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Enhancements to 58th Street between University and Woodlawn avenues

Planned improvements to 58th Street require crews to narrow the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and 58th Street to one lane now through Sunday, May 4. In addition, a portion of the sidewalk along south University Avenue is closed intermittently now through Wednesday, May 14.


The campus community can expect the following:

--Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. now through Sunday, May 4, the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and 58th Street narrows to one lane.

--Expect intermittent closures along Woodlawn Avenue sidewalks to accommodate the accessible crosswalk work.

--A portion of the west sidewalk along south University Avenue is closed through Wednesday, May 14; vehicle entrance to the main quadrangles remains routed through Cobb Gate, and pedestrians can access to the main quad through the north and south entrances.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

Please direct questions to Sara Matesevac, assistant project manager, at 773.230.3305 or smatesevac@uchicago.edu, or Larry Blouin, director of construction, at 773.230.3261 or lblouin@uchicago.edu.

Thank you for your patience during this work.