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Important (and exciting!) Campus Construction Updates

The Drew Street Bridge is officially open for pedestrian traffic! Please be aware that work will continue under the bridge and Drew Street will remain closed, but pedestrian traffic above has a green light!

The Gateway Welcome Arch is complete and looks amazing! The official unveiling is today, Thursday, September 1st at 4:00 PM!

Quad 2 at 206 S. Lawe Street has all new updated bathrooms and new flooring in the lobby and common area. Another project complete that looks wonderful!

Warch Campus Center is receiving its new mail & package lockers this week!

As always – safety first! Do not enter construction areas! While many projects are wrapping up, there is still construction taking place around campus. Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times. Should you have questions or see anything concerning as you’re out and about, please contact Katherine in Facility Services at: Katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu or at ext. 6893

Important Campus Construction Updates

The Drew St. Bridge is on course to be open for pedestrian traffic by Labor Day! Road work will still be underway as they clear in preparation for the rip rap.

The Gateway Welcome Arch is near completion. What a stunning addition to our beautiful campus! Watch for the announcement for the unveiling!

The Riverside Trail has beautiful new landscaping. Enjoy a walk when you have time to check it out!

Warch Campus Center’s new flooring is installed on the second floor and the new automated mail boxes will be coming soon.

As always – safety first! Do not enter construction areas! While many projects are wrapping up, there is still construction taking place around campus. Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times. Should you have questions or see anything concerning as you’re out and about, please contact Katherine in Facility Services at: Katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu or at ext. 6893

Important Campus Construction Updates

Many projects are wrapping up! Let’s talk about residence halls!

Kohler Hall: window install and basement remodel will be wrapped up by Friday.

Brokaw Hall: floors 3 & 4 have new windows and blinds, and new ceiling tiles in the hallways.

Sage Hall: lighting has been installed in the resident rooms, along with new blinds.

Res Life:

  • New furniture has been installed in:
    • 741 E. Boldt Way
    • 742 E. Boldt Way
    • 203 N. Union
    • Brokaw 3rd floor lounge
    • Trever public space
    • Quad 4 public space.
  • New flooring has been installed in:
    • Colman Hall floors 2, 3 & 4 hallways
    • 741 E. Boldt Way public space
    • 203 N. Union public space
    • Sage lobby
    • Trever hallways
  • Quad 2 and 741 E. Boldt Way first floor bathrooms have been updated
  • New ceiling tiles have been installed in several of the buildings  

As always – safety first! Do not enter construction areas! While many projects are wrapping up, there is still construction taking place around campus. Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times. Should you have questions or see anything concerning as you’re out and about, please contact Katherine in Facility Services at: Katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu or at ext. 6893

Important Campus Construction Updates

Gateway Welcome Arch: You can’t miss the amazing work happening on the corner of College Ave. and Drew St! Watch this project daily as the progress happens that fast!

Drew St. Pedestrian Bridge: The framing is being installed in preparation for pouring the concrete. Everything is on track for this project!

7/27/2022

Brokaw Hall: The new window install on floors 3 & 4 is near completion. The basement renovation design is underway and will be an ongoing project for a few months yet.

Resident Halls: Some of the resident halls will be receiving new furniture for their public spaces this week.

As always – safety first! Do not enter construction areas! Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times as construction is in full swing. Should you have questions or see anything concerning as you’re out and about, please contact Katherine in Facility Services at: Katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu or at ext. 6893

Important Campus Construction Updates

Gateway Welcome Arch: it’s well underway! The stonework has begun for the sign structure.

Drew Street Pedestrian Bridge: the structural girders have been set – at an impressive 137,000 pounds each!

Warch Campus Center: the existing flooring is removed and leveling for the new flooring is underway.

Kohler Hall: the work is on track with the new windows and basement renovation

Main Hall: Asbestos removal is happening this week and the bathroom remodels are on track.

As always – safety first! Do not enter construction areas! Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times as construction is in full swing. Should you have questions or see anything concerning as you’re out and about, please contact Katherine in Facility Services at: Katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu or at ext. 6893

Important Campus Construction Updates

LU Riverside Trail: paving is complete! Next up – trail lights and access gates.

Kohler Hall: work continues on the window install and basement renovation.

Music Drama: the ceilings have been removed and currently the demo of the old HVAC systems is underway.

Warch Campus Center: work has begun on the 2nd floor removing of existing flooring, which will be replaced with terrazzo.

Drew St. Pedestrian Bridge: work continues as the foundational structures are installed.

As always – safety first! Do not enter construction areas! Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times as most construction and projects are in full swing. Should you have questions or see anything concerning as you’re out and about, please contact Katherine in Facility Services at: Katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu or at ext. 6893

Silent Bike Auction set for June 28

Silent Bike Auction

Located at Facility Services, 235 E. Water Street (please note: the LU Trail will be closed)

Tuesday, June 28,  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

No bids accepted after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28

Winners will be notified by Wednesday, June 29.

*Payment due on day of pick up (exact cash or check made out to Lawrence University)

All bikes must be picked up by Thursday, June 30 no later than 3 PM

All unclaimed bikes will be awarded to the next highest bidder

All bikes are sold “AS IS”

Important Campus Construction Updates

Groundbreaking for the construction of the new Gateway Arch will begin next week!

The LU Trail along the river is being paved next week starting Monday, June 27th, and will be inaccessible for the duration of the week.

Colman Hall is looking sharp with some fresh paint on floors 1 & 2, the North wing and lofts, and new carpeting in the hallways on floors 2, 3 and 4! Next up – new ceiling tiles on floors 2, 3 & 4.

Work to replace the second floor terrazzo in Warch will begin next week.

As always – safety first! Do not enter construction areas! Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times as most construction and projects are really ramping up. Should you have questions or see anything concerning as you’re out and about, please contact Katherine in Facility Services at: Katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu or at ext. 6893

Important Campus Construction & Project Updates

Facilities was able to restore power to Colman and Brokaw Hall at 10:00 PM Tuesday evening. Shout out to that team for staying late and making it happen!

Safety first! Do not enter construction areas! Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times as most construction and projects have begun.

Construction is well under way at Kohler Hall. The lower level is currently being demoed to lay new piping and the window replacement has begun.

Demo of the lower level in Music Drama has also begun for new flooring and HVAC system.

Thank you for you cooperation and patience as we make these many upgrades to our beautiful campus!

Construction update: Power out June 13-14 for Colman and Brokaw

Important announcements as construction and projects are underway!

Reminder: Power will be out for Colman and Brokaw Halls June 13th & 14th as work continues on the Drew Street Bridge

We appreciate your flexibility and cooperation as construction begins full swing next week! Lots of exciting (and not so exciting behind the scenes) changes to come! Please be aware of your surroundings at all times as your safety is priority! There will be construction happening at some point in and around most of the buildings. Watch for updates weekly:

Kohler Hall – The cranes will be moving in Monday to begin work on the new windows

Music Drama – basement demo begins Tuesday for new flooring, along with preparation for a new HVAC system

Res Life renovations kick off on Tuesday

*Please note, the Chapman and Music Drama parking lots will be closed for construction equipment

Should you come across any issues due to the current projects taking place around campus, please contact Katherine with Facility Services: katherine.lehman@lawrence.edu  or extension 6893