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Campus Construction Update for July 1-7

June 29, 2018

(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 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

Core Campus Steam Shutdown (UW Operations) -- The annual campus steam shutdown will begin the morning of Monday, July 16, and will continue through Aug. 20. Most campus buildings between 22nd and Ninth streets, and Ivinson and Lewis streets will not have hot water or steam during the shutdown. A portable boiler located north of Washakie Dining Hall will remain on-site until Aug. 20.

Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB) (Construction manager GE Johnson Construction Wyoming LLC, Casper; spring 2019) -- Installation of the stone veneer; exterior and interior metal stud framing, drywall and paint; mechanical/electrical/plumbing rough-ins; elevator commissioning; and roofing are all underway. Eleventh Street will be closed to traffic in both directions for the duration of the project. The ADA sidewalk ramp on the southeast corner of the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility will be closed through July 6 for utility tie-ins. ADA access is still available on the southwest ramp, and no exterior building doors will be blocked. Please steer clear of heavy equipment, overhead conveying and delivery trucks parked on city streets. Please observe all construction signs.

Engineering Building (UW Operations, Electrical Shop) -- Transformer replacements for old Engineering will begin today (Friday) from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact has been made with all parties that will be affected by the outage. Heavy equipment will be assisting with the replacement in the drive between Engineering and Earth Science (north of Geology, south of Energy Resource Center). Please be cautious in this area.

Science Initiative Building (Site clearing and demolition contractor Stonehouse Inc., Laramie; summer/fall 2018) -- Franchise utility disconnects and relocations started the week of June 25. Asbestos abatement in multiple buildings also started the week of June 25. The parking lot at 10th and Lewis streets will be permanently closed Saturday, June 30. Demolition activities will start in July. Please observe all construction signs, site fencing, overhead hazards and construction traffic.

Arena-Auditorium Steam Tunnel (UW Operations) -- Welding and plumbing crews began demolition and installation of new steel piping in the Arena-Auditorium tunnel west to the main tunnel June 27. Work will last several weeks. Please be cautious of crews and equipment in this area.

Education Annex (July 5-12) -- Furniture and two vending machines may be in the hallways on the second floor while Rooms 223, 225, 227 and 229 are being re-carpeted. Please be cautious in the area.

Sigma Phi Epsilon (Big Horn Roofing; July 2018) -- The low slope roof on the south side will be reroofed. Please use caution around work crews.

American Heritage Center (Simon Construction; August 2018) -- The parking lot will be closed for repairs starting July 9-20. Please use the Visual Arts Building parking lot. Visitor parking also will be located in the Visual Arts Building parking lot.

Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts (Knife River; August 2018) -- The south parking lot will be closed July 9-27. Please use the 17th Street entrance and exit.

Crane Parking Lot (Knife River; August 2018) -- The east parking lot will be closed July 9-27. Please use the 17th Street entrance and exit.

University Office Annex (Simon Construction; August 2018) -- The parking lot will be closed starting July 9-20. Please use street parking.

High Altitude Performance Center (Wyoming Signs; August 2018) -- There will be monument sign construction by the south entrance. Please use caution around crews and equipment.

West Side of 22nd Street from the Gateway Center and North to Willett Street (Triple A Building Services; August 2018) -- Landscaping will be updated. Please use caution around work crews and equipment.

The following projects are complete:

Lot Maintenance (UW Operations, Structural Trades) -- Summer lot maintenance is complete.

Airport, Atmospheric Science (Big Horn Roofing, Laramie; June 2018) -- Reroofing over the office areas is complete.

Physical Sciences Building (Colorado Hazard Control, Colo.) -- The abatement in Lab 134 is complete.

Campus Irrigation (UW Operations) -- Turning on the irrigation systems throughout campus has been completed.


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