Grace Hall Exterior Improvements

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Facilities Design and Operations has scheduled exterior maintenance to Grace Hall to start on Wednesday, April 12. This will include the following:

  • Masonry restoration
  • Removal of existing roofing system
  • Installation of new roof
  • Completion time of approximately 3 1/2 to four months.

To begin the masonry restoration, the crane will be set-up at the northeast corner of the building to hoist equipment/materials up to the roof. Contractor personnel will be onsite to direct pedestrians safely around this area. This should take approximately four hours.

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North Dining Hall (NDH) Renovation

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Campus Dining, in partnership with Student Government, Student Activities, Student Affairs and Facilities Design and Operations, began the renovation of North Dining Hall (NDH) on Monday, October 17, 2016. Completion of the project is anticipated by the beginning of the 2017 fall semester.

 

What does the North Dining Hall renovation include?The dining hall will remain open while academic classes are in session throughout the fall and spring semesters. Because of the extensive work and compressed timeline, the dining hall will be totally shut down during the University’s winter break and after final exams in May. See the detailed timeline here.

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Ricci Family Fields and Geothermal Well Field Project

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

On Monday, July 25, 2016, work began on the construction of the Ricci Family Fields and geothermal well field project. The project is at the north end of campus immediately west of the Stinson Rugby field near Stepan Center. The project will involve a phased excavation of the site, drilling of approximately 679 geothermal wells, the construction of three new synthetic turf fields, and construction of a new support building for use by the Notre Dame Marching Band.…

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Temporary parking restrictions in Hesburgh Library circle, B2 library lot

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Parking in the Hesburgh Library circle will be temporarily disrupted by ongoing construction beginning Monday, June 6. Parking spaces on the east side of the circle will be unavailable. Drivers will still have access to spaces on the west side of the circle.

On Wednesday, June 8, parking access will shift in the B2 library lot (see map) as construction associated with the McCourtney Hall research facility enters a new phase. Drivers will regain access to parking spaces in the lot’s northeast section, at the corner of Bulla Road and Leahy Drive. The east portion of the lot along Leahy Drive will be closed through Tuesday, July 5.

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Boiler Economizer Replacement results in road closure March 9

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

In order to replace a boiler economizer at the Power Plant, Holy Cross Drive will have restricted traffic and be closed per the schedule below. Access to all campus facilities will continue, but traffic patterns may need to be adjusted.
Complete closure of Holy Cross Drive is planned for 24 hours starting at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, with a projected end no later than 6 a.m., March 10. Single lane traffic will be available the balance of the week from Monday, March 7, at 8:30 a.m. until Friday, March 11, at 8:30 p.m.

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Fall Break construction projects to close some roads, walkways

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Several construction projects are scheduled to take place next week during Fall Break, when many in the Notre Dame community leave the area to visit family and friends.

While the planning teams within Facilities, Design & Operations and Campus Safety have taken care to minimize the disruptions to faculty, staff and students who will remain on campus, there will be some changes to pedestrian and vehicular traffic beginning Monday, Oct. 19.…

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Hesburgh Library North Entrance Plaza and Quad Site Logistics Plan

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Beginning Monday, July 27, construction work began north of the Hesburgh Library to allow for a new north entrance plaza connecting the new north entrance of the library to be open on Monday, Aug. 24. Work continues throughout August and will be complete on Thursday, Sept. 3. The east and west sidewalk and diagonal walks north of the library are closed to allow for construction. Attached is a site logistic plan

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Site Utility Work at McCourtney Hall

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Temporary Parking Lot Closure Area
In able to run water lines for the new McCourtney Hall, an additional portion of the Hesburgh Library Parking Lot will be closed from Wednesday, July 1 through Friday, July 24. Both gated entrances to the parking lot will remain open, however the fenced construction area will be extended during this time. The lot will be restored at the completion of this work and will again be available for staff parking needs after Friday,

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East Tunnel Project, B-2 South Parking Lot

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

East Tunnel Project: Parts of the B-2 South Lot, near the Wellness Center, will be affected while the fenced-off construction zone is changed close to the two new residence halls.
 

Phase 1: (Monday, June 15 through Monday, June 29) ADA Parking will be temporarily moved to the north side of the parking lot, near Holy Cross Drive. A temporary walkway will be constructed for pedestrians to access campus sidewalks as well.

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Hesburgh Library construction update

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

On May 11, the 10th floor will be closed to the public and will remain inaccessible until completion of renovation of that floor at the end of 2015.  Asbestos abatement will begin on May 18, and continue until mid-June.  As a result, up to two of the four elevators will be dedicated at times to renovation work occurring on the 10th floor and not available for public use.

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New residence halls construction zone to limit walkway access

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Phase 1 construction work on two new undergraduate residence halls will limit pedestrian walkway usage on the east side of campus in the coming months.

Beginning Thursday, March 19, students, faculty and staff will no longer be able to enter or exit campus using the walkway that extends from Bulla Road, between the B2 Lot near the Wellness Center and the McCourtney Hall research building work site. (View attached map

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Full access being restored to D2 North and D2 South parking lots as well as Stepan Drive

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Full access to the University’s D2 North and South parking lots as well as Stepan Drive will be restored by Friday, Dec. 12.

Portions of the D2 North and South lots that were closed in October for tunnel construction are being reopened, providing 180 additional parking spaces in the D2 North lot for students and 30 spaces in the D2 South for faculty and staff.…

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Continuation of Utility Work on the East Side of Campus

Author: Department of Facilities Design & Operations

Continuation of Utility Work on the East Side of Campus

Faculty, staff and students are asked to remain alert in the coming weeks to pedestrian walkway and parking changes east of Grace Hall and Pasquerilla Hall East.  

The adjustments will impact pedestrians, cyclists and drivers from Grace and P.E. eastward to the D2 South Lot and south towards the B2 Library Lot.

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