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Campus Construction Update for weeks of Nov. 15-21 and Nov. 22-28

November 20, 2009

These are among the construction activities scheduled at the University of Wyoming during the weeks of Nov. 15-21 and Nov. 22-28.

Traffic Alert -- The UW Police Department reminds everyone that the speed limit around the perimeter of the campus, 9th, Lewis, Ivinson and 15th streets, is 20 mph.

Planning Update -- Supporting documents presented during the Oct. 29 workshop on UW's Long Range Development Plan can be reviewed on the Web. Go here.

The UW Physical Plant has scheduled the following activities for the week:

Ross Hall -- The road between Knight Hall and Ross Hall remains closed from 13th Street west to the Student Health Building to repair a section of utility tunnel. Two-way traffic from Ivinson north to Student Health is being maintained on the west end of Knight Hall. Please use caution when driving in that area and yield to vehicles already in the roadway. Service vehicles can access Knight Hall from the southwest corner, and service access to Ross Hall will be off Prexy's on the north side of the building.

Half Acre -- The water will be shut off for repairs on Wednesday Nov. 25 from 6 a.m. to approximately 2 p.m.

College of Engineering -- Entrance doors to the Dean's Office will be replaced next week. Access to the Dean's office will be through alternate doors east and west of the main entrance. Signs will be posted.

Student Union -- Carpeting throughout the building is being replaced. Work will continue in limited areas until Thanksgiving.

RMMC (Regulated Materials Management Center) -- Re-roofing continues. The staging area is on the south side of building. Please use caution when entering from the south and around the staging area. Fan replacement on the storage wing will occur in conjunction with the roof replacement.

Golf Course Club House roof replacement -- Roof replacement is in progress. Interior lights have been shut down while re-wiring occurs.

Snow Removal -- Snow and ice removal continues as needed. Please be cautious of snow removal equipment.

Please direct questions to the Service Desk at 766-6225.

The UW Facilities Planning Office reports the following activities scheduled for the week:

Information Library and Learning Center -- The facility was dedicated Nov. 19. No further reports will be issued.

Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center -- Structural fill will continue to be imported and placed to form the building pad. Footings will be excavated and formed. Concrete form work will start to be built. Temporary gas line will be installed.

Old Power Plant -- Deconstruction and dust control will continue. The equipment separates and sorts the materials. More than 75 percent of the building materials are being diverted from the landfill and put into the recycle stream.

College of Business Expansion and Renovation (Scheduled completion: Fall 2010) -- The contractor continues work on the exterior with masonry, windows and metal panels. Finish work has started in the basement with drywall installation occurring on the ground and second levels. Metal framing continues on the third level. Mechanical unit's installation continues in the penthouse.

Kendall House (Southeast corner of 8th and Fremont Streets, will become the Helga Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources) -- Concrete footings and foundation walls for the addition are complete with waterproofing and backfill to follow. The basement addition slab will be poured this week. New sewer line will be installed the week of Nov. 23 which will block the north sidewalk for two weeks. Please use the sidewalk across the street. Interior demolition on the existing building is continuing.

Biological Safety Lab, Level Three (BSL3) additions to the State Veterinary Laboratory -- Roofing and brick veneer work continues on the exterior. Mechanical rough-ins and metal framing for walls has started inside the building.

War Memorial Stadium Expansion and Improvements (Scheduled Completion: Fall 2010) -- The East Stadium parking lot will be open for the TCU game. Roof caulking will be ongoing this weekend. The temporary heat enclosure is complete, and mechanical and electrical work continues.

Arena Auditorium -- Painting work is scheduled the week of Nov. 30.

Lewis Street Apartment Removal -- Removal of the third and final apartment at 1113 E. Lewis Street will begin by the end of November. Please use caution on Lewis Street between 11th and 12th Streets.

Engineering 4055 (Scheduled Completion: January, 2010) -- Electrical work continues in the research lab.

Bioscience General Classroom Renovations, Phase 2 (Scheduled completion date: Dec. 21) -- Bioscience 220 Electrical work and painting ongoing. Punch list items remain to be completed in Rooms 217, 218, 219. Staging area will take 1 parking space in the Hoyt Loop.

Centennial Complex -- Exterior block repair is complete. Cap flashing is completed at the Sculpture Court and Art Museum window sills. Block cleaning complete. Control joint caulking and block sealing will be ongoing through this week. Staging for the contractor is on the northeast side of the building.


Posted on Friday, November 20, 2009

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