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City to close 400 block of Thurston Avenue Sept. 2 - 3

The City of Ithaca Water and Sewer Division will be closing Thurston Avenue between Wyckoff Avenue and Wait Avenue on Tuesday, September 2 - Wednesday, September 3 from 7:00 am - 3:30 pm to install water line service for life safety sprinkler system at 401 Thurston Avenue.

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Section of sidewalk and motorcycle parking area CLOSED on Sciences Drive Sept. 3 - 4

A section of sidewalk and motorcycle parking area on Sciences Drive by Bailey Hall will be closed Wednesday, September 3 - Thursday, September 4 from 6am to 6pm to repair a water main line. Signs will be posted to assist with pedestrian traffic.

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Hoy Road Parking Garage Opens August 22

The Hoy Road parking garage will reopen on Friday, August 22. Some spaces may remain blocked for contractor storage and access for repairs; please be alert and comply with all instructions and signage.

North stairwell replacement will begin September 2, closing the stairwell and adjacent parking spaces on each level. These renovations should complete in early October.

New Parking Restrictions:

Starting Monday, August 25, the entire Hoy Road garage will be restricted to permit-only parking:
· G and Central parking permits.
· Visitor and Guest of Admissions parking permits.

The Hoy South lot (adjacent to the garage) is available for short-term, paid parking using Parkmobile. There will be no metered parking at this location until the meter is moved to the Hoy South lot.

The Bartels metered parking lot will return to meter and Parkmobile payment-restricted parking; The Friedman lot (behind the wrestling center) will be restricted to visitor permit and Parkmobile payment parking. Please alert your visitors and guests to these restrictions.

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Tower Road Reopens August 21

Beginning Thursday, August 21, Tower Road will reopen to two-way traffic. All TCAT and out-of-county bus stops will return to the Tower Road stop locations.

Planting, sidewalk, and street lighting work will continue into September, but should not impact vehicle traffic.

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Section of Campus Road reduced to one lane August 5 - October 1

A section of the south-bound lane of Campus Road between Judd Falls Road and Tower Road will be reduced to one lane from Thursday, August 5 through Wednesday, October 1, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., to install a new storm sewer line.

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

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Hoy Road Garage Maintenance Work Planned for Summer 2014

Parking availability in the Hoy Road garage will be reduced due to planned maintenance, scheduled to begin June 16, 2014 and last until late August. The work will be performed in four stages; each phase will last three to four weeks.

· Phase one begins June 16, and will close parking levels 3, 4, and 5 and the north entrance (Campus Road). Access to levels 1 and 2 will be maintained from the south entrance (Hoy Road).
· Phase two will impact levels 1, 2, and 3; dates will be announced as phase one nears completion.

The metered area on the ground floor will be closed and the spaces converted to permit-only parking. Visitors should be directed to a parking and information booth for their short-term parking options.

If you have any questions, please contact transportation@cornell.edu.

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Traffic Control Gates Installed on East Ave

The Klarman Hall construction project necessitated the closing of the southbound lane of East Avenue until Spring of 2015. The northbound lane of East Avenue is designated for use by buses, bicycles and emergency vehicles only. All other through traffic has been detoured using West Ave.

To stop general traffic from traveling through the limited access portion of East Avenue, traffic control gates have been installed at both ends of the lane. Only bicycles, emergency vehicles, and vehicles equipped with a transponder to raise the gate will be able to travel the roadway.

If you have any questions regarding the traffic-control gates, please contact Transportation Services at transportation@cornell.edu.

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East Avenue Road Closure - Klarman Hall Project - January 8, 2014 until April 19, 2015

The construction of Klarman Hall will necessitate the closing of the southbound lane of East Avenue to all traffic from January 8, 2014 until April 19, 2015. The northbound lane of East Avenue will be available for buses, bicycles, and emergency vehicles only, with traffic alternating southbound and northbound. All other through traffic will be detoured using West Avenue (see diagrams below).

Access will be maintained to Lincoln Hall from the north and to the AD White House from the south. Project flag persons will monitor the detour points at the start of the lane closure to assist in the transition to the new traffic patterns. Cornell Police will enforce the bus- and bike-only traffic rule on the restricted portion of East Avenue.

If you have questions about the Klarman Hall project contact Gary Wilhelm at 607 254-8022 or visit the website at http://as.cornell.edu/klarman-hall/.

Traffic related questions should be directed to Transportation Services at transportation@cornell.edu.

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