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Willard Straight Hall Parking Lot Closure 10/16 - 10/27

The paid parking lot at Willard Straight Hall will be reduced to ADA and Cornell Health Center parking and deliveries only from Monday, October 16, to Friday October 27, 2017.

The temporary access drive from West Avenue is closed to all vehicle traffic. Deliveries can be made from the Campus Road entrance.

Alternate Parkmobile parking is located on West Avenue, Campus Road at Carpenter Hall, and in the surface lot next to the Hoy Road Parking Garage.

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Homecoming Celebration 2017 Parking Lot and Road Closures

Homecoming Weekend 2017 Road and Parking Lot Closings

Cornell University is gearing up for the annual Cornell Homecoming Celebration. The following road and parking lot closures will serve to accommodate numerous activities taking place from Thursday, October 19 to Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Complete information about Cornell Homecoming can be found at www.homecoming.cornell.edu.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Parking Lot Closures--Parking lots will close at the time(s) noted, with any remaining vehicles towed:
- Schoellkopf Crescent lot, closed 5 pm Thursday, October 19, to 5 pm Sunday, October 22
- Lynah/ Teagle parking lot, closed from 5 pm Thursday, October 19, to 5 pm Sunday, October 22
- Note: Deliveries and special assignments will be granted access on Friday.

Friday, October 20, 2017
Parking Lot Closures--The following parking lots will close at the time(s) noted, with any remaining vehicles towed:
- Hoy South lot and levels 4 and 5 of the Hoy Road garage, closed 5 am Friday, October 20, to 9 am Saturday, October 21.
- Levels 1, 2, and 3 of the Hoy Road garage will remain open; however, on Friday, October 20, there is no entry from 5 pm to 10 pm, or exiting from 7 pm to 10 pm, due to the fireworks.
- Bartels/Friedman reserved for C permit parking.

Road Closures:
- Campus Road from Hoy Road to Wing Drive, closed 6 pm - 10 pm to ALL traffic
- Note: Handicap-accessible parking will be available in the Bartels Lot, access from the Judd Falls Road side of Campus Road.
- Garden Avenue from Campus Road to Tower Road, closed 6 pm - 10 pm to ALL traffic
- Hoy Road from Campus Road to Dwyer Dam Bridge, closed 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm to ALL traffic

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Parking Lots Closures--The following parking lots will be closed 7 am - 6:30 pm with any unauthorized vehicles towed:
- Bartels Hall/Friedman Wrestling Center parking lot
- Campus Road parking lots from Bartels Hall to Wing Drive
- Wing Drive parking lot
- Alumni Field parking lot (reopens 4 pm)
- Sage Hall Parking Lot (4pm – 10pm)

Road Closures:
- Campus Road from Garden Avenue to Wing Drive, closed 10 am – 6:30pm
- Campus Road from Hoy Road to Wing Drive, closed 12am - 6:30 pm to ALL traffic, except handicap-accessible parking access from Judd Falls Road side of Campus Road.
- Garden Avenue from Campus Road to Tower Road, closed 12am - 6:30 pm to ALL traffic.

We appreciate the community's cooperation in helping to make the weekend safe and enjoyable for everyone. Thank you for your patience.

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NYSDOT Bridge Inspections October 16 - October 20, 2017

Starting October 16, engineers working for the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will inspect the following bridges:

--Stewart Avenue Bridge (over Cascadilla Creek)
--Stewart Avenue Bridge (over Fall Creek)
--Thurston Avenue Bridge

Engineers will use ropes to access the underside of these bridges.

Impact on vehicle traffic and pedestrians will be minimal. Please observe all signage posted by the inspectors.

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Forest Home Drive Retaining Wall Repairs 8/28/17-11/30/17

Beginning August 28, 2017, Forest Home Drive from the Thurston Avenue intersection to the service drive of Olin Lab will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic for repairs to the retaining wall and roadway.

Pedestrians and bicycles must use the signed detour routes (Beebe Lake Footbridge or Baker stairs). The crosswalk at the Forest Home Drive intersection with East and Thurston Avenues will remain open except during equipment and materials delivery. Flaggers will assist with traffic control.

The project is expected to complete by November 30, 2017.

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