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South Bridge Elevator Out of Service this weekend

The south bridge over Cooper Street will be without elevator services Saturday-Sunday, July 13-14.  Interior upgrades will be made.

The north bridge elevators remain out of service while being modernized.

Building Electrical outages this weekend and next

A two-hour electrical outage is set for 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, for Davis Hall, Central Library, Life Science Building, P.E. Building, Preston Hall, Science Hall, the Smart Hospital, Texas Hall, Trinity House (only for 30 minutes), and University Hall.

To complete repairs, a 10-hour electrical outage is planned 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20-4 a.m. Sunday, July 21, for Davis Hall and University Hall. Police Dispatch in Davis Hall operates on the building’s emergency generator and should not be affected by this outage.

Please turn off computers, printers, and copiers prior to the outages to prevent the loss of information or damage to the equipment.

Direct questions or concerns to Facilities Management at 2-2000.

Forest Glen Apartments Demolition

Forest Glen Apartments – Preparation for demolition begins June 3

Through the month of June, UTA Office of Facilities Management will begin the process of asbestos abatement at Forest Glen Apartments, 412 S. Cooper Street.  The abatement will occur through July in preparation for demolition in August.

All student leases expired on May 31st, after the spring semester.  The 50,479 square foot apartment complex was built in 1961.  After extensive review and assessment of all campus housing, Forest Glen Apartments were not up to the standards of university housing. A great central location on campus, the current area will become a green space for the foreseeable future.

Traffic may be redirected.


Power upgrade set for ERB network

The Office of Information Technology will install a new component in the power system for the Engineering Research Building that will interrupt the network in the ERB and the Wade Building from 6 p.m. Friday, May 24, until 2 a.m. Saturday, May 25.

The network outage will impact only these two locations. Power systems for the rest of the buildings are not affected.

Services housed in the Arlington Regional Data Center and network services for the rest of the campus will not be affected.

North bridge elevators out for summer

Elevators for the north bridge over Cooper Street will be out of service Monday, May 13-Aug. 5, for an upgrade. The elevators on the south bridge will be accessible during this time.

Steam outage planned May 13-15

The Thermal Energy Plant will shut down steam service to the campus Monday-Wednesday, May 13-15, to complete annual inspection and repairs.

Buildings served by the plant will be without hot water and steam during that time but will still have electrical power, air conditioning, and cold water service.

For information on buildings or equipment affected by the outage, contact Nick Schroeder in the Office of Facilities Management at or 2-9075.

Library renovations close sixth floor

The sixth floor of the Central Library will close for renovations Monday, May 13-Friday, Aug. 2. The floor will be inaccessible during construction time.

During construction, the administration staff will move to Suite 516.  Special Collections will close Friday, May 10. The Special Collections staff will relocate to various parts of the library. Exhibits and other materials will not be available during this time.

The Center for Southwestern Studies will move to the History Department in University Hall.  Library staff will use Study Room 414A, which will not be available for the summer.

Pathway Closure

Nedderman Hall updates affect path

A pathway between Nedderman Hall and the Geo-Science Building is narrower while the roof on Nedderman’s atrium and lower-level classrooms receive an update. The southwest entrance to Nedderman Hall is closed during the project.

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