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Campus Construction Update for July 2-8

June 30, 2017

(Note: The weekly construction update highlights only projects with new developments. Comprehensive updates are distributed monthly. For the most recent comprehensive update, click here.)

These are among the construction activities scheduled July 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB) (Construction manager GE Johnson Construction Wyoming LLC, Casper; spring 2019) -- Structural steel erection is underway. Backfill around the perimeter of the building is ongoing. Please steer clear of heavy equipment or delivery trucks parked on city streets. Click here to see a map showing revisions to bus routes and street closures. Please observe all construction signs.   

Mick and Susie McMurry High Altitude Performance Center (Construction manager at risk GE Johnson Construction Wyoming LLC, Jackson; June 2018) -- The north side of the football field and the sidewalk to the north of the Rochelle Athletics Center will remain the only pedestrian paths from the east to the west across the north of the stadium until late August. Gates 6 and 8 will remain closed until the exterior site work and hardscapes are complete. Access to War Memorial Fieldhouse and the Arena-Auditorium via the north end of the field can only be achieved via Gate 4 during games and events. All other pedestrian access routes are indicated by traffic-control barricades and signs. Site utility work, including the installation of steam lines and chilled water lines, is in progress. This includes open excavations, staging areas and equipment in the Visual Arts parking lot. Please use caution when in or near these areas.

Arena-Auditorium Addition and Renovations (General contractor Sletten Construction of Wyoming Inc., Cody; October 2017) -- Parking on the east side of the building will be blocked for the project duration. Access to the A-A is closed. Be cautious of equipment, vehicles and construction crews in the area.

Arts and Sciences Building (UW Operations, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical and Paint Shops) -- The men’s and women’s restrooms on the first floor of the A&S Building will be remodeled. Bathrooms will be closed for the next few weeks while work is being done.

Annual Steam System Shutdown (UW Operations) -- The annual campus steam shutdown will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, July 21, and continue through the afternoon of Aug. 21. Most campus buildings between 22nd and Ninth streets and Ivinson to Lewis streets will not have hot water or steam during the shutdown. A portable boiler will be placed near Washakie Dining Hall beginning July 18 and will remain on site until Aug. 22. 

Engineering Building (Shepard Construction) -- Part of the hallway on the fourth floor is blocked off to cut into the wall. Please use caution in this area.

Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts (UW Operations, Paint Shop) -- The lot north of the building will be closed in stages. The north half will be closed first July 5 and the south half July 6. Please use caution in these areas.

Spanish Walk Apartments (Arcon, Lance Painting; August 2017) -- These buildings will undergo exterior renovation. Please use caution in the area. To ensure privacy, keep blinds closed.

Agronomy Farm (The Plumbing Co.) -- The drain line will be replaced. Please use caution around the fenced area until the ground has time to dry out.

Coe Library and History Building (UW Operations, Equipment Services) -- Equipment Services will remove and replace concrete in the alley between the History Building and the Coe Library loading dock. Please use caution when in or near the area.

These projects are complete:

College of Law Building (UW Operations, Carpentry and Paint Shops) -- The UW shops have removed the old partitions in the bathrooms on the second floor and replaced them with new ones.

College of Business Building (Wyoming Sealants; June 2017) -- Recaulking of skylights in the atrium is complete. 

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