While the opening of the second phase of the Student Union is a pivotal moment for campus, other construction and beautification initiatives will continue to change the landscape.
Crews are working hard to finish a few of the many construction projects underway on campus. The final section of the Volunteer Boulevard streetscape project between Cumberland Avenue and Peyton Manning Pass will open to vehicles and pedestrians at 6 p.m. Friday, August 17.
With work underway on the new engineering complex east of Neyland Stadium, pedestrians will find detours to guide them around the site.
Demolition is now taking place in front of the Haslam Business Building and Stokely Management Center.
Portions of the east end of Volunteer Boulevard will be blocked next week as part of the Volunteer Boulevard streetscape project.
With spring commencement ceremonies concluded, the pace is picking up on construction and road projects across campus.
Several areas of campus will be affected by lane restrictions and road closures this summer as utility infrastructure work takes place before the start of classes in the fall.
A one-block section of Lake Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street will close April 23 to vehicle and pedestrian traffic, and will reopen in mid-May.
A campus community event today will cause road closures that will impact parking in and around the area.
A vehicle access control gate has been installed on Middle Drive just west of Perkins Hall. Beginning Monday, February 12, the gate will become operational, closing Middle Drive to vehicles from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday each week.
UT will soon begin construction on a $129 million, 228,000-square-foot building that will provide state-of-the-art research and classroom facilities for engineering students and faculty.
UT’s newly renovated Cowan Cottage was honored as one of this year’s “Fantastic Fifteen” at the recent Knox Heritage Preservation Awards Ceremony.