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Harvard Street Closed April 12-20

Posted: 04/10/18

From Thursday, April 12 through Friday, April 20, Harvard Street between Washington Avenue and Delaware St SE will be fully closed due to the removal of the construction crane on top of The Hub apartment building.

Access to University parking facilities is unaffected. Follow the signed detour. 

During this week, the East Bank Circulator will close one bus stop (Masonic Memorial Building stop on Harvard Street) and evening/weekend service of the University Avenue Circulator will close two stops (Fulton Street at Frontier Hall and Harvard Street at Washington Ave.) During this time, these stops will temporarily move to the signed stop on Oak St/Delaware St. SE. 

Travel Restricted Along 6th Street SE 4/16 - 5/3

Posted: 04/11/18

From Monday, April 16 through Thursday, May 3, a water utility project will restrict travel on 6th Street SE between Oak St SE and the Maroon Lot entrance/exit. This work timeline is dependent on the weather. 

During this work, 6th St SE will be restricted to westbound travel only between Oak St SE and the Maroon Lot entrance/exit.

Gold/Ski-U-Mah Lots and Lots C28/C32 -- Drivers will be able to access assigned parking lots, but will have to use 23rd Ave SE to get to 6th St, as there will be no access from Oak St onto 6th St. Drivers will not have to detour when leaving assigned lots.

Lots C56/C33 -- Drivers will be able to access assigned parking lots as normal, but when leaving assigned lots will have to use Oak St SE or 5th St SE, as there will be no access from 5th/Oak onto 6th St. Drivers will not have to detour in order to get to assigned lots.

Signs will be posted.

Pedestrians and transit are not impacted.

March-June Elevator Work Begins in 4th Street Ramp

Posted: 3/6/18

Beginning on Monday, March 12, only one elevator will be operational at a time in the 4th Street Ramp during an elevator modernization project.

Both elevators should be available for use by the beginning of June 2018​.

If you have questions, please contact PTS Customer Service at or call 612-626-PARK.

Thank you in advance for your patience during this ​project.

Media Contact:

Jacqueline Brudlos

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