This summer, utility work on the new Student Union project will close several sections of Phillip Fulmer Way near Neyland Stadium. This week, a section of Phillip Fulmer Way between Middle Drive and Peyton Manning Pass will close until August.
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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.