Facilities Briefs

Wittson Hall – Fire Alarm Pre-Testing for State Fire Marshal (Level 3)

On Monday, April 22, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., the Electrical shop will be testing the fire alarm notification system on the 3rd floor of Wittson Hall.  The test should last 2 hours (approximately).  Testing may be performed with audible alarms sounding and visible “strobe” alarms flashing. The audible alarms may be heard throughout the building. You do not need to evacuate the… Continue Reading


Beginning Monday, April 22, 2013, some of the first steps in the construction of the New Comprehensive Cancer Project will have a visual appearance on campus.  Site investigation of existing underground utilities will cause minor interruptions of vehicle and pedestrian traffic along Dewey Avenue and 45th Street (Durham Research Plaza).  This work will cause one lane of those streets to be closed for a few… Continue Reading

Wittson Hall / McGoogan Library Building

4th Floor Southwest & UT Connector – Closing On the morning of April 22, 2013, new construction barrier walls will be put in place to isolate the final phase of the Wittson Hall HVAC Upgrade project.  The temporary construction wall locations and the boundaries of the new construction site are indicated on the attached floor plan (see below).  Also, as a part of this phase,… Continue Reading