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Published August 24, 2018
(Note: The weekly construction update highlights only projects with new developments. For the most recent comprehensive update, click here.)
These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 26-Sept. 1 at the University of Wyoming:
Animal Science/Molecular Biology Building (Simon Contractors, Cheyenne; August 2018) -- The parking lot will be closed through today (Friday, Aug. 24) for repairs. Please use caution in the area.
Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB) (Construction manager GE Johnson Construction Wyoming LLC, Casper; spring 2019) -- Construction continues. Eleventh Street will be closed to traffic in both directions for the duration of the project. Please observe all construction signs.
Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center (UW Operations) -- Work on the west-facing entrance is underway. The entrance is closed for demolition, and gym users are encouraged to use the south entrance until work is completed.
Information Technology Center (Arcon, Inc.) -- The parking lot north of IT on Sorority Row will be closed Aug. 28-29 to accommodate the crane removing the temporary chiller.
Irrigation Expansion (Triple A; August-December 2018) -- Crews will be boring under public roadways and trenching throughout campus. Some roadways will be closed during construction. Expect traffic delays and detours.
McWhinnie Hall (Colorado Hazard Control, Denver, Colo.; August 2018) -- There will be active construction in Room 100 and adjoining offices. Please use caution.
Office Annex (Commercial Flooring, Cheyenne, and Cowboy Moving and Storage, Laramie; August 2018) -- Work is in progress to re-carpet the main lobby floor and office 128A. Please be cautious in the work area.
Old Main (UW Operations; August 2018) -- Remodeling of Suite 318 of Old Main is underway. Remaining task items include moving and cleaning. The work will continue until Aug. 29.
Old Pike Lot on Sorority Row (Knife River, Cheyenne; August 2018) -- Work is ongoing to install new lighting. Please use caution in the area.
Ross Hall (Colorado Hazard Control, Denver, Colo., and Commercial Flooring, Laramie; August 2018) -- There is tile damage on the fourth floor. Please use caution. Abatement of the damaged tile will begin on Monday, Aug. 27.
Science Initiative Building (Site clearing and demolition contractor Stonehouse Inc., Laramie; summer/fall 2018) -- Asbestos abatement in multiple buildings is in progress. The parking lot at 10th and Lewis streets is permanently closed. The Laramie Fire Department will be conducting training exercises in several of the buildings the next three weeks. Please do not park in any of the residential areas or parking lots. Please observe all construction signs.
Wyoming Union, Student Visit Day Center (Marshall Contracting, Laramie; summer 2018) -- Construction of walls outside the Copy and Print Center will occur through the beginning of the fall semester. Please be cautious around crews and equipment in this area, and observe all construction signs.
The following projects are complete:
Campus Steam Shutdown (UW Operations) -- The annual campus steam shutdown is complete.
Classroom Building, Between Biological and Physical Sciences (Mechanical Systems Inc., Cheyenne; August 2018) -- Work in this area is complete.
Corbett Pool (UW Operations) -- The biannual maintenance to the pool area is complete.
Health Sciences/Pharmacy Building (Big Horn Roofing, Laramie; August 2018) -- Work to replace sections of the roof is complete.
Physical Sciences Building (Mechanical Systems Inc., Cheyenne; August 2018) -- Storm sewer work in the area between the Physical Sciences and Health Sciences buildings is complete.
Wyoming Hall, McWhinnie, Education and Education Annex Parking Lots (Simon Contractors, Cheyenne; August 2018) -- Work to resurface and stripe the parking lots is complete.