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Arts Quad Sidewalk Replacement 6/21/18-8/15/18

A project to widen the sidewalks surrounding the Arts Quad will begin on June 21 and continue through August 15, 2018. Pedestrians will be detoured around the work zone as crews remove and replace the walkways.

To view a map of the project area, visit https://fcs.cornell.edu/content/construction-impacts. Please use caution in the work zone, and comply with all safety measures and instructions.

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Summer 2018 Construction Projects with Transportation Impacts

View a map of the planned projects, dates, and impacts at https://fcs.cornell.edu/content/construction-impacts. Projects and dates subject to change.

Permit holders impacted by planned projects will be notified of their alternate parking options.

As always, please take care when traversing the campus, and comply with all traffic control measures and flagger instructions.

-- East Avenue Rehabilitation Project, 6/11-8/16 - East Avenue will be closed to all traffic from Campus Road to Tower Road. The parking lot between Day and Stimson Halls will also close. Access to the Day Hall loading dock will be maintained from the north. See: http://www.cornell.edu/cuinfo/specialconditions/#2850

-- Morrill Hall Roof Replacement, 6/12-10/31 - Project will impact sidewalk access and ADA parking spaces on Central Avenue at Morrill Hall.

-- Peterson Lot, 6/11-8/15 - Complete rebuild of the parking lot at the corner of Judd Falls and Tower Road. The pay station meter will be moved to the Alumni Field parking lot on Tower Road for the duration of the project.

-- Wilson Lab Lot, 6/11-10/31 - Complete closure of the lot during the Kite Hill Stabilization Project and preparations for renovations to Wilson Lab.

Summer Paving Projects - 6/18-8/15 (weather dependent)
-- A Lot - Three bays closest to Northcross Road will be closed 6/18-8/15 for rehabilitation and striping.
-- Garden Ave Extension - Lane closures with one-way alternating traffic during resurfacing for up to two weeks.
-- TRB Lot - Estimated closure time is two weeks for resurfacing and striping.
-- Wing Drive - Estimated closure time is two weeks for resurfacing and striping.

To stay informed of construction projects, events, and other situations that can impact parking, visit http://www.cornell.edu/cuinfo/specialconditions/. TCAT transit alerts can be found at https://www.tcatbus.com/category/alerts.

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East Avenue Rehabilitation Project 4/2-8/16, 2018

A portion of East Avenue will be reduced to one lane of northbound traffic from April 2 to May 24, 2018. The roadway will briefly reopen to two-way traffic until June 11, at which time the roadway will then close entirely until August 16, 2018.

Beginning April 2, East Avenue between Campus Road and Tower Road will be limited to northbound traffic only between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm while crews begin work to update campus utility infrastructure and provide upgrades to the streetscape.

The parking lot between Day and Stimson Halls will close for one week, April 2 to April 8, during the first phase of the project, and again June 11 to August 16 during the second phase. Accessible permit holders will receive a separate message regarding their alternate parking options.

The sidewalk on the west side of the roadway will close, and fencing and signage will direct pedestrians around the work zone.

Beginning April 9, TCAT and out-of-county bus stops will be relocated to Garden Avenue, Teagle Hall (outbound) and Barton Hall (inbound). The detour will be in place for the duration of the project. For a list of affected bus routes, visit http://www.tcatbus.com.

The Campus-to-Campus Sage/Statler Hall stops will be relocated to Uris Hall for both departures and arrivals from April 2 until mid-August. An announcement will be made when regular service to the Sage and Statler Hall stops resume. Visit http://www.c2cbus.com for Campus-to-Campus service updates.

For timely information about university operating status changes, road closings, and other emergency information, visit http://www.cornell.edu/status.

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Portion of Forest Home Drive Closed 6/11/18-8/13/18

The City of Ithaca has announced that Forest Home Drive will be closed from the Thurston Avenue intersection to the service drive of Olin Laboratory, June 11-August 13, 2018. Access to the Forest Home parking garage and the Toboggan Lodge parking lot will be maintained from the east.

Please comply with all posted signage, barricades, and flagger instructions.

To stay informed of construction projects, events, and other situations that can impact parking, visit http://www.cornell.edu/cuinfo/specialconditions/.

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