Fort Garry Campus Road Renewal Program

Posted: June 19, 2018

Last Updated: July 4, 2018

Timeframe: July 9, 2018 to October 29, 2018

UPDATED: Road Construction

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: Freedman Crescent, Saunderson Street, Dysart Road

Due to extraneous delays that will extend construction into the fall, the Fort Garry Campus Road Renewal Program has changed. Please see below for update.

 

The University is commencing a campus-wide road renewal program at Fort Garry campus, which will span approximately 5 years. Year 1 will include reconstruction of Freedman Crescent beginning east of King’s Drive to Saunderson Street/Dysart Road terminating around Robson Hall. Construction starts Monday, July 9 at the north end of Saunderson Street/Dysart Road.

 

Access to Parking Lot B from the north side of campus will be closed for approximately 3-4 weeks. Parking Lot B can be accessed from the south side of campus via Freedman Cres.

Impacts to Event Day traffic will be minimized as much as possible.

 

Pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be slightly impacted throughout construction. Barricades and safety signage will be clearly posted to safely direct pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles as required.

 

Year 1 Road Construction

 

Phase 1 – UPDATE JULY 9TH: Saunderson Street/Dysart Road – North Side

  • Construction Starts Monday, July 9th (lasting approximately 3-4 weeks)
  • Starting east of Robson Hall and terminating at Parking Lot B
  • Saunderson Street/Dysart Rd. will be closed within this area
  • Access to Parking Lot B will be maintained throughout construction

 

Phase 2 – UPDATE: Freedman Crescent (King’s Drive to Service St. 7)

  • Construction starts between July 31 and August 7 (lasting approximately 8 weeks)
  • Work to be coordinated lane at a time; traffic will flow counter-clockwise
  • Signage will be in place to direct traffic

 

Phase 3 – UPDATE: Saunderson Street – South Side

  • Construction starts between September 24 and October 1 (lasting approximately 3-4 weeks)
  • Starting east of the bus-staging area and terminating at Parking Lot B
  • Saunderson Street will be closed within this area
  • Access to Parking Lot B will be maintained throughout construction

 

Sidewalks and pathways immediately adjacent to the roadway will be renewed as required.

 

Caution should be taken at all times during construction. Your patience and cooperation to ensure everyone’s safety is appreciated.

 

Please click here to view a map to view the extent of the impacts.

 

Questions or concerns regarding to this disruption can be directed to Vanessa Jukes, 204-996-5489.

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Building and Construction Notices

Posted: June 4, 2018

Timeframe: April 23, 2018 to August 31, 2018

University Centre

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: 100 and 200 Level West End Washrooms

The west end washrooms on Levels 100 and 200 will be inaccessible due to renovations. Patrons are asked to use the following nearest alternative washrooms; a detailed map with the locations of these washrooms can be found by clicking here.

 

Level 100 – Southeast washrooms 110C and 110F University Centre

 

Level 200 – Washrooms 237 and 239 Helen Glass

 

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Mia Kinal, 204-223-5286 .

 

Posted: June 22, 2018

Timeframe: July 2, 2018 to August 31, 2018

JBRC and Brodie Centre

Categories: Construction

Location: Entire Buildings

Due to upgrades, the fire alarm system will be out periodically in the Brodie Centre/JBRC. During this time, the contractor will be providing an hourly fire watch. If you notice fire, smoke, or the fire alarm goes off, please exit the building and call 911 at the safest location.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Garth Bargen, 204-396-6346.

Posted: July 9, 2018

Timeframe: July 9, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Drake Building

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: 327, 325, 431, 439, 633, 635

Washrooms 327, 325, 431, 439, 633, and 635 will be inaccessible due to construction activities effective Monday, July 9; appropriate site signage will be present to indicate this closure. All other washrooms within the building will be operational during this time, with accessible washrooms being located on the 100 level (rooms 149 (male) and 149A (female)) and 500 level (527 (female) and 529 (male)).

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Kelly Thomas, 204-770-3795

Posted: August 2, 2018

Timeframe: August 3, 2018 to September 7, 2018

Allen

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: Building Exits

Starting Friday, August 3rd until Friday, September 7th, access to the Allen Building will be restricted via the Armes Link; click here for a building plan. The loading dock will be closed and the new entrance will be converted to an emergency only exit. Signage to direct users will be installed. A designated safe zone will be identified within the construction area and should be used during an emergency. Please take caution and obey signage around the construction areas at all times.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Sheila Ouellette, 204-792-4797.

Posted: August 1, 2018

Timeframe: August 7, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Tier

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: Accessible Lift

Please be advised that the accessibility lift leading from Tier to Art Lab and Drake will be out of service from August 7 to 31 for construction. In the interim, access between Tier to Art Lab and Drake will be limited to the outside; users are asked to travel to the main entrance of Fletcher Argue whereby there is an accessible exterior ramp, and continue along the pathway in front of the Tier building to the marked crossing at Dafoe Road. Please click here to view a map to assist in navigating between buildings.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Sheila Ouellette, 204-792-4797

Posted: August 14, 2018

Timeframe: August 15, 2018 to August 17, 2018

University Centre

Categories: Construction, System Shutdown, Fire/Sprinkler System Shutdown

Location: 100 Level washroom area, loading dock and Bookstore

University Centre Level 100 fire sprinkler system will be upgraded from 7 am to 5 pm on August 15th ,16th, and 17th,  2018. During the shutdown hours, level 100 sprinkler system will be partially out of service in the area west of Starbucks.  The contractor will be providing an hourly fire watch. If you notice fire, smoke, or if the fire alarm rings, please exit the building and call 911 at the safest location.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Mia Kinal, 204-223-5286,  Sheila Ouellette, 204- 792-4797,

Posted: August 14, 2018

Timeframe: August 16, 2018 to September 28, 2018

Extended Education

Categories: Construction, Ventilation Shutdown

Location: Entire Building

Ventilation supply and return fans will be shut down every weekday Monday to Thursday starting Thursday, August 16th and ending Friday, September 28th, starting at 4:30 PM and ending at 2:00 AM each day. This will affect all areas of Extended Education.

