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East Ave Turning Lane Closed at University Ave Intersection

NYSEG crews have closed the East Avenue turning lane at the corner of University Avenue and East Avenue while the perform utility work today, Wednesday, November 26th. East Avenue remains open and only the turning lane is affected. Crews are directing traffic at the site.

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Helicopter Over Campus for Utilities Work Sat, Nov 29, 2014

The Cornell Utilities Department will have a helicopter over campus from approximately 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM this Saturday, November 29, to perform an infrared scan of the steam distribution system as part of regular system maintenance. Starting at least two hours after sundown, the helicopter will fly at approximately 500 feet, following the steam distribution piping.

The flyover will be rescheduled if the wind speed is above 15 mph or if there is precipitation.

Please call Frank Perry at 592-2194 with any questions or concerns.

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Section of sidewalk closing between Kimball Hall and Upson Hall Nov. 24 - Feb. 13

A section of sidewalk between Kimball Hall and Upson Hall will be closed starting Monday, November 24 through Friday, February 13, 2015 to complete work on the east wall for the Kimball Hall renovation project.

Barricades and signs will be in place to direct pedestrians to an alternate route during that time frame.

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Traffic Control Gates Installed on East Ave

The Klarman Hall construction project necessitated the closing of the southbound lane of East Avenue until Spring of 2015. The northbound lane of East Avenue is designated for use by buses, bicycles and emergency vehicles only. All other through traffic has been detoured using West Ave.

To stop general traffic from traveling through the limited access portion of East Avenue, traffic control gates have been installed at both ends of the lane. Only bicycles, emergency vehicles, and vehicles equipped with a transponder to raise the gate will be able to travel the roadway.

If you have any questions regarding the traffic-control gates, please contact Transportation Services at transportation@cornell.edu.

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East Avenue Road Closure - Klarman Hall Project - January 8, 2014 until April 19, 2015

The construction of Klarman Hall will necessitate the closing of the southbound lane of East Avenue to all traffic from January 8, 2014 until April 19, 2015. The northbound lane of East Avenue will be available for buses, bicycles, and emergency vehicles only, with traffic alternating southbound and northbound. All other through traffic will be detoured using West Avenue (see diagrams below).

Access will be maintained to Lincoln Hall from the north and to the AD White House from the south. Project flag persons will monitor the detour points at the start of the lane closure to assist in the transition to the new traffic patterns. Cornell Police will enforce the bus- and bike-only traffic rule on the restricted portion of East Avenue.

If you have questions about the Klarman Hall project contact Gary Wilhelm at 607 254-8022 or visit the website at http://as.cornell.edu/klarman-hall/.

Traffic related questions should be directed to Transportation Services at transportation@cornell.edu.

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