Derby Festival events to affect parking, traffic near campus
Upcoming Derby Festival events will affect parking, traffic and final exams on and around Belknap Campus.
Because of Thunder over Louisville, parking will not be allowed on Third Street from River Road to Eastern Parkway and on Fourth Street from Broadway to Winkler Avenue all day Saturday, April 20. Parking also will not be allowed on First Street from Broadway to Cardinal Boulevard (west side).
The Derby Festival Marathon and Mini-Marathon will force closures of Third Street from Central Avenue to Main Street and Fourth Street from Oakdale Avenue to Main from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Students taking final exams and anyone coming to Belknap Campus that day should plan to arrive on the east side of campus and park on the east side or in the center of campus. Lots will not be accessible from Third or Fourth streets.
Downtown streets will be affected by several Derby Festival events. Those around the Health Sciences Center will be affected most by the Pegagus Parade on May 2. Some street closures and no parking zones start at 8 a.m.