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Monday, February 23, 2015

March 2nd Contractor Mobilization in East Campus Central Lot

On March 2nd, 2015 Neeser Construction will take over a row of parking in East Campus Central Lot. This is to facilitate the construction of the new 485-space parking garage. Construction of the garage has been on hiatus during the winter. The row of parking will give Neeser required staging space for the garage work.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Providence Drive Single-lane Closure 12/12 to 12/13

From Friday, December 12 to Saturday, December 13 the right-hand lane of west-bound Providence Drive will be closed. The sidewalk will also be closed. Pedestrians should utilize the sidewalk on the south side of the Providence Drive during this time.

This single-lane closure is related to the construction of the Health Campus Pedestrian Bridge, and will allow Neeser Construction to complete necessary work prior to the December 20 to January 4 full road closure of Providence Drive

Monday, November 24, 2014

Providence Drive Closure, December 20 to January 4

From December 20th to January 4th Providence Drive will experience a full closure between the Seawolf Dr./Piper St. and Spirit intersections (see map below). 

Piper Street is the detour route for through traffic. Spirit Way/Seawolf Drive will also be available for local traffic.

This closure is so Neeser can install the bridge structure for the Health Campus Pedestrian Bridge. The bridge is currently being assembled in sections in the South Lot, next to the Engineering & Industry Building construction site.

Following this full closure the building envelope for the bridge will be built out through spring. This activity will result in intermittent single-lane closures.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

UPDATED: Health Campus Bridge Construction, Impacts to South Lot Parking

Starting November 8th and running through the Winter Break two additional rows of parking in South Lot will be out of service. This closure is to enable Neeser Construction to assemble the steel structure of the Health Campus Pedestrian Bridge. Approximately 120 parking spaces will be out of service due to this work. These spaces will return in January.

Due to the reduced parking availability, the remaining spaces in South Lot will be short-term parking only. Everyone is encouraged to park in other lots during this time.

From December 20 to January 4 there will be a full closure of Providence Drive. Traffic through the area will be routed along Piper and Spirit/Seawolf. More information to follow on this as we approach the closure.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Repairs to East Campus Storm Drains, Partial closure of Alumni Loop

The final storm drain re-lining of the season will occur on Saturday, October 11th to Sunday, October 12th. The west-bound lane of Alumni will be closed between UAA Drive and the Library NE Lot. Due to this closure, only east-bound traffic flow will be allowed through this area.

East Campus Central Lot and the Central Garage will only be accessible via UAA Drive. Vehicles must turn right on Alumni to exit these areas. Please see the map for the designated entrance and exist for these lots. 

Access to EBL will be as needed and facilitated by the crew on site. 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Repairs to East Campus Storm Drains, Lane Restrictions on Alumni Loop

Additional re-lining of the east campus storm drain lines will occur the evening of Friday, September 26th through Sunday, September 28th. This will result in lane restrictions on Alumni Loop near East Campus Central Lot. Flaggers will be present to assist with the flow of traffic through the area. East Campus Central Lot and the Central Garage will be accessible during this time.

This work is to continue activities conducted in early August.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Temporary Mallard Lane Realignment

Initially we announced that Mallard Lane would be closed for approximately 1 year, and reopened when it was realigned. Since this notice we have sought to do a temporary road within the alignment corridor to maintain traffic flow on the north side of campus. The Municipality just approved the permit to do this temporary road. 

Starting at 6:00 pm Wednesday, September 24th Neeser Construction will begin this work. To make the temporary road functional some work has to be completed within UAA Drive. These activities will be conducted in the evenings, between 6:00 pm and 9:30 pm. Flaggers will be on site to regulate traffic through the area. It is expected that work within and along UAA Drive will be complete by October 15th. 

Mallard Lane is expected to reopen on October 18th, pending any delays from weather or other sources. 

This is a temporary road. It will be closed again as we approach Summer so that the permanent road can be constructed. 

Additional Single-lane Closures of Providence Drive, 9/25 and 9/27

Neeser Construction will be pouring concrete for the Health Campus Pedestrian Bridge foundations on Thursday, September 25th and Saturday, September 27th. This activity will result in a single-lane closure for the right-hand lane of west-bound traffic.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Spine Elevator Out of Service for ~1 week

The elevator located where the spine meets the Engineering building will be offline for approximately 1 week. Alternative elevators can be found at the north end of the Engineering Building and in the Natural Sciences Building.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Update on Providence Dr. Lane Closures

As an update to our previous notice on intermittent lane closures, we are expecting the following closures:
  • Thursday, September 11: the left-hand, west-bound lane will be closed for the day
  • Starting Monday, September 15 for 4-5 days: the left-hand lane in both the west-bound and east-bound directions will be closed.