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Construction alerts

  • May 28-August, 2024 — High Energy Physics area affected
    Jesser Hall Capstone Replacement & Window Abatement/Replacement — alert 1
    • Parking Lot west of Mechanical Engineering: Beginning Tuesday May 28th the parking lot behind Mechanical Engineering will be closed off to provide a laydown area for the work at Jesser Hall. The parking lot will be closed off to vehicle access until the last week of July.
    • Jesser Hall: Starting on Tuesday May 28th, scaffolding will be erected around the entire perimeter of Jesser Hall. There will be overhead protection provided on all sidewalks. All entry and egress into the building will be maintained with covered walkways. The loading dock area will be blocked with scaffolding and a dumpster for the duration. All scaffolding, dumpsters, and construction materials are expected to be removed by the 2nd week of August.
  • June 1-2, 2024 — Emmet/Ivy Garage, Rothery Rd., Ivy Rd. areas affected
    Ivy Corridor Landscape and Infrastructure Virginia Guesthouse — alert 89
    • Vehicles: The Emmet/Ivy Garage and Rothery Rd. will be closed on Saturday, June 1st, from 5:00 am until 10:00 pm on Sunday, June 2nd.
    • Pedestrians: The sidewalks on the east and west side of Rothery Rd. will be closed on Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd.
    • Pedestrians: The sidewalk on the north side of Ivy Rd. will be closed from Copeley Rd. to the UTS Blue Line bus stop. The sidewalk closure will remain in place until the completion of the Karsh Institute of Democracy, anticipated for Q3 2026. The pedestrian route on the south side of Ivy Rd. will remain open.
  • May 23, 2024 — High Energy Physics area affected
    High Energy Physics — alert 1
    • The parking lot at High Energy Physics will be milled and paved beginning Thursday May 23.
    • No impact to existing building exits and sidewalks.
  • May 28-31, 2024 — Peabody Hall, Newcomb Hall areas affected
    Peabody Hall — B001A Waterproofing — alert 2
    • May 28-31 — NE Stairway down to Newcomb Hall courtyard and partial elevated walkway behind Peabody Hall will be closed to pedestrian traffic.
    • Work blocks existing sidewalks, and was reviewed with OUBO prior to blockage.
  • May 20-June 30, 2024 — Fontaine Research Park area affected
    UVA Manning Institute of Biotechnology — alert 14
    • Scope of Work: 5/20/2024 - 5/26/2024
      • Line drilling will continue in preparation of rock blasting.
      • Site fencing will be adjusted East to capture parking spaces and all of the existing sidewalk to Aurbach for the installation of storm sewer and other utilities. The pedestrian path from Snyder to Aurbach will be detoured through a protected chute in the parking lot around the work.
      • ADA parking for Aurbach will be relocated West to a location along the existing front sidewalk of Aurbach and new temporary curb ramps will be installed.
    • Scope of Work: 5/27/2024 - 6/30/2024
      • Line drilling will continue in preparation of rock blasting.
      • Site fencing will be adjusted East to capture parking spaces and all of the existing sidewalk to Aurbach for the installation of storm sewer and other utilities. The pedestrian path from Snyder to Aurbach will be detoured through a protected chute in the parking lot around the work.
      • All parking in front of Snyder/LISA will be closed until 7/31/24.
      • ADA parking for Aurbach will be relocated West to a location along the existing front sidewalk of Aurbach and new temporary curb ramps will be installed.
    • 5/18/2024 — There will be an 8 hr water outage at Aurbach (07:00 - 15:00)
    • 5/18/2024 — There will be a 4 hr gas outage at Aurbach. (07:30 - 11:30)
    • 5/23/2024 — There will be a 4 hr sanitary sewer outage at Aurbach. (05:00 - 09:00)
    • 5/29/2024 — There will be a 4 hr sanitary sewer outage at Aurbach. (05:00 - 09:00)
    • Pedestrian and delivery access to all buildings will be maintained throughout all phases of work.
  • May 20, 2024 — Reed Lane area affected
    Reed Lane Road Enhancement — alert 1
    • A portion of Reed Lane will be block off to thru traffic to upper-level parking area, as construction crews are performing road enhancements to create safer sightlines, along with adding rumble strips, and guard rails. Parallel parking will still be available along Reed Lane with additional parking available at Cochrane House (Emergency Management). Stillfried Lane will be utilized as a Detour for access to the upper parking area. Detour signage will be posted at Reed Lane/Stillfried and Ivy Road.
  • May 20-29, 2024 — Rouss-Robertson Hall area affected
    McIntire New Academic Facility — alert 19

    Beginning Monday, May 20

    • Installation is planned for extending connection of new storm water elements per the attached location drawing.
    • Increased truck traffic will occur with excavation and load out of material at the NW corner of Cobb Hall/Delivery Access to Rouss-Robertson Hall (RRH).
    • Trucks will utilize Hospital Drive and the sidewalk approaching RRH.
    • Flaggers will assist in monitoring safety of pedestrians when trucks are entering and leaving the site.
