Facilities Notifications

Main Quadrangle Electrical Work

November 30, 2021

Electrical work to upgrade existing electrical lines on the Main Quad are will start at 7 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 29. The below graphic reflects the area of work including the truck access from University Avenue to the work site. The vehicles and equipment will be staged, as shown on the graphic, throughout the week.

The campus community can expect the following:

  • Entrances to buildings will remain open and accessible.
  • Signage will be in place to inform pedestrians of alternate pedestrian walkways.
  • Equipment use, at times, will generate noise; efforts will be made to manage the noise and dust.
  • Working hours are 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For questions, please contact Dorian Adams, supervisor, Electric Shop, at 773.398.4833, or 773.834.1431.

Thank you for your patience.


Campus South Multi-Use Facility

August 30, 2021

The demolition contractor is scheduled to mobilize at 6047 S. Kimbark Ave on Tuesday, Aug. 31, and demolishing of the athletics building will start on the 31st. The daily working hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For questions, please contact Krystal McDoom, project manager, at kmcdoom@uchicago.edu.


Eckhart Hall-Math Lab

July 30, 2021

The construction activity for the build-out of the Math Lab project at Eckhart Hall, rooms, 130, 131, and 132, is scheduled to start on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Please note the following:

  • Demolition will start next week and is expected to generate some noise.
  • Contractors will typically work between 6 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on weekdays, possibly weekends, as needed.
  • Contractors will use the ramp at the north entrance to access the building.
  • Demolition-removal trucks/vehicles will use University, as will deliveries.

The scheduled completion of the project is ~ Friday, Sept. 3. Updates will be distributed, as needed, throughout construction.

For questions, please contact Marcus Warner, project manager, at mwarner0@uchicago.edu


Click here for the Facilities Services statement of protocols to address the challenges presented with the COVID-19 pandemic for construction and vendors working in buildings and at construction sites.

1155 East 60th: exterior landscape renovation

July 1, 2021

On Thursday, July 1, fence installation will start at 1155. The exterior landscape work area will be enclosed for the duration of the project. 

On Tuesday, July 6, the contractor will again be on-site throughout the summer-long renovation; and building occupants can expect the following:

  • The East Courtyard entrance will be temporarily closed.
  • Access to the building will be through the Main North Entrance on 60th Street and the South ADA entrance, only.
  • There will be some noise; look-ahead information will be provided during project updates.
  • Dust control measures will be in place.

For questions, please contact C. Lee, project manager, at clee12@uchicago.edu.


Kelly, Beecher, Green-interior renovation project

June 16, 2021

Plans are in progress to confirm a schedule for interior renovation in the basement of Kelly-Beecher-Green Hall. The start date is TBD but could start as early as the week of June 21. The project work will continue throughout the summer.  Noise and vibration may be noticeable during the demolition of existing spaces. The project logistics will be coordinated with the existing façade project currently in progress.  Updates will be provided. 

For questions, please contact C. Lee, project manager, at clee12@uchicago.edu.


Click here for the Facilities Services statement of protocols to address the challenges presented with the COVID-19 pandemic for construction and vendors working in buildings and at construction sites.

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