Downtown Campus Alert Center

Current Alerts


Husted
Elevator - Exhaust Fan Replacement
Estimated Start: 6/6/2014
Estimated End: 6/6/2014

Otis will shut down Husted elevator to replace the in-car exhaust fan.
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Draper
Elevator Repair
Estimated Start: 4/1/2014
Estimated End: 4/1/2014

Otis is to replace bearings on door operator of elevator.
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Uptown and Downtown Campuses
MULTIPLE BUILDINGS
Estimated Start: 2/25/2014
Estimated End: 3/03/2014

Below is the schedule for fire door inspections:

Tuesday, February 25, Academic Podium – Chemistry, Physics, possibly Biology

Wednesday, February 26, Indian Quad – Montauk Hall, Mahican Hall, Adirondack Hall, Cayuga Hall

Monday, March 3, Downtown – Richardson Hall, possibly Page Hall

The impact on building occupants should be minimal. The scope of work will generally be fire doors in exits and mechanical spaces. Someone from EH&S will accompany the contractor at all times.
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Alumni Quad Alden Hall
Test Boring for Pump Station Design
Estimated Start: 11/07/2013
Estimated End: 11/07/2013

Test boring to support design for new storm/sewer pump station proposed for Alumni Quad’s Dorm Field area.
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Alumni Quad Dorm Field
Sewer Inspection
Estimated Start: 11/11/2013
Estimated End: 11/15/2013

Video inspection/verification of back flow infrastructure within the arch sewer pipe running east and west through Alumni Quad Field will occur beginning November 11.
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Thurlow Parking Lot
Re-Striping Parking Lines
Estimated Start: 11/01/2013
Estimated End: 11/02/2013

The parking lot will be closed for cleaning and re-lining the parking spaces.
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Schuyler School Parking Lots
Parking Lot Renovations
Estimated Start: 10/02/2013
Estimated End: 10/02/2013

Milling and paving renovations to the parking area at the Schuyler lot just off of Washington Avenue will have the area closed for required work. We expect the lot to remain closed the entire day of October 2, 2013 for paving.
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Husted/Draper Halls
Exterior Retaining Wall Restoration
Estimated Start: 9/18/2013
Estimated End: 11/15/2013

Disassemble existing retaining wall from Husted Hall to main sidewalk on the south lawn of the campus; excavate elevated level of Husted’s east lawn; install new drainage; repair light fixture on granite corner stone; backfill and grade elevated level of lawn and reassemble retaining wall re-utilizing historical segments and new brick work.
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Milne Hall
Elevator Out of Service
Estimated Start: 8/30/2013
Estimated End: 9/03/2013

The Milne elevator is out of service. Otis Services has been contacted and is in the process of securing parts. The elevator should be repaired and back in service by close of business, Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
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Husted Hall
Rehabilitation of Downtown Windows
Estimated Start: 8/29/2013
Estimated End: 8/29/2013

There will be a final walk through for the window project on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. A representative from A+ Architecture and a representative from the University at Albany Facilities Office will conduct a visual inspection of each window. The two representatives will be entering each room to visually inspect the windows. Each visit will last less than five minutes and should not pose any disruption to office personnel.
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Husted Hall
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry
Estimated Start: 8/16/2013
Estimated End: 8/21/2013

The project to rehabilitate and replace the stone and masonry on Husted Hall is complete. The contractors will be removing the remaining scaffolding beginning Friday, August 16, 2013. The front door to Husted Hall will be barricaded along with the handicap ramp. Access will be available through the peristyle door from Draper to Husted. All scaffolding will be removed by close of business Wednesday, August 21, 2013.
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Brubacher Hall
Power Feeder Replacement
Estimated Start: 8/05/2013
Estimated End: 8/14/2013

Replace damaged infrastructure housing Brubacher Hall’s main electrical supply. Project includes trenching across Brubacher’s west lawn area, saw cutting and trenching east bound on State Street. State Street will remain open between O’Leary Boulevard and Ontario Street, however, parking on the south side of the street will be prohibited.
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Draper / Husted Peristyle
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry
Estimated Start: 5/30/2013
Estimated End: 6/5/2013

