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Map of all UI closures

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

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

current UI Access & Construction Alerts

Road Closure
Project Name SUES - Grand Ave Phase 2 Steam Distribution
Location East/West Road between the new Pharmacy and Peterson and Rienow Halls will be closed for utilities and vaults being placed within this portion of road.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to facilitate the utility installation through from Hillcrest to the Field House.
Additional Information
Start Date 7/17/2017 Start Time   6am
End Date 12/31/2017 End Time   6am
Traffic Control Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Lot 13, Hillcrest and new Pharmacy will be accessed by the newly opened Byington Road which will open on July 17th.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Other Closure
Project Name BSB - Modernize Building Systems
Location BSB Loading Dock
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to crane down old exhaust ductwork and fans prior to the cutover to the new roof top equipment.
Additional Information The entire loading dock with the exception of the ground level coiling overhead door and the blue dumpster will be out of service.
Start Date 8/5/2017 Start Time   0600
End Date 8/7/2017 End Time   0600
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route No alternate route is necessary
Accessible Route accessibility graphic No alternate accessible route is necessary
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Other Closure
Project Name BSB - Modernize Building Systems
Location PBDB South Fire Lane immediately south of the Steindler Memorial
Reason For Closure This outage is necessary to crane down old general exhaust ductwork and exhaust fans as part of the cutover to the new equipment.
Additional Information
Start Date 7/29/2017 Start Time   0600
End Date 7/31/2017 End Time   0600
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route No alternate route is necessary
Accessible Route accessibility graphic No alternate accessible route is necessary
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Other Closure
Project Name BSB - Modernize Building Systems
Location BSB Loading Dock
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to
Additional Information The entire loading dock with the exception of the ground level coiling overhead door and the blue dumpster will be out of service.
Start Date 7/25/2017 Start Time   0700
End Date 7/28/2017 End Time   1700
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route No alternate route is necessary
Accessible Route accessibility graphic No alterante accessible route is necessary
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name UDS-Replace Water Main CHA East & North
Location Elliot Drive from Dental Science Lot to Newton Road
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to replace Water Main to Carver Hawkeye Arena.
Additional Information One lane of Elliot Drive from Dental Science Lot to Newton Road will be closed for installation of a new Water Main to Carver Hawkeye Arena. The southbound lane will close first on Monday followed by the northbound then reconstruction of the island and right turn lane from Elliot to Newton.
Start Date 7/17/2017 Start Time   7:00 AM
End Date 7/28/2017 End Time   5:00 PM
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Coralville
Iowa City
Alternate Route Traffic control will be installed with flaggers.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name SUES - Grand Ave Phase 2 Replace Steam Distribution
Location Grand Avenue between Riverside Drive and South Grand Avenue will be shifting traffic from the southern westbound rerouted lanes in place to their normal westbound lanes. The eastbound lanes will continue to be rerouted to Melrose Avenue.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to faciltate the phasing progressions.
Additional Information On Monday, July 10 through July 11, this project will be replacing the 50' of median within Grand Avenue east of Byington Road. There will a temporary obstruction in this area similar to the previous demolition where this median was removed for the temporary rerouting of traffic.
Start Date 7/9/2017 Start Time   6pm
End Date 10/1/2017 End Time   6am
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Iowa City
Alternate Route
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name SUES - Replace Grand Ave Steam Distribution Phase 2
Location South Grand Ave due north of the roundabout near the old Pharmacy Building loading dock per Phase 1 traffic will be relocated to the adjacent temporary paving.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to facilitate the utilities crossing South Grand Ave to the East/West Road.
Additional Information Two-way traffic will be maintained through this area for access to UIHC Emergency Room Services, UIHC loading dock, Med Labs loading dock and parking as well as for the new College of Pharmacy consctuction entrance.
Start Date 6/26/2017 Start Time   6pm
End Date 9/1/2017 End Time   6am
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
 
Parking Lot Closure
Project Name Iowa Memorial Union - Replace Roof Sections
Location South Parking Lot of IMU
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to complete the roofing replacement project.
Additional Information South building entrance to IMU remains open. Access remains open to loading dock at west side of IMU. Two (2) ADA parking spots available at west end of south lot. Four (4) UI Parking spots available at east end of south lot.
Start Date 6/14/2017 Start Time   7:00AM
End Date 10/1/2017 End Time   3:30PM
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Alternate parking: Meters on Madison St. and Jeffereson St. IMU Parking Ramp.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Two (2) ADA parking spots are available at the west end of the south IMU parking lot. ADA access to south building entrance remains open.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Road Closure
Project Name SUES-Replace Riverside/Grand Ave Steam Distribution
Location Byington Road will be closed to traffic north of Grand Ave to Hillcrest. Traffic to Hillcrest and the adjoining parking will be through the east/west road. Grand Avenue will be reduced to two lanes in the westbound direction. There will be no eastbound traffic from the roundabout to Byington Road. The eastbound traffic will be detoured to Melrose Avenue.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to facilitate the installation of the steam, condensate, sewer and associated electrical work for this project.
Additional Information
Start Date 5/14/2017 Start Time   6pm
End Date 8/1/2017 End Time   6pm
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route   Cambus
Iowa City
Alternate Route The alternate route to Hillcrest will be through the east/west road.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Other Closure
Project Name Bowen Science Building - Modernize Building Systems
Location BSB Loading Dock. All three parking spaces in this loading dock will be out of service for the duration of this notice.
Reason For Closure The 0548201 project needs to take over these three parking spaces for steel and equipment lay down space. The steel and equipment will be placed on the roof of BSB.
Additional Information There will be fencing and flashing cones blocking off the parking spaces.
Start Date 4/24/2017 Start Time   0600
End Date 12/29/2017 End Time   1700
Traffic Control Yes Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route No alternate route is necessary for this outage.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic No alternate accessible route is required for this outage.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan View
Contact 319-335-5500
 
Sidewalk Closure
Project Name UDS- Reconstruct Currier Steam Tunnel at Burge Hall
Location T. Anne Cleary Walkway between Chemistry Building and Blank Honors Center.
Reason For Closure The closure is necessary to allow for tunnel reconstruction and associated utility work.
Additional Information Walkways and routes will be revised near the intersection of Bloomington and Capitol Streets as the project progresses. The main route will remain intact.
Start Date 5/8/2017 Start Time   am
End Date 7/28/2017 End Time   pm
Traffic Control No Affected Bus Route  
Alternate Route Pedestrians will be routed around the East side of Blank Honors building with detour signage.
Accessible Route accessibility graphic Same as alternate route.
Map https://maps.facilities.uiowa.edu/flexviewer/closures
Traffic Control Plan
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