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Other major construction projects in the Iowa City area
Iowa City Gateway Project (Dubuque St/Park Road Bridge)
Start:  Summer 2016
Completion:  Fall 2018
Gateway Project
IC Construction Projects
IC Streets and Traffic

I-80/I-380 Interchange Improvements
Start:  Spring 2018
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Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Melrose Ave Sidewalk repair
Location Sidewalk at intersection of Melrose and Hawkeye Park Rd going east 500 ft.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for sidewalk repairs
Additional Information
Start Date 7/16/2018 Start Time   8:00 am
End Date 7/20/2018 End Time   4:30 pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Use sidewalk on south side of Melrose Ave
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Use sidewalk on south side of Melrose Ave
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Parking Lot Closure
Project Name Boyd Law Building - Replace damaged Skylights
Location Boyd Law Building - Lot #31
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to allow space for a crane and semi-truck delivery of replacement skylight domes. The replacement skylight domes will be set the same day they arrive. The lot will close on August 1st in the morning and open again in the evening.
Additional Information
Start Date 8/1/2018 Start Time   6:00 am
End Date 8/1/2018 End Time   6:00 pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Accessible routes are not affected by this closure.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Building Entrance Closure
Project Name College of Pharmacy - Construct Building
Location South bound traffic of S. Grande Ave will be closed at the north corner of the College of Pharmacy.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install the new DI water main.
Additional Information The north gated ambulance entrance from the UIHC Emergency Department will be closed. The west gated entrance will remain open. Access to the UIHC loading dock will be maintained. The northeast door in the College of Pharmacy building will be blocked. Other entrances will be open. Access to the transformer yard in this area will be limited.
Start Date 7/11/2018 Start Time   7 AM
End Date 8/8/2018 End Time   10 PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name UDS- Replace Condensate Line Between Chemistry and IMU Tunnel
Location Sidewalk on the east side of Madison Street near Chemistry Building.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace damaged steam condensate piping.
Additional Information The single open lane of Madison Street will also move during this phase of the project so that the west lane is the open one.
Start Date 6/18/2018 Start Time   am
End Date 7/20/2018 End Time   pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Pedestrians will be directed to use the sidewalk on the west side of Madison Street near Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Pedestrians will be directed to use the sidewalk on the west side of Madison Street near Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Building Entrance Closure
Project Name UDS- Replace Condensate Line Between Chemistry and IMU Tunnel
Location Parking area near Entrance 12 of Chemistry Building in the vicinity of the Lot 8 gated entrance and East to the building.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace a damaged steam condensate pipe from Chemistry Building to the IMU tunnel on the West side of Madison St.
Additional Information Access to Lot 8 will remain open using temporary gravel lanes. Dates given are intended be maximum duration to allow for possible delays or weather issues.
Start Date 6/25/2018 Start Time   am
End Date 7/20/2018 End Time   pm
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Sidewalk access from South lot 8 to the building should remain accessible. Entrance 6 and 7 on the South side will remain open. Pedestrians coming from the North side of the building or that portion of lot 8 may want to use entrance 13 into the 1st floor.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Sidewalk access from South lot 8 to the building should remain accessible. Entrance 6 and 7 on the South side will remain open.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Daum Hall- Connect to Campus Chilled Water Distribution System
Location Bloomington Street from Daum Hall to T. Anne Cleary walkway
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install chilled water piping into Daum Hall.
Additional Information No vehicle access through this area. Pedestrian access will be maintained for most of the project except during paving restoration in July.
Start Date 5/16/2018 Start Time   am
End Date 7/20/2018 End Time   pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route Pedestrian route will be maintained on the North side of the project fencing until the project is ready to replace the concrete. During concrete paving access will be along Capitol Street or T. Anne Cleary.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Accessible route will be maintained on the North side of the project fencing until the project is ready to replace the concrete. During concrete paving access will be along Capitol Street or T. Anne Cleary.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Location Permanent closure of east main entrance to Spence Laboratories of Psychology.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct the new Psychology and Brain Sciences Building.
Additional Information The West entrance to Spence Laboratories of Psychology has been modified and is now the main building entrance. The west entrance will serve as the main entrance until construction of the new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building is complete. Modifications to the west entrance include door operators, accessible entrance, and open during normal business hours.
Start Date 4/11/2018 Start Time   2:00PM
End Date 1/31/2020 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Access to Spence Laboratories of Psychology is through the buildings West entrance
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Access to Spence Laboratories of Psychology is through the buildings West entrance
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Building Entrance Closure
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building-Construct Facility - REBID
Location East Entrance to Seashore Hall, ENT 9. All other entrances and pathways remain unchanged
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to raze the SE wing of SSH and construct the new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Additional Information
Start Date 2/1/2018 Start Time   12:00
End Date 8/22/2019 End Time   7:00AM
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic No changes to accessible pathways or entrances
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Location The Southeast wing of Seashore Hall will be permanently closed. Access to Spence Laboratories of Psychology and Seashore Hall will be from exterior entrances only.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct the new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Additional Information This closure is permanent.
Start Date 1/3/2018 Start Time   7:00AM
End Date 10/31/2019 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Exterior entrances to Spence Laboratories and Seashore Hall.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Exterior accessible routes remain unchanged. Passage through the southeast wing of SSH will be closed
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building-Construct Facility-Rebid
Location 1. North South sidewalk on the west side of Gilbert Street between Iowa Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. 2. East West sidewalk on the north side of Iowa Avenue between Gilbert Street and S. Linn Street to just east of the SLP main entrance.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Additional Information 1. Use sidewalk on south side of Iowa Avenue between S. Linn Street and Gilbert street 2. Use sidewalk on west side of Gilbert Street between Iowa Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. 3. Follow signage
Start Date 11/14/2017 Start Time   7:00AM
End Date 8/22/2019 End Time   
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Reference attached Site Map
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Kinnick Stadium and Paul W. Brechler Press Box Renovate North Stands
Location Evashevski Drive will be closed from Hawkins Drive to Lot 43 North Drive. The south exit from Parking Ramp 3 will be closed.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to demolish and rebuild the North Stands.
Additional Information Employees only will be able to access the south entrance to Parking Ramp 3.
Start Date 11/19/2017 Start Time   7:00 am
End Date 7/29/2019 End Time   5:00 pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route Pedestrians should use the skywalk between Parking Ramp 3 and the West Campus Transportation Center. Vehicles exiting Ramp 3 should use the East exit.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as above
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500