    • Vehicular access to the entrance of Robertson Hall will be blocked. Oversized deliveries to RRH during the summer months will need to be coordinated with the construction team.
    • Smaller deliveries can be carted to RRH along the pedestrian access path from the Hospital Drive cul-de-sac as indicated.
  • May 20-Fall 2024 — Whispering Wall Plaza area affected
    Central Grounds Accessible Path, Phase 1 (Newcomb South) — alert 2
    • Pedestrians: A small portion of the Whispering Wall Plaza behind Monroe Hall will be coned off the week of May 20th for construction equipment. See map.
    • Pedestrians: Fencing will be installed around the project area starting on Monday, May 20th and will remain until Fall 2024. The pedestrian path between the construction area and Newcomb Hall will remain open throughout the duration of this project.
  • May 20-August 16, 2024 — Physics Building area affected
    Physics Building Renovation — alert 12
    • Jamerson-Lewis Construction will be installing gates and existing bollards for construction and emergency vehicle access only to the rear R-2 parking lot behind Physics. The parking lot will be closed to pedestrians starting Monday, May 20 and return to service on Friday, August 16. This closure is to complete utility work, hard scape, curb/sidewalk and paving scope for Phase 3.
  • May 20-24, 2024 — Peabody Hall, Newcomb Hall areas affected
    Peabody Hall - B001A Waterproofing — alert 1
    • May 20-24: NE stairway down to Newcomb Hall courtyard and partial elevated walkway behind Peabody Hall will be closed to pedestrian traffic.
  • May 22-August 1, 2024 — East Range Dorm, Hotel D areas affected
    Hotel B Low Temperature Hot Water Repair — alert 1
    • SL. Williamson Inc. will be installing a temporary roadway in front of the East Range Dorm and Hotel D for visitors as well as all emergency response vehicles beginning on (5/22/2024-5/29/2024) that will connect Rotunda Alley to Green Alley.
    • Utility Distribution teams will mobilize on Tuesday (6/11/2024) and close Rotunda Alley between Hotel B/East Range Dorm and establish site fencing in the area with appropriate signage. Vehicular traffic will begin using the temporary roadway at that point.
    • Utility Distribution teams will make the necessary repairs and anticipate the construction phase to be completed between (6/11/2024-8/1/2024) at which point Rotunda Alley will be reopened upon completion.
  • May 20-August, 2024 — Runk Patio, residence halls area affected
    Hereford College 4 Pipe Utility Extension — alert 1
    • Phase 1A directional drill pipe installation at Runk Patio starting 20 May 2024.
    • Phase 1A sidewalk closure at Breezeway between Norris, Malone and Johnson Residence Halls starting 27 May through early August.
    • Phase 1B sidewalk impact at the rear of Weedon and Whyburn Residence Halls starting early July-September
    • Phase 2 to impact Hereford Lawn area starting late September-December.
    • Phase 3 to impact Johnson Residence Hall November 2024-January 2025.
    • Schedule to coincide with various ongoing projects within the vicinity and are subject to change with alerts to accommodate.
    • Utility outages to be scheduled and coordinated with HRL for service tie-ins.
  • May 20-August 15, 2024 — Alderman Rd., O-Hill area affected
    Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) Phase 3A
    • The project team will be mobilizing construction areas west of Alderman Road the morning of Monday 5/20.
    • All parking in front of O-Hill Dining will be closed and fencing will be installed around the perimeter of the parking spaces. Parking will re-open no later than August 15.
    • The area in front of Watson-Webb dorm that was recently demobilized will be fenced off once again.
    • A small section of construction fencing will be installed in the sidewalk between Lile-Maupin, Tuttle Dunnington and O-Hill Dining.
    • See attached alert for map of affected area.
  • May 6-26, 2024 — Fontaine Research Park area affected
    UVA Manning Institute of Biotechnology — alert 13
    • Scope of Work: 5/6/2024 - 5/12/2024
      • Line drilling will continue in preparation of rock blasting.
      • Site fencing will be adjusted East to capture parking spaces and all of the existing sidewalk to Aurbach for the installation of storm sewer and other utilities. The pedestrian path from Snyder to Aurbach will be detoured through a protected chute in the parking lot around the work.
      • ADA parking for Aurbach will be relocated West to a location along the existing front sidewalk of Aurbach and new temporary curb ramps will be installed.
    • Scope of Work: 5/13/2024 - 5/19/2024
      • Line drilling will continue in preparation of rock blasting.
      • Site fencing will be adjusted East to capture parking spaces and all of the existing sidewalk to Aurbach for the installation of storm sewer and other utilities. The pedestrian path from Snyder to Aurbach will be detoured through a protected chute in the parking lot around the work.
      • Site fencing will be temporarily extended North to allow for the start of work on a new RWSA water line. A portion of Ray C Hunt Drive will be closed until the work is complete.
      • ADA parking for Aurbach will be relocated West to a location along the existing front sidewalk of Aurbach and new temporary curb ramps will be installed.
    • Scope of Work: 5/20/2024 - 5/26/2024
      • Line drilling will continue in preparation of rock blasting.
