Klamath Hall Heating Water Shutdown: 2/28-3/1

Campus Community,

Beginning Thursday 2/28 at 7:00p and continuing until Friday 3/1 at 5:00a, the heating water to the north side of Klamath Hall’s 3rd floor will be shut down. Building users may experience lower than normal temperatures upon entering the building Friday morning as the system works to restore normal comfort ranges. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Owner’s Representative, Denise Stewart at 541-346-2280.


Knight Library Second Floor Power Outage: 2/19

Campus Community,

On Tuesday, February 19, from 7:00a-8:00a, the power to a portion of the Knight Library 2nd floor will be shut off to enable the changing of a breaker. This work is classified as reactive (rather than planned) maintenance, since the breaker has failed and will not re-set.  This will affect power in the following rooms: 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 261, 263, 267, 267B, 267C.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact CPFM’s Electrical Supervisor, Rob Berg at 541-346-2313.


Millrace I, II, III: Domestic Water Shutoff 3/2

Campus Community,

On March 2nd, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, domestic water will be shut off to Millrace I, II, and III, so that Utilities & Energy and Facility Services staff can locate the source of a water leak that is manifesting in the tunnel system. This will interrupt all potable water services in these three buildings, including water fountains, sinks, and toilets. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Associate Director of Facilities Services, Kevin Farthing at 541-346-2857.

Beall Music Hall: Entry Stair Handrail Repairs 2/18-3/3

Campus Community,

Beginning Monday 2/18 and continuing through Monday 3/4, the main entry stairs to Beall Music Hall will be undergoing repairs to the wooden handrails. This work will be to replace rotten caps, rails, balusters, and finish trim, and repaint. The work will begin on the South facing stairs and work counterclockwise ending with the North facing stairs. The work will close one set of stairs at a time, while leaving the other two operational. The ADA access will be open throughout the entirety of the project. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CPFM Work Management’s Senior Project Coordinator, Lawrence Elliott, at 541-346-5164.



Cardboard Service Hauler Interruption

Campus Community,

As of Monday, February 11th, the cardboard service hauler is able to resume normal operations and working on getting campus caught up on service.

Contact Work Control 346-2319 to report areas or buildings of special concern.


Campus Community,

The cardboard service hauler is experiencing mechanical issues this week, and as a result, the campus is experiencing service interruptions.

As the hauler works to address these interruptions, campus users can help minimize the impacts by:

  • Remove all packing material and sort appropriately
  • Flatten all corrugated cardboard boxes before placing in the collection dumpsters
  • Contact Work Control 346-2319 to report any overflowing cardboard dumpsters

A second communication will be sent when regular cardboard service resumes.

Black Cultural Center Construction Mobilization Starts 2/11

Campus Community,

Beginning Monday, February 11, 2019, construction mobilization activities will begin for the construction of the Black Cultural Center at the corner of E 15th Ave and Villard Alley. The current construction schedule is February 2019 through August 2019. Please review the site plan showing construction fencing, construction site access, and the building footprint. The construction team will mobilize on-site and begin installing the site fences and locating underground utilities and other activities to support the construction project. Periodic updates will be provided with more details and updated schedule information.

Autoclave Steam Generator Emergency Shutdown Impacting 12 Buildings 2/6

Building Occupants,

CPFM Utilities & Energy requires an emergency shutdown of the Autoclave Steam Generator tomorrow 2/6/2019, from 0700-1200. The purpose is to replace a failed evaporator gasket. Pure, clean steam will be unavailable between 0700-1200. Treated steam will be cross-connected and available for the duration of the shutdown.

Impacted Buildings:

University Health, Counseling and Testing Center
Lewis Integrative Science Building
Willamette Hall
Klamath Hall
Onyx Bridge
Cascade Annex
Pacific Hall
Columbia Hall

For questions or concerns please contact Work Control Center at 541-346-2319


HVAC Service and Inspection at Innovation Center 1900 Millrace 2/12

Building Occupants,

On Tuesday, February 12 from 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Facilities Services will be performing equipment service and inspection of all the HVAC related building systems. This will affect the fume hoods throughout the building and will require fume hood related projects suspended during this time. Technicians will access rooms 113N and 113S.

Prenotification was sent to building occupants on January 29.

For questions for concerns please contact CPFM Facilities Service Technician Richard Vaughan at 541-255-5947 or the CPFM Work Control Center at 541-346-2319.

Klamath Hall Immediate Domestic Hot Water Shutdown 2/4

Building Occupants,

The Klamath industrial heating water is controlled by an actuator valve that failed. In order to keep the industrial heating online, the domestic heating water actuator was swapped over to the industrial side. The result is there will be no domestic heating water until the new actuator arrives, currently nine days. Staff is working to see if the order can be expedited.

