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Friday, April 14, 2017

Alumni Drive Closure, April 14

Beginning at 2:00 pm on April 14 a contractor will be addressing issues with the gravel patch in the Alumni Drive roadway near the Oppenheim sculpture. This will require a full closure of Alumni between Admin and Arts (map below). All parking lots will remain accessible during this time. 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Alumni Drive Closure, November 4 to 7

Beginning the morning of Friday, November 4th, Alumni Drive will experience a closure between the Fine Arts Building and the Admin/Humanities Building. This closure expected to last until the morning of Monday, November 7th; however, the work is weather dependent and may take longer. This closure is to accomplish emergency excavation work as a follow-up to this past weekend's storm drain repairs.

The Fine Arts Building and its associated drop-off loop and parking lot will be accessible from the northern section of Alumni Drive. The Admin/Humanities loop will also be accessible. There is no anticipated impact to pedestrian paths.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Alumni Drive Partial Closure, Oct 29 & 30

Alumni Drive will experience a closure between the East Parking Garage and the Fine Arts Building Saturday, October 29th to Sunday, October 30th. This closure is to conduct repairs to campus storm drains. The East Parking Garage and Arts Parking Lot will both be accessible during this time.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Alumni Loop Lane Restrictions for Oct 15th and 16th.

Alumni Loop will be restricted to a single lane this weekend, Oct 15th and 16th. Contractors will be making repairs to the underground infrastructure. Access will be available but expect delays as flaggers are directing traffic. Any questions, please contact Facilities Planning and Construction at 786-4900 or

Thursday, October 6, 2016

ECB Power Outage Early Morning of October 7

The Engineering & Computation Building will experience a short power outage from 6:00 am to 8:00 am on Friday, October 7th. This outage is to test power systems in the building. We do not anticipate disruption after 8:00 am.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

ML&P Emergency Cable Replacement along Providence Drive

Beginning as early as Friday, September 16th, Municipal Light & Power will be conducting work along the north side of Providence Drive between UAA Drive and Elmore Road. This is emergency work to replace main feeder cables that supply portions of the UAA, PAMC, and APU campuses.

Please be aware of traffic restrictions in this area over the next several weeks.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

EIB Sidewalk and Lot Closure

Contractors will be working on a pedestrian fence along a portion of the EIB/South lot boundary. To facilitate this work a portion of the adjacent South Parking Lot and surrounding sidewalks will be closed from Friday (9/9) to Tuesday (9/13) Morning (7-10am). 

Monday, August 29, 2016

Engineering Parking Garage is Open

The Engineering Parking Garage is open and available for parking. The top level is currently closed. No special permit is required. The garage can be accessed via a new service road off of Mallard Lane. The garage is connected to the Engineering & Computational Building by a skybridge, allowing for easy access to the campus spine network. A new shuttle stop is also located outside the garage.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Water Outage for ECB, August 26th

On Friday, August 26th from approximately 8:00 am to 11:00 am the water to the Engineering & Computational Building (formerly the Engineering Building) will be offline as crews address an issue with the water meter. Restroom facilities in the Natural Sciences Building will be available for building occupants.

Monday, August 1, 2016

High Voltage Switchgear Testing, August 8th

On August 8th from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm we will be conducting preventative maintenance work on the High Voltage Switchgear A that provides electricity to several central and east campus facilities. We do not expect power outages as a result of this work; however, brief outages have occurred in the past from this work. UAA electricians will be standing by to respond if this occurs.

Should an outage occur the following buildings will be affected:
  • Bookstore
  • Central Parking Garage
  • Energy Modules 1 and 2
  • Engineering Building (ECB)
  • Natural Sciences Building
  • Social Sciences Building
  • Student Union
  • Wells Fargo Sports Complex