Cocke Drive: Partial Closure; June, 27, 2017; 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.
A portion of Cocke Drive, between the MH and BB, will be closed June, 27, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to allow concrete pumping operations in support of the new Devine parking lot. Due to overnight rains, the original pumping location is not feasible and this short-notice closure is needed to ensure the concrete pour can remain as scheduled. Flag staff will be on site to direct traffic. For additional information, please refer to the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
NTEP Steam Outage Scheduled for July 1st
Steam service provided by the North Thermal Energy Plant (NTEP) will be shut down from 12:01 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017 to repair a deaerator tank leak. The outage will affect comfort heating (except BSE), dishwashing, mop sinks, showers, autoclaves, cage-washers and other equipment utilizing steam in the following buildings: ART, BB, BOS, BSB, BSE, CC, EB, FLN, JPL, MB, MH, MS, PE, RWC and UC. Steam service will be restored by no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 1st. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
BK5 Lot Entrance/Exit Driveway Closed Effective June 6th
The BK5 Lot entrance/exit driveway has been closed by the City of San Antonio effective today, June 6, 2017. It will remain closed pending further notice. The BK5 Lot can be accessed from campus via Brackenridge Ave., or from UTSA Blvd., via Barshop Blvd., to Brackenridge Ave. For additional information on how to access the BK5 Lot, please reference the attached map.
Fall Semester 2018 Facility Modifications Deadline
Departments that desire facility modifications to be completed before the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester are encouraged to submit a work request to the Facilities Service Center no later than June 30, 2017. The early submission of facility renovations requests is key to timely project completion, as these types of projects can take a long time due to space planning, programming, design, and construction requirements. Additionally, complex projects often require extensive coordination with outside vendors and contractors, adding to the overall project timeline.
Before submitting a work request, you should first discuss the proposed renovation with your vice president to ensure the project will be supported and funded. Please visit the Facilities website for a list of typical project steps and instructions on how to submit your project work request. For additional information, please view http://facilities.utsa.edu/services/major-project/ or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Landscape Work between the UC and PE Buildings to Start June 1st
UPDATE: 6/14/17 – The project completion date has been extended to June 30, 2017.
The greenbelt located between the UC and the PE buildings will be closed from June 1, 2017 through June 21, 2017 for landscape work that includes enhancing the drainage conditions of the area and creating an accessible pathway to and from the UC Chili’s patio. Barricades will be installed outside of the PE building and at the edge of the Chili’s patio to cordon off the work area. For additional information, please reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Main Campus: SEB Construction Begins 5 June, 2017 – Multiple Closures
Construction of the new Science and Engineering Building (SEB) will begin on June 5, 2017 with site preparation and underground utility work. To accommodate construction, the greenbelt located east of the BSE and south of the ART, service drive entry adjacent to the ART, portions of Bauerle Rd Lot 1, Ford Rd Lot and Ximenes Ave Lot, and part of the Paseo del Sur will be closed as indicated in the schedule below. Temporary pedestrian sidewalks will be installed along Bauerle Road and between the ART and Paseo del Sur. The sidewalks will open on June 12, 2017 and will remain in place for the duration of the project. All closures will be cordoned off with construction fencing and directional signage will be posted at each site. For additional information, please reference the attached map, visit the Facilities website at http://facilities.utsa.edu, or contact the Facilities Services Center at 458-4262.
