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: July 9, 2018

Last Updated: October 12, 2018

Timeframe: July 9, 2018 to November 9, 2018

UPDATED: Drake Building

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: 431, 439, 633, 635

Washrooms 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

Last Updated: September 1, 2018

Timeframe: August 3, 2018 to October 31, 2018

UPDATED: Allen Building

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: Building Exits

UPDATE: September 1

On Tuesday, September 4th, the West entrance of the Allen Building will be re-opened to the public. Construction work adjacent to this entrance will be ongoing until Wednesday, October 31. To complete construction and allow for emergency vehicle access, parking stall availability in A lot will be impacted. Please adhere to all construction site signage and barricades regarding traffic flow during this time.

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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: September 12, 2018

Timeframe: September 13, 2018 to October 12, 2018

Dentistry, Pathology, Med-Rehab, BMSB, Med –Services, JBRC, Apotex and Brodie Centre

Categories: Maintenance, Sprinkler Inspection

Location: Entire Building

Personnel from Vipond Sprinkler will be entering all areas with sprinklers to perform a visual inspection of the sprinkler heads.

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

Posted: September 28, 2018

Timeframe: September 28, 2018 to October 19, 2018

Basic Medical Sciences Building

Categories: Construction, Asbestos Abatement

Location: Freight Elevator Shutdown & South Stairwell Level 300 & 500 Access Shutdown

Please be aware, that the BMSB Freight Elevator will be out of services to complete asbestos abatement within the elevator shaft, in addition the South Stairwell on Level 600 will be inaccessible during this abatement effort for 2-3 weeks.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Richard Chaput, 204-770-3796

Posted: October 3, 2018

Timeframe: October 4, 2018

Extended Education

Categories: Construction

Location: Washrooms 161 and 165

Washrooms 161 and 165 will be out of service starting October 4 until January 2019 to facilitate renovations to create accessible washrooms. Please click here to see a map of the where the closest washrooms in the Frank Kennedy building are.

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Andrew Lovatt, 204-298-2639.

Posted: October 9, 2018

Timeframe: October 12, 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: October 15, 2018

Timeframe: October 15, 2018 to October 19, 2018

Medical Services

Categories: Ventilation Shutdown

Location: Entire Building

Ventilation shut down  may cause low building temperatures during the evening, Temperatures should return to normal during the day.

 

Questions or concerns regarding this disruption can be directed to Chris Green, 204-272-8078.

Road and Transit Notices

Posted: June 14, 2018

Last Updated: August 31, 2018

Timeframe: June 14, 2018 to October 1, 2018

UPDATED: 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: October 5, 2018

Timeframe: October 5, 2018 to October 12, 2018

Sifton Road

Categories: Construction, Building/Service Access

Location: Between St. Andrew's College and Campus Children's Centre

Construction of a new road off Sifton Road, to access the Campus Children’s Centre, is underway. Caution should be taken at all times during construction. Drivers should anticipate delays mid-week during a scheduled lane closure to complete the asphalt work. Flag people will be on site to direct traffic as required. Impacts to traffic flow will be minimized as much as possible, in particular during end of day traffic. 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.

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