With the new year now under way, a variety of new and continuing construction projects are greeting University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students, faculty, and staff returning to campus for the spring semester.
The fall semester may be over, but Facilities Services crews are just getting started on a variety of upgrades across campus to complete them while classes are not in session.
UT’s pedestrian mall west extension has been awarded a landscape architecture citation in the 2019 American School and University Architectural Portfolio, the premier competition honoring excellence in educational design.
UT’s newest residence halls, Magnolia and Dogwood Halls, are blossoming just in time for the start of classes this fall.
UT’s Ken and Blaire Mossman Building has been selected as an outstanding design in the 2019 American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase, which honors excellence in educational interiors. The building will be featured in the August issue of American School & University.
Demolition begins Monday on the Neyland Biology Annex on the south side of Neyland Stadium.
UT is moving forward on several campus road projects. The outside lanes of Lake Loudoun Boulevard are closed until the first week of July as curbs are removed and replaced to prepare for repaving.
With UT’s spring commencement ceremonies concluded, work is speeding up on several construction projects through the summer.
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.
The Ken and Blaire Mossman Building is among the many new buildings and upgraded facilities changing the face of campus this fall.
With work underway on the new engineering complex east of Neyland Stadium, pedestrians will find detours to guide them around the site.