CSU hosts first-ever community bike-in movie

Heeey you guuuuys, "The Goonies" are coming to campus! At 8:30 p.m. this Wednesday, July 29, CSU is hosting a free community bike-in movie at the Laurel Village Pavilion on campus. A new event sponsored by RamTrax and CSU’s Conference & Event Services, this end-of-summer treat is an opportunity for the Fort Collins community to check out the campus. The movie will begin directly after the weekly lagoon concert featuring local band, Three Shots. The quartet will be performing their own style of rock-infused rhythm and blues. Catch the music starting at 6:30 p.m., then head across the street for a unique outdoor film-viewing experience. Gates open at 7 p.m. Getting to Campus In support of CSU’s alternative transportation initiative, community members are encouraged to commute by bike to the event. Don’t forget to pack a blanket; movie snacks will be provided.

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Site preparation begins for new parking garage

The north section of the University Square parking lot will close on August 3, when site preparation begins for the new South College Parking Garage. The closure will impact 275 parking spaces in lot #575.hard hat general 2 On August 3, the underpass tunnel at College Avenue near the University Center for the Arts also will be closed while the city improves bike access on Remington Street. CSU crews also will move the sidewalk access adjacent to the University Square lot to the tunnel to accommodate changes created by the construction project. The tunnel will be closed from August 5-13 while these improvements are completed. The South College Parking Garage is a four-story building that will add 650 parking spaces to campus inventory. It is slated to be finished in about a year.  

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Updated Aug 14: Utility work impacts Pitkin Street

Updated August 14 Traffic on Pitkin will continued to be reduced to one late between Center Avenue and Mason Street until August 21. On Friday, August 21, the section between East Drive and Mason will open to traffic both ways. On Thursday, August 27, the remaining section between Center Avenue and East Drive will also open. Updated 2 p.m. Aug. 7 On Monday, Aug. 10, traffic flaggers will on Pitkin Street be between East Drive and Mason Street while traffic is reduced to one lane for utility work. Work is expected to be completed in this area by Tuesday, Aug. 25 and also will impact pedestrian and bike routes. Additional periodic traffic disruptions are anticipated between the Newton statute on Center Avenue and East Drive into the fall. Flaggers will be in this area through mid-November for periodic lane closures. Two-way traffic will be allowed with the flaggers during daytime hours, and both lanes are anticipated to be open during evenings and weekends. Updated 3 p.m. Aug. 3 Pitkin traffic will be reduced to one lane from Aug 6-15 directly north of the stadium construction site, and south of Newsom and Aylesworth Halls. Flaggers will be on site to manage traffic. Both lanes will be open during evening and weekend hours. (original post July 24) Pitkin between Meridian to Visual Arts Building Traffic flaggers will be on Pitkin Street from Meridian Avenue east to the Visual Arts Building starting Monday, July 27 through Friday, August 7 to accommodate utility work. Both east and west traffic will be allowed to pass, but expect delays and detours. Eastbound traffic will move through the work zone, and westbound traffic will be rerouted through the Braiden parking lot to South Drive. Pitkin between Center Ave to East Drive On the east side of campus,Pitkin Street will be impacted by utility work between the Newton statue on Center Avenue to East Drive, starting July 29. Initial disruptions will be to the sidewalk on the north side of Pitkin Street, but starting in late August also will impact traffic lanes. At that time, traffic flaggers will assist with traffic flow through mid-November.  

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