Facilities Briefs




UNMC’s Facilities Management and Planning has scheduled a shutdown of Wittson Hall’s Air Handling Unit 6 for Saturday, February 23, 2013.  The shutdown is necessary, so that the VFD for the air handling unit can be relocated.  The shutdown of  Air Handling Unit-6 will affect parts of floors 6, 7 and 8 (only).

Interruption Schedule

Start Time:    Saturday, February 23, 2013 @ 3:30pm

End Time:     Saturday, February 23, 2013 @ 9:30pm (approximately)

If you have any questions, please contact Rick Kmiecik at 559-3679.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the WHM Building be aware of the shutdown, please, mention it to your colleagues.

Wittson Hall / McGoogan Library

Third Floor Corridor Closing and Limited Access To Service Elevator E-20

Wittson Hall, third floor corridor that leads south to Bennett Hall will close Saturday, February 16, 2013, for construction.   The corridor will be closed until Monday, March 25, 2013.  Pedestrians who would like to walk on Level 3 to Bennett Hall from Wittson Hall or vice-versa must use the exterior sidewalk along 42nd Street.

The service elevator (E-20) and corridor will be closed to all pedestrian use on level 3 through-out the construction.   The service elevator (E-20) may be used for only large and heavy (250lbs or more) items.  All other items should use the public elevators. Use of service elevator (E-20) and corridor on level 3 must be coordinated with Mark Sjogren.  Please advise your vendors who currently use this elevator for deliveries.

Use of the dock area on level 3 will remain open through-out the construction for deliveries to Wittson Hall and McGoogan Library.

Shutdown Schedule:

Start Time:    Saturday, February 16, 2013, @ 8:00am

End Time:     Monday, March 25, 2013 @ 6:00am (approximately)

If anyone has questions regarding this closure, please contact me (Mark Sjogren) at 402-559-4505 as soon as possible. Since it is vital that everyone working in the building be aware of the third floor corridor closing and limited access to service elevator E-20, I ask that you mention it to your colleagues.

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Hattie B. Munroe II – 1998 Addition (All Levels)

Domestic Hot and Cold Water Shut-Off

UNMC Facilities Management and Planning’s Plumbing  Shop has scheduled a shut-off of  the domestic hot and cold water for Wednesday, February 6, 2013.  The shut-off will be in Hattie B. Munroe II – the 1998 Addition only!

This means all domestic hot and cold water to all kitchens, lavatories, sinks, drinking fountains or any equipment needing water during these hours will be off!

Shut-off Schedule

Commence Time:         Wednesday, February 6, 2013 @ 5:00 p.m.

Completion Time:         Wednesday, February 6, 2013 @ 10:00 p.m. (Approx.)

If you have any questions, please contact Terry Vail at 559-6342.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the HBM1998 Addition be aware of the shut-off, please mention it to your colleagues.