(NEW FOR 2017) For the safety of our fans, the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety will be closing Hawkins Drive, directly east of Kinnick Stadium (from Evashevski Drive to Melrose Avenue) to vehicular traffic two and a half hours prior to kick-off until two hours post-game.
Vehicles wanting access to University parking lots and ramps east of Hawkins Drive (14, 49, Ramp 4) and private residences on and south of Melrose Avenue must approach from Melrose Avenue (eastbound) or from Riverside Drive and up Grand Avenue (westbound).
Charter buses parking on Hawkins Drive must enter off Hawkins Drive from the north after closure begins (two and a half hours prior to kick-off).
Evashevski Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic between Lot 43N Drive and Hawkins Drive beginning at midnight and continuing until two hours post-game.
Melrose Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic (westbound) between Hawkins Drive and Evashevski Drive approximately one hour before game time. Post-game traffic on Melrose Avenue will be two lanes westbound, starting from Evashevski Drive and continuing to US-218. All post-game traffic east of Evashevski Drive will be forced eastbound toward Riverside Drive.