration information, view online or call 325-4666.

The following streets will be closed in the hours leading up to the concert:

Lindsey Street, which runs east and west along the southern edge of the stadium will close at Elm (west of the stadium) to just east of Jenkins Avenue. Only those patrons with parking credentials for the Asp Avenue Parking Facility or the MP12 lot will be able to access Lindsey. They must approach from the west.

Jenkins Avenue will be closed south of Page to all traffic except for those parking in the Field House Parking Lot and south to Farmers Street.

Brooks Street will be closed from Jenkins to Trout to all traffic but those with a parking pass for the Brooks Lot, Monnett Lot, Duck Pond Lot or East Side Stadium Suites Lot. No traffic except emergency vehicles and authorized support vehicles will be allowed west of Monnett on Brooks or south of the entrance of parking lot A-10 on Jenkins (Field House Lot). The Norman Police Department will no longer permit parking on Brooks Street between Jenkins Avenue and Classen Boulevard on event days. This area will remain clear to help ease post-event traffic

congestion. Any vehicles parked in this location on event day will be towed.

The setting up of tents, awnings and similar equipment may commence at noon on the day immediately preceding the concert, but stakes may not go into the ground until noon. All items must be taken down and removed by noon on the day immediately following the concert, typically Sunday.

Tents, awnings and similar equipment must be securely anchored. Stakes may not be longer than 12 inches in order not to interfere with underground utilities.

Tents, awnings, similar items and tailgating activities of any kind are prohibited on several locations including, but not limited to, the North and South Ovals, Jacobson Hall and Carpenter Hall lawns, Heisman Park, Oliver Walk, Brooks Mall and areas adjacent to Brooks Mall including lawn north of the stadium and lawn south of Wagner Hall, and student residential areas.

Tailgating activity that takes up vacant parking spaces or otherwise interferes with vehicle movement within a parking lot is prohibited.