      • Site fencing will be adjusted to reopen the old sidewalk pedestrian path from Snyder to Aurbach.
      • ADA parking for Aurbach will be relocated West to a location along the existing front sidewalk of Aurbach and new temporary curb ramps will be installed.
      • A portion of the parking lot will be captured in front of Snyder
    • 5/18/2024 — There will be a 12 hr gas and water outage at Aurbach
    • Upcoming 4 hr sanitary sewer outage at Aurbach, from 5:00am — 9:00am — postponed to date TBD
    • Pedestrian and delivery access to all buildings will be maintained throughout all phases of work.
    • Diagrams of impacts are included in attached alert for all phases of work.
  • April 1, 2024-July 1, 2026 — Ivy Rd. north sidewalk area affected
    Ivy Corridor Landscape and Infrastructure Phase 2 — alert 2
    • Starting Monday, April 1st, the sidewalk on the north side of Ivy Rd. will be closed from Copeley Rd. to the UTS Blue Line bus stop. This sidewalk closure will remain in place until the completion of the Karsh Institute of Democracy, anticipated for Q3 2026. The pedestrian route on the south side of Ivy Rd. will remain open.
  • March 25, 2024-Fall, 2025 — Fontaine Research Park Parking Garage area affected
    Fontaine Research Park Parking Garage Project — alert 2
    • In support of the Fontaine Research Park Parking Garage Project, a site enabling project is required to provide a new pedestrian sidewalk for building egress and to relocate ADA parking associated with the 400 Ray C Hunt Drive building.
    • Starting on Monday, March 25, 2024, the contractor will mobilize on site to start the installation of the new pedestrian sidewalk. The contractor will install perimeter construction safety fence to encompass the landscaped area at the Southwest corner of the 400 Ray C Hunt Drive building. See Exhibit 1 on page 2 of this construction alert.
    • After the new pedestrian sidewalk has been installed, the contractor will start the installation of the new ADA parking associated with the 400 Ray C Hunt Drive building. The contractor will install perimeter construction safety fence to encompass the roundabout area at the Southwest corner of the 400 Ray C Hunt Drive building. See Exhibit 2 on page 3 of this construction alert.
    • There will be typical construction equipment noise associated with this work.
    • All building means of egress will be maintained during construction.
  • March 4-May 31, 2024 — Alderman Rd. area affected
    Scott Stadium Scoreboard Upgrade — alert 2
    • This alert includes temporary impacts to the Alderman Road and east sidewalk due to truck activity at Scott Stadium.
    • Daktronics will need to have temporary closures of Alderman to lift materials into the site. This will impact the road and east sidewalk. During a closure, road signs and barriers will be utilized to detour vehicles around the stadium via Whitehead Road and Stadium Road. The east sidewalk will be closed. The west sidewalk along Alderman will stay open for pedestrian access. A barrier will be set up along the west sidewalk to stop pedestrians from walking into the site. ADA signage will be placed at the closest road crosswalks.
    • Scott Stadium west parking lot and west gate entrance will be impacted as well through 07.30.2024. Entry to the stadium will require coordination through alternate gates.
    • Schedule of impact:
      • Alderman Road and the east sidewalk will be closed Monday-Friday from 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. starting March 4, 2024, until May 31, 2024, except for the following dates:
      • Spring Football Game — April 20
      • HRL Move Out — May 8-12
      • Graduation — May 15-20
    • Fenced no parking area through 07.30.2024
  • January-July 30, 2024 — Alderman Rd., Scott Stadium area affected
    Scott Stadium Video Board Upgrade — alert 1
    • Future intermediate road closures likely and will be communicated with future alerts.
    • Alderman Road east drive lane and east sidewalk temporary intermediate closures
    • Fenced no parking area through 07.30.2024
  • January 15-December, 2024 — Crispell Dr. area affected
    UH Guided Ultrasound & MRI Relocation — alert 1
    • Starting Monday, 1/15/24, a contractor will begin assembling fencing and scaffolding in the emergency vehicle parking spaces along Crispell Dr.
    • Crispell Dr will remain open in both directions, there will be temporary lane closures with flaggers to direct traffic to allow safe fabrication of construction fencing.
    • Crispell Dr sidewalk will always remain open. Spotters will be onsite to ensure pedestrian safety during fencing and scaffolding assembly.
    • Fencing and scaffolding will be in place from 1/15/24 through December 2024
  • October 16, 2023-Summer, 2024 — Thornton Hall, Stadium Rd. area affected
    Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) Phase 3B
    • The parking lot on the northeastern side of Thornton known as East J will be closed and construction fence will be put up Monday, October 16.
    • Egress from all exits from the building and pathways for pedestrian travel through the lot will be maintained. However, the lot will be closed to all non-construction related vehicles.
    • The sidewalk between Thornton and Stadium Road will be closed, and an alternate pedestrian route will be provided.
    • This phase of the project is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2024.

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This interactive construction map is in development, for questions or feedback about the map please contact Molly Shifflett, project associate with Capital Construction & Renovations.