Weed Control Applications Begin May 28

Weed control applications will begin at various locations around campus Thursday, May 28 and continue until complete. The applications will generally be done between 5 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Contact grounds manager Don Williams with any questions at dlwillia@binghamton.edu or 777-4638.

Synthetic Turf Field Construction Begins May 20
As those using the main campus entrance are aware, work is underway on the synthetic turf field construction on the east fields. Just a note that the contractor will be creating a construction entrance/exit for the project this week where Bartle Drive exit lanes expand to three lanes just before the traffic signal. There may be traffic delays in the area as this work takes place and as construction vehicles enter and leave the construction site through the duration of the project. Contact Jennifer Bourassa with any questions at jbourassa@binghamton.edu or 777-5047. More information about the project is posted on the construction news page.

Schedule Change-Sanitary Line Installation- Bunn Hill Access Road/McGuire Building Begins June 1

The contractor for this project has revised the schedule and plans to start work on Monday, June 1. A sanitary line will be installed from the McGuire Building across Bunn Hill Access Road to Central Heating Plant parking lot. During the work, water service will not be available for the McGuire Building. McGuire occupants should use restroom facilities in Physical Facilities during this time. Traffic will be reduced to one lane each direction on Bunn Hill Access Road. Traffic changes may take place during trenching operations and drivers should follow lane closure signs and direction from flag persons. The work is expected to take seven to ten days, weather permitting. Contact project coordinator Don Whittemore with any questions at dwhittem@binghamton.edu or 777-5464.

Schedule Change-Plaza Deck Loading Dock Cleaning and Painting June 2

The Plaza Deck loading dock/parking area will be closed for cleaning and painting from 5 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, June 2. Those who normally park in the loading dock area may use the metered spaces in parking lot Q2 throughout the day. No tickets will be issued. During this time, deliveries to the University Union loading dock may be made via access between the University Union and Engineering Building. Contact Sue Crane with any questions at scrane@bingamton.edu or 77-6817.

Rafuse Rear Exit Door Closed May 26-May 29

The rear exit door off the Rafuse great room will be closed from Tuesday, May 26 trough Friday, May 29 to apply fire proofing to steel beams. Contact project coordinator Gregg Konnick with any questions at gkonnick@binghamton.edu or 777-2598.

Old O'Connor Furniture Deliveries- Closure of Lot T-1 May 16-July 11

A series of furniture deliveries will be made to Old O'Connor Hall in the coming weeks. From Saturday, May 16 through Saturday, July 11 parking lot T-1 will be closed so that tractor trailers will have room to make deliveries and staff can move in to renovated spaces. Contact project coordinator Renee Andrews with any questions at randrews@binghamton.edu or 777-3317.

Department Moves- Women and Gender Studies/Harpur Dean's Office/Writing Initiative

Several departments will be relocating to the Library second floor during the week of May 25. Moves are scheduled in the following sequence:

  • May 26 - Women and Gender studies will move from Old Rafuse to the second floor of the Library. A truck will back up along the sidewalk of Rafuse and drive to the door at the basement of the Library (under the bridge). The truck will be a small pack van - approx. 20-22' feet long.
  • May 27-May 28- Harpur Dean's office will be relocating from the Computer Center 3 floor to the second floor of the Library. The moving contractor will load the truck at the Engineering Building dock and drive over to the Library ground floor (under the bridge) for delivery to the Library.
  • May 29- Writing Initiative will be relocating from Academic A to the second floor of the Library. The truck will park at the end of the sidewalk of Academic A and load from there. Contact Michele Deskin with any questions at mdeskin@binghamton.edu or 777-5204.

University Union Walk-in Cooler Installation

Work will take place near the University Union loading dock in rooms 175, 176 and 176A to allow for installation of a walk-in cooler. The work is expected to begin the week of May 18 and take about two months to complete. Contact project coordinator Jim Barnum with any questions at jbarnum@binghamton.edu or 777-6014.

C4 Can Washing Station Installation

Work to install a can washing station in the dish room of C4 will take place beginning the week of May 18. The work will take about a month to complete. Contact project coordinator Jim Barnum with any questions at jbarnum@binghamton.edu or 777-6014.

Science I Office Renovation May 4-May 29

Work to renovate/expand an office space in Science 1 will begin Monday, May 4. The work involves abating floor tiles, removing/demo or a masonry wall and will be taking place in room 150A and some adjacent areas. The project coordinator will be working with the contractor regarding scheduling disruptive work since a lecture hall is close by. There are times the contractor may work after hours (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.).The project is expected to be complete Friday, May 29. Contact Anthony Citriniti with any questions at acitrini@binghamton.edu or 777-6015.

Last Updated: 5/28/15