 

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Sheila Ouellette, 204- 792-4797

Posted: August 15, 2018

Timeframe: August 16, 2018

Allen Building

Categories: Construction, Ventilation Shutdown

Location: Entire Building

Ventilation supply and return fans for all of the Allen Building will be shut down on Thursday, August 16th, from 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Sheila Ouellette, 204- 792-4797.

Posted: August 2, 2018

Timeframe: August 16, 2018 to August 17, 2018

Allen Building

Categories: Construction, System Shutdown, Fire Alarm Shutdown

Location: Entire Building

Allen Building fire alarm system will be upgraded from 7 am to 5 pm on August 15th and 16th, 2018. During the shutdown hours , the fire alarm system will be out of service throughout the building.  The contractor will be providing an hourly fire watch. If you notice fire, smoke, or receive verbal notification, please exit the building and call 911 at the safest location.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Sheila Ouellette, 204- 792-4797

Posted: August 13, 2018

Timeframe: August 21, 2018

Basic Medical Sciences Bldg.

Categories: Maintenance, Fire Alarm Testing

Location: Entire Building

Please be advised that Physical Plant will be doing Fire Alarm Testing between the hours of 06:00a.m. and 07:00 a.m. 

During the fire alarm test, fire bells/horns will be pulsed for 5 seconds repetitively. It is important to note that if a true fire alarm happens to coincide with fire alarm testing, fire bells/horns will stop pulsing and will ring continuously, thereby indicating that you must exit the building and follow established evacuation procedures. Once again, pulsating fire alarm bells/horns indicate legislated, fire alarm testing by Physical Plant and do not require evacuation.

Alarms will not ring in Animal facilities.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to:  Chris Green; 204-272-3078.

Posted: August 13, 2018

Timeframe: August 21, 2018

Apotex Bldg.

Categories: Maintenance, Fire Alarm Testing

Location: Entire Building

Please be advised that Physical Plant will be doing Fire Alarm Testing between the hours of 07:00 a.m. and 08:00 a.m.  

During the fire alarm test, fire bells/horns will be pulsed for 5 seconds repetitively. It is important to note that if a true fire alarm happens to coincide with fire alarm testing, fire bells/horns will stop pulsing and will ring continuously, thereby indicating that you must exit the building and follow established evacuation procedures. Once again, pulsating fire alarm bells/horns indicate legislated, fire alarm testing by Physical Plant and do not require evacuation.

Alarms will not ring in Animal facilities.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to:  Chris Green; 204-272-3078.

Posted: August 13, 2018

Timeframe: August 22, 2018

JBRC and Brodie Centre

Categories: Maintenance, Fire Alarm Testing

Location: Entire Building

Please be advised that Physical Plant will be doing Fire Alarm Testing between the hours of 06:00 a.m. and 07:00 a.m.  

Please ignore the fire alarm testing signal during this period. If a true fire happens to coincide with fire alarm testing, you will hear verbal notification.

Alarms will not ring in Animal facilities.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to:  Chris Green; 204-272-3078

Posted: July 31, 2018

Timeframe: August 26, 2018

Allen, Parker, Buller, MIM, Armes Link and HPCC

Categories: Maintenance, Electrical Shutdown

Location: Entire Buildings

All electrical systems fed from utility power will be down between the hours of 7:00 am to 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 26. Electrical systems fed from emergency generators will not be affected. Please turn off any computers, copiers and sensitive equipment before the shutdown starts on Sunday.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Bruce Hancock, 204-474-6309

Road and Transit Notices

Posted: June 4, 2018

Timeframe: June 4, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Southwest Rapid Transit Project

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: Dafoe Road, University Crescent, Freedman Crescent

Deficiency and seasonal work has begun at the bus stations along Dafoe Road, University Crescent, and Freedman Crescent near the bus staging area for the City’s Southwest Rapid Transit project. Flag people will be on site to safely direct pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles around construction as required. Caution should be taken at all times during construction. Your patience and cooperation to ensure everyone’s safety is appreciated.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed Vanessa Jukes, 204-996-5489 .

Posted: June 14, 2018

Timeframe: June 14, 2018 to September 1, 2018

Paving Stone Re-Leveling

Categories: Maintenance, Building/Service Access

Location: Various Exterior Pathways

Paving stone re-leveling crews will be performing work on exterior pathways across the Fort Garry campus until classes resume in September. Areas where work will be performed over the summer months can be viewed by clicking here. This work will be completed in phases, with Priority 1 (orange triangles) being the main focus, followed by Priority 2 (pink circles).

 

To read more on this initiative, please click here.

 

For questions or concerns regarding this disruption, please contact Lyle Morin, 204-474-6286.

 

Posted: August 9, 2018

Timeframe: August 13, 2018 to September 14, 2018

Parking Lots K & Q

Categories: Maintenance, Building/Service Access

Location: Parking Stalls

Fence repairs in parking lots K & Q will be taking place starting August 13 to September 14; please click here to see a map outlining areas of work and respective phases. During this time, parking pass holders may experience disruptions to the number of parking stalls available. Parking pass holders are encouraged to park in the adjacent lot if unable to find parking.

 

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Barry Hill, 204-295-6130.

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