The Husted handicap ramp will be closed to all pedestrian traffic while the contractor resumes demolition on the overhead masonry. Access to Husted Hall will be available via the Draper/Husted peristyle or the basement hallway.
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Draper Hall, Hawley Library, Husted Hall, Milne Hall, Richardson Hall, Waterbury Hall, 411 State St, and 415 State St
Annual Elevator Inspections
Estimated Start: 6/4/2013
Estimated End: 6/11/2013

Annual testing for the Downtown campus elevators will start on June 4, 2013 and end on June 11, 2013.

Elevators scheduled for inspection: Draper Hall, Hawley Library, Husted Hall, Milne Hall, Richardson Hall, Waterbury Hall, 411 State St, and 415 State St.

Each elevator will be inaccessible during its inspection period.
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Richardson Hall
Upgrade to Fiber Optic Services
Estimated Start: 3/26/2013
Estimated End: 3/29/2013

Due to last week’s snow storm this project was postponed. Work will begin tomorrow. Grounds crews will be digging for underground cables in the grassy area just south of the Richardson peristyle. Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 26, 2013, weather permiting.
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Milne Hall
Testing Water Meter
Estimated Start: 3/25/2013
Estimated End: 3/25/2013

City of Albany Water Dept. needs to test the integrity of Milne Hall’s water meter. Test will take place Monday morning at 8:00 am and should conclude at 8:30 am. All water service to Milne will need to be suspended during this test.
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Husted Hall
Husted Building Rehab
Estimated Start: 3/18/2013
Estimated End: 3/22/2013

Repair handicap ramp and exterior entry to Husted Hall. Regular access via entry stair; handicap access via Richardson or Draper handicap entries.
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Richardson Hall
Upgrade to Fiber Optic Services
Estimated Start: 3/19/2013
Estimated End: 3/21/2013

Grounds crews will be digging for underground cables in the grassy area just south of the Richardson peristyle. Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 19, 2013, weather permitting.
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Husted Hall
Husted Building Rehab
Estimated Start: 3/18/2013
Estimated End: 3/22/2013

Contractors will be removing the existing floor covering in the Mechanical Room (HS B-019) and replacing it with a new topcoat.
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Draper/Husted Peristyle
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry
Estimated Start: 3/15/2013
Estimated End: 3/22/2013

The Draper / Husted peristyle will be closed to all pedestrian traffic while the contractor resumes demolition on the overhead masonry. Access to Husted Hall will be available via the Husted handicap ramp or the basement hallway.
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Draper Hall
Terrazzo Restoration
Estimated Start: 3/9/2013
Estimated End: 3/9/2013

UA custodial will restore terrazzo flooring on the first floor of Draper Hall. Project will focus on the floor that runs north and south through Draper’s elevator lobby and the lobby on the Western Avenue side of Draper’s first floor. UA will maintain a walkway through affected areas.
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Draper Hall
Renovation 2nd Floor Draper Criminal Justice Department
Estimated Start: 12/14/2012
Estimated End: 12/21/2012

Phase II of project P-0179 is the renovation to the hallway in the School of Criminal Justice. Demolition to the hallway, removal of the suspended ceiling system and any ceiling soffit frame work will take place. Work will be performed at off hours for minimal disruption to normal school function.
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Dewey, Draper, Husted, Richardson and Page Halls
Domestic Hot Water System
Estimated Start: 12/15/2012
Estimated End: 12/15/2012

Modifications will be made to the DT campus city water feed to accommodate the new domestic hot water system. Work will take place this Saturday, December 15, 2012. Please note posted start and end times.
Signage indicating closed restrooms and directions to opened restrooms will be provided by Physical Plant. Milne Hall will not be affected by this shutdown.
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Draper/Husted Peristyle
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry
Estimated Start: 11/23/2012
Estimated End: 11/23/2012

The Draper / Husted peristyle will be closed to all pedestrian traffic on Friday, November 23. Access will be available via the Husted handicap ramp or the basement hallway.
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Hawley and Thurlow Parking Lots
Downtown GEIS
Estimated Start: 11/21/2012
Estimated End: 11/26/2012

