PARKING AND SHUTTLE PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR SUPER BULLDOG WEEKEND
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State officials announced parking, traffic and shuttle plans for Super Bulldog Weekend presented by Regions. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for events to allow for time to move about campus.
With ongoing expansion and renovation at Davis Wade Stadium, gates on the stadium's southeast corner (Gates 15-20) will be open for fans attending the Maroon-White Spring Game at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Parking and traffic officials have released all road closures for the weekend (listed below), and announced plans for shuttle routes taking fans to and from campus.
Shuttle routes will be operational beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, carrying fans from the Thad Cochran Research Park to several stops around campus. Visitors can also utilize a downtown route for the Cotton District Arts Festival beginning at 9 a.m. with stops throughout downtown ferrying passengers to campus as well.
An interactive shuttle route map with live updates can be found at http://www.transit.msstate.edu/map. Baseball reserved lots will be honored throughout the weekend.
Super Bulldog Weekend begins with Wednesday's first round of the Southeastern Conference Women's Tennis Championship and continues with Mississippi State's nationally televised baseball game against Auburn on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The weekend will include home baseball series, soccer and volleyball alumni matches, the men's tennis championship, the Cotton District Arts Festival, the Maroon-White Spring Game and other events. A full schedule of events can be found at www.hailstate.com/gameday.
Parking changes/road closures through Sunday [April 21] include:
Wednesday [April 17]
--9:00 a.m., a portion of Lakeview Road will be blocked off for pedestrian safety during the 2012 SEC Women's Tennis Tournament
Thursday [April 18]-Sunday [April 21]
-- Parking lot behind Memorial Hall (Gameday lot No. 34)
-- Parking lot north of McArthur Hall (Gameday lot No. 10)
Friday [April 19]
--4:00 p.m., Junction will open
--5:30 p.m., parking adjacent to Newell-Grissom Building (Gameday lot No. 5)
--5:30 p.m., parking adjacent to McCarthy Gym (Gameday lot No. 19)
--5:30 p.m., parking in the gated lot south of the Lloyd-Ricks-Watson Building
--5:30 p.m., the southern entrance to C.Q. Sheely Circle (The MSU night shuttle route will adjust accordingly.)
Saturday [April 21]
9 a.m., Stone Blvd., Creelman St., Barr Ave.