Project update for the Kresge community

December 02, 2019

Dear Kresge Community Members,

I wish you all a great Thanksgiving Break. Good luck with the remainder of the quarter. Please find below updates on the Kresge Renewal Project.

Construction Updates, Activities + Impacts Next Week: (Dates and plans are fluid and they may change)

  • Contractor is working on isolating utilities in preparation for demo of R7, Triplets, Rec Center and eventually Town Hall.
  • Excavation will be starting in the forested area, (also known as the Kresge Meadow) where the new residential halls will be located
  • R7 demo will be starting soon, as soon as the Contractor isolates utilities. We anticipate this will be next week.
  • Abatement for the triplets and rec center will continue.
  • Jobsite trailers will arrive sometime in December; we are working on finalizing a new date with the Contractor
  • A small closet is scheduled to be built in the Kresge Student Lounge to store the wood flooring from the racquet ball court that is going to be repurposed in the new Town Hall building
  • The Dec. 5 Town Hall meeting is going to be rescheduled for some time in January.

Information for Reference

  • Work time when school is in session typically will run 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday. There will be noise restrictions for dead week / finals week.
  • Porter / Kresge Road will be closed to the public from upper Heller (new North Remote Lot 150) to Lot 143 through August 2021. Contractor and emergency vehicles only will be allowed southbound on Porter Kresge Road from Heller. Vehicles entering onto Porter Kresge Road from the south can turnaround at Parking Lots 143/ 145; the road will be closed to through-traffic north of parking lots 143/ 145.
  • Road restrictions apply to pedestrian and bicycle traffic as well.

Look Ahead

  • We anticipate demo of the Triplets starting Dec. 16
  • Pedestrian and Bike Signage, and general project signage, will be posted in December.