Facilities Briefs

Partial Lane Closure on 42nd Street between Emile Street and Leavenworth

On Friday, January 6, 2017, there will be a partial lane closure of the north bound lane on 42nd Street between Emile and Leavenworth starting at 9:00am.  Barricades will be placed between the south bound land/sidewalk and turn lane.  Turn lane will be used as north bound lane during closure.  During this time please proceed with caution and follow the directional arrows and barricades.

Scheduled Closure:

Start:             Friday, January 6, 2017, at 9:00 A.M.

End:              Friday, January 6, 2017, at 3:00 P.M.  (Approximately)  

If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact Craig Ellis at 402-943-8400 or by email at craig.ellis@unmc.edu.   Since it is vital that anyone that walks and/or drives through this area be informed, please mention this  lane closure to your colleagues.



Williams Science Hall (WSH)


On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, there will be a momentary interruption (shut off) of normal electrical power to the main electrical switchboard that serves all levels of the Williams Science Hall (WSH).  This will cause a power outage to all receptacle outlets, computers, lighting, air handling units, supply fans, exhaust fans, fume hoods, motors, etc. throughout the building.  The power outage should be as short as a “blink”.  If possible, it is recommended that computers and other pieces of sensitive electrical equipment be shut down prior to the scheduled electrical interruption as a safety precaution.

This shut off is required to allow for routine switchgear maintenance and repairs within UNMC’s Central Utilities Plant (CUP).

Interruption Schedule:

Commence Time:    Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, 6:00 a.m. (0600 hrs.)

Completion Time: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, 6:15 a.m. (0615 hrs.)                                       Approximately

If you have any questions, please contact Dan Michalak at ext. 9-5048 or Matt Monaghan at ext. 9-7188.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the affected areas be advised of this, please mention this electrical power interruption to your colleagues.


LOZIER CENTER FOR PHARMACY – DRUG DISCOVERY (PDD) – DI Water System Shutdown (Third Floor Only!)

On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled a DI water system shutdown.  This will affect the PDD’s  third floor only!

Outage Schedule:

DI water system will be off for repairs at 4:00pm and back on at 8:00pm.  (Approximately).      

If you have any questions, please contact Sean Smith at 402-960-4035 or by email at seanpsmith@unmc.edu.  Please mention this shutdown to your colleagues.  (Click on photo to enlarge.)