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Evanston Campus Vendor Delivery Instructions During Sheridan Road Construction

To ensure the safety of pedestrians and cyclists from construction vehicles and activity related to the Sheridan Road project, Evanston city officials have fenced off the east side of Sheridan Road between Lincoln Street and the intersection of Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue.

The fencing and gates temporarily block entrances to campus from the east side of Sheridan with the exception of:

The gates placed on Sheridan Road at the following locations will be staffed by security from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday until the project’s completion.  Deliveries and service vehicles can obtain access through the security officers at:


Gate signage has been posted indicating authorized vehicles only and signage at Sheridan Road will direct pedestrians to accessible street crossings.

Emergency Access

In addition to NU Safety and Security, the Evanston Fire and Police Departments were part of the decision and are aware of the temporary conditions.  All gates have been keyed with university pad-locks which will remain in place until the work concludes. Evanston Fire Department has been equipped with keys to all gates in order to expedite their access if needed.

If you have any questions, please contact Gloria Graham at or 847.467.5376.

For detailed information regarding this construction project, please visit the City of Evanston’s webpage.

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