A portion of the Hawley and Thurlow parking lots will be excavated and repaired. Parking will be temporarily unavailable in the excavation areas. The parking lots will stay open during the work so the remaining portion of the lot can be used. Adequate parking is available in Thurlow lot for those displaced during the work in Hawley lot. Excavation and backfill will take place Wednesday, November 21 and the areas will be repaved Monday, November 26.
Please refer to attached map.
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Alden Hall at Alumni Quad
Sewer Pipe Replacement
Estimated Start: 11/8/2012
Estimated End: 11/14/2012

Excavation and replacement of damaged sewer pipe will take place on the northeast side of Alden Hall. This will affect parking in the small parking lot next to Alden (off of Ontario Street) and will also close down the restrooms on the east side of Alden Hall for the duration of the repair.
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Draper/Husted Peristyle
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry
Estimated Start: 11/8/2012
Estimated End: 11/9/2012

The Draper / Husted peristyle will be closed to all pedestrian traffic. Access will be available via the Husted handicap ramp or the basement hallway.
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Draper Hall Room 117
Asbestos Removal
Estimated Start: 11/12/2012
Estimated End: 11/24/2012

Asbestos containing joint compound will be removed from Draper Hall room 117.
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Draper/Husted Peristyle
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry
Estimated Start: 11/1/2012
Estimated End: 11/2/2012

The Draper / Husted peristyle will be closed to all pedestrian traffic during the above-mentioned time. Access will be available via the Husted handicap ramp or the basement hallway.
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Richardson, Draper, Milne, Page and Hawley
Domestic Hot Water Heater Replacement
Estimated Start: 11/15/2012
Estimated End: 12/17/2012

The domestic hot water heater in the Richardson heating plant will be replaced with new energyefficient hot water heaters. The heaters provide hot water to the sinks and faucets in Richardson, Draper, Milne, Page and Hawley buildings. There will be no hot water in these buildings for the duration of the project. However, Husted’s domestic hot water service will not be interrupted.
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Husted Hall
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry, Husted Hall
Estimated Start: 10/23/2012
Estimated End: 10/24/2012

Contractors will be working on the west side of Husted in and around the Husted/Richardson peristyle. To ensure safety, the Husted/Richardson peristyle outside stairwell/entrance will be closed.
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Richardson Courtyard Parking Lot
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry, Husted Hall
Estimated Start: 10/12/2012
Estimated End: 12/31/2012

The Richardson Courtyard Parking Lot will be barricaded and not accessible from 5 pm until approximately 7:00 am through the duration of the Stone and Masonry Project. It will be open and available Monday through Friday during regular business hours. With the scaffolding now in place, it is necessary to restrict access to the area for liability reasons.
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Alumni Quad
Courtyard Driveway Entrance
Estimated Start: 09/10/2012
Estimated End: 09/10/2012

Excavation of the courtyard fire hydrant adjacent to the driveway entrance will require limited access to the driveway. Vehicles should be removed from the lot no later than 8 am Monday, September 10, 2012. Vehicles that are not moved may not be able to access the driveway until after 3 pm. Access to the sidewalk located in the Southwest corner of the lot will be limited throughout the day.
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Husted Hall
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone & Masonry
Estimated Start: 09/07/2012
Estimated End: 09/14/2012

Beginning Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7am, the contractor will begin demolition of the upper level cornice on the east side of Husted Hall. The work may result in some dust and will be quite loud. Instructors with classes scheduled in HS 217 and HS 219 (directly adjacent to the work site) may request to be relocated for the duration of this phase of the project by contacting Jennifer Watson (jwatson@albany.edu) at 442-5204.
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Draper Hall
Second Floor Renovation
Estimated Start: 09/05/2012
Estimated End: 09/06/2012

The Plant Department will be installing Terrazzo floor tile outside the elevator on the second floor of Draper Hall beginning Wednesday, September 5 and may last into September 6. Access to that area will be restricted during the installation. The elevator will not be shut down, but second floor exiting from the elevator may be interrupted.
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Husted Hall
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone Masonry
Estimated Start: 08/24/2012
Estimated End: 08/31/2012

