Weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, work will begin to complete street repairs and construct pedestrian curb ramps and bus landings on Sunset Street in University Heights. Northbound traffic on Sunset Street will be maintained through the work zone at all times. Southbound traffic on Sunset Street will be detoured around the work. A detour route is shown utilizing Koser Avenue, Highland Drive, George Street and Oakcrest Street.
It is anticipated that normal traffic will resume by Thursday, Aug. 31. Motorists and pedestrians should use caution around the work site, expect delays, allow extra travel time, and seek an alternate route during this time period.
On Monday, Aug. 21, the outbound Oakcrest, Plaen View and Night & Weekend Oakcrest routes will detour due to the closure of the southbound lane of Sunset Street between Melrose Avenue and Benton Street. Oakcrest and Night / Weekend Oakcrest buses will detour outbound using Melrose Avenue to Koser Avenue to George Street to Oakcrest Street. The outbound Plaen View bus route will detour using Melrose Avenue to Koser Avenue to Benton Street and back to Sunset Street. Inbound travel on Sunset Street is not affected, however, traffic related delays may occur. Normal service is expected to resume on Thursday, August 31, 2017. See below for stop closure and route specific information:
Outbound Stops Closed
Melrose Avenue & George Street 8107*
*Will still be open for outbound Westwinds, Westside Hospital and Melrose Express customers
** Affects Plaen View route only
For more information, contact the Transportation Services Department at 319-356-5151 or visit www.icgov.org/transit.