October 14, 2010

VUH Drive Thru Closure to Begin on Friday, Oct. 15; Portion of 21st Avenue to be Closed on Saturday, Oct. 16


On Friday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m., the VUH drive-thru will be closed until Sunday, Oct. 17, at 6 a.m.

One lane of Medical Center Drive will be closed from the north drive entrance to the main entrance to VUH beginning Friday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, Oct. 17, at noon. Plant Services staff will be on site to direct traffic and assist with any issues that arise.

On Saturday, Oct 16, 21st Avenue South will be closed to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic between Scarritt Place and Edgehill Avenue between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Emergency vehicles will be exempt from the closure.

Vanderbilt University police officers will be stationed at Scarritt Place and Edgehill Avenue and there will be barricades, traffic cones and signs to re-direct traffic. Vehicles will be directed to an alternative route around the block to 19th Avenue South, and then back to 21st Avenue South. Foot traffic will be diverted to either 19th Avenue South, or across the foot bridge and behind the library on the Vanderbilt campus side and back to the roadway past the library.