ART Two-hour Domestic and Potable Water Outage May 25
Domestic and potable water to the ART will be shut down between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on May 25, 2018 for construction to replace the water valves. Water will be restored by no later than 8:00 a.m. on May 25. For additional information, contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
JPL Loading Dock and Surrounding Area Closed on May 25 and June 1
The JPL loading dock and surrounding area, including pathways and parking spaces below the BB and MH, will close on Friday, May 25, 2018 and Friday, June 1, 2018 for construction to replace aging electrical equipment in the JPL. A crane, used to load and unload equipment, will be set up near the loading dock and a trailer placed at the entrance of the work area, between the BB and MH. The closures will affect deliveries, parking and vehicular and pedestrian traffic. For additional information, please reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Tri-Campus Natural Gas Testing Begins May 14
Natural gas to Tri-Campus buildings will be shut down in small segments for testing, as mandated by the State Fire Marshal, between May 14, 2018 and July 31, 2018. The shutdowns will affect comfort heating, domestic hot water, autoclaves, kitchen equipment using natural gas and emergency generators. The exact date and time of each shut down, including a twelve-hour shut down of natural gas service to West Campus buildings on June 30, 2018, will be coordinated with building occupants prior to shut downs 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 reference the attached list or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Fall Semester 2019 Facility Modifications Deadline
Departments that desire facility modifications to be completed before the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester are encouraged to submit a work request to the Facilities Service Center by no later than June 30, 2018. 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.
JPL Food Court: Chick-fil-A Closed for Renovation May 9
The Chick-fil-A located in the JPL food court will close May 9, 2018 for renovation and will reopen on August 1, 2018. For additional information, contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Portion of BRG Sidewalk Closed for Construction May 14 – June 4
A portion of the sidewalk located on the southeast corner of the BRG and the intersection of Principal Street and Bauerle Road will be closed from Monday, May 14, 2018 until Monday, June 4, 2018 for construction to replace wall tiles above the south entrance/exit canopy of the BRG. Barricades will be placed around the area and flagmen will assist with traffic, as needed. The garage will remain open including the vehicle entrance/exit lanes near the work site. For additional information, reference the attached map or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
DTC: S. Frio Street Closure – May 9 and 10, 2018
Due to inclement weather on Friday, May 4, 2018, the City of San Antonio did not complete the paving work on S. Frio Street as originally scheduled. The City has rescheduled the road closure for two nights this week; from 7:00 pm. on Wednesday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. on Thursday May 10, and from 7:00 p.m. on Thursday May 10 to 5:00 a.m. on Friday, May 11. The same detour routes apply. If you have questions about the project, please contact Lucio Tovar, Capital Projects Officer at Lucio.Tovar@sanantonio.gov.
The City of San Antonio will close a portion of S. Frio Street, near the UTSA Downtown Campus, from Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. until Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. Paving operations on S. Frio St. will occur from south of W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. to north of W. Houston St. The closure is part of the city’s ongoing project to improve vehicle and pedestrian routes in the area. For additional information, please refer to the attached information sheet provided by the city’s Transportation and Capital Improvements department. If you have questions about the project, please contact Lucio Tovar, Capital Projects Officer at Lucio.Tovar@sanantonio.gov.
ART – Men and Women’s Restrooms Closed for Renovation May 15th – August 22nd
The men and women’s restrooms located on the south side of ART, 2.03.10 and 2.03.12, will be shut down from May 15, 2018 until August 22, 2018 for renovation. The men and women’s restrooms located on the north side of the building, 2.01.03 and 2.01.04, will remain open and available for use during construction. For additional information, please reference the attached drawing or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
Walkway near Paseo del Sur Partially Closed from April 4th – December 31st
Update 5/3/18: Beginning May 14, 2018, the closure will include the pathway from the north Biotechnology Sciences and Engineering (BSE) Building breezeway to the Paseo del Sur and part of the stairs (2 of 3 flights) south of the Engineering Building. For additional information, reference the attached revised map.
The walkway path adjacent to the Paseo del Sur will be partially closed off from the northeast corner of the BSE to the southeast corner of the EB from April 4, 2018 until December 31, 2018. The closure is necessary to perform subsurface utility investigative and demolition work and for the construction of a Paseo del Sur elevated walkway. For additional information reference the attached drawing or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
FY18 Tri-Campus Fire Protection System Inspections
The tri-campus fire suppression, fire alarm, and fire sprinkler systems will be inspected and serviced, as required by the State of Texas, from September 2017 through August 2018. The systems will be inspected and serviced between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and audio and visual appliances including horns, speakers and lights tested between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. An intercom announcement will be made prior to the start of testing. For additional information please reference the attached schedule or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.