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Main Quadrangle Retractable Bollards installations: 58th/University and 57th Street (at Cobb Gate)

Summer construction is planned at University Avenue and 58th Street, and 57th Street & vacated Greenwood (Cobb Gate) between June 19 and September 16, to install retractable bollards.


The construction schedule includes the following:

--June 19 - June 24: Mobilize, erect site fencing and build a temporary access road

--June 25 - August 21: Excavate, install bollards, and landscape at 58th and University site

--July 22 - July 26: Mobilize and erect site fencing at 57th Street & vacated Greenwood site

--July 29 - September 16: Sidewalk demolition, excavation, installation of bollards and placement of new sidewalk.

Access onto the main quadrangles will be via the temporary road off University Avenue, and at the entrance between Anatomy and Hitchcock Hall. A flagger will be present to direct traffic and pedestrians, and signage will be in place throughout the project.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

Please direct questions to Denise Davis project manager, at 773.612.6373, or ddavis3@uchicago.edu or Gavin Tun, 312.607.6654, or gavin1@uchicago.edu .

Thank you for your patience throughout the project.