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Construction alerts

  • July 17, 2019 – Emmet Street affected – Carruthers Hall water main upgrade
    Emmet St closure
    Falconer Construction will be closing one northbound lane and sidewalk of Emmet Street to pour sidewalks back as part of the Carruthers Hall water main upgrade. Work will take place on Wednesday 7/17/19, starting at 5:00am and will be complete by 3 p.m.
  • July 20-21, 2019 – Edgemont Road affected
    Edgemont Road closure map
    Edgemont Road detour map
    There will be a complete road closure of Edgemont Rd. for the weekend of Saturday and Sunday (July 20-21, 2019). The road blockage will take place at the intersection of McCormick Rd. and Edgemont Rd. to allow adequate time for a crucial piece of the Low Temperature Hot Water Piping to be installed. The roadway will be completely barricaded on both sides of the work area and excavation. All fire hydrant and FDC connections will be accessible throughout the duration of the weekend. All vehicular traffic should follow the detour signage provided. All buildings along Edgemont Rd. will remain accessible via the detour which will route traffic around McCormick Rd. at the water tanks which loops back around to Edgemont Rd. We appreciate everyone’s patience through this process and the roadway will be reopened for business Monday (July 22, 2019).
  • July 15-22, 2019 – Lile, Key, Green Alleys affected
    East Range Stormwater Management Phase II - alert 16
    Faulconer Construction plans to install an Addastone top coat to Lile, Key, and Green Alleys between July 15-21. No vehicular traffic will be allowed in the area of Lile Alley, Green Alley, and Key Alley between 6 p.m. July 15 and 7 a.m. July 22. Vehicles parked in Green, Key, or Lile Alleys at 6 p.m. July 15 will be towed.
    Due to temperature sensitivity of the Addastone product, this work must be done in evening hours. Crews will begin work at 7 p.m. and may work as late as 4 a.m..
  • July 15-31, 2019 – Copeley and McCormick roads affected
    Summer Paving Project - alert 1
    VDOT is planning to repave portions of Copeley and McCormick roads between July 15-31, 2019. As shown in the attached alert, the paving for Copeley would begin at the intersection of Massie/Copeley and end at Emmet Street. The McCormick paving would start at the intersection of McCormick/Edgemont and end at the stop sign at the top of Hereford Dr. The contractor performing the work will have traffic control staff on site to ensure that one lane of traffic is open at all times.
  • June 20, 2019 – Leonard Sandridge Way affected
    Leonard Sandridge Way map
    On Wednesday June 19 Faulconer Construction will mobilize for a small project on Leonard Sandridge Way. The project will start on June 20. Please be aware that there will be trucks and equipment entering and exiting the area on both sides of the bridge on Leonard Sandridge Way once the project starts. Please use caution if entering the area.
  • June 11-August 15, 2019 – Rotunda interior affected
    Rotunda Dome Room HVAC Repairs
    Small, isolated areas of finish plaster and woodwork in the Dome Room bookcase alcoves have started to show evidence of water damage during the past year. Affiliated Engineers Inc. (AEI) will be evaluating the system through three research probes that extend from the Dome Room to the Upper Gallery. AEI's recommendations from these probes will dictate additional work in the Dome Room, which is expected to include repairs to ductwork, plaster removal and patching, and partial replacement of wood paneling in the alcoves. The Middle Gallery will have plaster removal and patching as needed for ductwork repairs.
  • June 12-Summer, 2019 – JPA at South Lawn affected
    South Lawn Overpass/JPA map
    Please note we will be starting A project near the South Lawn overpass on JPA will begin June 12, 2019. The work in this area will require the contractor to stop traffic occasionally to get equipment and material to the site.
    Please be aware that this project is going on and there may be delays in traffic flow. The work will take several weeks to complete.
  • June 11-August 12, 2019 – Pavilion X area affected
    Pavilion X Exterior Paint & Repairs - alert 2
    This summer, Pavilion X will be scaffolded in order to replace a section of roof, repair damaged wood cornice elements, and paint the building. Scaffolding will be erected in two phases. Phase I was completed on May 24. Phase II scaffolding for the remainder of the building will be installed starting June 11th and is expected to take one week. Scaffolding will remain until project completion in mid-August.
    Impacts: Please expect construction noise from scaffolding assembly and roof replacement. The parking spaces in the southern half of Lile Alley will be used for scaffolding laydown area.
  • June 10-August 19, 2019 – McCormick Rd, Edgemont Rd intersection affected
    Slaughter Recreation map of affected area
    Operations will begin the Low Temperature Project for Slaughter Rec on Monday June 10 with an anticipated completion date of Monday August 19. There will be traffic impacts to the intersection of McCormick Rd. and Edgemont Rd due to the excavations there. Edgemont Rd will be taken down to one lane of access for most of the duration of the project for excavation purposes as well.
    The traffic pattern here will change with the moving phases of the project, but access to Slaughter Rec and all buildings along Edgemont Rd will stay accessible.
  • May 20-August, 2019 – Facilities Management Yard affected
    FM Yard Phase II - alert
    Starting May 20th, 2019, and lasting approximately 12 weeks, the FM Yard project will close the majority of the main parking area between Leake and the Shops Building. See construction alert for details of affected area and alternate parking.
  • April 15, 2019-early 2020 – Brandon Avenue affected
    Brandon Ave Green St & Utilities - alert 28
    Starting April 15, 2019, and lasting 8-10 months, the Green Street project will close a portion of Brandon Avenue just south of Elson Student Health Center. Vehicular access to locations south of the closure, including Bice House, South lawn, and the K2 parking lots, will be detoured onto Monroe Lane and through a paved connector road to Brandon Avenue. Several message boards will be in place along JPA and Monroe Lane to direct traffic to the new route. The construction team will be performing a ‘soft opening’ of this new connector road during the week of April 8th, in order to get traffic accustomed to this new route. On Monday April 15th, the team will officially close the portion of Brandon Ave mentioned above.
  • April 1-12; Mid June-August, 2019 – Academical Village area affected
    Academical Village Chimney Cap Replacement - alert 1
    Starting the week of April 1st, Facilities Management tradespeople will be sealing Lawn room chimney caps that have deteriorated. Tradespeople will be accessing the roofs from ladders on the Lawn between Pavilions I & III and on the East Lawn. This Phase I work has a planned duration of one to two weeks. After Reunions, Phase II will install stainless steel chimney plates on both the East Range and West Range from aerial lifts. An additional project alert will precede this activity.
    • Phase I: April 1 – 12, 2019
    • Phase II: Mid June-August 15, 2019
  • December 10, 2018 - September, 2019 – Brooks Hall area affected – Memorial to Enslaved Laborers
    Memorial to Enslaved Laborers - alert 2
    On December 10, Team Henry Enterprises will mobilize to install fencing and a temporary construction access road within the Triangle of Grass to facilitate construction of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers. Construction will consist of significant site work, including re-grading, utilities, concrete foundation work, stormwater and sidewalk improvements, and installation of large-scale stone blocks. Pedestrian routes within the site will be blocked. As fencing is installed and sidewalks become blocked, way-finding signage will be installed to indicate new routes for pedestrians.
  • October 1, 2018 - January, 2020 – Massie Road area affected – Softball Stadium & Player Development Center
    Softball Stadium construction - alert 2
    Sidewalk closure along the south side of Massie Road. Sidewalk will be close from Thursday October 18, 2018 until January 2020. Signage will be provided at both ends of the sidewalk to acknowledge the closure and give direction to pedestrians for an alternate route.
  • 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