Work Control will continue to provide updates as new details are received.

Please contact Stacy Breaux 541-521-5376 and Ron Warren 541-515-4728 with questions or concerns.

This email was sent to building occupants based on spatial data contained in UO Spaces for Klamath Hall and Facilities Liaisons.

Deschutes Hall Maintenance Activities Impacting Air Supply 2/6, 2/13 & 2/20

Building Occupants,

Facilities Services will be servicing and inspecting all of the heating/cooling/ventilating equipment affecting occupant spaces. This will require the equipment to be accessible at the time of service. Furniture may need to be arranged accordingly. Building supply air/exhaust may be shut down periodically during this inspection.


• The first floor will be serviced 2/6/2019
• The second floor will be serviced 2/13/2019
• The third floor and roof will be serviced 2/20/2019

Prenotification was sent to facilities liaisons and coordinated 1/28.

For questions or concerns, please contact CPFM Facilities Services Technician Richard Vaughan at 541-346-2319

JSMA Air Handler Shutdown 2/7

Building Occupants,

The main air handlers will be temporarily shut down on February 7, 2019, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. This will impact the basement storage, woodshop, 1st-floor lecture, and special events and 2nd-floor exhibit space. This work is necessary as part of the new electrical breaker installation in the north rooftop mechanical room.

For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Jeff Madsen at 541-346-2256.

Bldg. 130 CPFM Warehouse Road Closure 1/29

Campus Community,

In conjunction with the work being done at Bldg. 130 CPFM Warehouse restroom remodel, Delta Sand & Gravel is performing excavation in the breezeway today (1/29) which extends several feet into the asphalt roadway behind the building on the north side (see attached map). This necessitates the use of a back-hoe and dump trailer, which take up a good deal of the roadway and make it difficult to pass. Please use an alternate route to access the Mobile Equipment shop, gas pumps, and “north 40” area. This work should be concluded by 1:00p today (1/29). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Project Manager, Tim Allenbaugh at 541-346-8214.

Air Supply Shutdown Museum of Natural and Cultural History 2/4

Building Occupants,

Our HVAC shop will be working in conjunction with the contractor (Culligan Water) to change out demineralization tanks for the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, this work should go unnoticed by building users but will impact the air supply from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm (noon) on February 4, 2019.

For questions or concerns please contact Work Control at workcontrolcenter@uoregon.edu or 541-346-2319

Bldg. 130 CPFM Warehouse HVAC Shutdown 2/8

Campus Community,

As part of the ongoing CPFM restroom remodel in Bldg. 130, on Friday, February 2nd, the HVAC system for the building will be shut down from 8:00a-3:30p. This will allow HVAC technicians and plumbers to reattach the water supply to one of the building’s heating components. Users may experience lower than normal building temperatures throughout the day. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Project Manager Tim Allenbaugh at 541-346-8214.

Bldg. 130 CPFM Warehouse Water Shutdown 2/7

Campus Community,

As part of the ongoing restroom renovation project, on Thursday, February 7th, from 8:00a-4:00p, the main domestic water line into the Building 130 CPFM Warehouse will be shut down in order to install new water lines under the concrete slab in the breezeway (H109 on the Campus Map, indicated in the red rectangle). This will affect all water in the building, including toilets, sinks, and hoses. Temporary commercial water coolers have been provided in the breezeway breakroom (indicated in the green rectangles) room and the Design & Construction kitchenette on the 2nd floor. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Project Manager Tim Allenbaugh at 541-346-8214.


Moss Street Children’s Center NW Natural Gas Shutdown 1/18

Building Occupants,

Northwest Natural gas detected a small leak in the gas line leading into the building. The gas has been shut off to the north side of the building until repairs can be made. This impacts hot water, kitchen appliances and heat in the building. EMU Facilities will be coordinating repair efforts.

For questions or concerns, please contact Chad Wells 541-346-0692 with EMU Facilities.

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Pacific Hall Fire Testing 1/25

On Friday, January 25, 2019, from 6:00 am – 7:00 am there will be a building-wide fire alarm test. This test requires horns and strobes to be tested throughout the building.


Horns, Strobes, and Speakers on the fire alarm system will not sound after the scheduled time. Provisions have been taken to monitor the building fire systems during this time and alarms that occur after the scheduled time should be considered real events and occupants should evacuate as usual per the U of O Emergency Procedures.

If there are questions regarding emergency evacuation, please visit Emergency Management & Continuity, http://emc.uoregon.edu/node/50 and follow the UO Campus Emergency Procedures Manual.

