Library parking lot update

(Photo by Riley Apon of Scripps Library staff)

Library parking lot update

Work continues on the parking lot expansion project at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library.

Most of the upper lot is surrounded by a construction fence, and grading has started. Two parking places remain available in the upper lot. These are reserved for those having handicapped placards or license plates.

At peak times the lower lot is at capacity, so use of the overflow parking on Meanley Drive is encouraged. Meanley Drive is off of Scripps Ranch Boulevard opposite the Scripps Ranch High School stadium at the traffic light. The library can be easily accessed via a paved, lighted walkway from this offsite parking (map and directions:   

Citizens have been concerned about the removal of more than 40 trees (palm and eucalyptus) related to the parking lot expansion. The Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library organization has learned that plans include landscaping of the affected areas to include planting of native and drought tolerant trees and shrubs in the future.