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University of Iowa News Release


June 1, 2007

UI Utilities Project Closes Portion Of Madison Street

Construction on the University of Iowa campus will close Madison Street from north of Burlington Street to south of the Main Library beginning June 4 until the completion of the project in early September.

The Southeast Utilities Project is necessary to extend the existing east campus utilities to support the future Campus Recreation and Wellness Center and provide pipe capacity to the area of campus south of Burlington Street. The utilities include chilled water, domestic water, steam, and condensate. Bus routes and pedestrian walkways have been rerouted for the duration of the project.

For more information visit the project Web site at or call Facilities Management at 319-335-5500.

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

CONTACTS: Chris Varo, Facilities Management, 319-335-5496,; Charles S. Drum, University News Services, 319-384-0048,