Ongoing work on the Masonry Project will result in the handicap ramp and the Husted Hall three main doors (east side) being closed to all pedestrian traffic. Access can be obtained via the Draper/Husted peristyle or the Husted/Richardson peristyle.
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Draper and Husted Halls
Rehabilitate/Replace Stone Masonry
Estimated Start: 08/20/2012
Estimated End: 08/24/2012

The Draper/Husted peristyle and handicap ramp will be closed to all pedestrian traffic to accommodate ongoing masonry repair work.

Pedestrian traffic to Husted Hall will be through the far left front door, the basement of Draper Hall on the East side and the Husted/Richardson peristyle on the West side.

Building windows within 25’ of the work zone will be poly’d from the outside. Neither air conditioner units nor windows will be operational.
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Draper Hall
Limited Elevator Use
Estimated Start: 08/15/2012
Estimated End: 08/16/2012

Access to the 2nd floor of Draper Hall via the elevator will not be available on the above dates and times due to floor repairs that are being addressed as part of the ongoing renovation in that area. Elevator service to the basement, 1st and 3rd floors will not be affected during this period.
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Hawley, Draper, Richardson, Page, Milne Halls
Maintenance on Boiler Feed Tank
Estimated Start: 08/10/2012
Estimated End: 08/10/2012

Power Plant will be doing routine maintenance on the boiler feed tank beginning at 7:00 am on Friday, August 10, 2012. There will be no domestic hot water in Hawley, Draper, Richardson, Page, or Milne Halls. Hot water will be available in Husted Hall. Work is expected to be completed no later than 4:00 pm.
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Richardson Hall
Downtown Windows Rehabilitation
Estimated Start: 8/02/2011
Estimated End: 8/02/2011

Consultant and contractor will enter each room in which window work was done to implement an interior punch list inspection for the Downtown Windows Project. The inspection will take about 10 minutes in each space.
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Husted Hall
Building Rehab, Entry Ramp Repair
Estimated Start: 7/17/2011
Estimated End: 7/18/2011

Remove existing, install new pavers at handicap ramp landing to rectify drainage problem.
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Husted Hall
Rehabilitation of Downtown Windows
Estimated Start: 12/01/2011
Estimated End: 12/06/2011

Windows in the basement and 1st floor of Husted Hall will be covered with protective poly while rehab work is done on the Draper/Husted peristyle basement windows in compliance with Code Rule 56.
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Draper and Hawley
Rehabilitation of Downtown Windows
Estimated Start: 11/30/2011
Estimated End: 12/02/2011

The peristyle from Draper to Husted will be closed to all pedestrian traffic during this phase of the project. The handicap ramp leading to Husted front doors will also be closed.
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Richardson Rooms 0011 & 0012
School of Social Welfare Improvements
Estimated Start: 11/14/2011
Estimated End: 12/14/2011

Refresh rooms 0011 and 0012 to include new drop ceilings, lights, new doors, paint and minor circuitry and data repair.
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Milne and Hawley Halls
Downtown Windows Rehabilitation
Estimated Start: 10/10/2011
Estimated End: 11/25/2011

Rehabilitation of the Downtown Campus Windows: includes removal of exterior window caulk, prepping and painting the exterior wood, replacement of damaged glazing and the installation of new storm windows.

10/31/11 – 11/11/11:
  1. Milne:
    • Asbestos is complete
    • Work continues with infill panels, glazing, painting and storm window install.
  2. Hawley:
    • Installation of poly and beginning of abatement, Room 102
    • Tuesday, November 1 or Wednesday, November 2, west entry door will be closed; enter via the Draper-Hawley peristyle.
    • Friday, November 4, peristyle entry will be closed; enter via plaza west entry doors
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Milne Hall
Downtown Windows Rehabilitation
Estimated Start: 10/10/2011
Estimated End: 11/18/2011

Rehabilitation of the Downtown Campus Windows: includes removal of exterior window caulk, prepping and painting the exterior wood, replacement of damaged glazing and the installation of new storm windows.

