Facilities Briefs

41st Street and Emile Street – Concrete Pour

On Monday, March 30, 2015, the contractor for the new Pharmacy building will be pouring concrete from 7:00 am until 2:00 pm. Their pump truck will be located at the corner of Emile Street and 41st Street, (see attached map). The dock for Michael Sorrell will remain open and will be accessible from Emile Street, but not from 41st Street.  Parking Lot 4 will be accessible from Leavenworth and 41st  Street, but not from Emile Street.

The contractor will have a flagman at the corner of Emile Street and 41st to direct traffic. Please use caution and observe any temporary barricades and safety fences around the construction area.   

This work is part of the Lozier Center for Pharmacy Sciences & Education and Center for Drug Discovery construction project.    As the project progresses you will be kept informed.  If you have any questions, please contact Mic Tierney at 402-559-5261 or by email at mic.tierney@unmc.edu.

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2015 Mar 30 CONCRETE POUR 41ST AND EMILE ST 3-30-15


On Saturday, March 21, 2015, there will be a steam shutdown to DOC, MSB, DRC 1&2, the Dietary Penthouse, Sterilization Services and Outpatient Surgery starting at 10:00 a.m. and will remain off for approximately 8 hours.

This interruption will affect all domestic hot water to all kitchens, labs and bathrooms.  It will also affect auto claves, glass washers, cage washers as well as all steam sterilizers in these buildings.  There might be minor temperature control fluctuations during this steam shutdown

The purpose of this shutdown is to repair a leak in the utility tunnel.

Disruption Schedule:

 Commence Time:     Saturday, March 21, 2015,  at 10:00 a.m.

 Completion Time:     Saturday, March 21, 2015, at  6:00 p.m.                                                            (Approximately)

If you have any questions, please contact Neal Buxcel at 402-559-1829 or by email at neal.buxcel@unmc.edu.


Munroe-Meyer Inst. (All Levels)

(MMI, HBM, HBM Additions 1 and 2)

On Sunday March 22, 2015, all “Normal Power” to MMI, HBM, and HBM Additions will be turned off to accommodate the repair of a high voltage, pad-mounted switch that serves the MMI complex.   All equipment, air handlers, exhaust fans, lighting and receptacles that are not connected to emergency power, (red outlets) will be without power for the duration of this repair.   All non-essential equipment should be turned off, i.e.; computers. All equipment, air handlers, exhaust fans, lighting, and receptacles connected to emergency will see two brief interruptions at the start and end of the scheduled times for each ATS, (automatic transfer switch), to switch to emergency, then back to normal.

Interruption Schedule:

Commence Time:            Sunday March 22, 2015, 1:00 pm (1300 hrs.)

Completion/End Time:    Sunday March 22, 2015, 2:00 pm (1400 hrs.)

If you have any questions, please contact Matt Monaghan at  402-559-7188, or cell 402-981-5396.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the affected areas be advised of this, please mention this electrical power interruption to your colleagues.