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Enhancements to South University Avenue between 57th and 59th streets

Improvements will be made this month to enhance pedestrian access to the main quadrangles from 58th Street. The intersection of east 58th Street and University Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic between Monday, April 21, through Monday, April 28, to accommodate the work.

The campus community can expect the following:

-- Parking restrictions will be in place between 57th and 59th streets along University and Woodlawn avenues; please click link to view map.

--Sidewalks along University Avenue will remain accessible, please see below for temporary crosswalks in place along University Avenue.

--CTA route 171 will be rerouted; please refer to

--The NightRide Central Route will be temporarily re-routed to Ellis Avenue, and proceed north to 57th. The shuttle will layover at 57th and University; please refer to

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

Please direct questions to Sara Matesevac, assistant project manager, at 773.230.3305 or, or Larry Blouin, director of construction, at 773.230.3261 or

Thank you for your patience during this work.