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Campus Construction Update for July 30-Aug. 5

July 28, 2017

These are among the construction activities scheduled July 30-Aug. 5 at the University of Wyoming:

Annual Steam System Shutdown (UW Operations) -- The annual campus steam shutdown will 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 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 Ivinson lot for the week of July 31-Aug. 4. 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.

Wyoming Union (Simon Contractors; August 2017) -- Simon Contractors will replace concrete east of the Wyoming Union. The Wyoming Union 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 Recreation and Wellness Center. Please use caution in the area.

Ross Hall (UW Operations, Plumbing Shop) -- Crews will work on repairs to the southwest entrance vestibule in the interior part of the lower level entrance. Please use caution. Barricades will be set up for safety concerns. Construction will consist of removing the concrete floor and walls to repair the broken sanitary sewer line below the floor. Please use another entrance to the building during this time, and please excuse the mess during construction.


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