[UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER] Construction Mobilization Activities Begin for Renovation Project

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Beginning Monday, August 13, 2018, construction mobilization activities will begin for the University Health, Counseling, and Testing Center Expansion and Renovation Project. Please review the attached site plan showing the construction fencing, construction storage area, and the building footprint for the new addition. The Construction Team will mobilize on-site and begin installing site fencing, locating underground utilities, placing of construction/ storage trailers, and other activities to support upcoming construction. We will provide periodic construction updates with more details and updated schedule information as we get closer to major construction activities.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Owner’s Representative Patrick Mucker at 346-8216.


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As part of the 2018 Steam Abatement project, all steam will be shut off to the buildings. No form of heat will be functioning, no hot water or tempered water will be available, and other steam-directed equipment will be impacted as well. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Owner’s Representative Jana Gerow at 541-346-8317.



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From Friday, August 3rd at 7:30a through Saturday, August 4th at 5:00p, 60# treated steam will be shut down to Lewis Integrative, Streisinger, and Huestis Halls. This time will be used to install a new 14″ steam isolation valve, replace a 14″ expansion joint, and install drain system. This will impact any system using treated steam, including autoclaves, cage wash, hot water, and building heat.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Utilities and Energy Maintenance Superviser Mo Soleimani  at 541-346-2213.


6/28: [LIVING LEARNING CENTER and STRAUB] Standby Power Shutdown

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On Thursday, June 28, between the hours of 7:00a-9:00a, the standby power for the Living Learning Center and Straub Hall will be shut down for diagnostic purposes. This will not impact main power to the buildings and no occupants should be impacted unless they are using the standby power during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Owner’s Representative Jana Gerow at 541-346-8317.

6/19-9/21: Erb Memorial Union Brick Cleaning & Restoration on West Side

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Beginning Tuesday, June 19, and continuing until September 21st, Pioneer Waterproofing will be cleaning and restoring the existing brick wall on the west side of the EMU, along University Street. The west half of the sidewalk will remain open the full length of the wall, however, the ramp to the EMU loading dock will be offline during most of the project duration. Construction laydown will stage in the north spaces of parking lot 29A. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Owner’s Representative Martina Oxoby at 541-346-5880.

6/15 & 6/22: Oregon Hall Notice of Fire Alarm Testing

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On Friday, June 15 and one week following, on June 22 fire alarm testing will be conducted at Oregon Hall between the hours of 6:00a-7:30a. These scheduled tests are part of the process to allow newly renovated spaces to receive their certificate of occupancy from the City of Eugene. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Design & Construction Owner’s Representative Patrick Mucker at 541-346-8216.

6/11: Sidewalk Closure In Parking Lot 29A (Serving EMU, Straub, Gerlinger, Hendricks and Studen Rec. Center)

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On Monday, June 11, the sidewalk adjacent to Parking Lot 29A’s payment kiosk will be closed for landscaping and irrigation work between the hours of 6:30a-9:00a. This parking lot serves the surrounding buildings of EMU, Straub, Gerlinger, Hendricks, and the Student Rec. Center. The lot itself will remain open, but sidewalk access will be limited (see highlighted area on map). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Phillip Carrol, the Landscape Maintenance Supervisor.


6/19: University Health Center Domestic Hot Water Shut-down

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On Tuesday, June 19, the domestic hot water to the University Health Center will be shut down from 1:00p-5:00p so that preventive maintenance work can be performed on the steam heat-exchangers. During this interval there will be no hot water available in the building, including in restrooms and autoclaves. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Candice Woyak with CPFM.

6/5: Huestis After-Hours Hot Water Shut-Down

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On Tuesday, June 5th, the hot water in the Northwest corner of Huestis Hall will be shut down between the hours of 5:00p-10:00p. This will impact the hot water supply on floors 1-3, as well as the HVAC temperature control. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Design & Construction Owner’s Representative Colin Brennan at (541) 346-8242.


6/13: Klamath Hall Air Handler Maintenance

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On Wednesday, June 13, scheduled maintenance will be performed on the air handlers for Klamath Hall to change drive belts and inspect drive sheaves. This will impact the operation of fume hoods. The shut-downs are scheduled in two phases:

  1. North shut-downs will occur between 8:00a-10:00a, and will affect the North side of the building between the basement and the third floor.
  2. South shut-downs will occur between 10:00a-12:00p, and will affect the South side of the building between the basement and the third floor.

During the course of this scheduled shut-down the fume hoods will be non-operational. Please shut the fume hood sashes and close all chemical containers during the indicated times.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Richard Vaughn with CPFM Facilities services at 541-346-2320.

5/15: Rainier Building Room 220 Sprinkler Head Replacement

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On Tuesday, May 15, from 8:00a-12:00p, Risk Services will be replacing a sprinkler head in the Rainier Building, Room 220D. This will involve the shutdown of the sprinkler system for part of the day. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Zach Earl, Fire Systems Program Manager with Safety & Risk Services at (541) 346-9295.

5/24: Huestis Hall HVAC Testing

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On Thursday, May 24, Huestis Hall will undergo periodic testing of the building HVAC systems, which handle heating, cooling, and ventilation. This will cause brief interruptions in the climate control and ventilation throughout the building between the hours of 4:00p-5:30p. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Bruce Budzik , Owner’s Representative with Design & Construction at 6-8834.


