Facilities Briefs

Jones Street Closing – from 39th to 40th Street Construction Work (See Attached Map)

Starting Wednesday, March 29, 2017, construction will begin on Jones Street between 39th and 40th Streets.

This phase of the campus utility project involves the installation of utilities and street pavement replacement in Jones Street from 39th to 40th Street.  Through-traffic will not be permitted. Access to the Lauritzen Outpatient Center’s loading dock will not be affected (local traffic only).  Jones Street access to the south portion of Lot 15E (Student Life Center) will be closed during this period.

Interruption Schedule:

Commence Time:            Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 a.m.

Completion/End Time:   Friday, May 19, 2017, 5:00 p.m. (Approximately)

Please use caution and follow the temporary barricades and directional signage accordingly.  40th Street will be closed permanently.

If you have any questions, please contact Tod Ringenberg at 402-559-5627, or by email at tod.ringenberg@unmc.edu.  Since it is vital that everyone using Jones Street be advised of this, I ask that you mention this closure to your colleagues.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.  (Click on photo to enlarge.)

EMERGENCY ELECTRICAL POWER INTERRUPTION – RESCHEDULED!

The emergency power shut-down that was cancelled last Saturday has been rescheduled for this coming, Saturday.  All previously coordinated activities are unchanged.  Normal power will be maintained at all three buildings.  The shut-down is expected to last less than the 2-hours that have been allocated for the work.

Buildings affected:

  • Lauritzen Outpatient Center (All Levels) (LOC)
  • Lozier Center for Pharmacy Sciences Education (All Levels) (PDD)
  • Truhlsen Eye Institute (All Levels) (TEI)

This temporary shutdown is to do electrical modifications in support of future campus utility construction.  During this time, only items connected to the normal power supply will remain energized.

Interruption Schedule: New Date!

Commence Time:               Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

Completion/End Time:     Saturday, March 25, 2017, 11:00 a.m.                                                                   (Approximately)

If you have any questions, please contact Tod Ringenberg at 402-559-5627, or by email at tod.ringenberg@unmc.edu.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the LOC, PDD and TEI buildings be advised of this, I ask that you mention this emergency electrical power interruption to your colleagues.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

 

Partial Road Closing – Replacing Roof on Kiewit Tower (See Attachments)

Starting March 27, 2017, the south lane of the access road between Kiewit Tower and the Doctors Building South will be closed due to roof replacement work on the Kiewit Tower building.  The north lane will temporarily be a two-way lane.  This partial lane closure should last about 8 weeks.  Parking in Lot 46 will not be affected, it will remain open during this time.

Cones and signage will be provided.   Anyone walking or driving near the construction area should use caution and observe the barricades and warning signs.   The contractor will have equipment and trucks in the area. 

Schedule:

Commence Time:               Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:00 a.m.

Completion/End Time:      Saturday, May 20, 2017, 5:30 p.m.                                                                        (Approximately)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Archie Carpenter at (402)490-3133 or by email at archie.carpenter@unmc.edu.   Since it is vital that everyone working in and around the area be informed, please mention this partial road closure to your colleagues.