Facilities Briefs

Emile Street Closure – Old Bulk Oxygen Tank Removal

In order to remove the old Bulk Oxygen Tank System located near the ARS and CUP Buildings, Emile Street will be closed Saturday, June 24, 2017, starting at 7:00 am until 2:00 pm.  This closure will impact the access to the underground parking at the Lied Transplant Center along with the patient drop-off and pick-up at the Lied Transplant Center’s main entrance.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Randy Kirkpatrick at 402-552-6252 or by email at  rkirkpatrick@nebraskamed.com.   Since it is vital that everyone working, walking or driving in and around the area and/or uses the Emile Street entrance to Parking Lot 22U be informed, please mention the street closure to your colleagues. (Click on photo to enlarge)

Chilled Water Shutdown

Lozier Center for Pharmacy (PDD Building) and

 Truhlsen Eye Institute (TEI Building)

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 6:00 pm, UNMC’s Facilities Management and Planning Department has scheduled a shutdown of the chilled water system in the Lozier Center for Pharmacy and Truhlsen Eye Institute Buildings.  This will affect all levels in both buildings and may cause room temperatures to increase slightly. 

The chilled water shutdown is necessary, so that UNMC’s Central Utilities Plant can drain down the chilled water to do some maintenance on the system.

Interruption Schedule

 Commence Time:      Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 6:00 pm

 Completion/End Time:     Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 10:00 pm                                                             (Approximately)

If you have any questions, please contact Neal Buxcel at 402-871-0313 or Brian Hovey at 402-559-1326 or Peter Larson at 605-212-0783.  Since it is vital that everyone working in these two buildings be aware of the shut down, please mention it to your colleagues.



Domestic Hot Water System Shutdown (Third Floor Labs Only!)             

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled a shutdown of the Domestic Hot Water System for the Lozier Center for Pharmacy and Drug Discovery building.  This will affect third floor lab sinks and glass cage washers.

Outage Schedule:

Domestic hot water system will be off for repairs starting at 8:00 a.m. and should be back on by 12:00 Noon.  (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.  Thanks for your cooperation in this matter.