Western campus traffic disruptions first week of September

To assist with student pedestrian safety during the busy first week of September, University Bridge and sections of Lambton Drive, Huron Drive, and Philip Aziz Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from Tuesday, Sept. 3 until Saturday, Sept. 7, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. each night.

With thousands of new students back to school and attending events throughout the week, there will be significantly increased foot traffic on campus and at city crosswalks.

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Parking on Campus: In addition to the University Drive Bridge and road closures several campus parking lots will be also be affected. Huron Flats, South Valley and Talbot Parking Lots will also be closed to vehicular traffic from Tuesday, Sept. 3 until Saturday, Sept. 7, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. each night. Individuals using these lots are requested to have their vehicles out of the lots by 6 p.m. from Sept. 3 to Sept. 7.

London Transit: During the evening bridge and road closings LTC buses will be detouring their routes off of University Drive Bridge. Starting at 6 p.m. during Orientation Week, LTC Routes 6, 13 and 106 will be detoured off University Drive Bridge. For regular updates, visit: http://www.londontransit.ca/category/detours/

Driving to campus: Members of the campus and broader London community should plan extra time and expect delays when traveling to and around Western’s campus next week.

Accessibility: Students, faculty, and staff with mobility limitations should contact Accessibility Services at accessibility@uwo.ca or 519-661-2111, extension 85501. For Students with Disabilities call 519-661-2147 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) to arrange for assistance.  Students currently using the Western Accessible Transportation Service (WATS) there is no change in your service. https://accessibility.uwo.ca/

We will continue to provide updates as they become available via Western’s social media accounts and on this webpage.

 

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