CONTACT: CHARLES S. DRUM
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0048; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 4, 1999
Portion of Market Street to be closed Nov. 9
NOTE TO EDITORS: The closing of a portion of Market
Street originally scheduled for Friday, Nov. 5, has been rescheduled to accommodate
Parents Day. We apologize for any inconvenience.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Market Street will be closed from
Clinton Street to Madison Street from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 to
allow work on a renovation project in the Chemistry Building on the University
of Iowa campus. Traffic will be redirected to Jefferson Street, which will
carry two-way traffic during the period Market Street is closed. The UI offices
of Public Safety and Facilities Services will oversee pedestrian traffic control
at the T. Ann Cleary walkway at Jefferson and Market Streets.
The block will be closed to accommodate the installation
of an air handling unit on the Chemistry Building. The total project, which
will be completed by January 30, 2000, consists of renovation of the fifth
floor into new laboratory space.