Week of May 17th, 2010

Street Closures

We will be closing Third Street as of 3:00 p.m. today May 18th. We will be closing Second Street tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. The streets will not re-open to traffic.


Pecan Street Overhead Project Update

The project is moving along as scheduled. We will have lots of activity all along Pecan Street and the related parking lots scheduled for next week. We are currently up to the First Baptist Church property and are preparing to install the final manhole on the east side of Pecan before crossing over to the Bookstore site. Listed below is brief summary of activities.

•Parking Lots LCN, 42 and 43 will be closed permanently.
•Third Street will be closed permanently to traffic from Center Street to Pecan.
•Second Street will be closed permanently to traffic from Center Street to Pecan ***
•FBC Student Center will be without electrical service Tuesday, May 18th from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•Third Street from Oak Street to Pecan Street will be closed from May 18th to May 24th to allow for boring across Pecan Street.
•The old 39″ storm line crossing LCN will be removed and the site will be prepared for Hunt Construction to mobilize toward the end of the week.
•In front of Lipscomb Hall the contractor will be boring across Pecan to the UTA communications duct bank on the west side of the street at 4th Street.
•UTA’s Plumbing Shop will be completing the gas line installation across the front of the lawn of Lipscomb, once this is completed the sidewalk will be replaced restoring the appearance of this area.
•The contractor will have all materials moved from the SEC site no later than Tuesday, May 18th.
•The Hunt Construction trailers will start arriving toward the end of next week.

We are currently working with the Bookstore Management to finalize the parking lot crossing, currently it appears that this will occur the first week of June.

Parking Lot 40 and the Arlington Hall lot will be used for student orientation and events at the University Center. All students and visitors should use the Center Street entrance into these lots, new signage is going up to assist with directions to this entrance next week.

***Access to Arlington Hall Lot will be off of Center Street until this lot closes in August 2011 for the next phase of construction.

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