The Lantern recently wrote about new equiptment being used by Facilities Operations and Development to disinfect high touch points and fight COVID-19. The electrostatic sprayers have a mixture of disinfectants and use an electrical charge so the cleaning particles stick and wrap around surfaces, such as light switches, door handles, desks, chairs, and other shared spaces and surfaces. Video of FOD Using New Equipment to Disinfect Campus
University spokesperson Dan Hedman told The Lantern in an email that the new cleaning regimen meets or exceeds recommendations for cleaning requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and...
Beginning Saturday (7/25) early morning through Friday (7/31) early evening, Medical Center Drive between Cannon Drive and Old Cannon Drive will be closed in both directions. Traffic will be detoured to King Avenue. Motorists should anticipate delays. The Morehouse to Med Center Shuttle will maintain its regular route but may experience delays. The closure supports continued work on the Inpatient Hospital Garage.
Additional lane closures along northbound Cannon Drive and westbound Medical Center Drive will occur early August. Read more .
On Friday (7/10) from early morning to mid afternoon, Cannon Drive and Herrick Drive, near the intersection, will experience rolling lane restrictions as equipment is moved from location to location to accommodate utility work. Traffic will be maintained with the assistance of traffic control officials.
From Tuesday (7/14) early morning through Friday (8/7) mid day, rolling restrictions will take place at the Postle Hall loading dock. Two-way traffic will be maintained, but anticipate additional construction traffic. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk.
SUBJECT TO CHANGE:
Jul 14-16, 20 - early morning to mid day Aug 3-7 - early morning to late afternoon
From Tuesday (7/21) early morning to Thursday (7/23) late afternoon, a lift will be positioned in the drop-off lane on Dodd Drive to accommodate window repair at McCampell Hall. It is anticipated there will be no or minimal impact to traffic or pedestrians.
Beginning Monday (7/6) early morning through Wednesday (7/8) mid morning, lane restrictions will occur at the northeast corner of College Road and 18th Avenue. Two-way traffic will be maintained in one lane with flaggers. Sidewalk closures will be in place, and detour signage will be posted. These lane restrictions will support infrastructure work at the intersection.
Due to unplanned repairs, 12th Avenue is closed at Postle Hall to thru traffic. Access to the Jennings Hall loading dock will be maintained. Motorists should use Cannon Drive to 12th Avenue to access buildings in the area. Repairs are anticipated to be complete in the afternoon (July 3).
From Monday (6/29) early morning through Friday (7/3) late afternoon, the northbound lane of Westpark Street will be closed to traffic to facilitate servicing the fountain at the Spirit of Women Park. One-way southbound traffic will be maintained.