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Major construction projects in the 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

Northbound I-380 bridge deck overlay
Start: April 18, 2016
Completion: November 15, 2016
Iowa DOT

I-80/I-380 Interchange Improvements
Start:  Spring 2018
Iowa DOT

current UI Access & Construction Alerts

Road Closure
Project Name Utilities Distribution System Water Main Replacement - CHA to Sub U
Location Hawkins Drive at Lot 75 east entrance and Carver-Hawkeye Arena will have lane restrictions, one lane in each direction starting July 21 for approximately three weeks. There will be traffic control in place to inform drivers and pedestrians of this restriction. Traffic in each direction will be continuously maintained.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to faciliate the replacement and installation of a new university water main from Carver-Hawkeye Arena to Sub U.
Additional Information
Start Date 7/21/2016 Start Time   7am
End Date 8/9/2016 End Time   5pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Coralville
Alternate Route Lane restriction only, lanes maintained in each direction.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Seamans Center
Location East, northbound lane of Madison Street
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to off load equipment the college has procured
Additional Information Portion of street at west alley entrance to the Seamans Center
Start Date 7/30/2016 Start Time   8:00 A.M.
End Date 7/30/2016 End Time   10:00 A.M.
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Other lane to remain open
Accessible Route accessibility graphic NA
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Replace Riverside Drive/Grand Avenue Steam Distribution System
Location Sidewalk south side of Grand Ave, between Boyd Law pedestrian bridge and Byington Road
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for pavement restoration
Additional Information
Start Date 6/27/2016 Start Time   12PM
End Date 7/31/2016 End Time   12PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Sidewalk on north side of Grand Avenue or through Boyd Law.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic same
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Quadrangle Residence Hall - Raze Facility
Location Closure of east-west road to vehicular through traffic.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to demolish underground structures below the east-west road
Additional Information Access to Rienow Residence Hall will be available from South Grand Avenue. Access to Petersen Residence Hall will be from Byington Road. The closure is for vehicular traffic only. Pedestrian access will remain in place during the duration of the closure.
Start Date 6/14/2016 Start Time  
End Date 8/10/2016 End Time   
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Access to Rienow Residence Hall will be available from South Grand Avenue. Access to Petersen Residence Hall will be from Byington Road.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic The closure is for vehicular traffic only. Pedestrian access will remain in place during the duration of the closure.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name UDS - Install Ductbank on Washington and Madison Streets
Location Sidewalk northwest of Washington & Capital Street intersection will be closed, including south and west intersection crosswalks. North sidewalk along Washington Street and East sidewalk along Madison Street from Capital street to Iowa Avenue south of first set of stairs will be closed.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install electrical ductbank from vault on southeast corner of Seamans Center to vault on Pentacrest southeast of MacLean Hall.
Additional Information Closed sidewalk is as shown on attached map.
Start Date 6/3/2016 Start Time   7:00 AM
End Date 9/16/2016 End Time   5:00 PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route East sidewalk and crosswalk at intersection. As shown with dashed lines on attached Traffic Control Plan.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as Alternate Route. Accessible entrance into Seamans Center is on west side.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name General Campus Landscaping - Rehabilitate Quad Ravine - Phase Two
Location The stairs that lead out of Quad Ravine to the Pharmacy Building and the sidewalk leading to the stairs will be permanently closed beginning Monday, May 16.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary as part of the project to rehabilitate Quad Ravine. A new ramp will be open for pedestrian use on August 19.
Additional Information
Start Date 5/16/2016 Start Time   6:00 AM
End Date 8/19/2016 End Time   4:00 PM
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Pedestrians to utilize stairs that lead to the south side of Med Labs until the new ramp opens in August.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic The path being closed is not accessible. The new path opening in August will be accessible.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Institutional Roads - Reconstruct Hawkins Drive (US Hwy 6 to Finkbine Drive)
Location Hawkins Drive from the intersection of US Highway 6 to Finkbine Drive.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to facilitate the reconstruction of Hawkins Drive paving and infrastructure.
Additional Information
Start Date 3/21/2016 Start Time   5am
End Date 8/12/2016 End Time   3pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route Hawkins Drive will be reduced to two lanes of traffic during the spring and summer. There will be one lane of traffic maintained in each direction at all times.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic N/A
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Rehabilitate Quad Ravine - Phase 2
Location The side walk along the northwest corner of Quadrangle Hall will be closed to pedestrian traffic.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to make modifications to the Quad Ravine walkways.
Additional Information
Start Date 2/29/2016 Start Time   6:00 AM
End Date 9/1/2016 End Time   6:00 AM
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Pedestrians will have to walk around Quadrangle Hall to access Grand Avenue.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as alternate.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences-South Annex Addition
Location The west sidewalk from the south corner of Burlington Street and Capitol Street running north to the north corner of Washington Street and Capitol will be closed to pedestrian traffic.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for the new South Annex Addition to the Seamans Center
Additional Information Pedestrian traffic signage will be posted.
Start Date 1/11/2016 Start Time  
End Date 9/4/2017 End Time   
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route The northeast and west entrances of SC will remain open. Pedestrians should use the east sidewalk.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic The northeast and west entrances of SC will remain open. Pedestrians should use the east sidewalk.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Quad Ravine sidewalk repair.
Location West and North of parking lot 13 to Quad Main sidewalk.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for sidewalk repairs.
Additional Information Sidewalk is deemed hazardous and will be closed until it can be repaired next spring- summer.
Start Date 8/12/2015 Start Time   2:00 PM
End Date 7/31/2016 End Time   4:30 PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Use North sidewalk off Grand Ave to Quad Main Walkway or use sidewalk east of Hillcrest.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Use North sidewalk off Grand Ave to Quad Main Walkway or use sidewalk east of Hillcrest.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500