Facilities Briefs

The Latest on the Skywalk Construction

Work continues on the new Emile Street skywalk connecting the Durham Outpatient Center (DOC) with the Lot 50 employee parking structure. The steel framework for the structure was set in place in May and construction crews are working to enclose it and make final connections to adjacent buildings. The skywalk will be complete for use by early 2016. As construction progresses, the following impact is… Continue Reading

Emile Street Lane Closure Expanded

Effective Monday, July 6, a section of the south driving lane along Emile Street, directly across from the Lied Transplant Center, will be temporarily closed for utility work connections at the Central Utility Plant. This closure is in addition to existing lane impacts further west along Emile Street, related to the Skywalk construction. Two driving lanes will remain open at all times, and signage will… Continue Reading


On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, from 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM a crane will be setup on Dewey Avenue for delivery of equipment and materials related to the roof replacement on Eppley Science Hall. ¬†Vehicle traffic in and out of the Clarkson Tower drive will be maintained and flagmen will be present.¬† The crane and material activities will be limited to the south lane of… Continue Reading