Flood Recovery

For current flood recovery project descriptions, status and renderings, go to the FM Building for Iowa web page.

Status of buildings, flood 2008

The following facilities were closed due to 2008 flooding on the University of Iowa campus.

Closed major buildings

  1. Art Building
  2. Hancher Auditorium
  3. Hawkeye Court Apartments (sections that weren't flooded are open)
  4. Museum of Art (partial use for Music)
  5. Voxman/Clapp Music Building

Other closed facilities

  1. Lagoon Shelter House
  2. Softball Equipment Storage Building (razed)
  3. Track Equipment Building (razed)

Reopened buildings and other facilities

  1. Cambus Maintenance Facility (6/23/08)
  2. North Hall (6/30/08)
  3. Main Library (7/09/08)
  4. Madison Street Services Building (7/11/08)
  5. Women’s Resource and Action Center (WRAC) (7/21/08)
  6. Court Street Storage (7/22/08)
  7. Hancher Footbridge (8/12/08)
  8. Mayflower Residence Hall (8/18/08)
  9. Adler Journalism Building (8/22/08)
  10. Becker Communication Studies Building (8/22/08)
  11. English-Philosophy Building (8/22/08)
  12. Stanley Hydraulics Lab (8/22/08)
  13. Pearl Field Softball (10/01/08)
  14. Iowa Advanced Technology Labs (10/27/08)
  15. Power Plant (10/28/08)
  16. Iowa Memorial Union (11/01/08)
  17. Theatre Building (01/05/09)
  18. Danforth Chapel (03/06/09)
  19. Cretzmeyer Track (09/02/09)
  20. IMU Footbridge (10/02/09)
  21. Art Building West (01/17/12)

For additional information about the flood, visit the UI's Flood Recovery Site

Media

Interactive map, current status of UI buildings, Chronicle of Higher Education (09/19/10)
Videos and Podcasts
UI Flood Photos and Blog