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Map of all closures

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

For Iowa City construction alerts, please visit: https://www.icgov.org/alerts

For Coralville construction alerts, please visit: https://www.coralville.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=7

Madison and Burlington Streets Construction

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, short-term closures of both Burlington Street and Madison Street are expected during the Spring 2020 semester, however specific dates have not been determined. 

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Current Closures

0769301- Communications Center Demolition

Closure Category: 
Parking Lot Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Other
Dates of Closure: 
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 12:30pm to Friday, April 10, 2020 - 4:35pm
Building: 
Location: 
Access alley to Seamans Center North of Communications Center.
Traffic Control: 
No
Alternate Route: 
Not necessary at this time.
Accessible Route: 
To remain in place.
Reason for Closure: 
The demolition contractor for the Communications Center will be placing a truck tight to the building for material removal.

During interior demolition activities in Communications Center the contractor will be parking a truck tight to the North side building.  Small vehicles and pedestrians will still be able to access the courtyard area near Seamans Center.  We will coordinate as needed for scheduled deliveries and if necessary the contractors will move their truck for access of other vehicles.  

Utilities Distribution System Replace Old Capitol Tunnel

Closure Category: 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Dates of Closure: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 8:30am
Location: 
Corner of Burlington and Northbound Madison Street
Traffic Control: 
Yes
Affected Bus Routes: 
Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route: 
Refer to traffic plan attached
Accessible Route: 
Refer to traffic plan attached
Traffic Control Plan: 
Reason for Closure: 
Two new steam vaults are being installed, with the addition of duct bank work

Starting Sunday, March 15, traffic control and jersey barriers will be installed at northbound Madison street at the corner of Burlington and Madison.  The north sidewalk along Burlington street from Capitol street to Madison street will be closed to pedestrian traffic.  Signage will be posted.

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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