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On campus parking, restaurants change hours for today

Arthur H. Trickett-Wile
Downing Student Union is seen Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 on the WKU campus in Bowling Green, Ky.

WKU Parking and Transportation Services and WKU Restaurant Group announced changes to hours on Wednesday afternoon starting at 2 p.m. 

Kyle Rittenhouse will be speaking at Downing Student Union at 7 p.m. tonight. This is part of a speaking tour with Turning Point USA. A protest is being organized by the BG Freedom Walkers for outside of the event starting at 6 p.m.

Avenue of Champions will close at College Heights Blvd. at approximately 4 p.m., so the Avenue of Champions exit of Parking Structure 1 will be closed and traffic will be routed to College Heights Blvd or to University Blvd, according to an email sent by WKU PTS. However, vehicles will still be able to leave Poland Lot through Avenue of Champions, but will not be able to enter to park. 

Academic Complex Service Drive and Minton Lot close for entry at 4 p.m. Vehicles parked in this area will be able to exit, but no new entry will be allowed until approximately 9 p.m.

The email said alternative parking for WKU parking permit holders is available in the Mimosa Lot or Normal Street North until 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 28.

The email said alternative disability parking is available in front of Health Services and in the Regents Drive Loop.

Diddle North Lot outside E. A. Diddle Arena will close at 2 p.m. and all vehicles in this lot are expected to move by 3 p.m.

Transit on campus will also experience hour changes today. The bus stops at DSU and Douglas Keen Hall will close at 4 p.m. and remain closed for the remainder of the evening. Route 3 Campus Circulator will be unable to access Avenue of Champions and will detour from College Heights Blvd. to University Blvd. All other routes will remain the same. 

All restaurants in Downing Student Union will be closing by 4:30 p.m. today, according to an email sent by WKU Restaurant Group. Hours at Eiffel Pizza are extended to 9 p.m. today and the Spread will be open until 8 p.m.

The Spring Grad Fair is ending early today at 4 p.m. instead of 6 p.m.Engagement Editor Debra Murray can be reached at [email protected]. Follow her on X @debramurrayy

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