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.
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.
A sinkhole on the University of Tennessee agriculture campus has closed a road and affected the campus shuttle bus route. The sinkhole was discovered over the weekend on Service Drive behind the Plant Biotech Building.
Several changes and additions have been made to UT’s parking inventory for fall semester in order to accommodate students, faculty, and staff during campus construction.
Peyton Manning Pass will be closed most of next week to through traffic for milling and paving. The work will commence at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, July 2, and is scheduled to continue through Thursday, July 5. The Peyton Manning Pass work will coincide with the closure of most of Staff Lot 9 which will be unavailable July 2–9 while workers conduct a series of archaeological digs beneath the parking lot.
Starting this Wednesday and continuing for the next two weeks, traffic will be slow along a section of Volunteer Boulevard in front of Hodges Library, the pedestrian walkway, and Claxton Education Building.
Road paving operations in the Fort Sanders neighborhood will begin Wednesday, May 30. The work will take approximately two weeks to complete. During this time, all vehicles that are parked on the affected city streets will be towed. The streets include: Bridge Avenue, Forest Avenue, Fourteenth Street, Highland Avenue, James Agee Street, Laurel Avenue, Sixteenth Street, Twelfth Street, and White Avenue.
New traffic signals have been installed at the intersection of Volunteer Boulevard and Peyton Manning Pass. The signals will help control the flow of campus traffic following the permanent closing of Andy Holt Avenue near the University Center. Motorists accessing the Staff 9 lot across the street from Neyland Stadium should enter the lot via Peyton Manning Pass.