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Spotswood Avenue – Gas Leak [3/16/18]
Last night, MLGW repaired a natural gas leak at the corner of Spotswood Ave. and Goodman
Ave. The repair was not on University property, however, The Alumni Center may have
been temporarily interrupted. Physical Plant is checking all our buildings in the
area to ensure normal gas service. At this moment, there are no reports of any service
Rawls Hall – Steam Leak [3/16/18]
Physical Plant has discovered two steam leaks in Rawls Hall. Metro is on standby and
will be contacted to repair the leaks after the locations inside the chase are identified.
Lead time will be provided as to which room is needed to get access. Physical Plant
will begin checking the locations on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
FEDEX Building – Handicap Doors Out of Service [2/26/18]
Please be advised that the handicap doors (Northwest Entry) are temporarily out of
service. This entry is between FedEX building and B&E building. Access have been contacted
to replace the broken bar.
Sewer System Smoke Testing by MLGW[3/16/18]
MLGW is conducting testing of the sewer system around the Main Campus. This on-going
testing involves introducing smoke into the sewer piping and checking for evidence
of leaks. MLGW is currently working along Walker Ave. and will continue working around
campus until the system has been tested and any leaks repaired. Physical Plant will
continue to monitor the project.
Main Cooling Plant – Boiler Repair [3/5/18]
Trumbo is beginning repairs on the #5 boiler.
Walker Street – Water Main Offset [3/2/18]
Land Bridge construction will begin on Monday, March 5, 2018; at 08:00 a.m. MLGW will
be installing a small offset in their 10” main line along Walker Avenue at the south
end of the Alumni Mall. They will close five valves to isolate this portion of the
main. Currently, we do not anticipate disruption with the water pressure as the loop
system will remain active across all buildings.
McCord Hall – Mold/Water Damage [3/1/18]
March 5 – 9, 2018, Alpha and Physical Plant will be conducting work throughout McCord
Hall. Alpha will be patching/repainting walls and replacing ceiling tiles on the 1st
- 3rd floors. Physical Plant will be inspecting all HVAC equipment and performing
Air Sampling tests.
Main Cooling Plant – Condensing Pump Repairs [3/12/18]
Hi Speed will begin repairing two condensing pumps (1 & 2). Projecting completion
on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
Fire Alarm Upgrades [3/14/18]
Advance Electric is currently working on upgrading the fire alarm systems for the
following buildings:• Engineering Technology• Johnson Hall• Communication and Fine Arts• Clement Hall• Ellington HallThey are set to complete in May 2018.
Fogelman – Fire Alarm Upgrade [3/14/18]
Advance Electric is scheduled to work on upgrading the fire alarm system in Fogelman
Classroom and Administration buildings starting the week of March 19th. They are set
to complete in June 2018.
Johnson Hall – Brick Screen Wall [3/14/18]
The contractor is currently working on the brick screen wall in Johnson Hall. They
are set to complete March 2018.
Engineering Technology – Advanced Manufacturing Lab [3/14/18]
The first floor lab renovations are currently ongoing for the new Advanced Manufacturing
Lab in the Engineering Technology. The renovations are set to complete in May 2018.
Jones Hall – First Floor Window Replacements [3/14/18]
The contractor is tentatively scheduled to begin work on the first floor, north side,
the week of March 26, 2018.
Administration Building – Brick Repair [3/14/18]
Brick repair work has been completed on the 4th floor. Work at the perimeter of the
building will be ongoing through June, 2018.
Brister Library – Roof Coping Installation [3/14/18]
Installation of the roof coping stone will tentatively begin the week of March 19,
Manning Hall – Brick Repair [3/14/18]
Brick repair work by the contractor will complete April 1, 2018.
Patterson Hall – Brick Repair [3/14/18]
Brick repair work by the contractor will resume following the spring semester.
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