May 1, 2014


SUBJECT:    Hopkins, Voigt & Scholars Drive Closures: May 15-17, 2014

The 32nd annual Sun God Festival will take place on Friday, May 16, 2014. Due to the construction of the event infrastructure, Hopkins Drive will be closed from 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 15th, through 12:00 PM on Saturday, May 17th. During that time Hopkins Drive will be closed to all traffic between Scholars Drive North and Voigt Drive.

Additionally, as part of increased health and safety initiatives related to the Festival, Scholars Drive North will be closed to all traffic between Pangea Drive and North Point Drive from 6:00 AM on Friday, May 16th, through 1:00 AM on Saturday May 17th.

Please note these additional impacts to parking and transportation on campus on May 16, 2014:

- Voigt Drive will be closed to west-bound traffic between Engineers Lane and Hopkins Drive from 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

- Access to Hopkins Parking Structure P308 (Marshall Lower Apartments Lot) and P309 (Library Loop on Hopkins Drive) will be available from Voigt Drive only until 12:00 PM. After 12:00 PM inbound traffic will be limited to event-related vehicles. Please note that outbound traffic from Hopkins Parking Structure is subject to delays.

- Spanos Loop (P359) on Northpoint Lane will be closed from 6:00 AM to 1:00 AM.

- The Campus Loop Shuttle will run on a modified "horseshoe" loop from 6:30 PM on Thursday, May 15th, until service ends at 10:00 PM on Friday, May 16th. There will be no stops between the Peterson Hall Loop and the North Point Drive stop (the closest stop to the festival's North Entrance). Service to the North Point Drive stop will end at 6:00 PM. The Campus Loop Shuttle will resume service with its standard route at 12:00 PM on May 17th. For more information about impacts to Shuttle services please visit the week of the festival.

We encourage you to find alternate parking on Friday, May 16, 2014 to help ease congestion, reduce your delays and facilitate pedestrian traffic to and from the festival on Hopkins Drive.

If you have questions, please contact me at

Alex Kushner