construction News

Music Center Construction to Result in Road Closures, Traffic Restrictions in July

Utility work on the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center will result in road closures, traffic lane reductions, and detours during the first two weeks of July. Starting July 4, westbound traffic on Volunteer Boulevard in front of the music center construction site will be reduced to one lane. A section of Pat Head Summitt Street will be closed from the intersection at Volunteer Boulevard north to the entrance to the S23 staff parking lot.

Section of Estabrook Road Closed Today

Estabrook Road will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. today, June 7, to accommodate electrical work behind Dougherty Engineering Building. Traffic exiting the area during these hours will need to take Tee Martin Drive around Neyland Stadium back to Phillip Fulmer Way.

Section of Phillip Fulmer Way to Close Next Week

Starting Monday, May 16, Phillip Fulmer Way will be closed from Andy Holt Avenue to the middle of the transit station in front of Gate 21 at Neyland Stadium. The closing comes as Knoxville Utility Board crews replace underground utility lines.

Section of Volunteer Boulevard to Close Saturday

Volunteer Boulevard from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Pat Head Summitt Street will close from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 16, to accommodate construction of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.

UT Breaks Ground on New Student Recreation Fields

Hardhats and sports equipment on display at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new UT recreation fields

Administrators and student leaders from UT Knoxville gathered with community members on Saturday to officially kick off the construction of long-awaited student recreation fields on the former site of the Sutherland and Golf Range apartment complexes.

UT’s Fulmer Way to Open in Time for First Home Game on Sept. 4

UT Knoxville will reopen Phillip Fulmer Way in front of Neyland Stadium and the university’s bus transfer facility prior to the first home football game on Sept. 4. The road has been closed since November 2009 to accommodate the current phase of renovations to the stadium.

Section of Volunteer Boulevard to Close Next Week

A section of Volunteer Boulevard on the UT Knoxville campus will be closed to through traffic from Tuesday, Aug. 3, until Tuesday, Aug. 10. The road will be closed west of Pat Head Summitt Street from 7 a.m. Aug. 3 until 7 a.m. Aug. 10. The closure is due to underground utility work to support the construction of the Student Health Clinic.

Section of Volunteer Boulevard Closed Friday, Saturday

Volunteer Boulevard from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Pat Head Summitt Street on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus will be closed all day Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26. The closure is due to underground utility work to support the construction of the Student Health Center.

UT to Close Estabrook Drive April 10-11, Andy Holt Avenue April 17-18

UT Knoxville will close Estabrook Drive between Neyland Stadium and Cumberland Avenue on Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11, as part of the construction of the Min Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building. Estabrook Drive is expected to reopen on Monday, April 12. Construction work on a section of Andy Holt Avenue has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18. The section of Andy Holt Avenue is expected to reopen on Monday, April 19.

Neyland Stadium Renovation to Close Bus Transfer Facility, Part of Fulmer Way

UT Knoxville will close the university’s bus transfer facility and an additional portion of Phillip Fulmer Way on Monday, March 8, the first day of Spring Break, to accommodate the current phase of renovations to Neyland Stadium. The transfer station and Phillip Fulmer Way will reopen prior to the start of the fall semester.