No date set for parking garage

As I visited with Ross Bjork to talk baseball yesterday we also talked parking. There’s no announced date as to when the new parking garage adjacent Vaught-Hemingway Stadium will be open for business.

“We don’t have final answers right now,” Bjork said.

The primary obstacle has been the weather. There were 11 rain days in June, well above the five-year average, Bjork said.

The garage is expected to have 823 parking spaces.

“It’s still very fluid. We’re working hard every day with Yates Construction to figure the exact impact. There’s more to come on that,” Bjork said.

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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  • JB

    Field of Dreams!!, :-)If memory serve me correctly, that now parking lot
    is where the old baseball field was located. As a youth I use to
    attend Ole miss baseball games there. In one game, i believe it was
    agains Tulane, one of the Hickerson brothers hit a long HR that
    carried out to the Hemingway stadium ,Gene Hickerson went on to be come
    an all-pro guard with Cleveland Browns.

  • I attended the Ole Miss/Vandy game last season. I drove straight up to Vandy’s parking garage next to the stadium and paid $10 to park. I am guessing that UM’s will be more like $10,000.

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