CAMBUS Service Alert: Several routes delayed beginning October 23 due to Newton Road repairs and lane reduction

Several CAMBUS routes delayed beginning October 23 due to Newton Road repairs and lane reduction

October 21, 2019

Effective: Wednesday, October 23 through mid-November 2019 (weather dependent)

The City of Iowa City announced Newton Road will be reduced to one-lane of alternation traffic to allow for pavement repairs and asphalt resurfacing. Beginning Wednesday, October 23, Newton Road will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic from Woolf Avenue west to Elliot Drive. The lane reductions are anticipated to be in place through Thursday, November 7. Routes that service this area will experience delays. Allow extra time when planning your travel times.

Routes impacted:

  • Red Route
  • Blue Route
  • Pentacrest/Night Pentacrest
  • Hawkeye Express
  • Hawkeye-Hospital
  • North Hospital Shuttle
  • Research Park

Detours

Beginning on Wednesday, October 23, Newton Road will also be closed from Elliot Drive west to US Highway 6. This road closure will require detours for the AM Hawkeye Express and Research Park routes. All stops will be serviced but an alternate route will be taken.

Map of detour for Research Park at Newton Road

For questions about CAMBUS service, please call the dispatcher at 319-335-8633 or email cambus-transit@uiowa.edu.