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University of Iowa News Release

June 8, 2006

Burlington Street Bridge Closed Between Riverside Drive And Madison Street

Burlington Street will be closed to all traffic between Riverside Drive and Madison Street beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 9, through late Sunday evening on June 11.  A detour will be posted to redirect Highway 1 traffic around the closure.

During construction, the existing railroad crossing will be removed to allow for a University of Iowa utility tunnel reconstruction project. Temporary pavement will be put in place to restore traffic flow through the area. Drivers are reminded to exercise extreme caution through the construction area. Project completion date is October 15, 2006.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Dennis Rublaitus, 319-335-1213,