A Jehovah’s Witnesses religious conference set for Friday, July 1, to Sunday, July 3, at Thompson-Boling Arena is expected to have a major impact on campus traffic and parking.
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Estabrook Road is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic at Lower Drive, and will reopen in approximately five weeks.
Several areas will be affected by construction and upgrade projects beginning this weekend.
With spring commencement ceremonies wrapped up, the campus is gearing up for a summer full of campus construction and beautification projects.
A section of Volunteer Boulevard between UT Drive and Pat Head Summitt Street will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic this summer for the first phase of a new project to remake the street into a more pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare.
May 16 is moving day for the Facilities Services department.
The UT Board of Trustees approved on Friday an update to the Campus Master Plan, which serves as a guide for future construction and renovation improvements on the Knoxville and Institute of Agriculture campuses.
Construction on campus and the City of Knoxville’s upgrades to Cumberland Avenue will bring about road closures and traffic signal upgrades that begin over Spring Break.
From taking big steps toward completing three new residence halls to adding more than a thousand new parking spaces, UT is moving ahead this year with goals of improving facilities and beautifying the campus.
UT welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the year’s final home football game. Kickoff is set for 4:00 p.m. EST for the Volunteers’ game against the Vanderbilt University Commodores. Gates open at 2:00 p.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.