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New Pedestrian Friendly Zone

Over this last summer, several improvements were made to Milford Mall and the Library Circle (Sterling Circle) to improve pedestrian safety.  Milford Mall was renovated with the installation of pavers and bollards at the entrance to Furman Mall.  This area is being made safer for pedestrians by preventing normal vehicular traffic from entering this heavily trafficked area.  Bicycles and golf carts will be still allowed in this area.   New sidewalks have also been added across Furman Mall to improve pedestrian access to Milford Mall from the parking lots just north and south of the Chapel.

 In addition, a traffic gate has been added on the road that leads to Sterling Circle from the Trone Student Center.  This gate will be used to control vehicular access to this area of campus.  Access will still be needed for maintenance, deliveries, events and other special situations but the intent is to limit vehicle use in this part of campus as much as possible.   The gate will become active on September 5th.  If you feel that you need vehicle access to this area of campus, please complete form linked below and return it to the Furman Police Department via email to parking.info@furman.edu.    Once your form has been submitted, someone from the Furman University Police Department will contact you regarding your request.  

Our goal is to provide a safer environment for pedestrians and we thank you for your patience and understanding as we implement these changes.

Access to Lbrary Circle Request Form.pdfAccess to Lbrary Circle Request Form.pdf

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