Downtown shoppers and workers will have 525 more parking spaces when the expanded City Administration Building Parking Garage opens this month.

The garage, at the southwest corner of Nevada and Colorado avenues, is scheduled to open 11 a.m. Oct. 24.

The public garage was expanded from 1,099 parking spaces to 1,624.

The expansion also includes an additional six bicycle lockers for a total of 12, a bicycle cage with space for 60 bikes, two upgraded elevators, two stair towers, brighter lighting, and an additional exit booth that will open next year.