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South Limestone Garage (PS #5)

Limestone Street Garage


Limestone Street Garage

Limestone Street Garage

Limestone Street Garage

Limestone Street Garage

Location: 409 S. Limestone (entrances on S. Limestone and S. Upper Street)

Height Clearance: 8' 2"

No. of Spaces: 1,467

User Group(s): Employee (E) and Commuter (C5) Permits, and Visitor Pay Parking | Any valid UK permit may enter after 3:30 p.m.

Visitor Rates: $2/hour | $16/exit maximum

This facility is designed to accommodate many different types of users including employees and students with hang tags as well as patrons paying an hourly fee. Parking fees are made using three ATM-style central cashier stations, located in Stairwell A on levels 1 and 3.

One of our goals was to make entering and exiting the structure as convenient and fast as possible. The structure's parking management system significantly reduces traffic congestion at the exit lanes during peak hours because there are no attendants at the exits to collect fees, validate passes, or check permits. If you have any questions about this structure, please come by the structure office located on the first level, Limestone Street side or call (859) 218-5288.

Hours of Operation

Fall & Spring Semesters

Monday-Thursday Friday
Parking Structure opens at 5:30 a.m. Parking Structure opens at 5:30 a.m.
No vehicle entry after 9:00 p.m. No vehicle entry after 6:00 p.m.
Parking Structure closes and all vehicles removed by 10:00 p.m. Parking Structure closes and all vehicles removed by 6:00 p.m.

Summer & Between Semesters

Monday-Thursday Friday
Parking Structure opens at 5:30 a.m. Parking Structure opens at 5:30 a.m.
No vehicle entry after 6:00 p.m. No vehicle entry after 6:00 p.m.
Parking Structure closes and all vehicles removed by 6:00 p.m. Parking Structure closes and all vehicles removed by 6:00 p.m.

CLOSED: Weekends & University Holidays, unless notified otherwise

Parking & Payment Information

What if I cannot remove my vehicle from the structure prior to closing?

Occasionally, employees and students will be working after the structure closes. You can get to your vehicle by walking to the pedway entrance, stairwell A, third level, or using the doors on the first level, Limestone side, next to the pedway. There you will find a telephone that will put you in contact with the UK Police Department. After verifying your identity, the police dispatcher will authorize access into the structure. To exit with your vehicle, you must drive to the South Limestone side and insert your hang tag into the hang tag reader. The gate arm and exterior door will open so you can leave the structure.

Parking in the Structure

How does a paying patron (visitor or guest) go about parking in the structure? A paying patron must accept a ticket from the ticket dispenser at the entrance. After accepting the ticket, the gate arm will open and the patron can then proceed into the structure to locate a parking spot. Prior to returning to a vehicle, a paying patron must proceed to one of the ATM-style cashier stations located in Stairwell A, levels 1 and 3. These stations allow patrons to process their tickets and pay for their parking fees.

Event Parking

Parking and Transportation Services is pleased to offer a convenient method of pre-selling parking passes called The Voucher System. If you are hosting a special event on campus and feel that this would best suit the needs of your attendees, please contact the PTS Special Event Coordinator at (859) 257-9680. Read more about planning for the parking and transportation needs of guests at our Special Events page.

Moped/Motorcycle Parking

Moped/motorcycle parking is available on ground floor of the structure. Those driving mopeds or motorcycles should use the separate motorcycle lanes, located at the S. Upper Street entrance/exit.

People With Disabilities

Disabled Parking

Accessible parking is available on all levels of the structure. Elevators are located in Stairwell A. To enhance convenience, access and safety, pedestrians may use pedways from Stairwell A level 3 across South Limestone, and into the Peterson Service Building.