July 19, 2017

Road construction in front of Student Center next week

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Road construction is set for next week on the northbound lane of Lincoln Drive in front of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center. Northbound thru traffic will be detoured at Douglas Drive to Saluki Drive to South Illinois Avenue. 

Construction is planned to start Monday, July 24, and be complete by Friday, July 28, according to the SIU Carbondale Department of Public Safety. During construction, northbound Lincoln Drive will be closed at Travel Service Drive, while southbound Lincoln Drive will remain open.

A temporary bus stop will be located on Travel Service Drive at Lot #11, and the Saluki Express bus route will also utilize the lot to turn around. Physical Plant Drive, Travel Service Drive and the entrance to the Student Center’s loading dock will remain open.