Utility outages

In order to perform necessary maintenance, inspection or equipment modifications, interruptions in building services or systems will take place. In all cases, every attempt will be made to keep the inconvenience to a minimum. If you have any questions, please contact one of Facilities Management’s service desks:

Academic division
(434) 924-1777

Health system division
(434) 924-2267

Outage Subscription Manager


  1. 9/24/2018 8:00:00 AM thru 9/24/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Air Conditioning
    Other Affected Buildings - CHEMISTRY BUILDING
    Notes - To raise the lab air main running to the Quincy Air Compressor out of the way of the new duct to be installed on the Southeast side of the penthouse. The Quincy Compressor can be isolated, so that lab air for the building can be fed by the compressor and expansion tank located in the shop across from the elevator in the penthouse. Zone assistance requested. Affects Quincy Air Compressor at the Penthouse.
    Reason - To raise the lab air main running to the Quincy Air Compressor.
  2. 9/25/2018 7:15:00 AM thru 9/25/2018 5:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Air Conditioning
    Other Affected Buildings - CHEMISTRY BUILDING
    Notes - Utility Services Affected:Supply Air & Exhaust Specific area affected: Old lab 133/new lab 138, 231/238, 240/258
    Reason - To allow permanent installtion of exhaust duct to old lab 133/new lab 138 and clear a path for old lab 231/238 exhaust that is currently blocked by existing location of duct serving 133/138.
  3. 9/27/2018 5:00:00 AM thru 9/27/2018 7:00:00 AM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - LEAKE BUILDING
    Notes - Panel LP3 1st floor lighting/ receptacles /water heater/will be affected. Jason Lam will perform the work. Fire watch not required.
    Reason - Remove meter placed on panel LP3 9/17/18 to determine electrical load.
  4. 9/28/2018 6:00:00 AM thru 9/28/2018 7:00:00 AM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - FAC MGMT STORES & RECEIVING
    Notes -
    Reason - Install breakers for new outlets
  5. 5/21/2018 7:00:00 AM thru 9/28/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Elevator
    Other Affected Buildings - OBSERVATORY MOUNTAIN ENGINEERING RESEARCH FACILITY
    Notes - As part of the OMERF Elevator Modernization project, Martin Horn will replace the existing freight elevator with a new passenger elevator. This will include asbestos abatement, extending the existing elevator shaft, new elevator shaft roof, new elevator equipment, new elevator cab and finishes. The elevator will be completely offline and out of service for the above period.
    Reason - To replace the existing freight elevator with a new passenger elevator.
  6. 10/6/2018 7:00:00 AM thru 10/6/2018 7:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - SLAUGHTER HALL
    Notes - Fire watch not necessary.
    Reason - Perform a complete PM on the switch gear and MCC.
  7. 10/8/2018 5:00:00 AM thru 10/8/2018 5:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - Bonnycastle House, Dabney House, Kent House
    Notes - Notes: UVA E&U to provide support for the shut down and power back the facilities Reason for Outage: The series of outages is due to measurement for proper wire lengths, installation of the new wire and termination for the Page/Emmet and Echols/Humphreys Houses power.
    Reason - See notes
  8. 11/4/2018 8:00:00 AM thru 11/4/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - Bonnycastle House, Dabney House, Kent House
    Notes - Notes: UVA E&U to provide support for the shut down and power back the facilities Reason for Outage: The series of outages is due to measurement for proper wire lengths, installation of the new wire and termination for the Page/Emmet and Echols/Humphreys Houses power.
    Reason - See notes
  9. 11/25/2018 7:00:00 AM thru 11/25/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - OHILL DINING FACILITY, FAC MGMT MAINTENANCE SHOP, LEAKE BUILDING, SKIPWITH HALL, ASTRONOMY BUILDING, STONE HALL (NRAO), SHELBURNE HALL/HIGHWAY RESEARCH, SPEC MAT HANDLING FAC /EHS, LACY HALL, RECYCLING SORTING FACILITY, LEAKE BUILDING ANNEX NO, SLAUGHTER RECREATION CENTER, BRYANT HALL AT SCOTT STADIUM, ALDERMAN ROAD PUMPING STATION
    Notes - Normal power will remain off for the duration of the outage. Emergency power staff and fire systems staff will be on grounds during testing.
    Reason - Testing of relays on mains and tie breaker at alderman substation.
  10. 11/25/2018 7:00:00 AM thru 11/25/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - OLSSON HALL, ALBERT H SMALL BUILDING, GILMER HALL, RICE HALL, PHYSICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES BUILDING, PHYSICS/J BEAMS LAB, CHEMISTRY BUILDING, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, WILSDORF HALL, MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Notes - Normal power will remain off during this outage. Emergency power staff and fire systems staff will be on grounds during this testing.
    Reason - Testing of relays on mains and tie breaker at alderman substation.
  11. 11/25/2018 7:00:00 AM thru 11/25/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - Page House, Emmet House, Echols House, Humphreys House, Lefevre House, Metcalf House, Hancock House, Bonnycastle House, Dabney House, Kent House, Fitzhugh House, Dunglison House, Courtenay House, Cauthen House, Woody House, Kellogg House, Balz-Dobie House, Watson-Webb House, Ern Commons, Lile-Maupin House, Tuttle-Dunnington House, Shannon House, Gibbons House, Gooch 2381, Gooch 382, Gooch 383, Gooch 384, Dillard 385, Dillard 386, Dillard 387, Dillard 388, Dillard 389, BALZ PUMP HOUSE
    Notes - Normal power will remain off during this outage. Emergency power and fire systems staff will be on grounds during testing.
    Reason - Testing of relays on mains and tie breaker at alderman substation.

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