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

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Alerts that May Affect You

Current and upcoming University of Iowa and City of Iowa City construction projects will impact pedestrian and vehicle travel along portions of Madison street, now through fall 2021. Lane reductions are currently in place along Madison Street, between Burlington and Washington streets. Temporary closures may occur.

Beginning May 2021, the City of Iowa City will begin an asphalt resurfacing project that will affect portions of North Clinton Street, Jefferson Street, South Dubuque Street Dearborn Street, Rohret Road, and 1st Avenue and chip sealing on Taft Avenue.

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Current Closures

Biology Building East - Repair Stairwell Wall

Closure Category: 
Other
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, July 12, 2021 - 7:00am to Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:30pm
Building: 
Location: 
West Stairwell
Traffic Control: 
No
Alternate Route: 
East Stairwell
Accessible Route: 
West Stairwell
Reason for Closure: 
Scaffold will be erected on the third and fourth floor west stairwell. Drywall is going to be removed and replaced, patched, and painted due water damage resulting from an open roof hatch.

IA-0320-LFC Condensate line - Westlawn to IMU Bridge

Closure Category: 
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 6:00am to Friday, August 20, 2021 - 4:30pm
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
1).Alternate route will be to use the River Walk. 2). Alternate route will be to go straight off the IMU walk bridge to the sidewalk on east side of North Riverside Drive. 3). Alternate route will be the sidewalk on the east side of North Riverside Drive.
Accessible Route: 
1).Sidewalk from North Riverside Drive to the River Walk south of the CRANDIC RR tracks will be closed. 2). The River Walk from IMU walk bridge to the south of the CRANDIC RR tracks will be closed. 3). Sidewalk on the west side of North Riverside Drive will be closed from New Arts Building to CRANDIC RR tracks.
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
Installation of new underground condensate line from Westlawn to IMU bridge

North Chilled Water Plant Renovation

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 6:25am to Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 3:30pm
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
N/A
Accessible Route: 
N/A
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
North Chilled Water Plant Renovation

1). Will be closing the north stairwell on all levels of the parking ramp.  Alternate use is the south stairwell.

2). Will be closing the sidewalk on the west side of N. Capital St.

3). Will be closing the basketball courts on top of facility.

4). Will be using E. Bloomington St. for Burge loading dock delivery entrance and exits.

5). Will be using E. Bloomington St for construction delivery entrance and Davenport St. for construction delivery exit.

Utility Distribution System: Replace Old Capitol Tunnel

Closure Category: 
Building Entrance Closure
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, March 22, 2021 - 7:00am to Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 7:00am
Location: 
Madison Street north/south between Burlington Street and Washington Street.
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Affected Bus Routes: 
Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route: 
NA
Accessible Route: 
as noted
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
Construction of new tunnel and new perma-pipe steam system

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.