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Visitor Information Booth on Tower Road Closed 7/24 - 8/10

The visitor information and parking booth on Tower Road will close from July 24 to August 10, 2014. Please direct guests to the booths located on Hoy Road (near the parking garage) or Campus Road (near Carpenter Hall).

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Hoy Road Garage Maintenance Project - Phase 2

Garage renovations will proceed to Phase 2 on Thursday, July 10. The traffic and parking impacts will be as follows:

· The north entrance from Campus Road will reopen. This will be the only entrance to the garage.
· The south entrance/exit from Hoy Road will become exit only.
· Levels 4 and 5 will be reopened for vehicle parking.
· Levels 1, 2 and 3 will be partially closed. No parking will be allowed on these levels.
· All stairwells will remain open during this phase.

Please be alert and follow all signage posted within the garage. If you have any questions about your parking options, please contact transportation@cornell.edu.

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Central Avenue Renovations Begin July 8

Roadway and sidewalk work taking place on Central Avenue will impact parking for U and AP permit holders.

The parking improvements are necessary in order to meet ADA accessibility standards, and will require that all of the handicap-accessible parking spaces and aisles be temporarily moved to the north, spanning the parking lot from McGraw Hall to the south towards Morrill Hall. The spaces currently signed for accessible parking will be closed during the renovation.

A sidewalk improvement project will take place on the west-side of Central Avenue, closing a small section of sidewalk leading to the Libe Slope overlook at Uris Library.

Visit the Campus Maps page (http://transportation.fs.cornell.edu/parking/maps/default.cfm) for map of the area and links to alternate parking options. Questions can be directed to transportation@cornell.edu.

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Campus Road sidewalk and lane closure June 23 - August 21

In preparation for the University Health Service project, the following closures will occur to facilitate utility work:

Lane Closures
· Monday, June 23 and Friday, June 30: Campus Road from the Gannett Health Service parking lot to College Avenue will periodically be reduce to one lane for the installation of new gas lines.

Access to parking lots will remain open at all times. Flaggers will assist with traffic during the lane closures.

Sidewalk Closures
· Monday, June 23 - Monday, July 7: The sidewalk on the south side of Campus Road between Anabel Taylor parking lot and College Avenue will be closed to pedestrians.
· Tuesday, July 8 - Thursday, August 21: The sidewalk on the north side of Campus Road from the entrance to Gannett Health Service parking lot to Ho Plaza will be closed to pedestrians.

Detour signs will be in place to assist with pedestrian 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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Update: Tower Road Safety Project Additional Bus Stop Change: May 27-Aug 21

In addition to the eastbound changes listed below, the westbound (inbound) Bradfield Hall bus stop will be relocated to Kennedy Hall or Dairy Bar (across the street) now tentatively through Aug. 21.

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Due to construction on Tower Road, between Wing Drive and Weill Hall, traffic will be reduced to one lane (for westbound only) impacting several TCAT routes effective Tues., May 27, tentatively through Thurs., Aug. 7.

During that time period, the following outbound-only routes will be affected: 20, 21, 31, 37, 40, 41, 43, 51, 52, 53, 65, 67, 75, 81 and 82. Route 36 will be affected on its two morning inbound trips.

Bus Stop Locations for EASTBOUND TCAT Routes

· The Corson Mudd bus stop will be relocated to Barton Hall across from the Teagle Hall bus stop on Garden Ave.
· The Bradfield Hall bus stop will be relocated to Bartels Hall (at the staircase) on Campus Rd.
· The Dairy Bar bus stop will be relocated to the corner of Campus Rd at Wing Drive (near Riley Robb Hall).

For the last two weeks of the project, tentatively Thurs. Aug. 7 through Thurs., Aug. 21, this portion of Tower Road will be closed to all traffic with both inbound and outbound bus stops relocated to stops as listed above.

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Tower Road Safety Project

Beginning May 27, 2014, the Tower Road Safety Project will reduce Tower Road to one-lane from Wing Drive to Weill Hall, allowing westbound traffic only. The road will be returned to two-way traffic on August 21, 2014.

Visit http://transportation.fs.cornell.edu/announcement_detail.cfm?pageid=156 for more information about the project, traffic patterns, and alternate parking options.

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Section of sidewalk CLOSED on East Avenue in front of main entrance to Statler May 21 - August 19

A section of sidewalk on East Avenue between the Statler main entrance and Campus Road will be closed Wednesday, May 21 through Tuesday, August 19, 2014 for construction work on the main entrance.

Beginning Tuesday, May 27, the sidewalk closure will be extended from the main entrance to the Statler the bus stop. Barricades and signs will be in place to direct pedestrians to the sidewalk on the west side of East Avenue.

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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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