10/18/11 - 11/11/11: Milne south and east facing windows will be rehabbed. Equipment will be located in this area

10/20/11 - 10/31/11: Anticipate south exit being closed off. Please use the interior spine or the northexit of the building
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Milne Hall
Downtown Windows Rehabilitation
Estimated Start: 10/10/2011
Estimated End: 11/18/2011

Rehabilitation of the Downtown Campus Windows: includes removal of exterior window caulk, prepping and painting the exterior wood, replacement of damaged glazing and the installation of new storm windows.

10/10/11 - 10/18/11: Equipment will be located along the Washington Avenue walk-way. The north exit to Milne including the handicapped entrance will be temporarily closed. Please use the interior spine or the Western Avenue entry.
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Sayles Hall
Electrical Upgrades
Estimated Start: 10/05/2011
Estimated End: 01/25/2012

The electrical service to Sayles Hall will be replaced with a new service from the street. Beginning on October 5, a trench will be dug from the building to the road. This will affect parking and pedestrian traffic. After the initial trench work, there will be scheduled power shutdowns to certain areas of the building.
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Hawley, Draper, Richardson, Page and Milne Halls
Temporary Exterior Repairs
Estimated Start: 06/16/2011
Estimated End: 12/15/2011

Temporary exterior repairs to Hawley, Draper, Richardson, Page and Milne Halls. Project includes repairs to the above mentioned buildings, parapets, cornices, exterior brick, roof, ledges, flashing and wooden trim throughout the Downtown Academic Campus. Project is expected to last throughout the summer and fall and wrap up around mid December. Work will be coordinated around multiple exterior renovations and not interfere with contracted vendors.
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Alumni Quad
Power Outage
Estimated Start: 06/14/2011
Estimated End: 06/14/2011

The main valve which controls the domestic hot water system in the Hawley Library and Draper Hall needs to be replaced. Repairs to this valve will start early Tuesday morning and end near the start of business the same day. Occupants are encouraged to use rest rooms in Husted Hall until times indicated on the alert have expired.
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Alumni Quad
Power Outage
Estimated Start: 05/25/2011
Estimated End: 05/25/2011

National Grid needs to address a flaw with the existing fuse holders on the pole which energizes Alumni Quad. A power outage has been scheduled in order for repairs to be made to the utility pole at Alumni Quad affecting Alden and Waterbury Halls.
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Hawley Library
Power Interruption
Estimated Start: 05/20/2011
Estimated End: 05/20/2011

National Grid will need to interrupt power to Hawley Library on May 20, 2011 for repairs needed on the utility pole. The outage is estimated to be from 8:30 am until 10:30 am.
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Husted Hall
Masonry Repair
Estimated Start: 04/22/2011
Estimated End: 04/22/2011

The evaluation of the exterior walls at Husted Hall will be on Friday, April 22, 2011. The contractor will use an 80 foot lift.
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Milne
Power Outage
Estimated Start: 03/25/2011
Estimated End: 03/25/2011

Milne Hall has lost 1 phase of it's 3 phase power supply. Approximately 1/3 of the building is without power at this time. National Grid has been contacted, and is en route to make the repair. The repair will require the entire Milne Building to lose power until the repair is complete.
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Richardson, Husted, Draper, Hawley
Power Shutdown
Estimated Start: 02/26/2011
Estimated End: 02/26/2011

Repairs to the electrical distribution system in Richardson Hall will be done on February 26. Consequences of this repair requires all electrical circuits to be de-energized during the posted time. Therefore, all circuits in Draper, Richardson and Husted in addition to the elevator service to Hawley Library will not be available. Please note that this shutdown will also affect the card access systems in all of the above mentioned buildings. This shutdown will not affect the circuitry in Milne Hall or Hawley Library.
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Draper Courtyard
Draper Parking Lot Closure
Estimated Start: 1/14/2011
Estimated End: 1/14/2011

The Draper parking lot will serve as a containment area for the Draper 147 window abatement. The parking lot will be closed from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm today.
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