For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Jen Miley at 541-346-1530


Klamath Hall Exhaust Air Shutdown Saturday 2/2

Building Occupants,

Fan equipment preparations for the duration of 3rd-floor construction providing proper air balancing throughout the building is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Fume hood sashes need to be closed on the evening before, Friday, February 1st.

Fume hood exhaust air and general lab exhaust air will be offline to the south half of the building for all floors.

Supply air to levels 2 and 3 will be offline, and temperatures variations are likely.

Pressure variations in the entire building during the shutdown.

For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Denise Stewart at 541-335-1258.

Bldg. 130 CPFM Warehouse Excess Construction Noise

Campus Community,

Beginning Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30a and continuing through Friday, January 25 at 5:00p, a contractor will be cutting concrete out in the CPFM Warehouse breezeway (H109 on the Campus map) to allow for the installation of new underfloor plumbing. They will be using electric wet saws, rather than combustion saws, to reduce fumes. This activity will be rather noisy. Foam ear plugs will be available in the Design and Construction Kitchenette area, for anyone that needs them.

In addition, we will be ordering a water cooler service for fresh drinking water as plumbing gets shut off and rerouted during the course of the project. One cooler will be located in the breezeway break room, and another in the Design and Construction kitchenette (see red box on 2nd floor CPFM map). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Project Manager, Tim Allenbaugh at 541-346-8214.


Oregon Hall East Wing HVAC Activities 1/15 & 1/16

Building Occupants,

On Tuesday 1/15 and Wednesday 1/16, we have scheduled HVAC Water Test & Balance activities for the East Wings. The HVAC technicians will be measuring water flow and making necessary adjustments. They are scheduled to begin on the 2nd floor and work up to 3rd and 4th floors and be complete by 1/16. The technicians will begin work at 5:00 am to minimize disruptions. These activities identify any functional problems and assist in making improvements to the HVAC system.

For questions or concerns, please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Patrick Mucker pmucker@uoregon.edu at 541-346-8216.

Klamath Hall Fume Hood and Air Supply Shutdown 1/23

Building Occupants,

As part of the renovations, the south half of Klamath (all floors) will not have exhaust air on January 23 from 4:00 am – 6:00 am. Fume hood sashes need to be closed on the evening before, January 22. Second and third floors of Klamath will not have air supply during this time.

For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Denise Stewart, dstewart@uoregon.edu, 541-335-1258.

Bldg. 130 CPFM Warehouse: Restroom remodel 1/14-4/23

Campus community,

Beginning Monday, January 14, and continuing through April 23, Facilities Services will be remodeling the restrooms in the ‘breezeway’ of the CPFM Warehouse (H109 on the Campus map). The restrooms will be off-line for the duration of the project. Temporary porta-potties will be provided on the east side of the building outside the main entrance to Design & Construction, between the Warehouse and the CPFM Admin Bldg 136 (see green area on attached satellite map).

The majority of the breezeway, from the rollup door on the north side to the stairs on the southwest wall (S201 on the Campus map), will be within the perimeter of the dust containment and safety barricade system. The breakroom, vending machines, and key-boxes will remain accessible for the duration of the project (See attached interior map, green indicates safe passage area, red indicates construction project area). A dumpster will also be placed outside the rollup door and will impact parking the immediate vicinity (see yellow area on the attached satellite map).

Users should expect typical construction noises and disruptions throughout the project. Notices of specific project updates and utility shutdowns will follow. They will include temporary interruptions of water and power to the building for limited duration.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CPFM Design & Construction Project Manager, Tim Allenbaugh, at 541-346-8214

University Health, Counseling, & Testing Center Construction Crane Activities

Building Occupants,

On Saturday, 1/12/19, there will be a crane delivery at the University Health, Counseling, & Testing Center to support the on-going Expansion & Renovation Project. The crane will be located within the current construction fence per the attached drawing. On Monday, 1/14/19, the project will begin receiving steel deliveries and erecting the steel structure. Steel activities will continue for several weeks. All steel deliveries will enter the construction area before being unloaded. Steel deliveries will cause some minor traffic disruptions to 13th Ave at Beech Street. Lease Crutcher Lewis will manage these activities and use flaggers to assist with deliveries. The south sidewalk of 13th Ave, adjacent to the Health, Counseling, & Testing Center is closed. Pedestrians should observe the signage and use the north sidewalk along 13th Ave. (adjacent to Oregon Hall) and avoid walking in the street along the construction fence.

For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Design and Construction Owners Representative Patrick Mucker at 541-346-8216.