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Eastern expands lot to provide more student and game-day parking


John McCallum

This photo looks northwest from the current Eastern Washington University P12 parking lot towards what will be the southern entrance of the lot’s expansion planned for this summer.

In a city where parking is a perennial sore spot, officials at Eastern Washington University are taking steps to hopefully alleviate that – at least when it comes to students and football game days.

The university has received a mitigated determination of non-significance (MDNS) from the city of Cheney for construction of a new, 550-stall parking lot just off of Washington Street and north of Roos Field. The lot is essentially an extension of the existing P-12 lot that serves students during class time, and tailgaters on selected Saturdays during Eagle football seasons.

The lot will be ex...

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