Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Construction will begin Feb. 22 on an underground utility project in the vicinity of Carver-Hawkeye Arena and Dental Science Building. The project will occur in phases through August 2023 and will impact the streets, sidewalks, and parking areas near those two buildings.  

As always, use caution when driving or walking near the construction area and allow extra time to reach your destination. 

Traffic Details

Through approximately June 2023, Newton Road west of Elliott Drive will be reduced to one lane. 

Newton Road, west of Elliot Drive, one lane will be closed. East bound traffic will be permitted on the remaining lane; west bound traffic will be detoured to the south, through approximately June 2023.

Map of construction area showing road closures and closed sidewalks near Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Pedestrian details 

The sidewalk on Newton Road, west of Elliot Drive, will be closed, through June 2023.  The sidewalk at the northeast corner of Carver-Hawkeye Arena will remain accessible for events at the Arena through approximately March 20. After March 20, it will be closed through June 2023. 


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