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MB Level 1 – Main Entrance Closed for Exterior 4th Level Cleaning

The main entrance doors located on the first level of the MB will be closed each night between 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. beginning tonight, April 29, 2019 through Wednesday, May 1, 2019, for exterior fourth level cleaning. To access the building during the closures, please use the doors located on the east and west sides of level 1 or the ground level entrances. For additional information, reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.

Main Building Entrance Closure


BSE Steam Outage Scheduled for May 9

Steam service to the BSE will be shut down from 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019, for leak repairs to the clean steam generator that supports the LARC vivarium.  The shutdown will affect non-potable water, potable domestic water, autoclaves, tunnel washers and building humidity throughout the entire building including the vivarium.  For additional information, contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.

 


Storm Preparation – April 23-24, 2019

In preparation for the severe weather forecasted on April 23 and 24, departments and organizations are asked to bring-in their signs and equipment to prevent damage and injury (e.g. A-Frames, banners, lawn signs, table umbrellas, etc.). Facilities will secure outdoor furniture and collect the signs that are left outdoors. Signs collected by Facilities will be temporarily stored in the Facilities Warehouse (FWH) located on West Campus. If you believe your sign was collected by Facilities, please contact the Facilities Service Center to schedule a date/time to retrieve your sign. For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262 or FacilitiesServiceCenter@utsa.edu.


ART – Walkway, Service Drive and Key Circle Loop Closed May 20 – August 19

The walkway from the ART to Paseo del Sur, access to the ART service drive and Key Circle Loop will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic from May 20, 2019 through August 19, 2019, for installation of a new fire lane and roadway.  The Paseo del Sur pedestrian path and Key Circle Loop will re-open on August 20 however; entry to the service drive will remain closed for installation of new access gate equipment.  Gate upgrades are expected to be completed by no later than December 31, 2019.  The pedestrian path to the ART, via the existing five-foot curb ramp, will remain open for the duration of the project and the ART elevator can be used to detour to the Sombrilla Plaza level.  For additional information, reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.

Key Circle Loop Shutdown


Construction update 6/18/19: XAL Driving Lanes and Top Level of XAG Closed from May 20 – June 30

Construction update 6/18/19: The Ximenes Avenue Lot (XAL) driving lanes adjacent to the west and south sides of the South Thermal Energy Plant (STEP) and the top level of the Ximenes Avenue Garage (XAG) will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic through Sunday, June 30, 2019. For additional information, reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262

The Ximenes Avenue Lot (XAL) driving lanes adjacent to the west and south sides of the South Thermal Energy Plant (STEP) and the top level of the Ximenes Avenue Garage (XAG) will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic from Monday, May 20, 2019 through Sunday, June 23, 2019, for installation of a new STEP cooling tower. The work area and a large crane that will be used to lift the cooling tower in place will be cordoned off with a temporary chain link fence. For additional information, reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.

UTSA SEB – Cooling Tower Revised Laydown Area


FSB/GH – Water Outage Scheduled for April 17 @ 4:00 p.m.

Water to the west campus Facilities Services Building (FSB) and Greenhouse (GH) will be shut down today, April 17, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until approximately 5:00 p.m. for emergency leak repairs.  The shutdown will affect water service to both buildings and restrooms in the FSB. For additional information, contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.

 


MS: Carpet Cleaning and Floor Care Scheduled for April 2019

Facilities has scheduled carpet and floor care for your building this month. We kindly ask that you remove the following items off the floor to facilitate cleaning and to protect office/lab equipment. If you have equipment that can’t be moved, we recommend that you cover it.

• Boxes
• Computers
• Extension cords
• Mini-bins
• Floor mats/rugs
• Lab equipment
• Personal Items
• Etc.

Floor care will be done from 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Please refer to the floor care schedule below:

April 5 – 10, 2019 2nd Floor (MS)
April 11 – 16, 2019 3rd Floor (MS)
April 17 – 23, 2019 4th Floor (MS)

For additional information, please contact the Facilities Service Center at FacilitiesServiceCenter@utsa.edu.


STEP Chiller Installation – Adjacent XAL Drive Lanes Closed April 13

The installation of a chiller on the exterior south side of the South Thermal Energy Plant (STEP) is scheduled from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The adjacent Ximenes Avenue Lot (XAL) drive lanes will be closed in support of the work and placement of two tractor-trailers. The XAL drive lanes and STEP covered walkway will remain closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic until 7:00 p.m. For additional information, reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.

STEPMotor


FLN: Exhaust Fans Shut Down for Maintenance April 6 and 7

FLN exhaust fans 5, 6, 9N, 14, 15, 16, 21, 23E and 30 will be shut down on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and exhaust fans 9S, 34N, 34S, 39, 40, 10, 100, 101, 102, 103 and 104 will be shut down on Sunday, April 7, 2019, for maintenance. Work will be performed each day between 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please do not use or store chemicals inside fume hoods during the outages. For additional information, contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.