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.
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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.
For six weeks beginning Tuesday, June 9, all eastbound lanes of Cumberland Avenue between University Commons and West Volunteer Boulevard will be closed. The affected section runs under the railroad crossing and in front of the entrance to the Kingston Pike Building.
A section of Middle Drive on the Hill has been closed to pedestrian traffic to facilitate the Engineering Quad/Estabrook Drive improvement project. Here are several alternate routes to help you walk to where you are going during the construction.
A portion of Middle Drive between Perkins and Dougherty Halls will close at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, to allow work to begin on the new Engineering Quad streetscape project. The road will reopen by the end of July, and construction is scheduled to finish before the start of the fall semester.
Carly Harrington of the News Sentinel details the university’s state of construction projects in a recent article for the newspaper.
The cornerstone of the University of Tennessee’s ongoing campus transformation is now open. The first phase of the long-awaited new Student Union welcomed its first visitors Monday morning. The 142,000-square-foot-building is the new central hub to meet, eat, and relax. The Student Union provides much-needed space to enhance services for the university’s more than 27,000 students.