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Temporary closure of Ellis Avenue

A portion of Ellis Avenue will be closed between 56th and 57th streets from 11 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11 while the crane at the William Eckhardt Research Center jobsite is removed.

The campus community can expect the following:

--UChicago Shuttles will be rerouted around the street closure. Additional information regarding shuttle schedules can be found at: and

--The sidewalk along the east side of Ellis Avenue will remain accessible and a temporary fence will be in place along the curb lane.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

For information, please contact Project Manager Jennifer Fifield at or 773.569.7320.

Thank you for your patience during this closure.