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Projects Impact Dates
Chittenden Buckham Wills Demolition

Demolition of the Chittenden-Buckham-Wills buildings. 

  • Closure of the sidewalk from Fleming Museum south to Carrigan Drive by Bailey-Howe shuttle stop.
  • Work with heavy machinery to physically demolish buildings.  There will be construction noise associated with the demolition.  
  • Closure of sidewalk from Converse Hall parking lot to the plaza between Buckham and Wills halls.
  • Construction fencing will be erected to surround all three buildings.
  • All construction traffic will enter and exit the construction site via Carrigan Drive adjacent to the Bailey-Howe shuttle stop.

May 11 – July 31, 2015

Cook Roadway & Infrastructure Improvements

The Cook loading dock and south entry will be closed due to construction excavations and storm-line installation work.

Please use alternate routes in/out of Cook.

June 29 – July 1, 2015

Harris-Millis West Courtyard Landscape Reconstruction

The landscape areas located west of Harris-Millis will be re-graded for better drainage and re-seeded. The concrete sidewalks will be replaced and the gravel seating area will be upgraded with new crushed stone. This work will require closure of all western facing doors of the Harris-Millis complex however, emergency egress through these doors will remain available. Signage will be posted to reroute pedestrian traffic.

Some localized construction noise and activity impacts will occur and these will be managed as best they can by the contractor. 

July 6 – 31, 2015

Living & Learning Dining Facilities Upgrades For Alice’s and Marche

Alice’s Café will be transformed into a Skinny Pancake restaurant. Various food stations in the Marche will be remodeled to provide new food selections featuring local and area vendors.

Workers accessing the site, material deliveries and construction noise will occur in these areas. Impact of construction will be localized for the Marche upgrades but renovation to Alice’s will directly impact the Learning Cooperative, Room 244 on the second level and the hallway between the Aiken Meeting Room, 306 and the Computer Lab, 314 on the third level.  Access to all rooms will be available throughout construction. Containing noise and construction debris will be managed daily by the contractor. 

July 6 – September 18, 2015

Living & Learning Sidewalk and Landscape Reconstruction

The entire concrete sidewalk between Living & Learning Center, Buildings A & B will be removed and replaced with a new concrete sidewalk. This work will require complete removal of all shrubs adjacent to this sidewalk but these will be replaced by UVM Grounds Dept. with new shrubs. This sidewalk, inclusive of some immediately adjacent required work areas, will be closed off to all pedestrians.

Some localized construction noise and activity impacts will occur and these will be managed as best they can by the contractor. 

June 8 – June 26, 2015
UVM Main Campus Greenhouse Complex

Work will include control systems upgrades and various electrical improvements.  To accommodate these improvements, the Greenhouses will be closed to the public for the duration of the work.  All work impact will remain localized.

June 15 – August 15, 2015


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