Melrose Ave construction, additional closure


The eastbound portion of Melrose Avenue will be closed from Emerald Street to Sunset Street starting Monday, August 3 while pavement repairs are made. Traffic delays may be possible, but the roadway is expected to be open again on Thursday, August 6.

Trips on the Hawkeye-Hospital route from the Hawkeye Campus to the West Campus Transportation Center before noon will detour.


The westbound portion of Melrose Avenue between Birkdale Court and Emerald Street with be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 for pavement repair. Traffic delays may be possible. Trips from the West Campus Transportation Center to the Hawkeye Campus will detour during this closure. Learn more by visiting the UI Parking and Transportation site.



    • Hi Jennie. Yes, the closure is east of that road. You will still have access to the Finkbine commuter lot.

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