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Andy Holt Avenue to Close This Afternoon, Reopen This Weekend

Traffic Cones

A section of the western end of Andy Holt Avenue between Volunteer Boulevard and UT Drive will close this afternoon and will remain closed for the remainder of the week. Workers are filling in and repairing a sinkhole adjacent to Staff Lot 25 north of the Allan Jones Collegiate Aquatic Center.

Section of Phillip Fulmer Way to Close Tuesday

A small section of Phillip Fulmer Way between Peyton Manning Pass and the Staff Lot 30 entrance will be closed to through traffic from Tuesday, June 4, to Tuesday, June 11, for utility work on the new Student Union project.

Restricted Access to Staff Lot 30

The Lake Loudon Streetscape Project will require temporary closures of the entrances to Staff Lot 30 parking areas along Lake Loudoun Boulevard beginning today through Sunday, June 9. These closures affect the G3 entrance to the Administrative Parking Garage, the G5/Staff Lot 30 surface parking area, and the entrance to the parking area behind McClung Museum.

KUB Utility Work to Close Traffic Lanes Near Lake, Terrace Avenues

Traffic Cones

KUB utility work will close lanes of traffic on the west side of the UT campus for the next several months. Water mains are being replaced along the west end of Volunteer Boulevard, Lake Avenue, Terrace Avenue, and Caledonia Avenue as well as several side streets in the area.

Campus Roof Repairs to Begin in April

Traffic Cones

Years of wear and tear topped off by damage from the April 2011 hailstorm have left the roofs of many campus buildings in need of repair. To speed the process along, Facilities Services has contracted with multiple companies so the repair work can happen simultaneously instead of one roof at a time.

UT Board Approves Knoxville Campus Building Names

Brown with students Robert Phillips and Marily Horhn in September 1973.

The university’s Board of Trustees approved proposals today to name or rename several buildings on the Knoxville campus. The trustees held their winter meeting on the UT Chattanooga campus. All of the names approved will honor families or individuals who have made a significant contribution to the university and its history. One of the names marks a first in UT history. The new Fred D. Brown Residence Hall is the first building on the UT Knoxville campus to be named for an African-American person.

Campus Prepares for George Strait Concert March 1

The University of Tennessee is welcoming fans of country music star George Strait, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, in Thompson-Boling Arena. The sold-out concert will bring more than 20,000 guests to campus, affecting traffic and parking.

Construction and Beautification Updates

Our aggressive building schedule is beginning to yield big results for our students. We are on track to open two new academic facilities next fall.