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Published June 01, 2018
These are among the construction activities scheduled June 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:
Core Campus Steam Shutdown (UW Operations) -- The annual campus steam shutdown will begin at noon 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 will be placed near the Washakie Dining Hall during the week of July 9 and remain on-site until Aug. 20.
Campus Irrigation (UW Operations) -- Crews will begin turning on irrigation systems throughout campus. Use caution, as some sidewalks could become slick. Please excuse the inconvenience of detours walking around campus.
Washakie Temporary Boiler (UW Operations; May 2018) -- Crews will excavate on the north side of King Street for new gas service, steam and condensate lines needed to hook up the temporary boiler, which will be located in the southwest corner of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. The boiler will be in place within the next few weeks and remain until the campus steam shutdown is complete for summer. Barricades and fencing will be in place. Excuse our mess. Please use caution around the welding and heavy equipment in this area.
Merica Hall (May-June 2018) -- Interior work is ongoing for moving furniture and offices to prepare for painting and carpet replacement on the first and second floors. Please use caution around the moving crew. Temporary water shut-off -- for no more than an hour -- is scheduled Monday, June 4, to remove a sink in Room 201.
Old Main (Marshall Contracting; June 2018) -- Renovations will begin in June to the President’s Suite, converting two bathroom sections into one, as well as painting, new carpet and renovations to the boardroom. Please be aware of work crews in the building.
Ross Hall (UW Operations, Structural Trades) -- Construction is completed on phase one of the second floor of Ross Hall. Phase two in the east wing of the basement will begin Monday, June 4. The area will be closed until the end of July. Please be cautious near the crews, and observe all posted closure notifications.
Engineering Building (UW Operations) -- Work will be ongoing for handrail repair on the north side of the building in the Lewis Street alleyway between 11th and 12th streets. Please expect temporary closures between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please be cautious around crews and equipment in this area, and observe all construction signs.
Physical Sciences Building Third Floor, WWAMI Cadaver Lab (Arcon Inc., Laramie; summer 2018) -- Painting is underway and is scheduled through the end of next week.
Mick and Susie McMurry High Altitude Performance Center (Construction manager at risk GE Johnson Construction Wyoming LLC, Jackson; June 2018) -- Within the existing facility, metal stud framing, drywall, mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins are underway. All access to and egress from the Rochelle Athletics Center will be limited to the south entry doors. Construction of the north entry is underway. Traffic control, signs and barricades will be in place at the building interior and exterior during this process. Please use caution when near the project, and observe all construction signs.
Knight Hall (Big Huhnks Excavation; May 22-July 4) -- Access to the south entries of Knight Hall will be closed. This also will include street parking along Ivinson Street in front of Knight Hall. See attached map.
Knight Hall, Hoyt Hall, Ross Hall, Cheney International Center and Student Health (Big Huhnks Excavation; May 29-June 6) -- Due to the sewer repair work in progress in these buildings, Knight Hall west restrooms (first floor by Registration and Records and basement by Wyoming Public Radio) are operational. Remaining restrooms should be operational by midweek. Hoyt Hall, Ross Hall, Cheney International Center and Student Health restrooms are now operational. Please use caution in or near the construction/repair area.
Hoyt Hall (Big Huhnks Excavation; May 29-June 4) -- Access to the drive west of Hoyt Hall will be closed to all traffic. See attached map.
Hoyt Hall West Parking (Big Huhnks Excavation; June 4-25) -- Parking west of Hoyt Hall will be closed. See attached map.
These are new projects:
Science Initiative Building (Site clearing and demolition contractor, Stonehouse Inc., Laramie; summer/fall 2018) -- Franchise utility disconnects and relocations will start the week of June 18. Asbestos abatement in multiple buildings will start the week of June 18. 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.
Ross Hall (UW Operations, Electric Shop) -- All power for Ross Hall will be shut down Wednesday, June 13, from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. for transformer replacements.
Physical Sciences (MSI, May 29-Aug. 20) -- The area between the Physical Sciences and Health Sciences buildings will be closed for storm sewer work. Please be cautious around equipment and crews. See attached map.
Lot Maintenance (UW Operations, Structural Trades) -- Weather permitting, summer lot maintenance work will run through August. UW shops will stripe lots and curbs, and replace signs as needed across campus. Sections of the lots may be barricaded during the day as needed for safety. Work is scheduled for the Health Sciences Building and East Express Lot the weeks of June 4-15. Please be cautious of crews and equipment in the area.