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6005-6011 S. Woodlawn Avenue and 6042 S. Kimbark Avenue

In preparation for the demolition of 6005-6011 S. Woodlawn Ave. and 6042 S. Kimbark Ave., the campus community can expect the following:

--Street utility work and activity at 60th and Woodlawn will begin on July 29; traffic will be intermittently impacted through July 31.

--Installation of scaffolding and demolition fencing at 6005-6011 S. Woodlawn Ave. will begin August 6.

--Signage will be posted directing pedestrians around both work areas; a stretch of sidewalk will be closed along Woodlawn and Kimbark Avenues.

--Parking lot access and residential access from Kimbark Avenue will not be impacted.

--The work will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and will be noisy at times.

An additional notice will be sent in August to provide more detail on demolition schedules at 6005-6011 S. Woodlawn Ave. and 6042 S. Kimbark Ave. The demolition sites are shown on the below map.

For information, contact Laura Jansky-Jacobs, project manager, at 773.213.3539, or or Gavin Tun, director, at 312.607.6654, or

Thank you for your patience throughout these projects.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.