Western Kentucky University

Driving Directions

 

School Day Ticket Info  |  Register  |  Driving Directions  |  ParkingItinerary  | Snow Day

 

Driving Directions


View Larger Map

(Coming from North of Bowling Green)

From I-65:

Take EXIT # 28 Southbound to merge onto KY-446 W toward US 31-W/Bowling Green Bypass / HWY 68-80

KEEP LEFT at the fork, follow signs for US-31W S/Bowling Green and MERGE onto US-31W S/Louisville Road.

Continue on this road for approximately 5.2 miles

Louisville Rd. becomes Kentucky St. after crossing the Barren River Bridge - Continue on Kentucky St.

Kentucky St. turns to one-way traffic and becomes Adams Street. - Continue on Adams St.

TURN LEFT onto College Heights Blvd. at the stoplight between McCormick Residence Hall and WKU Parking Structure #1.

TURN LEFT again at the next stop sign continuing up the hill on College Heights Blvd.

From there follow the directions on your parking map to the Loading/Unloading Zone

 


 

(Coming from South of Bowling Green)
From I-65:
Take Exit 20 for the William H. Natcher Parkway and take the SECOND exit toward Bowling Green/ Owensboro.
Follow the directions below for the Natcher Parkway, keep in mind you are still traveling Northbound

 


 

 

From Natcher Parkway:
Take EXIT # 7 for US-68 toward Russellville/Bowling Green.
The exit is #7 whether you are traveling Northbound (from Scottsville) or Southbound (From Owensboro) on the parkway
TURN LEFT onto Russellville Rd / US 68 and drive for approx. 3 miles.
If you were traveling Northbound / From I65 or Scottsville on the parkway, you will turn RIGHT onto Russellville Rd.
TURN LEFT onto University Blvd. at the stoplight
Drive past the Football Stadium and Diddle Arena.
TURN RIGHT onto College Heights Blvd. at the next stoplight.  It is between WKU Parking structure #1 and McCormick Residence Hall.
TURN LEFT at the stop sign and head up the hill, continuing on College Heights Blvd.
From there follow the directions on your parking map to the Loading/Unloading Zone

 


 

Bus Parking and Student Pick-Up


WKU Parking and Transportation Services suggest following the instructions on the attached map.
Students will be dropped off in front of the College High Hall in the "Loading/Unloading Zone" (When facing Cherry Hall this building is immediately to the left.)


Empty buses may proceed to the Adams Street Parking Lot
After dropping off students, proceed to the next stop light and TURN LEFT onto State Street, in front of the Planetarium, and proceed down the hill to 12th avenue.
TURN LEFT onto 12th Avenue
TURN LEFT onto Adams Street where parking lot is located
After the performance follow the map from Adams Street to College Heights Blvd back up to the Loading Zone in front of College High Hall.

Following these instructions will help eliminate traffic issues with normal Campus traffic and ensure the safety of your students.

Suggestions
Make sure you can communicate with your bus driver by keeping a cell phone handy.  That way you can signal him/her when the performance is over and your students can be picked up.
Ushers will escort your group back to the College High Hall Loading Zone.
If you plan to stay on campus for lunch, please advise your usher.
Be safe and have a great day!

 

 Last Modified 2/20/14