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Iowa City Gateway Project (Dubuque St/Park Road Bridge)
Start:  Summer 2016
Completion:  Fall 2018
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Start:  Spring 2018
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Parking Lot Closure
Project Name 2018 Surface Lot Maintenance
Location Lot 37 - Motorcycle/Moped Parking
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to repair parking lot surface.
Additional Information Only motorcycle parking will be affected. Access to lot and other vehicle stalls will be maintained throughout the work.
Start Date 5/29/2018 Start Time   7:00 AM
End Date 5/31/2018 End Time   5:00 PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Use other motorcycle parking in the area.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic See above
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Institutional Roads Reconstruct Hawkeye Court
Location Hawkeye Court intersection with Hawkeye Park Road
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace Hawkeye Court pavement.
Additional Information Phase 6 as shown on attached traffic control plan. CAMBUS stop within Aspire will be closed for the duration of the phase. The sidewalk from Aspire along Hawkeye Court to Hawkeye Park Road will be closed. Pedestrians are to use the alternate route shown on the attached plan.
Start Date 5/29/2018 Start Time   7:00 AM
End Date 6/5/2018 End Time   5:00 PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route Phase 6 as shown on attached traffic control plan. CAMBUS stop within Aspire will be closed for the duration of the phase. The sidewalk from Aspire along Hawkeye Court to Hawkeye Park Road will be closed. Pedestrians are to use the alternate route shown on the attached plan.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic see attached plan
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Elevator Closure
Project Name Rienow Hall- Upgrade Elevator Finishes
Location Rienow Hall elevators
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install new elevator upgrades
Additional Information One elevator is to remain in operation at all times.
Start Date 5/21/2018 Start Time   am
End Date 6/22/2018 End Time   pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Not needed.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Not needed.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Parking Lot Closure
Road Closure
Project Name Rienow Hall- Replace Roof
Location Road and parking spaces on the north side of Rienow Hall.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to set up a crane for material delivery and debris removal form for the roof replacement.
Additional Information The crane will be on site on 5/25/18. Crane set ups are also planned for Tuesday 5/22 and Thursday 5/24. Dates are subject to change based on project progress or weather. A single lane of the road will be available on these days and appropriate signage and barriers installed. Parking in this area near Rienow will not be available on days when the crane is on site.
Start Date 5/23/2018 Start Time   am
End Date 5/31/2018 End Time   pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Pedestrians on the sidewalk will be guided around the crane on the north side of the roadway.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as above.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name SUES - Grand Avenue Phase 2 Steam Distribution Utilities.
Location Grand Avenue eastbound from the roundabout at South Grand Ave to Byington Road. This will include access to Grand Ave Court from Grand Avenue. Grand Ave Court will be accessible from Melrose Ave.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to facilitate the last phase of Grand Ave work within eastbound Grand Ave and within the median.
Additional Information The bus stop in front of Slater Hall will be relocated to Melrose Avenue in front of Gerdin Athletic Learning Center.
Start Date 5/21/2018 Start Time   5am
End Date 6/4/2018 End Time   5am
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route Eastbound Grand Ave will be rerouted to Melrose Avenue
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Other Closure
Project Name North Hall stair repairs
Location Stairs on south side of North Hall.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for stair repairs
Additional Information
Start Date 5/14/2018 Start Time   2:00 pm
End Date 6/14/2018 End Time   4:30 pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Use entrance on east side of building
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Use entrance on east side of building
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name College of Pharmacy - Construct Building
Location North bound traffic of S. Grand Ave will be closed.Closure starts to the north of the UIHC ED Entrance.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install the DI water line to the new pharmacy building
Additional Information Access into UIHC Emergency Department entrance is NOT impacted by this closure
Start Date 5/14/2018 Start Time   7 am
End Date 5/29/2018 End Time   10 pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Sidewalks are not impacted
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Sidewalks are not impacted
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Utilities Distribution System - Replace Portions of Arts Campus Tunnels at IMU Footbridge
Location On the West side of the IMU Footbridge on the Arts Campus the pedestrian pathway running north-south direction will be a complete closure between the Old Museum of Art building and the IMU Footbridge.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to complete require repairs to the Utility tunnels north of the IMU Footbridge.
Additional Information
Start Date 5/9/2018 Start Time   7:00AM
End Date 6/22/2018 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Access to the IMU Footbridge will be from the west on the new east-west sidewalk between N. Riverside Drive and the IMU Footbridge south of the Art Building.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Institutional Roads Reconstruct Hawkeye Court
Location Hawkeye Court intersection with Hawkeye Park Road
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace Hawkeye Court pavement.
Additional Information Phases 5 & 6 as shown on attached traffic control plan. Alternating lanes of intersection will be closed. CAMBUS will not be entering Aspire community during these phases. Pedestrians must use stop on Hawkeye Park Road as shown on attached plans.
Start Date 5/14/2018 Start Time   5:30 AM
End Date 5/31/2018 End Time   5:30 AM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route CAMBUS will not be entering Aspire community during these phases. Pedestrians must use stop on Hawkeye Park Road as shown on attached plans.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic See attached plan.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Daum Hall- Connect to Campus Chilled Water Distribution System
Location Bloomington Street from Daum Hall to T. Anne Cleary walkway
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install chilled water piping into Daum Hall.
Additional Information No vehicle access through this area. Pedestrian access will be maintained for most of the project except during paving restoration in July.
