Facilities Briefs

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. 


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.



Tomorrow, March 18, 2017,  (Saturday) there will be an interruption (shut off) of the 4160v emergency source for the following buildings.  Normal source power will be maintained.

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

Emergency power will temporarily shut down starting at 9:00 a.m. for 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:

Commence Time:      Saturday, March 18 2017,  9:00 a.m. 

Completion/End Time:     Saturday, March 18, 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, be advised, please mention this emergency electrical power interruption to your colleagues.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Wittson Hall / McGoogan Library – Dock Closure Update!

Starting Thursday, March 16, 2017, Facilities Management and Planning will be repairing the damaged concrete at the Wittson Hall dock area. The dock will be out of service starting at 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning and will reopen and ready for full service on Sunday at 6:00 a.m., March 19, 2017.

During the repair the dock and the ramp access to the dock area will not be accessible. The contractor will construct a temporary ramp so you will still be able to access all of the entry doors off the dock area. This temporary ramp will be installed before any work is performed on the dock. See attached plan.

Anyone walking or driving near the construction site area should use caution and observe the barricades and warning signs.


 Closed Thursday, March 16; Friday, March 17; and Saturday, March 18.

Dock area to open Sunday, March 19.  (Approximately)

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above dates, please contact Mic Tierney as soon as possible at 402-516-5603 or by email at mic.tierney@unmc.edu.  Please forward or mention this shutdown notice to your colleagues.  (Click on map to enlarge.)