Facilities Briefs

STEAM SHUTDOWN — DOC, MSB, DRC 1&2, DIETARY PENTHOUSE, OUTPATIENT SURGERY

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)

ELECTRICAL POWER INTERRUPTION  
(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.

 

LEAVENWORTH STREET NORTH LANE CLOSURE BETWEEN 39th STREET to 41st STREET

Starting on Friday, March 13, 2015 and continuing for 2 to 3 weeks, depending on weather, the West bound North lane of Leavenworth Street between 39th Street to 41st Streets will be closed.  During this time, West bound traffic in this area will be reduced from two to one lane, while East bound lanes will not be impacted.  Please use caution and follow the temporary barricades and directional signage accordingly.  Access to 39th Street, 40th Street and 41st Streets from Leavenworth Street will remain open at all times.

The purpose of this work is to install the storm drain system for the future Lauritzen Outpatient Center & Fritch Surgery Center building.

If you should have any questions, please contact Paul Straub at 402-559-4502 or by email at pstraub@unmc.edu.  Please share this information with others that may need to know.

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