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Thompson-Boling Arena Renovations to Begin in January

Rendering of the women’s locker room in Thompson-Boling Arena. Image courtesy of Studio Four Design.

UT is set to begin a new phase of renovation work at Thompson-Boling Arena in January, most notably overhauling locker room facilities used for athletic and special events at the thirty-year-old riverfront venue.

Construction Projects Honored for Excellence in Design

Four construction projects at UT have been honored by American School and University magazine as examples of the best in design among colleges and universities. “We’re pleased with the recognition,” said Dave Irvin, associate vice chancellor for facilities services. “Two of our projects, Strong Hall and the Stokely Family Residence Hall, aren’t even finished yet and they’re earning national praise, which is thrilling,” he said.

Cumberland Avenue Lane Shift to Accommodate Track Removal

Traffic Cones

Beginning Tuesday, September 6, a Knoxville city contractor will be excavating and removing buried pre-World War II trolley tracks from the center of Cumberland Avenue—a task that will require a ten-day around-the-clock lane shift plus overnight closures of the westbound lane of Cumberland.