University Eyes New Parking Garage

Structure To Serve Northeast End Of Campus

Posted: April 14, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO DAVID GOTTSCHALK The University of Arkansas has a temporary parking lot at the south west corner of the intersection of Douglas Street and Gregg Avenue in Fayetteville where a proposed parking garage will be build.

University of Arkansas officials are acquiring the final few properties needed to build a parking garage on the the northeast end of campus.

At A Glance

University Parking Garages

The Whitham Avenue parking garage would be the fifth parking garage on campus. Surface lots have been built west of Razorback Road and north of Cleveland Street, but the last garage — the Meadow Street Garage — opened in fall 2012 behind the Health, Physical Education and Recreation building. The Meadow garage has a practice football field on top of it.

*Completion Date * Number of Spaces * Total Project Cost * Cost Per Space

• Meadow Street Garage * September 2012 * 216 * $3.8 million * $17,600

• Garland Avenue Garage * August 2010 * 1,500 * $26.1 million * $17,400

• Harmon Avenue Garage * August 2005 * 2,149 * $29.3 million * $13,600

• Stadium Drive Garage * Summer 1999 * 586 * $8.2 million * $14,000

Source: University Of Arkansas

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