Section of Observatory Drive to Close

A section of Observatory Drive will be closed from November 11–22 due to construction. East-west traffic will detour to Linden Drive by using Easterday Lane or Elm Drive. Some Madison Metro Transit bus routes will be affected, including campus bus routes 80 and 84. Bus stops on Observatory Drive between Babcock Drive and Easterday Lane will be closed during construction. Temporary bus stops will be available on Linden Drive near the Veterinary Medicine building, the Livestock Laboratory, and Babcock Hall. Project dates are subject to change. For more details on campus road closures and detours, visit the Transportation Services website at

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