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Construction alerts

  • January 24-28, 2022 — Ivy Road, Emmet Street area affected
    Ivy Corridor — Public Realm Project alert 23
    • Night Impact Only: Faulconer Construction Co. will be closing Rothery Rd. between the garage and Ivy Rd. for a stormwater pipe connection starting Monday, January 24th through Friday, January 28th. Work hours on January 24th will be 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m. to accommodate any basketball traffic. Work hours January 25th through 28th will be (8 p.m.-5 a.m.). During work hours, a flagman will direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Rothery Rd. toward Emmet St. This closure of Rothery Rd at Ivy Rd. will not affect daytime vehicular or pedestrian use of Rothery Rd. or the Emmet-Ivy Garage. The street will be reopened each morning at 5 a.m.
    • The sidewalk on the west side of Emmet St. will be closed from Rothery Rd. to the Emmet-Ivy intersection. The sidewalk is scheduled to reopen on Friday, February 18th. The east side of the Emmet St. sidewalk is open.
    • This week Ivy Rd. and Emmet St. will remain open both day and night.
    • Pedestrian route from Emmet-Ivy Garage to Central Grounds is to take Rothery Rd. to the south side of Ivy Rd. Pedestrian route from Emmet/Ivy Garage to Lambeth/JPJ/Barracks Rd. is to take Rothery Rd. to the west side of Emmet St.
  • January 17-February 4, 2022 — Cabell Drive area affected
    West Grounds Chilled Water Capacity Project — Phase 6A
    • Project mobilization starting Monday, August 23rd.
    • Phase 6A construction starting Monday, January 17th.
    • Phase 6A construction finishing Monday, February 4th.
    • Construction area to have fence enclosure.
    • Traffic on Newcomb Road to restricted to south of Venable House
    • Parking adjacent to Tucker House to be closed.
    • Pedestrian access to be maintained via temporary access ramps and sidewalk.
    • Access to pedestrian bridge to be maintained.
    • Moped parking to be closed.
    • Stairs adjacent to Tucker House to be closed.
    • Dumpster and recycling to be relocated to parking area near Venable House.
  • January 15-21, 2022 — Ivy Road, Emmet Street area affected
    Ivy Corridor — Public Realm Project alert 22
    • Faulconer Construction Co. will continue sidewalk and bike lane closures along the north side of Ivy Rd. for utility work from Saturday, January 15th through Friday, January 21st.
    • Traffic will remain open in all directions on Ivy Rd. and Emmet St., both day and night. Signage for the impacts will be coordinated with the City of Charlottesville.
    • Pedestrian route from Emmet/Ivy Garage to Central Grounds is to take Rothery Rd. to the south side of Ivy Rd. Pedestrian route from Emmet/Ivy Garage to Lambeth/JPJ/Barracks Rd. is to take Rothery Rd. to the west side of Emmet St.
    • Pedestrian traffic is closed along the north side of Ivy Rd. The sidewalk on the east side of Emmet St. is now open to pedestrian traffic.
  • January 18-31, 2022 — Emmet Street, Dell area affected
    Contemplative Commons — alert 4

    On 1/18/22, Hourigan Construction will begin work on a temporary access drive to the loading dock at Ridley Hall to enable service vehicles to access the School of Education without going through the Contemplative Commons project construction site. This work will take place outside of the construction fence at the southeast corner of the site, between Emmet Street and the existing loading dock at Ridley Hall. Temporary fencing will be provided to route pedestrians around the area of work. The work will require re-routing the existing pedestrian detour on Emmet Street 1/26-1/31. The loading dock will remain accessible through the construction site until 1/31, when the access drive is completed.

  • January 17-February 25, 2022 — Brandon Ave, Monroe Apartment building area affected
    Brandon Ave Green Street & Utilities — alert 49

    Starting Monday January 17, 2022, contractors will be closing a section of the eastern roadway and sidewalk on Brandon Avenue, adjacent to The Monroe Apartment building. Alternative vehicular and pedestrian routes will be provided around the area of work. Please see the attached alert showing the extents of the work and the alternative travel routes. The duration of this work is expected to last approximately 6 weeks (1/17/22 to 2/25/22).

