Two utility projects will begin Monday, May 22 with work expected to last into August. Detours will be necessary for northbound travel on N. Charter Street (between University Avenue and Linden Drive) and westbound travel on Linden (between Babcock Drive and Elm Drive).
UBRC Class 2023 – Bicycle Hub Overhaul Demo
The instructor will take apart a wheel hub and demonstrate repacking of wheel bearings. The inner workings of this simple but mysterious bicycle maintenance task will be revealed.
Observatory Drive closure near Bascom Hall, April 24-May 4
The eastbound lane of Observatory Drive will close between Charter Street and Bascom Hall to accommodate utility work. Vehicles traveling eastbound will detour to Charter Street. The westbound lane will remain open until May 4, when a one-day closure is planned for both lanes. The area is expected to fully reopen May 5.
UBRC Class 2023 – Derailleurs and Shifting
Learn the basics about how your bicycles gears work and how to keep them shifting smoothly. You can have your bike handy during the class to follow along or you can just watch.
Regent Street one-block closure to impact travel near campus, March 24-26
Regent Street between East Campus Mall and Park Street will be closed to accommodate the placement of a construction crane. Traffic will detour to West Washington Avenue and South Park Street. Lot 29 and Regent Street’s southern sidewalk will remain open.
UBRC Class 2023 – Annual Maintenance and Chain Cleaning
Keep your bike running smoothly throughout the year. You will learn and practice best techniques for cleaning and lubricating your chain and other routine maintenance. You can have your bike handy to follow along or you can just watch.
Shamrock Shuffle races, Walnut Street closure to impact travel on campus
The Shamrock Shuffle 5K/10K events will go through parts of campus on Saturday, March 11. And beginning March 11, Walnut Street will be closed south of Linden Drive due to railroad bridge repair work. Traffic will detour to Highland Avenue through March 19.
UBRC Class 2023 – Bicycle Traffic Skills 101
Learn the basics of vehicular cycling and keep yourself safe and comfortable while riding in traffic.
Observatory Drive and Linden Drive closures to impact travel
Update, October 31: Due to construction issues, a stretch of eastbound Observatory Drive near Ingraham Hall and the Sewell Social Science Building will remain closed until November 17. Part of Linden Drive between Agriculture Hall and the Microbial Sciences Building is also closed in both directions for several weeks.
UBRC Class 2022 – Bicycle Flat Fix
Learn what you need to fix flat tires with confidence in this in-depth flat fix clinic for front wheels. There will be lots to learn for both beginners and people who have changed a flat before. Follow along on your own bike or with your own front wheel.