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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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Madison and Burlington Streets Construction

Burlington Street, including the Madison Street intersection, will remain closed through Fall 2021 for a City of Iowa City construction project. Work includes resurfacing Burlington Street, replacing signal poles, and paving sidewalks and driveways.


Current and upcoming University of Iowa and City of Iowa City construction projects will impact pedestrian and vehicle travel along portions of Burlington and Madison streets, including their intersection, now through fall 2021. Lane reductions are currently in place along Madison Street, between Burlington and Washington streets. Temporary closures may occur. Sign up for construction and access alerts to stay informed. 

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Current Closures

0775801 - CRWC Replace PoolPak AHUs

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 6:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Front Street immediately west of CRWC between West Court Street and West Burlington Street.
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
No alternate route is required for this event.
Accessible Route: 
No alternate accessible route is required for this event.
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
Front street needs to be closed for the day while the contractor lifts air handling components to the roof of the CRWC facility.

The contractor plans to maintain traffic on this road during the closure, but we strongly encourage traffic to stay away from the area for the day. The contractor will be lifting AHU segments to the hood intake opening on the roof for installation in the 4th floor penthouse. 

0691701 - Lindquist Center Renovate 1st and 2nd Floors

Closure Category: 
Building Entrance Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 7:00am to Friday, October 8, 2021 - 5:00pm
Building: 
Location: 
ENT-11 on the north elevation, center of the Lindquist Center, North Building.
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
No alternate route is required for this outage
Accessible Route: 
Alternate Accessible route is to the west towards Madison Street, south on Madison to Burlington, east on West Burlington to the Lindquist Center parking lot and then back north through the plaza to ENT-8 & ENT-9.
Traffic Control Plan: 
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Reason for Closure: 
The Lindquist Center, north building, 1st and 2nd floors will be under renovation for the duration of this outage. The entrance will be egress only for the contracting team as this whole space will be a construction zone, off limits to the general public.

0769401- Seashore Hall- Raze Building- Rebid

Closure Category: 
Building Entrance Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 7:00am to Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:00pm
Building: 
Location: 
Sidewalk between Van Allen and Seashore Halls
Traffic Control: 
No
Alternate Route: 
Updated accessible routes are shown online at https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/accessibility/.
Accessible Route: 
Sidewalks West and North of Seashore Hall will be closed for access. See alternate route for additional information.
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
Demolition of Seashore Hall structure and restoration of area next year.

The sidewalks around Seashore Hall will be closed to public use for the duration of building demolition.  This closure will also affect East side doors to Van Allen except for emergency use.  

0769401- Seashore Hall Raze Building

Closure Category: 
Building Entrance Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 8:00am to Friday, June 11, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Seashore Hall and adjacent sidewalks
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
See attachment.
Accessible Route: 
Routes to nearby buildings as shown on the attachment.
Reason for Closure: 
Building demolition.

Sidewalks surrounding Seashore Hall will begin to be closed for pedestrian access on August 6, 2020.  All attempts will be made to only close sidewalks when necessary for the project.  When building structure demolition begins the fencing will be as shown on the attachment.  The project site will also impact some doors into Van Allen Hall and Spence Labs.

Stanley Museum of Art

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 8:55am to Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 8:55am
Building: 
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Affected Bus Routes: 
Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route: 
per traffic plan
Accessible Route: 
per traffic plan
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
Stanley Museum of Art Construction

Front Street between Front Street and Madison Street reduced to one lane; east-bound traffic only. Sidewalk along Burlington, between Front Street and Madison Street closed; temporary sidewalk detour available

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