June 10, 2015 - Brand New Letters, Same Parking. You may have noticed different letters on the new parking maps for 2015-16. SMU's parking lots have been given new letters to make it easier to find one's way around campus. You will see new signage in early Fall and new letters on permits too. Parking remains the same otherwise same locations just different names. Park where you permit matches on the map.
June 8, 2015 - Permit renewals for faculty and staff on payroll deduction for parking have mailed. Your new permit should arrive in June to your home address. Your 2014-15 permit will expire on August 1st so go ahead and put the new permit on your vehicle as soon as you receive it in the mail. If you do not receive your permit in June please contact our office for assistance.
June 5, 2015 - Bishop Boulevard north of Binkley
Avenue will be closed for construction activities beginning Monday, June 8.
Work is expected to be completed by June 18. The University
apologizes for the inconvenience.
May 22, 2015 - Starting Monday, May 25, 2015, the
intersection of Ownby Drive at Binkley Avenue will be closed to allow
for the construction of the pedestrian mall extension. This is
expected to be completed by August 15, 2015. This is the first phase of
the Crain Family Centennial Promenade project, which is converting Ownby, from
Binkley to McFarlin, into a pedestrian mall. The overall project is
expected to be completed by April 2016.
May 6, 2015 - Beginning Monday, May 18, Bush Avenue will be
closed from the south entrance to the Mustang Parking Center to Mockingbird
Lane for construction activities. The project is expected to be completed and
the road reopened by August 15, 2015. Pedestrian access to the Park Cities Plaza
will remain open during the construction period. Please observe all warning
signs in the area.
April 24, 2015 - The construction project is expected to be
completed by August 1, 2015. It will require lane adjustments for east and west
bound traffic in the designated work zone near the intersection, as well as the
closure of Airline Road and Bush Avenue for the entirety of the project.
During the project, one lane east bound and one lane west
bound on Mockingbird Lane will be closed to allow for roadway construction in
the intersection. Signs and traffic markers will identify the lane adjustments
around the work zone. It is recommended that motorists use alternate travel
routes to avoid traffic congestion in the area.
Pedestrians who normally cross Mockingbird Lane at Airline
Road are advised to use the crosswalk at Mockingbird Lane and Abbott Avenue.
The Town’s website will contain updates on the progress of
the project on the homepage under, “Town News.” In addition to project updates,
a copy of the detour map will be available for view or download. For questions or concerns, please contact the Town of
Highland Park at 214-521-4161.
The City of University Park will be conducting a major
public works project on Hillcrest Ave. March - August 2015. Expect delays and
line closures. Please
click here for more information