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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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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

0775801-CRWC Replace Pool-Pak AHUs

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00am to 2:00pm
Location: 
Front Street between W. Court Street and W. Burlington Street (west side of CRWC)
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
Madison Street on east side of CRWC
Accessible Route: 
Use Madison Street on east side of CRWC
Reason for Closure: 
Crane will be set up on Front street to pick new air handling unit into Campus Recreation & Wellness Center west penthouse.

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.

EMRB - STAIR REPAIRS

Closure Category: 
Other
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 6:00am to Friday, April 16, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Stairs on the SE side of EMRB next to the skywalk will be closed for repairs. Access from the building to the patio and the accessible ramp will remain open.
Traffic Control: 
No
Alternate Route: 
All other building entrances will remain open. Accessible ramp will remain open.
Accessible Route: 
All other building entrances will remain open. Accessible ramp will remain open.
Reason for Closure: 
Stair repairs.

0875301 - Institutional Roads - Reconstruct Hawkeye Park Road at Melrose Avenue Phase 2

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:00am to Monday, May 24, 2021 - 7:00am
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Alternate Route: 
Northbound Hawkeye Park Road at Melrose Avenue will be detoured via Mormon Trek Blvd and Prairie Meadow Drive, see attached detour plan.
Accessible Route: 
N/A
Reason for Closure: 
Reconstruct Hawkeye Park Road at Melrose Ave Phase 2

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 permapipe 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.  

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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