Temporary Road and Facilities Closures

Heisman Drive Closure June 23 - 29

Map showing Heisman Drive June 23 thru 29 closure Click on above picture for a full sized map.

A portion of Heisman Drive, located near the Stadium Parking Deck entrance, will be closed while contractors cross hot and chilled water lines. During this time, Heisman Drive will only be open to Tiger Transit, delivery vehicles and ADA parking at Haley Center. 

See attached map for detailed traffic flow information.  


Construction Contact: Wendy Peacock, 334-734-0158

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863

South Donahue Lane Closure Starts June 26

Map of South Donahue Drive Lane Closure Click on above picture for a full sized map.

The outside southbound lane of South Donahue Drive will be closed June 26 - July 2 for underground utility installation. The closure area will run from the new School of Nursing Building to the VCOM lawn. 


Construction: Joshua Conradson, 334-740-8218

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863

Partial Duncan Drive Closure June 30 - July 5

Map showing partial Duncan Drive closure Click on above picture for a full sized map.

A portion of Duncan Drive, from Samford Avenue to the entrance of Bibb Graves Drive will be closed June 30 - July 5 for installation of underground utilities. During this time, vehicles planning to park in the Bibb Graves Drive lot and the Stadium Parking Deck will need to take an alternate route.

The alternate route is noted on the attached map. 


Construction: Steve Haney, 205-447-2988

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863

Portion of Donahue Drive closed at night June 12 - 20

Thumbnail image showing portion of Donahue Drive closed Click on above picture for a full sized map.

A portion of Donahue Drive adjacent to Jordan-Hare Stadium will be closed June 12 - 20. The closure will occur from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. The road will be reopened with road plates during the day. A nighttime traffic detour and pedestrian routes are noted on the accompanying map. 

The closure gives contractors working on the Jordan-Hare Stadium Gameday Support Facility and Locker Room Renovations the opportunity to install utilities across Donahue Drive.

For more information on the project, contact Wendy Peacock (Construction Project Manager) at 334-734-0158 or Martha Gentry (Communications) at 334-844-9142.

Temporary closure of parking lot behind Campus Safety Building

Thumbnail of parking lot clousre map Click on above picture for a full sized map.

The two parking lots directly south of the Campus Safety Building are temporarily closed to allow for the installation of a new 8" water main and underground power.


Communications- Martha Gentry 334-844-9142

Construction- Spearman Cobb 334-303-7670

Parking Lot Closures for Leach Science Center Addition Construction

Thumbnail of Leach parking closure map Click on above picture for a full sized map.

The parallel parking spaces and the parking lot next to the Leach Science Center on Duncan Drive will close Monday, April 24 and remain closed for the duration of the Leach Science Center Addition construction project. The project is scheduled for completion in July 2018.


Construction Project Manager, Steve Haney SHaney@BrasfieldGorrie.com

Communications, Martha Gentry, barkemg@auburn.edu

Three College of Engineering construction projects to begin in December

Closures along the Ginn Concourse and near Foy Hall Click on above picture for a full sized map.

Sections of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering sector of campus will be closed through fall 2017 for the following construction projects:

1. Gavin Engineering Research Laboratory Renovation

2. Demolition of the three Engineering Shops and L Building

3. Broun Hall Renovations 

More information about each of these projects can be found in the following locations:

Facilities Management Major Construction Projects Webpage

College of Engineering Construction Webpage

Partial Parking Lot Closure Notice: RO/C Zone (Hemlock Drive)

Lot closures near band field in RO Parking Click on above picture for a full sized map.

A portion of the RO/C Zone parking lot located adjacent to the AU Band Practice Complex will close April 14 and remain closed through January 2017 for the Complex construction project.

All vehicles should be removed from the lot by noon, April 14. AU Parking Services will attend to any vehicles remaining on the lot after this time.

Visit the Band Practice Complex project Webpage to find additional information including project description, renderings, timelines and construction contacts.

Mell Street and RBD Library Main Entrance

Overlay of road closures in front of Ralph Brown Draughon Lirbary Click on above picture for a full sized map.

Bicycle, Pedestrian, & Vehicle Traffic Impact

A portion of Mell Street and also the main Ralph B. Draughon Library entrance facing Mell will close after Auburn University's Fall 2015 graduation ceremony and remain closed through Summer 2017 as the university constructs the Mell Classroom Building. 

The partial Mell Street closure will affect bicycle, pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area. In an effort to help the campus community prepare for the temporary closure, Facilities Management has released a construction map. This map highlights the construction zone and revised traffic routes.

Parking Impact

Parking Services will have a checkpoint at the intersection of College Street and West Thach Avenue and another checkpoint at the intersection of Mell Street and Roosevelt Drive, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Vehicles with the appropriate faculty/staff vehicle registration will be allowed access to Ross Square and Mary Martin Hall parking via the West Thach Avenue checkpoint. Vehicles allowed access on Mell Street via the Roosevelt Drive checkpoint include vehicles registered to Quad residents, dropping off at the Early Childhood Center, with handicap placards and of patients visiting the Speech and Hearing Clinic. All other vehicles will not be allowed to enter. If you do need access to this area, contact Parking Services at either 844-4143 or parking@auburn.edu, and they will try to accommodate your needs.

Library Impact

The Mell Classroom Building construction project is in front of the library, but the library will remain open. Changes will be occurring inside the library to make preparations for the new building. For all the details on how the library is impacted, please visit the library page.

Questions about the map or construction should be directed to:

Assistant Director Construction Management, Ben Chapman, wbc0004@auburn.edu
Communications, Martha Gentry, barkemg@auburn.edu