BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Work is scheduled to begin this summer on three new gateways to the Indiana University campus.

The Herald-Times reports the university’s board of trustees unanimously approved the landscape designs on April 11.

University landscape architect Mia Williams said the designs were inspired by the existing campus, especially the iconic Sample Gates area, which uses limestone, brick pathways and flowers.

The approved designs include a gateway at Third and Union streets, relocation of the Chi Omega gates and the second phase of the Jordan Avenue pedestrian safety project that will add bike lanes in both directions and landscape medians between Third Street and the traffic circle on Jordan Avenue.

Williams said the median will have landscaping to discourage pedestrians from crossing there instead of at crosswalks.


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