A desire to improve learning and foster more student interaction is driving the renovations of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. The work is already under way and will kick into high gear once the spring semester ends. It will continue through the summer.
Campus Status News
Faculty and students returning to classrooms in the Humanities and Social Sciences building will find some classrooms and almost all hallways stripped of floor tiles and carpets—all in preparation for a major renovation that will be completed this summer.
Beginning Monday, Dec. 13, utility work on campus will result in road closures and lane restrictions. Portions of Chamique Holdsclaw Drive, Phillip Fulmer Way and Estabrook Road will close throughout the week for utility and electrical work.
Volunteer Boulevard from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Pat Head Summitt Street will close from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 16, to accommodate construction of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
A section of Volunteer Boulevard on the UT Knoxville campus will be closed to through traffic from Tuesday, Aug. 3, until Tuesday, Aug. 10. The road will be closed west of Pat Head Summitt Street from 7 a.m. Aug. 3 until 7 a.m. Aug. 10. The closure is due to underground utility work to support the construction of the Student Health Clinic.
UT Knoxville will close Estabrook Drive between Neyland Stadium and Cumberland Avenue on Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11, as part of the construction of the Min Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building. Estabrook Drive is expected to reopen on Monday, April 12. Construction work on a section of Andy Holt Avenue has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18. The section of Andy Holt Avenue is expected to reopen on Monday, April 19.
UT Knoxville will close the eastbound lane of Andy Holt Avenue between Volunteer Boulevard and Phillip Fulmer Way on Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11, as part of the current phase of renovations to Neyland Stadium. The westbound lane of Andy Holt Avenue next to the University Center and the Haslam Business Building will remain open to one-way traffic from Phillip Fulmer Way.
A portion of Chamique Holdsclaw Drive will close on Sunday, Nov. 8, for approximately 18 months due to the construction of a new football training center. The street will be closed for vehicular and pedestrian traffic from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Pat Head Summitt Street.