Temporary Road and Facilities Closures


Partial Mell Street closures, May 10 – Aug. 17

Mell Street water line installation Click on above picture for a full sized map.

Portions of the southbound lane of Mell Street will be closed May 10 – Aug. 17 to install an new water line. The southbound lane will only be closed 200 feet at a time. The northbound lane will remain open. Flaggers will be available to help direct traffic.

Please see adjacent map for more details.

Contacts:

Construction: David Johnson, 334-734-3287

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863


Portions of Donahue Drive to close May 9 through Aug. 10 for major utility installation­­

donahue map Click on above picture for a full sized map.

Donahue Drive, from West Magnolia Avenue to just north of South Heisman Drive, will experience staged closures between May 9 and Aug. 10, 2018 to install a duct bank–an underground structure which will house and protect electrical cables.

 Please find more details noted in the adjacent map.

 Contacts:

Construction, Spearman Cobb, 334-303-7670

Communication, Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863


Repaving of Biggio Drive will begin May 10

Biggo Paving thumbnail Click on above picture for a full sized map.

A portion of Biggio Drive, from West Samford Avenue to just past the parking lot located beside the Martin Aquatics Center, will be repaved this summer. The project will take place in two phases to allow for uninterrupted summer camp drop off and pick up.

Please see the adjacent map for phasing and vehicle routing information.

Contacts:

Construction: David Johnson, 334-734-3287

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863


Portion of Wire Road closing for five months beginning Monday

Public Notice Click on above picture for a full sized map.

ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF AUBURN: 

The Lee County Highway Department will be closing a portion of Lee Road 137 (Wire Road) over a tributary to Hodnett Creek to through traffic due to the replacement of the bridge. The road will be closed for approximately five months beginning Monday, April 16. Local traffic will not be allowed to use the road within 250 feet of the bridge structure.

Through traffic wanting to travel west on Lee Road 137 will be detoured as follows: at the junction of Lee Road 137 and Lee Road 010, turn left and travel southeast on Lee Road 010 approximately 3.3 miles to the junction of Lee Road 010 and Cox Road; thence, turn left onto Cox Road and travel northwest approximately 0.6 miles to the intersection of Cox Road and I-85; thence, turn left onto I-85 South and travel south approximately 7.4 miles to Exit 42 and Wire Road(Macon Co. 53, Lee Road 137).

Through traffic wanting to travel east on Macon Co. 053(Lee Road 137) will follow the same route; however, the route will be traveled in the opposite direction. Detour signs will be in place for public convenience.

 


Portions of Mell Street closed during Mell Corridor construction

Mell Corridor map thumbnail Click on above picture for a full sized map.

Portions of Mell Street will be blocked off through Summer 2018 due to Mell Corridor construction. Sidewalk routes are available for accessing Mell Classroom. 

Please see adjacent map for details. 

Contacts:

Construction: Cale Simons, 334-734-2706

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-844-9142

 


Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts construction project underway

Performing Arts Map Click on above picture for a full sized map.

A portion of Auburn University property, located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, will be closed through the summer of 2019 for construction of the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center.

 More information on this project can be found in the following locations:

  1. Facilities Management’s Major Construction Projects webpage
  2. Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center website (goguecenter.auburn.edu)

 

Contacts:

Construction: Joshua Conradson, 334-740-8218

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863


Portion of Lowder parking lot closed during Graduate Business Building construction

Map of parking closures in the Lowder lot Click on above picture for a full sized map.

A parking lot and sidewalks adjacent to the Lowder Business Building are closed through Spring 2019 for construction of the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business Graduate Business Building.

See adjacent map for details.

Contacts:

Construction: Spearman Cobb, 334-303-7670

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863


Parking lots closed for construction of Leach Science Center addition

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 are both closed for the duration of the Leach Science Center addition construction project. The project is scheduled for completion in December 2018.

See adjacent map for details.

Contacts:

Construction: Steve Haney, 205-447-2988

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863


Two College of Engineering construction projects underway

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 is closed through spring 2019 for the following construction projects:

  1. Gavin Engineering Research Laboratory Renovation
  2. Brown-Kopel Engineering Student Achievement Center 

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

Contacts:

Construction: Steve Haney, 205-447-2988

Communications: Martha Gentry, 334-734-4863