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Campus Construction Update for July 23-29

July 21, 2017

These are among the construction activities scheduled July 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

Annual Steam System Shutdown (UW Operations) -- The annual campus steam shutdown will begin today Friday, July 21, at 2 p.m. 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. 

Lot Maintenance (UW Operations, Structural Trades) -- Weather permitting, summer lot maintenance will run through August. The shops will stripe lots and curbs, and replace signs as needed across the campus. Sections of the lots may be barricaded during the day, as needed, for safety. Work is scheduled for the following locations: for next week, July 24-28, Animal Science West Lot and Hoyt/Merica Hall loop. Please be cautious of crews and equipment in the area.

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.

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, Electric Shop and Structural Trades) -- 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.

Coe Library and History Building (DT Concrete Lifting) -- Concrete repairs will be made in the alley between the History Building and the Coe Library loading dock. Please use caution when in or near the area.

Wyoming Union (Simon Contractors; August 2017) -- Simon Contractors will be replacing concrete east of the Union. The east ballroom exterior stair exit will be closed. The northeast doors to the food court will remain open with access only to the north toward Half Acre. Please use caution in the area.

Arts and Sciences/Ross Hall (Marshall Contracting, Smooth Movers, UW IT, UW Materials; August 20, 2017) -- Approximately 60 offices are being relocated between Arts and Sciences and Ross Hall as department locations are shifting. Movers will be utilizing the exterior loop of Prexyi's Pasture for truck access. Please use caution around moving crews and vehicles.

Campus Roof Coating Project (Big Horn Roofing, Laramie; September 2017) -- Roofs on Half Acre, the Fieldhouse and Aven Nelson will be coated to extend life and increase reflectance of membranes. Expect ground-area drainage during washing/cleaning operations. Products are biodegradable. Half Acre west entrance, south door area will be barricaded for a couple of hours to load roof coating, remove old pavers and load new pavers next week. Use caution around fenced barricades and staging areas.

The following project is complete:

McIntyre Hall (Big Horn Roofing, Laramie; July 2017) -- Roof replacement, eyebrow modifications and cell site removal work are complete.


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