Update Friday, Feb. 19
Last week the trees on the east side of the Oval were trimmed; starting Feb. 22, trimmers will shift their attention to trees on the west side. Beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 22, the west half of Oval Drive will be closed, through 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26.
Oval Drive will close from the Laurel Street entry to Amy VanDyken Way. Trees along the Oval near TILT, Weber and Statistics will be trimmed.
The east side of Oval Drive will be accessible via East Drive, and Old Main Drive will be open to provide an exit onto Laurel Street. Music Drive will be closed.
Around the Horn will detour the west side of the Oval by exiting at Laurel Street and re-entering campus at the Engineering lot north of the Lory Student Center when northbound. Southbound Horn routes will leave the Lory Student Center and go to Laurel Street, then Mason and back to University Avenue. For more information about Transfort routes and detours, visit www.ridetransfort.com.
Original post Feb 11
Portion of Oval Drive closed for tree trimming
Oval Drive will be closed from Amy Van Dyken Way east to Old Main Monday, Feb. 15- Friday, Feb. 19. The closure is a safety measure while trees in the southeast section of the Oval are trimmed for routine care.
A section of East Drive, from the driveway behind the Administration Building north to the Oval, also will be closed.
The parking lots directly south of the Administration Building will remain open.