4/28: Landscape Truck Working In HEDCO Clinic Parking Lot

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On Saturday, April 28, from 7:00am-12:00pm, a landscaping contractor will have a delivery truck on site to blow compost into the landscaping around the HEDCO Clinic courtyard. The truck will impact some parking spots and their delivery system hoses will also create interruptions across several sidewalks. Please see the attached map for impacted areas. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Rod Madison at (541) 915-9516.



4/20: Construction Of Covered Walkway Closing West Sidewalk Outside Johnson Hall

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As part of Tykeson Hall construction project, the Fortis Construction team will be installing a covered walkway on the west side of Johnson Hall from, 13th Ave to Johnson Hall’s ADA west entry. This covered walkway will be lit and maintain ADA access from 13th AVE. It will be in place until spring 2019. The construction fence will be moved so that pedestrian access from the south from Johnson Lane will be rerouted to the east side of Johnson Hall.

IMPORTANT: The west sidewalk will be closed the afternoon of Friday, April 20 from 12:00PM-5:00PM while the covered walkway is installed. There will be NO ADA access to the building during the time of installation.

See area 1 in blue highlight on the attached site logistics plan.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Owner’s Representative Martina Oxoby with CPFM Design & Construction at (541) 346-5880.




4/28: Landscape Blower-Truck Installing Compost At Wilkinson House

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On Saturday, April 28, Rexius will have a blower-truck in the Facilities parking lot to install compost on the dirt areas south of Wilkinson House. The truck will affect one lane of traffic into the CPFM Offices, flaggers will be directing traffic during the course of the work. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Rod Madison at 541-915-9516.


5/1-9/14: Roof Antenna Installations At LISB, Pacific, Walton, Earl, Computing Center, Miller, LBC – Anstett, PLC, JSMA, Knight Library

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On May 1, 2018, Verizon will begin a project to install small (2′ tall) DAS Roof antennas to 10 different buildings on campus. The work will begin with LISB on May 1, and prep will start in Pacific, Walton and Earl. The work will continue steadily with the Computing Center, Miller, the Anstett wing of LBC, PLC lower roof, JSMA, and Knight Library, until complete in early September.

To prepare for this work, items will be stored in buildings starting April 17, 2018 . Installers will access the roof of each of the affected building, and some basements, along with various other IT or storage rooms. No shut-downs will occur, however one day of drilling on the roof or core drilling inside walls may be heard in each building. In some cases scissor lifts will be used to get to the roof. Please see attached diagrams for reference to affected work areas and boom/scissor-lift locations.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Jana Gerow, Owner’s Representative with CPFM Design & Construction at (541) 346-8317.


4/19-4/20: Fire Alarm Testing At Oregon Hall

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In support of renovations for 2 East and 3 East, early morning fire alarm tests have been scheduled which will impact entire building. The schedule for these tests is as follows:
Thursday 4/19, 6:00AM- 7:30AM Project Pre-Inspection Testing
Friday 4/20, 6:00AM- 7:30AM City Inspections

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Owner’s Representative Patrick Mucker of CPFM Design and Construction at 541-346-8216.

4/16-4/20: Site Preparations For Art Installation At EMU Green

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Beginning Monday, April 16 and continuing through Friday, April 20, a landscaping company will have equipment on site to make preparations for an art installation at the EMU Green. This will include pedestrian controls, safety fencing around the work areas around the Green. There will be landscape vehicles, dump trailers, and excavators on site throughout the work. Bike and pedestrian traffic will be rerouted around work area.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Owners Representative, Martina Oxoby, with CPFM’s Design and Construction, at (541) 346-5880.

4/16: Quad and Bike Path Detour Between Walton Hall and University Health Center.

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Tuesday, April 17, a subcontractor will be making repairs to the tunnel sump pump on the quad and path areas between the University Health Center and Walton Hall. Pedestrian and bike traffic will be rerouted between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kevin Farthing, Associate Director of Facilities Services, at (541) 346-2857.

4/18: Volcanology Domestic Water Shut-Down

UPDATE:  Water has been restored.

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As part of a renovation in the Volcanology building, rooms 120 and 225, domestic water will be shut down in the building on Wednesday, April 18 from 8:00 am-10:00 am. As a result, bathrooms and drinking fountains will be inoperable during the shut-down.

For questions or concerns about this project or outage, contact Owner’s Representative, Colin Brennan with CPFM Design and Construction at (541) 346-8242.



4/12: Tykeson Hall Concrete Work Impacting Pedestrian Traffic along 13 Ave

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As part of the Tykeson Hall construction project, there will be a concrete truck on 13th Ave on Thursday, April 12 from 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. Vehicle access will not be impeded. However, pedestrian traffic will be rerouted to the north side of 13th Ave.

For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Martina Oxoby at 541-346-8477.

4/10-11:10th & Mill Building Cleaning & Resealing Slate Floors on 1st and 2nd Floor

Brothers Cleaning will be scrubbing and re-sealing the, 1st & 2nd floor common area, slate floors. This will include the restrooms and elevators. Work will take place Tuesday, April 10th and Wednesday April 11th from 6pm – 1am.

Please use caution as the floors may be slippery.

Melinda Seeley
Real Estate Property Coordinator/Lease Management
Real Estate
Campus Planning
Campus Planning and Facilities Management
University of Oregon

(541) 346.5550