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Major construction projects in the area

Iowa City Gateway Project (Dubuque St/Park Road Bridge)
Start:  Summer 2016
Completion:  Fall 2018
Gateway Project
IC Construction Projects
IC Streets and Traffic

Northbound I-380 bridge deck overlay
Start: April 18, 2016
Completion: November 15, 2016
Iowa DOT

I-80/I-380 Interchange Improvements
Start:  Spring 2018
Iowa DOT

current UI Access & Construction Alerts

Sidewalk Closure
Project Name IMU- Install New Stair and Landing
Location North side of Iowa Memorial Union.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to install new stair and landing near the northeast corner of the IMU
Additional Information
Start Date 3/18/2017 Start Time   am
End Date 4/14/2017 End Time   pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Pedestrians will be detoured to the north to use the ramp near the south side of IATL. See traffic control plan attachment for additional information.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic ADA access detour will use the ramp at the West side of the project site and the ramp near the south side of IATL. See traffic control plan attachment for additional information.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Bowen Science Building - Modernize Building Systems
Location The south bound lane of Newton Road just south of the College of Nursing Building to Riverside Drive will be obstructed on March 28th, 2017.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to allow a concrete pump truck and concrete mix trucks to stage on the road. This equipment will pump concrete to the basement of the Bowen Science Building for use as new equipment housekeeping pads.
Additional Information There will be a flagger posted on the up hill side of the obstruction to keep traffic moving as safely and smoothly as possible. Please see the traffic control plan associated with this Construction Access Alert for more information. This is the second of two lane closures planned for the concrete delivery.
Start Date 3/28/2017 Start Time   0500
End Date 3/28/2017 End Time   1400
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route Pedestrian foot traffic should either follow the sidwalk to the south of BSB or cross Newton Road and walk north in front of the College of Nursing Building.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic The accessible route during this sidwalk closure will be west along the sidewalk on the south side of Bowen Science Building. Use the ramp into Bowen and take the elevators to Level 3. There are two accessible exits from Bowen - one on the north side facing MERF and one on the west north west corner facing Medical Laboratories.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name UDS- Replace Condensate Piping and Vault D6 Electrical and Ventilation
Location Sidewalk area between Calvin Hall and IMU Parking Ramp (Lot 60)
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to revise ventilation and hatch entrance into the steam vault directly north of Calvin Hall
Additional Information Ramp access near the bicycle parking may also experience a short closure due to below ground drain piping installation in this area.
Start Date 3/13/2017 Start Time   am
End Date 4/7/2017 End Time   pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Pedestrians will be routed through the parking ramp for majority of the construction duration.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic ADA access into the east side of the IMU ramp will not be affected.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name UDS- Reconstruct Currier Steam Tunnel at Burge Hall
Location West of Burge Hall at north end of T. Anne Cleary walkway
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace steam tunnel.
Additional Information Vehicle traffic will remain similar to recent months. Pedestrians going to or from Lot 20 will exit the ramp from the north side nearest to North Hall.
Start Date 2/20/2017 Start Time   am
End Date 3/31/2017 End Time   pm
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route All pedestrians will be routed out of the north end of the Lot 20 parking ramp. The walkway to buildings south of Burge Hall will be on the east side of the project fencing near Burge Hall.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic All pedestrians will be routed out of the north end of the Lot 20 parking ramp. There is a temporary ADA accessible ramp in this location. From there pedestrians will have access to the sidewalks north and south of Davenport St. as well as the walkway to buildings south of Burge Hall which is on the east side of the project fencing near Burge Hall.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences-South Annex Addition
Location The west sidewalk from the south corner of Burlington Street and Capitol Street running north to the north corner of Washington Street and Capitol will be closed to pedestrian traffic.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary for the new South Annex Addition to the Seamans Center
Additional Information Pedestrian traffic signage will be posted.
Start Date 1/11/2016 Start Time  
End Date 9/4/2017 End Time   
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route The northeast and west entrances of SC will remain open. Pedestrians should use the east sidewalk.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic The northeast and west entrances of SC will remain open. Pedestrians should use the east sidewalk.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500