Dec. 10, 2010
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Due to wet conditions and forecast precipitation, the University of Michigan Athletics Department has announced parking closures for tomorrow's (Saturday, Dec. 10, 3 p.m.) Big Chill at the Big House outdoor ice hockey game between U-M and Michigan State at Michigan Stadium.
There will be no parking on the grass areas of the University of Michigan Golf Course and Ann Arbor Golf and Outing Club. Parking in the Green Lot will be permit only.
Parking operations will proceed as normal for Ann Arbor Pioneer High School and Brown Lot, Grey Lot and Red Lot locations. Limited parking spots will be available to the public for $20 in each location.
The U-M Varsity Tennis Center (Brown Lot) is located south of the U-M Golf Course and is accessible from State Street. The lot is within walking distance of Michigan Stadium, with a courtesy path running through the golf course providing a direct link between the lot and the stadium. Entrances for the Red Lot and Grey Lot are located farther north on State Street.
The Ann Arbor Transit Authority (AATA) provides service from 22 different shuttle locations to Michigan Stadium. Tickets for the shuttles, priced at $1.50 each way, will be available at TheRide's main office (2700 South Industrial Highway) and at participating hotels. For more information and a list of pick-up sites, visit www.theride.org/PRbigChill.asp.
U-M Transportation Services will offer bus service for students, faculty and staff from North Campus to Central Campus Transit Center and from Central Campus to South Campus on buses marked "M GO BLUE M," with drop-off at Administrative Services Building (south side of Hoover Street). More information and a list of pick-up sites is available in the University Record Update.
A limited number of Big Chill at the Big House tickets, priced at $15, are available through the U-M Ticket Office by calling 866-296-MTIX or 734-764-0247.