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Map of all closures

Construction activity may affect road, sidewalk, parking lot, elevator or building entrance access.

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Current Closures

ENGIE Project 89-22 Water Distribution Storage Relocation Bid Package #2

Closure Category: 
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 6:00am to Friday, March 8, 2024 - 5:30pm
Location: 
Sidewalk from Finkbine commuter Dr. to Substation U driveway. West of Lot 75
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
N/A
Accessible Route: 
Use temporary granular sidewalk place south of the original one being replaced.
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
removing asphalt sidewalk and replacing it with new poured in place concrete one.

Removing asphalt sidewalk due to it's deteriorating condition and replacing it with pour in place concrete and adding detectable warning plates on Finkbine Commuter Drive crossing.

0949101 - Health Sciences Academic Building - Construct Facilty

Closure Category: 
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 7:00am to Sunday, March 17, 2024 - 4:30pm
Building: 
Location: 
Exterior Stairs East of Slater Hall (West of Lot 14)
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
Pedestrians shall utlize sidewalk South of Slater Hall.
Accessible Route: 
Pedestrians shall utilize sidewalk South of Slater Hall. Accessible route not impacted.
Reason for Closure: 
To allow for repairs to stair nosing.

Install Duct Bank for Fiber Run 0972301

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 7:00am to Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - 4:05pm
Location: 
One Lane Closure on Hawkins Drive Northbound, just North of UIHC Main Entry. Closure to be re-opened at end of work shift or by 4:00 PM Daily. Sidewalk adjacent to lane closure and on north half of Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center will be closed through the construction period which is 14 February 2024 through April 9, 2024. Pedestrian detour will be in place. Entrance to Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center will remain open at all times as will all other entrances and exits to the building.
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Affected Bus Routes: 
Cambus
Iowa City
Alternate Route: 
N/A
Accessible Route: 
This closure does not affect the accessible route.
Reason for Closure: 
New construction installation of additional fiber duct and cabling. Work will include some minor exploration, excavation, duct and cabling installation with site and sidewalk replacement and repair upon completion.

One Lane Closure on Hawkins Drive Northbound, just North of UIHC Main Entry.  Closure to be re-opened at end of work shift or by 4:00 PM Daily.  Sidewalk adjacent to lane closure and on north half of Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center will be closed through the construction period which is 14 February 2024 through April 9, 2024.  Pedestrian detour will be in place.  Entrance to Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center will remain open at all times as will all other entrances and exits to the building.  Parking will not be impacted by this closure.

0949101-HSAB Construct Facility

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 - 7:00am to Friday, August 9, 2024 - 4:15pm
Location: 
North East bound lane of Melrose Ave. from South Grand Ave. to the West of Gerdin Athletic Learning Center.
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
Refer to traffic control plan. South lane of Melrose Ave. will be maintained.
Accessible Route: 
Refer to traffic control plan. South lane of Melrose Ave. will be maintained.
Reason for Closure: 
To allow for equipment and delivery access associated with construction of the Health Sciences Academic Building.

0949101- Health Sciences Academic Building - Construct Facility

Closure Category: 
Parking Lot Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, December 11, 2023 - 7:00am to Monday, June 30, 2025 - 3:50pm
Location: 
Parking Area West of Gerdin
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
Utilize new Lot 14 entrance off of Melrose Ave. for vehicle parking. Moped parking relocated North of new Lot 14, access from Grand Ave.
Accessible Route: 
Refer to traffic control plan. ADA accessible parking stalls located in new Lot 14 West side.
Reason for Closure: 
Fencing revisions to accommodate revised HSAB project site following turnover of Lot 14.

0952101 - West Campus Parking Ramp - Construct Facility

Closure Category: 
Parking Lot Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 6:00am to Wednesday, January 15, 2025 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Lot 43, north of West Campus Transportation Center.
Traffic Control: 
No
Alternate Route: 
None required.
Accessible Route: 
No change to accessible routes.
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
Construction of new parking ramp.

Lot 43 has been modified to split the current parking lot into two lots, Lot 43 and Lot 52. The remaining Lot 43 will be out of service while construction of a new parking ramp is underway. The north portion of old Lot 43 has been renamed to Lot 52 and will remain in use.

Future impacts to Lot 43 N Drive traffic flow and pedestrian pathways will be communicated through separate notifications.