|Location of Closure:||Date of Closure:|
|Greenbelt – construction site||June 5, 2017 – June 17, 2020|
|Bauerle Rd Lot 1||June 5, 2017 – June 17, 2020|
|Service drive entry – next to ART||June 5, 2017 – January 7, 2018|
|Ximenes Ave and Ford Rd lots – next to AET||June 5, 2017 – January 7, 2018|
|Ford Rd Lot (portion) – next to BSE||June 1, 2017 – January 7, 2018|
|Paseo del Sur (portion) – south side||June 1, 2017 – August 20, 2017|
Ximenes Ave. at UTSA Blvd. Closed to One Entry/Exit Lane Beginning May 22nd
Ximenes Ave., at UTSA Blvd., will be shut down to one entry and one exit lane from May 22, 2017 to August 17, 2017 as part of the construction project to realign the road. Barricades and fencing will be placed in and around the closures to assist with vehicular traffic. The road is expected to reopen to two entry and exit lanes by start of the fall semester. For additional information, please reference the attached maps or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
FLN: Renovation of Lecture Halls and Restrooms Began May 10th
Work to renovate lecture halls 2.01.12, 2.03.12, 2.02.06 and restrooms 2.01.16A & 2.01.14A in the FLN began May 10, 2017 and is expected to be completed by August 21, 2017. Alternate restrooms 2.01.26 and 2.01.32 are located on the west side of the building. For additional information, please reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
MH & EB: Lecture Hall Upgrades
Construction in the MH (2.01.12) and EB (2.04.06) lecture halls is scheduled to being on May 10, 2017, with anticipated completion by August 18, 2017. Work will include upgrades to seating, lighting, HVAC systems and carpeting. Construction materials for both buildings will be staged on the Paseo level of the MH. For additional information, please reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Main Campus: Natural Gas Outage for Required Testing
Natural gas to Main Campus buildings will be shut-down, in small segments/time-frames, for testing as mandated by the State Fire Marshal between May 1, 2017 and August 1, 2017. The shut-down will affect comfort heating, domestic hot water, autoclaves, kitchen equipment using natural gas and emergency generators to these buildings/areas. The exact dates and times of each shut-down, including a Saturday, July 1, 2017 twelve hour shut-down of natural gas service to the core campus buildings, will be coordinated with occupants of each building prior to shut-down and testing. Only natural gas will be impacted by this testing. All other utilities, including compressed gas, will remain operational and available for use. For additional information, please refer to the building list below or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
MS/FLN: Granite Area Closed for Construction
The crushed granite area located between the FLN and the MS buildings will be closed-off from May 1, 2017 until approximately August 31, 2017 as part of the FLN lecture halls renovation project. Sidewalks in and around the area will remain accessible during this time. For additional information, please reference the attached drawing or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
DTC: Renovation of MNT Café
Renovation to expand the Café located in the Monterey Building (MNT) is scheduled to begin on April 17, 2017, with anticipated completion by August 25, 2017. The renovation will include the removal of an existing exterior wall and the addition of approximately 800 square feet of air-conditioned space between the annex and the original building. During construction the sidewalk and entrance to the MNT, via the annex corridor, will be closed. The front and side entrances (with few exceptions) will remain open for use throughout the duration of the project. For additional information, please reference the attached drawing or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
DTC: Renovation of MNT 1st Floor to begin on March 31, 2017
Work to renovate the DTC Monterey (MNT) building first floor annex, rooms 1.103.A.6, 1.103A.7, 1.103A.8, 1.03B.8, 1.103B.9A, 1.107 (men’s restroom) and 1.111 (women’s restroom) is scheduled to begin on March 31, 2017 with anticipated completion by August 1, 2017. Alternate restrooms located on the first floor (right of the elevators), rooms 1.132 and 1.133, will be available for use during construction. For additional information, please reference the attached drawing or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
DTC: Renovation of Rooms on First Floor of Durango Building Scheduled to Begin on April 3rd
Renovation of rooms, 1.116, 1.120, 1.204G, 1.204, 1.118, 1.112 and 1.124 (gallery area only), located on the first floor the DTC Durango Building is scheduled to begin on April 3, 2107 with anticipated completion by August 11, 2017. For additional information, please reference the attached map of the construction area or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Construction of Two New Parking Lots Scheduled to Begin April 3rd
Construction of two new parking lots are scheduled to begin on April 3, 2017 and go through August 25, 2017. Construction of the lot located on the corner of Tobin Ave., and Brenan Ave., across from the Road Runner Café, will include partial lane closures from mid-April to May. Construction of the lot located between Cocke Dr. and Devin Ave., north of the Business Building (BB), will include sidewalk closures, re-routing of pedestrian traffic and partial lane closures from April to mid-June. Both construction sites will be closed-off by construction fencing and signage will be posted in and around the locations to assist with re-routing pedestrian traffic. Flag staff will also be on-site, as needed, to assist with re-directing vehicular traffic. For additional information please, reference the attached maps or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Update 4/11/17: The curb area located on the corner of Cocke Dr. and the entrance to the JPL loading dock will be closed-off to parking. “No parking” signage will be posted along the curb. Please reference the updated map for more information on the location of the closure.
FY17 Tri-Campus Fire Alarm Inspections
Annual tri-campus fire alarm inspections, as required by the State Fire Marshal’s Office, are scheduled from September 2016 through August 2017. Inspections, including testing, will begin on the first Monday of each month and will continue daily until completed. Audio and visual appliances such as horns, speakers and lights will be tested after 10:00 p.m. All other inspections and testing will be performed during normal business hours between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. For additional information, please reference the schedule below or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
FY17 Tri-Campus Fire Suppression System Inspections
Annual tri-campus fire suppression system inspections, as required by the State Fire Marshal’s Office, are scheduled to begin September 2016. Inspections will be performed during normal business hours between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and are not expected to impact daily operations. For additional information, please reference the schedule below or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.