Start Date 5/16/2018 Start Time   am
End Date 7/20/2018 End Time   pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route Pedestrian route will be maintained on the North side of the project fencing until the project is ready to replace the concrete. During concrete paving access will be along Capitol Street or T. Anne Cleary.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Accessible route will be maintained on the North side of the project fencing until the project is ready to replace the concrete. During concrete paving access will be along Capitol Street or T. Anne Cleary.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Hancher Footbridge - Construct New Footbridge and Raze Existing
Location Sidewalk along west side of Iowa River, just north of old Hancher Footbridge.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct approach and sidewalks for new footbridge
Additional Information
Start Date 4/17/2018 Start Time   5PM
End Date 6/15/2018 End Time   5pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Sidewalk to the west along Lot 55
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Sidewalk to the west along Lot 55
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Parking Lot Closure
Project Name UDS- Replace Condensate Service (MTF)
Location Parking lot on the East side of Multi-Tenant Facility
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace the buried condensate piping from the building to a steam vault near Oakdale Blvd.
Additional Information The sidewalk next to the East side of the building that accesses pods A, B and C will still be accessible from the South end.
Start Date 4/17/2018 Start Time   am
End Date 6/8/2018 End Time   pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Building users should plan to park on the West side of MTF and access the building from that side. Some deliveries will be able to access the East breezeway from the North and South ends.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic West side of MTF
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Utilities Distribution System - Sump Pump and Ventilation Improvements
Location Temporary closure of north-south sidewalk and steps on the east side of the College of Public Health
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install ventilation improvements in the College of Public Health utility tunnel
Additional Information
Start Date 4/11/2018 Start Time   3:00PM
End Date 7/2/2018 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Location Permanent closure of east main entrance to Spence Laboratories of Psychology.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct the new Psychology and Brain Sciences Building.
Additional Information The West entrance to Spence Laboratories of Psychology has been modified and is now the main building entrance. The west entrance will serve as the main entrance until construction of the new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building is complete. Modifications to the west entrance include door operators, accessible entrance, and open during normal business hours.
Start Date 4/11/2018 Start Time   2:00PM
End Date 1/31/2020 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Access to Spence Laboratories of Psychology is through the buildings West entrance
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Access to Spence Laboratories of Psychology is through the buildings West entrance
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Utilities Distribution System - Sump Pump and Ventilation Improvements to Arts Campus Tunnels
Location Partial sidewalk closure of the north - south sidewalk on the east side of the College of Public Health Building.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to make required repairs to the sump pump and ventilation systems in the utility tunnels
Additional Information
Start Date 4/3/2018 Start Time   5:00PM
End Date 7/2/2018 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Utilities Distribution System - Sump Pump and Ventilation Improvements to Arts Campus Tunnels
Location Complete closure of east - west sidewalk located on the south side of the Old Museum of Art Building.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to make required repairs to the sump pumps and ventilation systems in the Arts Campus utility tunnels
Additional Information
Start Date 4/3/2018 Start Time   5:00PM
End Date 7/2/2018 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Utilities Distribution System - Sump Pump and Ventilation Improvements to Arts Campus Tunnels
Location Complete closure of the east - west sidewalk located on the south side of the Theatre Building. This east - west section of sidewalk on the south side of the Theatre Building starting at the southeast corner of Lot 28
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to make improvements to the sump pump and ventilation systems in the Arts Campus utility tunnels
Additional Information Access to the Theatre Building from Lot 28 is from the northeast corner of Lot 28.
Start Date 4/3/2018 Start Time   5:00PM
End Date 7/2/2018 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Building Entrance Closure
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building-Construct Facility - REBID
Location East Entrance to Seashore Hall, ENT 9. All other entrances and pathways remain unchanged
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to raze the SE wing of SSH and construct the new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Additional Information
Start Date 2/1/2018 Start Time   12:00
End Date 8/22/2019 End Time   7:00AM
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic No changes to accessible pathways or entrances
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Location The Southeast wing of Seashore Hall will be permanently closed. Access to Spence Laboratories of Psychology and Seashore Hall will be from exterior entrances only.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct the new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Additional Information This closure is permanent.
Start Date 1/3/2018 Start Time   7:00AM
End Date 10/31/2019 End Time   5:00PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Exterior entrances to Spence Laboratories and Seashore Hall.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Exterior accessible routes remain unchanged. Passage through the southeast wing of SSH will be closed
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Psychological and Brain Sciences Building-Construct Facility-Rebid
Location 1. North South sidewalk on the west side of Gilbert Street between Iowa Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. 2. East West sidewalk on the north side of Iowa Avenue between Gilbert Street and S. Linn Street to just east of the SLP main entrance.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to construct new Psychological and Brain Sciences Building
Additional Information 1. Use sidewalk on south side of Iowa Avenue between S. Linn Street and Gilbert street 2. Use sidewalk on west side of Gilbert Street between Iowa Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. 3. Follow signage
Start Date 11/14/2017 Start Time   7:00AM
End Date 8/22/2019 End Time   
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Reference attached Site Map
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name Kinnick Stadium and Paul W. Brechler Press Box Renovate North Stands
Location Evashevski Drive will be closed from Hawkins Drive to Lot 43 North Drive. The south exit from Parking Ramp 3 will be closed.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to demolish and rebuild the North Stands.
Additional Information Employees only will be able to access the south entrance to Parking Ramp 3.
Start Date 11/19/2017 Start Time   7:00 am
End Date 7/29/2019 End Time   5:00 pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Alternate Route Pedestrians should use the skywalk between Parking Ramp 3 and the West Campus Transportation Center. Vehicles exiting Ramp 3 should use the East exit.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as above
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500