Commuters can expect delays in the campus area for UW Housing fall semester move-in. Some campus roadways will close or be limited to one-way move-in traffic. The move-in days are August 27, 30, 31 and September 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Parking lots located near residence halls will also be used as unloading zones. Transportation Services will send email notifications to permit holders in affected parking lots.
Ongoing construction projects will also affect campus traffic during move-in week. Specifics are available on the construction webpage.
Routes 80, 81 and 82 will detour from Dayton Street between Park Street and Frances Street.
- Route 80 and 82 detour via Park and Johnson Street to Lake Street. Board buses at the stop located on Johnson at Park.
- Route 81 detours via Johnson, Frances and Dayton. Board Route 81 at stop located on Johnson at Lake.
Detour continues through end of service on Friday, September 1.
East Campus Closures
- Park Street between University Avenue and Langdon Street will be one-way northbound. The southbound lane will be restricted to move-in traffic only.
- Lake Street from Dayton Street to Johnson Street will be closed to thru traffic. Access will be restricted to primarily move-in traffic and will be one-way northbound. The intercity bus stop will temporarily move to Johnson Street, north of Gordon Dining and Event Center.
- Dayton Street between Park and Frances Street will be closed to thru traffic. Access will be restricted to primarily move-in traffic and will be one-way westbound Aug. 27 through Sept. 1. (Please note: before August 27 and after September 1, Dayton is one-way eastbound between Park and Lake due to construction.)
West Campus Closures
- Observatory Drive between Charter Street to Babcock Drive will be one-way westbound only and restricted to primarily move-in traffic.
- Elm Drive north of Observatory will be restricted to primarily move-in traffic.
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