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This blog is intended to provide easy access to information about maintenance and construction activities that are occurring around campus. Blog posts will primarily be focused on notices, outages, and disruptions; however, we will also include notable information about activities of interest to the campus community.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Partial Closure of Alumni Drive, Starting July 25

Starting Monday, July 25th, the east-bound lane of Alumni Drive near East Campus Central Lot will be temporarily closed. This closure is part of an effort to locate a leak in the local water main. This closure is expected to last several days.

Traffic will be managed via flaggers while active excavation occurs and an automatic red/green light control will be utilized when crews are not present.


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Excavation Work in East Campus Centra Lot, Beginning 7/18

Minor excavation work in East Campus Central Lot will begin on Monday, July 18th. This work will consume approximately 8 spaces. Contractors and equipment may operate outside of the boundaries, so please be aware.

This work is to follow up on last week's investigation into a potential water main leak. No disruption to building water service is expected at this time.


PSB Power Outage Scheduled for July 15th

The Professional Studies Building will experience a 24-hour power shutoff beginning 6:00 pm Friday, July 15th and last until 6:00 pm Saturday, July 16th. This outage is necessary to accomplish work related to the Pharmacy program renovation within PSB.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

East Campus Water Outage, July 8th

A water outage is scheduled for East Campus the morning of July 8th. The shutoff will begin at 6:30 am and may last until noon. 

EBL, SSB, and the Library will be affected by the outage; however, there is a possibility other buildings on East Campus will be affected.

This shutoff is to investigate a potential leak in the water main under Alumni Drive. During this time the east-bound lane of Alumni Drive will be closed near East Campus Central Lot (see the map below). Flaggers will be present to facilitate traffic flow.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

June 20-30 Paving Work at Intersection of West Campus Drive and Seawolf Drive

Starting 7:00 am Wednesday, June 29th and ending the evening of Thursday, June 30th GMG Paving will be conducting repairs on the intersection of West Campus Drive and Seawolf Drive. Barricades and signage will be present to indicate a different traffic pattern.

During this time repairs to manholes along Mallard Lane will be occurring. Mallard Lane will not be closed due to this work; however, flaggers will be present to assist with traffic flow.


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Engineering Building Atrium Closed, May 9 to Fall 2016

Beginning Monday, May 9th the atrium of the Engineering Building will be closed for renovation. The atrium will remain closed through the summer and will reopen for the fall semester.

The spine will remain open and people must utilize the stairwell and elevator in the spine tower to transfer between floors. Signage will be placed in the area to direct people.


Monday, May 2, 2016

SU Service Lot Seal-coating May 7-8; Impacts to Spirit Drive

On Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th, the intersection of Spirit Drive next to the ANSEP building will be closed. This is to conduct seal-coating activities in the intersection and the service lot behind the Student Union.

Access to South Lot, the Engineering & Industry Building, the Student Union, and the Bookstore will be maintained via Seawolf Drive. Pedestrian access to ANSEP will be maintained.


Thursday, March 24, 2016

Alumni Drive Closure, 3/25 to 3/26

Alumni Drive between UAA Drive and the driveway to EBL will be closed from 7:00 am Friday, March 25th to the evening of Saturday, March 26th. EBL, East Campus Central Lot, and Central Garage will be accessible from the east during this time.

This work is to conduct repairs to the road surface.


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Soil Drilling Work Around Prov/Alumni Drive Bus Stop, December 2nd

On Wednesday, December 2nd, and potentially continuing for the remainder of the week, the Municipality of Anchorage will be conducting soil drilling activities in the area around the bus stop at Providence Drive and Alumni Drive. Please be aware of equipment and construction personnel operating in this area.

This work is part of a Municipal transit project to upgrade the bus stop and improve pedestrian safety.


Thursday, October 1, 2015

West Campus Water Outage, 10/3

During the morning of Saturday, October 3rd, West Campus will experience a water outage. This is to correct a leak on the main water service line to Eugene Short Hall. This outage is expected to run from 7:00 am to noon.

The following buildings will be affected:

  • Eugene Short Hall
  • Wendy Williamson Auditorium
  • Professional Studies Building
  • Sally Monserud Hall
  • Beatrice McDonald Hall
  • Auto Diesel Technology
  • Gordon Hartlieb Hall
  • Lucy Cuddy Hall