  • January 10-24, 2022 — Cabell Drive area affected
    West Grounds Chilled Water Capacity Project — water line connection at McCormick bore
    • Project mobilization starting Monday, August 23rd.
    • Bore connection construction starting Monday, January 10th.
    • Bore connection construction finishing Monday, January 24th.
    • Construction area to have fence enclosure.
    • Cabell Drive will remain open during construction. Traffic will be limited to one lane and utilize flag personnel.
    • Sidewalk along west side of Cabell Drive will be closed during construction. Pedestrian circulation/access will be maintained during construction.
  • December 20, 2021-January 28, 2022 — Leake Building affected
    Leake Waterproofing Project - alert
    • The sidewalk and parking in front of the Leake Building will be blocked off for waterproofing from Monday, December 20, 2021 through Friday January 28, 2022 - see attached map below/attached.
    • Also, there will be about 30 minutes of drilling on the upper side of the Leake Building Wednesday, December 22 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
    • Please use caution in this area.
  • December 22, 2021 — Memorial Gym affected
    Memorial Gym Facade Repairs alert 7
    • Starting Wednesday December 22nd, scaffolding will be constructed along the East fa├žade.
    • All exits will have overhead protection.
    • South Door on East Alley will remain accessible.
    • All other doors on East Alley will remain open as Emergency Egress ONLY.
    • Continuation of No Parking in East Alley for full project duration.
  • December 6, 2021-January 28, 2022 — Newcomb Road area affected
    West Grounds Chilled Water Capacity Project — Phase 5
    • Project mobilization starting Monday, August 23rd.
    • Phase 5 construction starting Monday, December 6th.
    • Phase 5 construction finishing Tuesday, January 28th.
    • Construction area to have fence enclosure.
    • Two way traffic to be maintained on Newcomb Road during construction.
    • Intermittent closures of Newcomb Road will be required for shoring installation.
    • Certain parking spaces along Cabell Drive will be closed during construction.
    • Sidewalk on east side of Newcomb Road will be closed during construction.
    • Temporary sidewalk will installed on west side of Newcomb Road to provide pedestrian access.
    • Temporary area lighting will be provided.
  • December 6, 2021 15-April 1, 2022 — Goodwin Bridge area affected
    Massie Road Utility Extension alert 1

    Contractor will mobilize, install construction fencing and start construction for Phase 1. Phase 1 duration is December 6, 2021 through April 1, 2022.

    Both asphalt ramps leading north and south on the west side of Goodwin Bridge will be closed. Stair access connecting Goodwin Bridge to Emmet St will remain open. Asphalt walkway from Emmet St. to SE corner of McCue parking lot will be closed. See attached map for details. Construction fencing is shown in red and open pedestrian egress paths are show dashed in blue.

  • November 15, 2021-2023 — Dell Pond, School of Education area affected
    Contemplative Commons alert 3
    Hourigan Construction will mobilize on November 15, 2021 to begin construction on the Contemplative Commons building. The project will add a new 4-story academic building on the site of an existing surface parking lot adjacent to the Dell Pond and School of Education. New pedestrian bridges will create an ADA connection from Newcomb Plaza to the McCormick Rd Dorm area. See attached alert for details.
  • April 30, 2018 - Summer, 2023 — U-Hall cage lot affected
    Cage lot map
    To support a significant construction project in U-Hall, the Cage lot will be closed beginning Monday, April 30th through the Summer of 2023. As a result, the University Transit Service (UTS) bus stops near the Cage lot and in the West University Hall lot will be closed for the duration of this project. The UTS Bus stops on Massie Road at University Hall and the East Lot will remain open.

Major construction projects map

UVA Parking & Transportation detours and lot closures