Facilities Briefs

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Several activities are underway surrounding the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center construction site. The following notifications will be posted as changes occur and we ask that you please mention these updates to your colleagues.

 This week…

Walkway from Durham Outpatient Center to Durham Research Center and Durham Research Center 2

Construction will begin Friday, Sept. 20 on a temporary, employee walkway linking the Durham Outpatient Center to the Durham Research Center and Durham Research Center 2. This walkway will replace the current sidewalk located to the west of the Durham Outpatient Center. Once constructed, the walkway will be accessible from the ground level of the Lot 2 parking garage.

 Ongoing construction projects…

Sidewalk in Front of Munroe-Meyer Institute

Work continues to create a new sidewalk in front of Munroe-Meyer Institute on the north side of Dewey Avenue. The  project will tie the new sidewalk into existing walkways and involve installation of a retaining wall. Work is expected to be complete by the end of Sept.

 Clarkson Tower Dock Construction

Efforts to close the Durham Outpatient Center dock have begun and all deliveries will reroute to the Clarkson Tower dock at 4350 Dewey Avenue starting Sept. 27. During this time, the exit door of Clarkson Tower dock will remain locked and accessible to authorized personnel only. If you have any questions or concerns regarding delivery logistics, please contact Craig Jenkins, Supply Processing, at 2-3515 or crjenkins@nebraskamed.com.

 Changes to Lot 3

A portion of stalls in Lot 3 (garage located below the Medical Sciences Building) will be used for emergency department patient parking to replace public parking spots annexed by the expanding Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center project site. Construction in Lot 3 has begun and is expected to continue through the end of Sept.  All employees assigned to Lot 3 should continue to park in this lot as no user will be displaced as a result of this change. During this time, we ask all drivers to exercise extreme caution for the safety of construction workers.

Current Lot 3 users will use access cards to pass through the relocated parking control barrier arm to allotted parking spots. If you are a Lot 3 user and you have misplaced your card, please call Parking Services at 559-8580 or email unmcparking@unmc.edu to obtain a replacement.

Construction Projects at Durham Outpatient Center

Construction continues to redefine safe paths for exiting the Durham Outpatient Center around the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center project site.

Please direct all other questions to Mike Faber, University of Nebraska Medical Center Facilities Management & Planning at 9-4503 or Chris Johnson, The Nebraska Medical Center Facilities Management & Planning at 2-3292.

Mallory Car – Project Communications Coordinator
The Nebraska Medical Center


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