Deck 1 Renovations Project

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Deck 1, located on 200 University Avenue, will be closing Friday, March 11 at 5:00pm for renovations. 

Below please find more information and FAQs regarding alternative parking and more.

Overview

You have been asking for changes and upgrades, and work is ready to begin. Deck 1 will be undergoing major renovations this Spring and Summer.

To accommodate construction, the Deck 1 will close at 5pm on Friday, March11, 2022 (beginning of spring break). Students with Premium Commuter, Resident, and Off-Campus Living permits will be able to park in Deck 2 and Deck 3 both are located on Washington Street between Raymond Blvd and Warren St.

Construction is expected to be completed on or near the beginning of Fall 2022. We look forward to serving you better!

Enhancements:

  • Fresh paint
  • New LED lights
  • Re-striping and surface repair
  • Speed bumps for safety
  • New interior and exterior wayfinding signage
  • New ADA compliant entrance/exit on Warren Place 
  • Rutgers Raiders parking area
  • Interior elevator upgrades
  • New security cameras including license plate recognition

FAQs

For additional Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) related information and inquiries, please visit  http://dotshelp.rutgers.edu/

What does Deck 1 closing mean for me?
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You will continue to have access to Deck 2 (166 Washington Street) and will now have access to Deck 3 (180 Washington St. - between Raymond Blvd and Warren Street).

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Where can I park now if I have a resident parking permit?
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Deck 2 (166 Washington Street) and Deck 3 (180 Washington St. - between Raymond Blvd and Warren Street).

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Where can I park if I have ADA accommodations and use Deck 1 for parking?
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If you have a valid Rutgers ​permit and ADA accommodations you can park in any lot. Please upload a copy of your disabled id card or placard to your parking account: https://rudots.nupark.com/v2/Portal/Login

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Will I be receiving a refund for purchasing a premium pass and being advised there is less parking now with closing of Deck 1?
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There will be no refunds offered. Parking issued fewer permits to insure you would be able to find available parking in either Deck 2 (166 Washington Street) or Deck 3 (180 Washington St. - between Raymond Blvd and Warren Street).

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Beyond the economic lots that are not close to campus, will there be other options for parking in nearby non-Rutgers lots?
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The Economy permit allows parking in New St. Lot (272 New Street - between Lock Street and Wilsey Street) as well as Norfolk Deck (P1) (255 Norfolk Street), after 3:30 pm students with Economy commuter permits may park in Essex Lot 506 (Essex Street - Behind 1WP building), Deck 2 (166 Washington Street) or Eagle East Lot 509A (Corner of [East Side] Eagle Street and Orange Street -closest lot to the business school).

We do not provide off campus parking providers recommendations.

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Will there be a shuttle stop at the economy lots? If so, where can I find that updated schedule?
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The campus bus schedule is available online https://ipo.rutgers.edu/dots/buses-newark and can be tracked by downloading the Transloc app for iPhone and android phones free from the iTunes or google play store, for additional Rutgers mobile apps please visit  oss.rutgers.edu/mobile ​   The two economy lots are the New St. Lot (272 New Street - between Lock Street and Wilsey Street) and the Norfolk Deck (P1) (255 Norfolk Street).  The New St. Lot is a walking lot which is approx. 3 blocks from campus.  However, the university will have the bus stop at the New Street on a limited basis starting March 7th during the week from 6pm to 12am through the rest of the Spring Semester.  The Norfolk Deck (P1) has direct bus service from the Medical School using the Campus Connect and 180 West Market Street Stop using the Penn Station Local. Both stops are right next to the Norfolk lot with direct service to the campus and detailed bus information can be found in the link above.