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University of Iowa News Release

June 15, 2006

East End of Melrose Avenue Closed Friday Through Sunday

A construction project on the University of Iowa campus will cause a three-day closure of Melrose Avenue between South Grand Avenue and Grand Avenue, beginning 9 a.m. Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18. Traffic will be redirected on South Grand Avenue, Grand Avenue and Riverside Drive.

Vehicle access to UI buildings east of South Grand Avenue during this period will be through Lot 14. Exit will be through Grand Avenue Court.

The street closing is to accommodate the construction of buried, chilled water lines serving buildings in the area.

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

CONTACTS: Media: Charles S. Drum, 319-384-0048,; Program: Chris Varo, 319-335-5496,