The City of Richmond wants Redskins fans to know that if you come to training camp this year, you’ll need to pay to park. See the links for Google Maps of the parking locations.
With about a month until the Washington Redskins begin their training camp in Richmond, the city has announced that it will charge parking fees for the thousands of fans the team is expected to draw.
The city will charge a $5 flat fee for parking spots within walking distance of the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center on West Leigh Street behind the Science Museum of Virginia, and $7 for parking areas that require a shuttle bus trip.
About 2,500 fans a day are expected to attend the three-week camp, with as many as 25,000 expected during Fan Appreciation Day on Aug. 3.
A news release issued Monday evening says the city is in the process of finalizing the parking areas, though they will include: 923 N. Meadow St., with 325 spaces; 840 Hermitage Road, 120 spaces; 2200 W. Broad St., 220 spaces; 937 Myers St., 350 spaces; The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard, 1,975 spaces; and City Stadium, 600 McCloy St., 1,000 spaces.
Additional areas will be used on Fan Appreciation Day. Those are: 70 spaces at the Sauer employee lots off Broad Street; 50 spaces at 1840 W. Broad St.; 2,000 spaces at Virginia Commonwealth University lots; 500 spaces at Virginia Union University; 250 spaces at 923 N. Meadow St.; and 600 spaces in a state lot at 1957 Westmoreland St.