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Parking lot closure and information on cross-country trails

A message from Facilities and Campus Services

Parking Lot Closures:

Beginning Monday, Aug. 25, Parking Lot X will be closed for 2-3 weeks, pending weather. This parking lot will be closed due to the intramural field renovation project. Parking spaces in Lot X will gradually re-open as the project progresses. Here is a link to the campus parking map for reference to this parking location.

Contact Alex Crist at 336-758-2558 with any questions.

TrailPartial closure of cross-country trails:

The construction for the McCreary Field House has begun. Part of the cross-country trails will remain open during the construction. Access to the trails on campus will be behind The Barn; with the trails from The Barn toward Faculty Drive area open during the construction. There will be barricades and signs on the trail indicating where the trails are closed due to the construction zone. Please do not cross into the construction area for safety reasons.

See the map for barricade locations shown as blue lines. Areas highlighted in yellow indicate trails that are open and accessible to runners.

Contact Wendy Wooten at 336-758-5689 or wootenwr@wfu.edu with any questions.

Parking lot closures Aug. 11-13

A message from Facilities and Campus Services

We wish to share the following parking closure information and provide parking recommendations/options for faculty and staff for Monday, Aug. 11 through Wednesday, Aug. 13. These closures are being planned at a time that should cause the least disruption to faculty and staff parking choices.

Parking Lot Closures:
Monday, Aug. 11 through Wednesday, Aug. 13 - Parking Lots U and U-2 will be closed for maintenance. This will also include the Visitor, WFDD and reserved faculty/staff spaces that run parallel to the basketball courts. The road will remain open. If weather or additional time is needed for maintenance, the closure of Lots U and U-2 may extend into Thursday, Aug. 14.

Faculty/Staff Parking Options:
We recommend parking in lot W-1 during this closure as spaces are frequently available during this window of time. Whenever parking lots are closed, we also recommend alternative modes of transportation such as carpooling, bicycles or mass transit to reduce the demand for parking during these times.

If you have any questions, contact Alex Crist at 336-758-2558.

Temporary parking lot closings and traffic delays

Temporary closings of some Wake Forest parking lots will begin occurring this weekend in preparation for the University serving Monday, Aug. 4, as a location for filming of a an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel, “The Longest Ride.” Part of the movie is set at Wake Forest and includes a character portraying a Wake Forest student.

Exterior and interior scenes will be filmed throughout the day and into the evening Aug. 4. The filming will bring crew members, actors and extras to campus, along with numerous large trucks and other vehicles.

Starting at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, the following parking lots will be closed entirely or in part through Monday, Aug. 4:

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Parking lot and road closure information for July 7 – 13

A message from Facilities and Campus Services:

We wish to share the following parking and road closure information and provide parking recommendations/options for faculty and staff for Wed., July 9 through Sunday morning, July 13. These closures are being planned at a time that should cause the least disruption to faculty and staff parking choices.

Whenever parking lots are closed, we recommend alternative modes of transportation such as carpooling, bicycles or mass transit to reduce the demand for parking during these times.

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Faculty and staff parking for Commencement

commencement.chairsThe following message was distributed on behalf of Senior Vice President Hof Milam:

Dear Reynolda Campus Staff:

Commencement is the highlight of our academic year. It is a wonderful time for the campus community to come together and celebrate with graduating students and their families. This year’s commencement ceremony will be held Monday, May 19, on Hearn Plaza, beginning at 9 a.m.

It is always important for us to be gracious hosts to our visitors and make sure their access to campus is as easy as possible. To make this the best commencement experience possible for our graduates and guests, please observe the following guidelines:

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Reynolda Road entrance to close Tuesday, Wednesday

The Reynolda Road entrance to Wake Forest will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 19, and Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. because of road repaving by the City of Winston-Salem.

Reynolda Road will remain open during repaving at the entrance.

Throughout both days, the entrance will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists.

Detour signs will direct motorists to the Polo Road entrance to the University. The University Parkway entrance will remain open, too.

 

UPDATE: Reynolda Road entrance construction delayed

The City of Winston-Salem announced Nov. 6 that it is rescheduling the planned repaving project at the Reynolda Road entrance to Wake Forest. Repaving will not take place on the previously announced dates of Nov. 7 and 8. Campus access will remain as usual on those days.

The city expects the repaving to take place next week. On Monday, Wake Forest will announce an update for the city’s repaving plans to students, faculty and staff in an e-mail.

Reynolda Road entrance to campus to close temporarily

The Reynolda Road entrance to Wake Forest will be closed on Nov. 7 and 8 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. because of road repaving by the City of Winston-Salem.

Reynolda Road will remain open during repaving at the entrance.

Throughout both days, the entrance will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists.

Detour signs will direct motorists to the Polo Road entrance to the University. The University Parkway entrance will remain open, too.

Parking recommendations for Thursday, Friday

Several events this week will require closing partial and complete parking lots in order to accommodate many visitors and guests, especially Thursday and Friday, Oct. 17-18. We wish to share the following list of closures and provide parking recommendations/options for faculty and staff during these two days.

Whenever parking lots are closed for event parking, carpooling is a smart option to consider as it saves gas and time looking for a parking space. Continue reading »

Allen Easley Street will have temporary lane restrictions

Because of construction at Student Apartments, Allen Easley Street will be trenched from Student Apartments toward Polo Residence Hall beginning Wednesday, Oct. 9, through Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Allen Easley Street will remain open, but there will be lane restrictions. See sketch [PDF] for location.

Please use caution as you go through the area.