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Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Samuel Becker Communication Studies Building tree work.
Location Along east side of the Becker Communication Studies Building from Washington Street to Iowa Avenue.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for tree work.
Additional Information
Start Date 7/9/2015 Start Time   6:00 AM
End Date 7/10/2015 End Time   4:30 PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Use east sidewalk along Madison Street from Washington St to Iowa Ave.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Use east sidewalk along Madison Street from Washington St to Iowa Ave.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Pentacrest Sidewalk Repair- Replacement
Location Diagonal sidewalk NE of Schaeffer Hall where it intersects with the sidewalk on the west side of S. Clinton St.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for sidewalk replacement.
Additional Information
Start Date 7/7/2015 Start Time   6:00 AM
End Date 7/10/2015 End Time   4:30 PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Take the east sidewalk along S Clinton or the walkway straight west on Pentacrest off S Clinton.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Take the east sidewalk along S Clinton or the walkway straight west on Pentacrest off S Clinton.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Jessup Hall sidewalk closure.
Location Northeast corner of Jessup Hall.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to sidewalk repairs.
Additional Information North and East entrances will be open - just a section of sidewalk between them will be closed.
Start Date 7/6/2015 Start Time   6:00 AM
End Date 7/9/2015 End Time   6:00 AM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Use sidewalk on West side of Macbride Hall for access to East entrance or sidewalk on Jefferson North of Jessup Hall and Macbride Hall.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Use sidewalk on West side of Macbride Hall for access to East entrance or sidewalk on Jefferson North of Jessup Hall and Macbride Hall.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name IMU - Flood Mitigation and Permanent Recovery
Location Madison Street Lane Closure - The east lane of north bound traffic will be closed between Iowa Avenue and Jefferson Street. South bound traffic will be down to one lane as well.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace paving
Additional Information
Start Date 7/7/2015 Start Time   7:00 am
End Date 7/17/2015 End Time   7:00 am
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route Pedestrian traffic not impacted
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Pedestrian traffic not impacted
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name MEB: Replace Watermain
Location Northeast corner of the building on the exterior near the stairs. We will be replacing four sections of concrete sidewalk.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace sections of faulty concrete.
Additional Information We will maintain emergency egress from the building.
Start Date 7/13/2015 Start Time   7:00 am
End Date 7/17/2015 End Time   5:00 pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Van Allen Hall - Renovate South Entrance and Restrooms for Accessibility
Location South entrance (ENT 8) of Van Allen Hall (VAN) off of Iowa Avenue will be closed. Sidewalks directly in front of this entrance will be closed.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to renovate the the south entrance of Van Allen Hall.
Additional Information Sidewalks running around VAN, between VAN and Spence Labs/Seashore Hall, and from VAN to Biology Building East will remain OPEN. The driveway between VAN and Biology Building East will remain OPEN. Signage directing pedestrian traffic are posted. See attached traffic control plan.
Start Date 5/18/2015 Start Time   8:00am
End Date 8/3/2015 End Time   8:00am
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route See attached traffic control plan.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as alternate route.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Replace Riverside Drive/Grand Ave Steam Distribution System
Location Eastbound Grand Ave closed between Grand Ave Court and Byington Road (affects service vehicles and buses only). Northbound Byington Road closed at Grand Ave.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct steam vault at intersection of Grand Ave and Burlington Road.
Additional Information Bus stops on south side of Grand Ave relocated to Melrose Ave.
Start Date 5/3/2015 Start Time   7am
End Date 8/9/2015 End Time   7am
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route Hillcrest/Lot 13 traffic from Melrose detour via South Grand Ave.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Use new sidewalk north side of Grand Ave.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Replace Riverside Drive/Grand Ave Steam Distribution System
Location Riverside Drive northbound: right turn lane closed south of Burlington Street.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace steam piping and vault
Additional Information Located in front of Stanley Hydraulics Lab.
Start Date 5/2/2015 Start Time   7am
End Date 11/29/2015 End Time   5pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route The thru lane will dual function for right turn movement.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic n/a
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Replace IMU Footbridge East and West Approach.
Location SW Corner of IATL - Ramp and stair access.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to repairs
Additional Information
Start Date 3/2/2015 Start Time   8:00 am
End Date 11/30/2015 End Time   
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Ramp on southside of bridge will be open and allow access to cross the river.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Building Entrance Closure
Project Name Library - Renovate 1001
Location North entry, Main Library.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to facilitate construction traffic in and out of the facility.
Additional Information One door will remain in operation. ADA entrance will not be in operation.
Start Date 1/5/2015 Start Time   7:00 am
End Date 8/10/2015 End Time   5:00 pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Both East and South entries are available.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Both East and South entries are available.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Burlington Street Dam & Power Plant Repairs
Location Burlington Street Bridge south side sidewalk will be closed at Riverside Dr to Madison St
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to pump concrete for dam repair
Additional Information
Start Date 5/29/2015 Start Time   8:00 AM
End Date 5/29/2015 End Time   4:30 PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Will have to use the north sidewalk from Madison St to Riverside Dr
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as alternate route.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Hancher Auditorium Replacement Facility
Location The exiting lane onto Park Road north of Hancher will be closed and the entrance lane off Park Road (West Lane) will be converted to two-way traffic. Allowing both incoming and outgoing vehicular flow to and from Lot #55.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to allow construction of the Hancher Replacement Facility.
Additional Information
Start Date 1/9/2013 Start Time   7:00 AM
End Date 5/20/2016 End Time   
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route Exiting traffic will convert to the west lane once traffic control signage is in place.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as alternate route.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500