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Wintergreen Parking Garage

Wintergreen Avenue GarageThe parking garage on Wintergreen Avenue was officially opened on July 17, 2013, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Located next to to Moore Field House and Jess Dow Field, the garage adds 20 to 25 percent, or a little over 800 spaces, to the university's overall parking capacity, with 1,257 parking spaces. It replaced a surface parking lot.

With an eye toward campus sustainability,the garage is fitted with energy-efficient LED lighting and three charging stations for electric vehicles. The charging devices are 220 volts, which will fully charge an electric vehicle in four hours. Students can pay for recharging their vehicles with their Hoot Loot cards.

More About the Wintergreen Parking Garage

Total cost: $18.4 million
Architect: BL Companies, Meriden
Contractor: Rizzo Corp., Danbury
Size: 400,000 square feet
Floors: 5
Exterior: Concrete with thin red brick inserts
Interior: 1,257 parking spaces -- a net gain of more than 800 spaces. Heated lobby; three charger stations for electric cars; energy-efficient LED lightning; blue light phones; and more than 90 security cameras