Union Drive Marketplace to reopen for dinner June 17

15 Jun 2014
Union Drive Marketplace to reopen for dinner on June 17
Updated June 16
Union Drive Marketplace will reopen for dinner on Tuesday, June 17. Visitors and meal plan holders looking for an all-you-care-to-dine meal for breakfast and lunch on Tuesday should visit Seasons Marketplace in the Maple-Willow-Larch Commons. Dinner will be served at Union Drive Marketplace.

Union Drive Marketplace has been closed since an early morning fire on Sunday, June 15, damaged the grill venue. The area of the dining room that was damaged will remain closed and blocked off as repairs are being made. Grilled foods will be available at other venues in Union Drive Marketplace.

The timeline for repairs to the grill area and the official cause of the fire has not yet been determined.


Union Drive Marketplace reopening update
(Updated Sunday, June 15)
Union Drive Marketplace will be closed tomorrow, June 16. Guests, visitors and meal plan holders looking for an all-you-care-to-dine meal should visit Seasons Marketplace in the Maple-Willow-Larch Commons. Seasons Marketplace will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

When a reopening date for Union Drive Marketplace has been determined, this page will be updated.

Union Drive Marketplace early morning fire, Sunday, June 15
(Posted Sunday, June 15)
A fire broke out in the Union Drive Marketplace in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 15. Iowa State University Police and Ames Fire personnel responded immediately. The automated fire suppression system in the dining center also activated and the flames were extinguished quickly. The fire was isolated to the grill area of the dining center. The cause of the fire has not officially been determined.

Union Drive Marketplace will remain closed for cleaning on Sunday, June 15. Visiting guests, meal plan holders and customers can dine at Seasons Marketplace, located in the Maple-Willow-Larch Commons, for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Sunday and until Union Drive Marketplace is able to reopen.

Union Drive Marketplace is tentatively scheduled to reopen on Monday, June 16, pending the clean up schedule and approval by the Health Department.

More information on the reopening of Union Drive Marketplace will be released as it becomes available.

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