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Colonel Glenn Construction

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Project complete.  Thank you for your patience.

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Overview

A city of Fairborn road construction project on Colonel Glenn Highway next to Wright State University is going to make entering and leaving from the university’s main entrances more challenging over the next several months.

The construction project will begin May 5 and is expected to continue through at least November.

While traffic will be maintained at all times in both directions during the months-long project, visitors should expect greater traffic congestion when entering  and exiting campus from Colonel Glenn and are encouraged to consider alternate routes.

Please review the Alternate Route Map, as well as the Directions for Alternate Routes for Entering Wright State’s Dayton Campus on this page to avoid the construction.

For further help with directions to or from campus, call Admissions at the Wright State Welcome Center at 775-5700.

Alternate Directions

South of Campus

The University Boulevard Option

From I-675 North:

Merge from 675 to 844 North
Take the first exit off of 844, the exit for Wright State University and turn left onto University Boulevard
Follow University Boulevard into campus until you reach the second stop sign at Loop Road
Stay straight on University Boulevard to get to visitor parking, Lot 2 in front of the Student Union. (Lot 2 is the only lot with a parking attendant)

North, South or West of Campus

The National Road Option

From I-675 South:

Take the Grange Hall exit and turn right
Continue through the intersection with Colonel Glenn Highway and continue on National Road until it dead ends
Turn right at the Kaufmann Avenue intersection
Turn right onto Wright State Road
At the first stop sign merge onto University Boulevard
Follow University Boulevard onto campus until you reach the second stop sign at Loop Road.
Stay straight on University Boulevard to get to visitor parking, Lot 2 in front of the Student Union. (Lot 2 is the only lot with a parking attendant)

From I-675 North:

Take the exit for WPAFB Area B and Colonel Glenn Highway
Stay to the right and cloverleaf around to the intersection with Colonel Glenn Highway
Turn left onto Colonel Glenn Highway
At the third light, turn left onto National Road and follow until it dead ends
Turn right at the Kaufmann Avenue intersection
Turn right onto Wright State Road
At the first stop sign merge onto University Boulevard
Follow University Boulevard into campus until you reach the second stop sign at Loop Road.
Stay straight on University Boulevard to get to visitor parking, Lot 2 in front of the Student Union. (Lot 2 is the only lot with a parking attendant)

From Airway Road:

Continue to head east on Airway Road until the road becomes Colonel Glenn Highway
Turn left onto National Road and follow until it dead ends
Turn right at the Kaufmann Avenue intersection
Turn right onto Wright State Road
At the first stop sign merge onto University Boulevard
Follow University Boulevard into campus until you reach the second stop sign at Loop Road.
Stay straight on University Boulevard to get to visitor parking, Lot 2 in front of the Student Union. (Lot 2 is the only lot with a parking attendant)

North or East of Campus

The Raider Road Option

From 675 North or South or North Fairfield Road:

Take North Fairfield Road to the intersection with Colonel Glenn Highway
Cross Colonel Glenn Highway onto Raider Road going toward the Wright State Nutter Center
Follow Raider Road until it intersects with University Boulevard and turn left
Follow University Boulevard onto campus until you reach the second stop sign at Loop Road
Stay straight on University Boulevard to get to visitor parking, Lot 2 in front of the Student Union. (Lot 2 is the only lot with a parking attendant)

West or South of Campus

The Zink Road Option

From I-675 North:

Take the exit for WPAFB Area B and Colonel Glenn Highway
Stay to the right and cloverleaf around to the intersection with Colonel Glenn Highway
Turn left onto Colonel Glenn Highway
Turn left onto Zink Road and follow it until it dead ends
Turn right at the Kaufmann Avenue intersection
Turn right onto Wright State Road
At the first stop sign merge onto University Boulevard
Follow University Boulevard into campus until you reach the second stop sign at Loop Road
Stay straight on University Boulevard to get to visitor parking, Lot 2 in front of the Student Union. (Lot 2 is the only lot with a parking attendant)

North of Campus

From I-675 South:

Take the Grange Hall Exit off of 675
Turn right at the intersection with Colonel Glenn Highway
Turn left at the intersection with Zink Road
Turn right at the Kaufmann Avenue intersection
Turn right onto Wright State Road
At the first stop sign merge onto University Boulevard
Follow University Boulevard into campus until you reach the second stop sign at Loop Road
Stay straight on University Boulevard to get to visitor parking, Lot 2 in front of the Student Union. (Lot 2 is the only lot with a parking attendant)

Project Description

The Colonel Glenn Highway Improvements Project will affect an area that begins just west of University Drive and extends to the intersection with Paramount Place.

The project is expected to last from May 2014 through at least late November 2014. It will be accomplished in three phases.

The existing asphalt on Colonel Glenn Highway will first be milled off. Curbs and gutters on the campus side of Colonel Glenn will be replaced. Upgrading ramps, constructing three 250-foot-long curbed, grassy traffic islands and resurfacing the entire pavement with new asphalt will also occur.

The new islands will help dress up the front porch of the university. There will be opportunities for campus groups to sponsor sculptures and the plant of trees on the islands.