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


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


Access to the Wittson Hall Dock will not be available on Thursday, July 2, 2015, from 6:00 AM until Noon to allow for crane setup and delivery of equipment related to the air handler replacement on Level 5 of Wittson Hall.  In addition, the parking stalls along the west side of the dock area will also be closed due to interference with the crane setup…. Continue Reading