ITHACA, N.Y.—Traffic will be closed to all vehicles at the intersection of Forest Home Drive and Arboretum Road near Beebe Hall beginning Monday, Aug. 1, and Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, for construction.

The work is part of a sidewalk crossing improvement project, and access to the parking garage and university facilities along Forest Home Drive as well as the Nevin Welcome Center will not be impacted.

Detour signage will be posted and flaggers will be directing traffic.

Zoë Freer-Hessler

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