Facilities Briefs

Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Update: MUD on Campus

Metropolitan Utilities District (M.U.D.) Work – Emile Street and 45th Street Impacted Beginning the week of June 23, M.U.D will start installation of new utilities to the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Work will take place in front of the Durham Outpatient Center circle drive and likely involve vehicular lane restrictions along Emile Street.  During this time, pedestrians will be required to use the modified pedestrian walkway between Lot 50 and Durham Outpatient Center. Dependent upon water testing results, work may extend into the… Continue Reading

Emile/Jones Street Closing

Construction Work – East of Michael Sorrell’s Loading Dock  Starting April 7, 2014, construction will begin on Emile Street between 41st and 40th Streets.   Michael Sorrell Center’s loading dock will  remain accessible. Grunwald Contractors will be digging up Emile Street and the sidewalks on both the north and south sides excavating for new pipe.  The work will be fenced off and will affect vehicle traffic.  For those of you that park in lots 4, 36, 39, 21, and 20, you will still be able… Continue Reading


On Friday, May 3, 2013 there was a water main break at the intersection of 40th and Emile/Jones Streets. The 40th street intersection of  Emile/Jones streets will be closed for approximately seven more days. Hopefully the road will open Tuesday, May 14.  “We’re waiting on the City to pave over the excavation site with concrete, according to Don Dickmeyer, project manager.”    The Student Life Center will be accessible during this time from 39th and Jones streets, and Parking Lot No. 21 will be accessible from 40th and Leavenworth streets. … Continue Reading