Posted tagged ‘Construction Update’

Fieldhouse lockers must be cleaned out today

April 13, 2018

The time to clear out of the Ford Fieldhouse in advance of our scheduled renovation is fast approaching.

As part of this process, it is important that anyone who has personal items stored in any of our locker room facilities remove them prior to the end of business on Friday, April 13, 2018.  We will begin clearing locker rooms starting on Monday, April 16, 2018.  Please note, we do NOT have the capacity to store any personal property. Any items still in lockers on the morning of April 16 will be donated to charity, and the locker cleaned out.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, however, we are approaching some very hard and fast deadlines as we prepare for the facility closing.

Bostwick ramp’s Fountain Street access to close April 28

April 11, 2018

Beginning Saturday, April 28th, the Fountain Street student entrance and exit of the Bostwick parking ramp will be closed for the summer renovations. The employee entrance off Fountain street will also be closed.

All traffic will need to enter the ramp from Ransom Street.  The lower two levels of the ramp will be closed completely, as will a small section of level three. The contractors will be blocking off access to the impacted areas and have determined the route to maintain circulation in the ramp. During the project, there will be no separation between student and staff parking; it will be shared space.

April 13 is deadline to clean out fieldhouse lockers

April 11, 2018

The time to clear out of the Ford Fieldhouse in advance of our scheduled renovation is fast approaching.

As part of this process, it is important that anyone who has personal items stored in any of our locker room facilities remove them prior to the end of business on Friday, April 13, 2018.  We will begin clearing locker rooms starting on Monday, April 16, 2018.  Please note, we do NOT have the capacity to store any personal property. Any items still in lockers on the morning of April 16 will be donated to charity, and the locker cleaned out.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, however, we are approaching some very hard and fast deadlines as we prepare for the facility closing.

Clean out fieldhouse lockers before April 13

April 9, 2018

The time to clear out of the Ford Fieldhouse in advance of our scheduled renovation is fast approaching.

As part of this process, it is important that anyone who has personal items stored in any of our locker room facilities remove them prior to the end of business on Friday, April 13, 2018.  We will begin clearing locker rooms starting on Monday, April 16, 2018.  Please note, we do NOT have the capacity to store any personal property. Any items still in lockers on the morning of April 16 will be donated to charity, and the locker cleaned out.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, however, we are approaching some very hard and fast deadlines as we prepare for the facility closing.

Fieldhouse lockers must be cleaned out before April 13

April 6, 2018

The time to clear out of the Ford Fieldhouse in advance of our scheduled renovation is fast approaching.

As part of this process, it is important that anyone who has personal items stored in any of our locker room facilities remove them prior to the end of business on Friday, April 13, 2018.  We will begin clearing locker rooms starting on Monday, April 16, 2018.  Please note, we do NOT have the capacity to store any personal property. Any items still in lockers on the morning of April 16 will be donated to charity, and the locker cleaned out.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, however, we are approaching some very hard and fast deadlines as we prepare for the facility closing.

Spring break work on Commons

February 28, 2018

Beginning Monday, March 5th, contractors will be on site doing some digging on the north end of the Commons. This is exploratory work in anticipation of more extensive work occurring this summer. Vehicles will still be able to access the commons and loading dock area from the south end.  Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted.

Bostwick Avenue to be closed Jan. 12-13

January 10, 2018

Bostwick Avenue NE will be closed Jan. 12 and 13 from Crescent to Michigan streets for hospital work and crane setup. Through-lanes will be closed to through traffic, but the hospital will be open to parking and emergency deliveries.

Construction work scheduled for Fountain Street

August 7, 2017

Work to resurface Fountain Street, from Prospect to College avenues, begins August 8 and is scheduled to run through August 26. The entrance to Sneden off Fountain will be closed, starting Tuesday morning, with both gates at Prospect and Fulton open.

G1 Cook parking to close for two weeks

July 14, 2017

The crew that is cleaning and sealing the exterior of Cook Hall will be moving onto the south side of the building on Monday, July 17.  Parking in G1 Cook will be closed for approximately two weeks. G2 parking will reopen on Monday. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Preliminary work on fieldhouse roof starts this weekend

July 14, 2017

The Ford Fieldhouse is getting a new roof, with the project beginning on Monday, July 17.  There will be a truck vacuuming the ballast rocks off the roof on Saturday and Sunday.

Don’t forget: The skywalk from the fieldhouse to the Lyon parking ramp and the Calkins Science Center will be closed beginning Monday through the end of the summer term.

Portion of GRCC skywalk closed beginning July 17

July 12, 2017

The re-roofing project at the Ford Fieldhouse is scheduled to begin on Monday.  As a result, the sky walk from the Ford Field House to the Lyon parking ramp and the Calkins Science Center will be closed beginning Monday, July 17.  The closure will be in effect through the end of the summer term.

Skywalk between fieldhouse, Student Center closed through July 10

July 6, 2017

The skywalk bridge between Ford Fieldhouse and the Student Center will be closed today through July 10. The bridge will be receiving new caulking and traffic coating. Access to the buildings will be at sidewalk levels.

Parts of Ionia, Ottawa avenues closed through May 7

May 5, 2017

If you plan to travel to campus today through the weekend:

  • Ottawa Avenue NW is closed to through-traffic from Lyon to Michigan streets today through 3 p.m. May 7. The Michigan Street intersection is being paved; I-196 ramps remain open. The recommended detour for southbound traffic is Michigan to Monroe Avenue to Lyon.
  • Ionia Avenue NW will also be closed to through-traffic from Lyon to Michigan streets through 3 p.m. May 7. The recommended detour for northbound traffic is Lyon to Monroe to Michigan.

Disability Testing Center moves to Calkins for summer

May 4, 2017

The Disability Testing Center is relocated for the Summer semester to the Science Building, Room 109.  Faculty or students can still reach the office by calling (616) 234-3597.

Summer construction season starts today

May 1, 2017

Beginning on Monday, May 1, contractors will be on site to begin a variety of summer projects:

  • Concrete repair work will occur in specific areas on the Commons on Monday and Tuesday.  There will be some noise as they demolish the failing concrete.  They will them pour replacement, which will be roped off for several days. Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted.  However, vehicular delivery services will not be able to travel the Commons next week.
  • Phase 2 of the Bostwick ramp repair work will also begin.  This will include work on lower levels throughout the ramp.  If you park in that ramp, please note that areas of the ramp will be closed to allow for this work.

Music Department is on the move!

  • They’re going home!  We will be moving the Music Department offices from the Data Center back to the Music Building on Monday, May 1.  Throughout the week, we’ll be moving equipment and instruments from various campus buildings back to the Music building.  The professional piano movers will be on site on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3 and 4.

Other summer moves:

  • Due to Bostwick ramp work, the DSS Testing center will be moving on May 3 to the Science Building for the summer.
  • Counseling and Advising services will be moving to the Data Center.  Watch for more information next week!