Southern side of campus has a new look

Author: Shannon Chapla

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For those who have been away from the University of Notre Dame campus for awhile, the drive in on the south side looks very different.The most obvious change is the realignment ofAngela BoulevardandEdison RoadbetweenIvy Roadon the east andNotre Dame Avenueto the west.The old roadway between those points has been removed, and all four lanes of the new stretch will be open by Aug. 15.

Notre Dame Avenuefrom Angela to the Main Gate has re-opened as construction of a new ceremonial entrance to the campus progresses.The gateway, which is intended to signalNotre Dame Avenueas the Universitys principal entrance, will be a gently arching composition of granite and limestone piers connected by wrought iron fence. Work continues on the entrance structure and landscaping, which is scheduled for completion next month.

In addition, Holy Cross Drive, directly north of the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts between Notre Dame Avenue and Juniper Road, will close from Aug. 15 through 19 for installation of speed bumps and stop signs.

* Contact: * Phillip Johnson, assistant director, Notre Dame Security/Police, 574-631-8338; or Douglas Marsh, University architect, 574-631-4200

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