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Section of Campus Road and West Avenue reduced to one lane July 27 - August 7

From Monday, July 27, through Friday, August 7, 2015, the installation of a new gas line will close a section of the west-bound lane of Campus Road below the University Health Center, and then a section of the north-bound lane on West Avenue to McFaddin Hall.

The sidewalk on the north-side of Campus Road will be closed during the project. Pedestrians will be directed to sidewalks on Libe Slope.

Signs and flaggers will be in place to assist with traffic.

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West Entrance to Alumni Field Parking Lot Closed July 15 - August 15

Due to the combination of multiple construction projects currently taking place on Tower Road, the west entrance to the Alumni Field "N" permit parking lot will be closed beginning July 15, 2015.

Permit holders can continue to access the east entrance to Alumni Field from Wing Drive.

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Section of Natural Areas Trail closed July 13 - August 14

A section of the nature trail and stair case from Sackett's Bridge (on Beebe Lake) up the hill to Fuertes Observatory will be closed Monday, July 13 through Friday, August 14, for replacement of timber stair treads and railings.

Barricades and signage will be in place to detour pedestrians.

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Forest Home Garage Closure

The Forest Home Parking Garage will be closed for repairs June 8 - August 17, 2015. No vehicle or pedestrian access will be permitted during the closure. Alternate parking information can be found at www.parking.cornell.edu.

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University Health Services Facility Project Update

The new temporary service drive from West Avenue to Willard Straight Hall will open May 1, 2015. The access drive on Campus Road, along with the sidewalk on the north side of Campus Road, will close on May 4, 2015.

Gannett patient parking spaces have been relocated to Campus Road, next to the visitor parking and information booth. The WSH metered lot is now reduced to 25 spaces. Signs and barricades will be in place to direct vehicles and pedestrians around the construction zone.

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