Construction on campus and the City of Knoxville’s upgrades to Cumberland Avenue will present challenges to faculty and staff as well as students and their families traveling to campus.
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Students returning to campus for the fall semester will be greeted by the iconic Volunteer statue on the renovated Torchbearer Plaza and Circle Park.
A multi-faceted improvement project is now underway at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on campus. The site is closed until the project is completed in early 2016.
A number of streets around the UT campus and the Fort Sanders area will be repaired and repaved within the next two weeks, necessitating some lane closures and lane shifts.
New detours have been placed to help pedestrians move around a new steam line construction project on Circle Drive on the Hill.
Have you had the chance to visit the first phase of the new Student Union? Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, as well as incoming new students and their families at orientation, have explored the new 142,000-square-foot building since it opened on June 1.
The new science and laboratory building to be built on Cumberland Avenue at Thirteenth Street will be called the Ken and Blaire Mossman Building.
Work on the Cumberland Avenue Corridor project will result in road closures and towing of illegally parked vehicles starting this week.
As part of the Torchbearer Plaza renovation project, the outside lane of eastbound Volunteer Boulevard will be closed from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Peyton Manning Pass starting June 18 and continuing until mid-August.
Sections of two City of Knoxville greenways that run through campus will be closed this summer as the Knoxville Utilities Board upgrades the area’s natural gas distribution system.