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February 2018 - December 2019 Temporary Fire Lane/Pedestrian Walkway Interruption

NOTICE

Facilities Services advise that as part of the AQ Plaza Renewal Project temporary pedestrian walkway interruptions can be expected, as follows:

WHERE:

1. The fire lane/pedestrian walkway between the east campus bus loop and the AQ 4000 Level.

2. Sections of AQ 4000 Level.

3. Stairs between AQ 4000 Level and Convocation Mall.

* Refer to the map below.

WHEN:

February 2018 - December 2019.

WORK TO BE COMPLETED:

The AQ 4000 level waterproof membrane will be replaced and a new tile surface will be installed.

- The project will also involve the temporary removal of concrete steps between the AQ 4000 level and the Convocation Mall.

EXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS:

1. The fire lane/walkway between the east campus bus loop and AQ 4000 level will be temporarily fenced to separate pedestrians from moving construction equipment and vehicles. 

2. Pedestrians will be directed to travel along the designated pedestrian route of the walkway.

3. Pedestrians can expect temporary delays when construction vehicles are moving between the bus loop and the construction lay-down staging zone.

4. Pedestrian exits from stairwells, elevators and pathways that lead onto the AQ 4000 level will be temporarily closed at times and/or designated as emergency exits only. Please use alternate levels and routes when these conditions are in place.

COMMENTS:

1. Temporary signs will be posted to assist pedestrians with detour routes.

2. Traffic control personnel will be on site to assist pedestrians when construction equipment and vehicles are moving between the bus loop and construction sites.

3. The project work will begin in the northwest section of the AQ 4000 level, then move along the north side until the work reaches mid-point at the east side of the AQ. As work is being completed at this mid-point of the east side of the project, work will then begin in the southwest section of the AQ 4000 level, then move along the south side until the completion work reaches the east side. * This is illustrated on the map below. Phase 1 represents the "northwest section to east side" work, while phase 2 represents the "southwest to east side" work.

Please watch for equipment and crew working in the above areas and obey all signs, traffic controls and traffic control personnel.

If you have any questions with regard to the above notice, please contact Mike Spencer by email at traffic@sfu.ca.

Feb 7th - 9th University Drive West Temporary Roadway Interruptions

NOTICE

Facilities Services advise that as part of a fire hydrant project the following roadway interruption can be expected:

WHERE:

The section of University Drive West located north of the West Mall Centre.

* Refer to the map below.

WHEN:

February 7th - 9th (2018).

WORK TO BE COMPLETED:

A fire hydrant located at the northeast exterior of the West Mall Centre will be relocated to the roadside. This will involve construction vehicles, equipment and crew working along University Drive West and roadside.

EXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS:

1. A temporary traffic pattern will be in place. This may involve fewer traffic lanes and alternating single lane traffic.

2.Temporary delays can be expected.

3. Pedestrians will be detoured around the work site. This may involve being directed to use the pedestrian sidewalk along the north side of the road.

COMMENTS:

1. Transit bus routing is not expected to be interrupted.

2. Traffic control personnel will be on site to assist pedestrians and motorists.

3. Watch for equipment and crew working in the above area and please obey all signs, traffic controls and traffic control personnel.

If you have any questions with regard to the above notice contact Mike Spencer by email at traffic@sfu.ca.

February - April 2018 Halpern Lane Temporary Roadway Interruptions

NOTICE

Facilities Services advise that as part of a building exterior maintenance project the following roadway interruption can be expected:

WHERE:

Exterior of Library Building.

* Refer to the map below.

WHEN:

February 1st - April 30th (2018).

WORK TO BE COMPLETED:

Concrete repairs will be completed.

EXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS:

1. The section of Halpern Lane between the Library Building and Halpern Centre will be lessened to a single lane. Alternating single lane traffic can be expected during the evening to overnight period of 2000 - 0500 hours.

2. Pedestrians will be detoured away from equipment and crew working overhead.

COMMENTS:

1. Traffic control personnel will be on site to assist pedestrians and motorists move through the area.

2. The Central Parkade lower level exit will be open during the above period.

3. Watch for equipment and crew working in the above area and please obey all signs, traffic controls and traffic control personnel.

If you have any questions with regard to the above notice contact Mike Spencer by email at traffic@sfu.ca.

Aug. 9th (2016) - March 30th (2018) AQ/MBC Service Lane Temporary Roadway Interruption

NOTICE

Facilities Services advise that as part of the Student Union Building construction project a temporary roadway interruption (partial road closure) can be expected, as follows:

WHERE:

The service lane between the Maggie Benston Centre (MBC) and Academic Quadrangle (AQ) loading zones.

Refer to the map below.

WHEN:

August 9th (2016) - March 30th (2018).

WORK TO BE COMPLETED:

Student Union Building construction activity. 

EXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS:

1. The section of the service lane between the MBC loading zone and AQ loading zone will be closed and restricted to construction activity.

2. Delivery vehicles for the AQ loading zone will be detoured via Halpern Lane. A temporary two-way traffic pattern will be in place between University Drive East and the AQ loading zone to accommodate this access.

3. Delivery vehicle access to and from the MBC loading zone will be via Gaglardi Way only. Traffic control personnel will be on location to assist delivery vehicle operators.

4. There will be no parking along the AQ/MBC service lane and Halpern Lane during the above period.

5. Temporary delays can be expected along Gaglardi Way, in the vicinity of the Transportation Centre.

COMMENTS:

Transit bus service is not expected to be affected by this work.

Watch for equipment and crew working in the above area and please obey all signs, traffic controls and traffic control personnel.

If you have any questions with regard to the above notice contact Mike Spencer by email at traffic@sfu.ca.

May 2016 - Fall 2018 Student Union Building Construction Project Temporary Roadway Interruptions

NOTICE

Facilities Services advise that as part of the Student Union Building (SUB) construction project temporary pedestrian and roadway interruptions can be expected, as follows:

WHERE:

1. The section of Science Road leading to the east exterior of the Maggie Benston Centre.

2. The area between the Maggie Benston Centre (MBC), Convocation Mall, Academic Quadrangle (AQ) and Chemistry.

3. The AQ/MBC receiving lane.

4. The grass area south of the Maggie Benston Centre.

Refer to the map below.

WHEN:

1. Start up construction activity will begin May 18th (2016).

2. Completion of the SUB construction is Fall of 2018.

WORK TO BE COMPLETED:

1. Start up activity will involve construction site perimeter fencing and access gates being installed.

2. Excavation of the site and subsequent construction of the Student Union Building will commence after June 10th (2016).

EXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS:

1. The section of Science Road leading to the east exterior of the Maggie Benston Centre will close and be restricted to construction equipment and personnel. This will also involve the closure of the parking area between the Maggie Benston Centre and Academic Quadrangle.

2. Traffic delays along Science Road and South Campus Road, in the vicinity of the construction site, can be expected.

3. Traffic delays along the AQ/MBC receiving lane can be expected.

COMMENTS:

1. Transit bus service is not expected to be affected by this project.

2. Traffic control personnel will be on site to assist motorists and pedestrians.

3. Further information about the SUB can be found here.

Watch for equipment and crew working in the above area and please obey all signs, traffic controls and traffic control personnel.

If you have any questions with regard to the above notice contact Mike Spencer by email at traffic@sfu.ca.