NEW : CRC Air Conditioning Out- Expected Back Online By Wednesday
The evening of Aug. 30, the Facilities Management team was made aware that a sensor on the CRC chiller went bad and, consequently, the air conditioning is not working within the center right now. Our Utilities Distribution team is working diligently with our Johnson Control support contractors to rectify the problem. Based on parts delivery schedules and the time it will take to recharge the chiller, the system will be fully operational again on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Student Center Visitor Lot Closing for Renovations
Beginning Tuesday, June 30, the Area 2 Visitor Lot adjacent to the Student Center and Smithgall Student Services Building will be closed for renovations. Construction is expected to be completed by Friday, August 14. All vehicles must be removed from Area 2 by 11:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29. The Area 3 Visitors Parking Lot (across from Stamps Health Services and CRC) will be available during the construction.
Improvements to the lot include additional bicycle racks, enhanced vehicular and pedestrian traffic flow, as well as safety and compliance upgrades. Special care will be given to maintain safety and reduce noise levels during finals week as well as FASET orientation sessions. Pedestrian walkways will be maintained and clearly marked around the construction site. Work hours are scheduled Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
For more information, including alternative visitor parking, visit the Parking and Transportation Services website at www.pts.gatech.edu.
Atlantic Steam Line Replacement
The Facilities department of Design and Construction is currently gearing up to start the Atlantic Steam Line Replacement Phase I project in mid-July 2015. The intent of this project is to replace the current steam line which will connect to the existing steam manhole G8-8 and travel west to the mechanical room of the Howey Physics Building. As shown on this map (PDF viewer required), we have outlined the limits of construction as well as vehicular and pedestrian routing changes that will be observed during the construction process. The project team will work with all adjacent buildings to help reduce the overall impact of this project and will work diligently to complete the project in late October 2015. The Georgia Institute of Technology Facilities department thanks you for your patience and flexibility as we work to improve the campus.
Hinman Courtyard Renovation
The Hinman Courtyard renovation project is scheduled to start March 16, 2015 and will take place on the east side of Hinman behind the Old Civil Engineering Building. This project will make this area a more aesthetically pleasing spot for students, faculty and staff to be able to enjoy the outdoors. This project will include new concrete walk, brick pavers, landscaping, storm water containment, lighting and furnishing. Upon completion in August 2015 this area is expected to be a vast improvement to the use of the space and will be utilized by many. Please see the attached routing plan here (PDF viewer required) for both vehicular and pedestrian access during construction.
Harrison Square Reconstruction
On March 16th Harrison Square lawn area on the south side of Chapin will be fenced off and contractors will mobilize to start a new landscape/hardscape project. This project will include upgrades to walking paths, walls, landscaping, utilities and site furnishing. It is expected to update many key features while still maintaining the historic value of this section of campus and bringing the overall aesthetics up to the current Georgia Tech standards. The project will be completed over the summer and will open up as a brand new space in fall semester 2015. In the interim a temporary ADA ramp will be installed at the main entrance of Chapin as the current ramp will be within our construction limits. Please reference the attached routing plan here (PDF viewer required) for all traffic flow as it relates to pedestrian and vehicular access.