A section of Phillip Fulmer Way will be closed this weekend as a crane is moved into place to lift construction materials for the Student Union project.
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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.
One lane of traffic on a small section of Lake Loudoun Boulevard between Chamique Holdsclaw Drive and the entrance to the steam plant will be closed from March 11 to 15.
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.
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.
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.
With the start of spring semester just days away, several campus area roads have reopened to traffic. However, other campus roads and sidewalks remain partially or completely closed.
Several campus area roads will be partially or completely closed starting this weekend and continuing until the start of the spring semester in January.
Due to ongoing work on the Student Union, approximately fifty parking spaces on the north end of Staff Lot 9 next to Neyland Stadium will be closed starting Monday, December 3. The spaces will be closed for an undetermined amount of time. The pedestrian walkway will remain open and access from Staff Lot 9 to the walkway will remain open.
More work is about to commence for the new Student Union. On Monday, October 29, construction fencing will go up around Temple Court, Aconda Court, and the building at 812 Volunteer Boulevard. The small Staff Lot 12 in this area will be closed. The area known as “the pit,” including the Smokey’s entrance, also will be inaccessible.