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Summary of Disruption: Service vehicles and other vehicles parked at Building 98 (CLA), Voorhis Circle, designated areas in Parking Lot F4 and the paseo need to be moved before 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, to accommodate film crews and equipment.

Reason for Disruption: Filming and production will be staged around Building 98, Voorhis Circle, Parking Lot F4, the blocked-off section of Magnolia Lane and the paseo from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18.   

How does this affect me? Move any vehicles or service vehicles parked at Building 98, Voorhis Circle, Parking Lot F4 and the paseo area to lots away from the filming area.

What do I need to do? Please share this information with others in the building who may not have received this message. 

For any questions or more information, please contact: License of Facilities at Ext. 4446.

Summary of disruption: Starting with Elevator C (No. 3) in Building 98 (Classroom, Laboratory and Administration), the elevators will be taken out of service intermittently on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Only one elevator will be out service at a time. If the work is not completed on Aug. 15, it will continue starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16.

Reason for disruption: To allow contractor work crews to perform maintenance.

What do I need to do? Please share this information with others in the building who may not have received this message.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service (Ext. 3030).

Summary of disruption: Sewer lines in an area between Building 9 (College of Engineering) and Building 17 (Engineering Laboratories) will be repaired beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8. The work will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is scheduled to be completed by Aug. 17. Sewer service in the buildings will not be affected. 

Reason for disruption: To make needed repairs to existing sewer lines.

How does this affect me? The work site will be blocked off and affect passage through the area.

What do I need to do? Use detours around the repair site.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service (Ext. 3030).

Portions of the walkway stretching from the University Library to the CLA Building will be torn up and replaced to establish a new pedestrian zone.

Summary of disruption: Portions of the walkway that start near the stairs of CLA (Building 98) and extend to the University Library will be demolished and replaced. A landscape buffer consisting of trees and other plants will be established between CLA and the new Student Services Building. The entrances to the CLA will not be impacted. Construction is scheduled to begin the week of June 11.  

Reason for disruption: To construct a new pedestrian corridor that links the new Student Services Building, create a landscape buffer and provide an access point for emergency vehicles. The expected completion date of the project is Wednesday, Aug. 1.

How does this affect me? Portions of the current path will narrow during the construction process. The walkway outside the University Library will provide a detour around portions of the project. Electric cart users will need to find detours because of the narrowed walkway.

What do I need to do? Follow detour signs that will be placed around the walkway project area. Share this information with anyone you believe will be impacted and who may not have received this notification. 

For any questions or more information, please contact: Bruyn Bevans, senior project manager, at Ext. 5517 or bbevans@cpp.edu.

Summary of disruption: The main entrances and the first- and second-floor corridors of Building 13 (Art Department and Engineering Annex) will be closed from Monday, June 11, to Wednesday, August 15.

Reason for disruption: To perform asbestos abatement work and to upgrade heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems controls.

How does this affect me? Access will not be available to offices, classrooms/laboratories and restrooms from the first- and second-floor corridors. Ventilation and air-conditioning in the building will be shut down. Engineering laboratories with exterior entrance doors will remain open for use.

What do I need to do? Before the closure, please gather belongings that you will need for the summer. Do not enter the building main entrances and corridors during the closure. Share this information with others who may be impacted and may not have received this notification. 

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service (Ext. 3030).

Scheduled Maintenance & Repairs

Summary of disruption: The sewer system in Building 95 (Cultural Centers) will undergo repairs beginning Tuesday, Aug. 14. The work will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is scheduled to be completed by Aug. 17.    

Reason for disruption: To make needed repairs to the existing sewer system.

How does this affect me? The repairs will cause temporary interruptions to water and sewer services.

What do I need to do? Plan accordingly to avoid being in the building during the repair work. Use restrooms in nearby buildings.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Facilities Customer Service (Ext. 3030).

Summary of disruption: Roof repairs and maintenance at the residential halls and suites will begin on Tuesday, July 31, and continue until the start of the fall semester. Roof repairs will be performed at Buildings 20, 21, 22 and 23 located at University Drive. Roof maintenance will be conducted at Buildings 54, 60, 61, 62 and 63. An update on the work will be issued after the academic year begins.

Reason for disruption: To maintain the upkeep of campus housing.

How does this affect me? Temporary fencing will be erected around work areas. Expect truck traffic and minor to moderate construction activities at the buildings.

What do I need to do? Avoid the construction areas and use detours.

For any questions or more information, please contact: Jaime Landman, project manager, at Ext. 5107.