The area between Hillman Hall and Givens Hall will be prepared for closure Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. During this time, signage announcing the closure will be posted, landscaping will be cleared and a temporary sidewalk will be installed.
The annual ThurtenE Carnival will take place on the west end of the Danforth Campus this spring as a result of construction on the East End of the Danforth Campus.
Construction on the east end expansion, Olin Library and Bryan Hall are all on schedule.
In accordance with wishes from the family, Washington University is not currently naming the student who was found dead Friday morning at the East End construction site. Construction was halted after a worker discovered the body at 8 a.m. Friday but is expected to resume Monday, Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Jill Friedman said.
Following commencement in May, Washington University broke ground on its largest capital project to date while continuing work on two other sites—Olin Library and Bryan Hall/Overpass, also known as the Driving Discovery project.
Between the expansion of Umrath House, the ongoing renovations to Olin Library and the frequent Overpass closures, it’s safe to say that students at Washington University are used to construction.
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Washington University announced plans to add the James S. McKelvey, Sr. Hall, which will house the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, to the planned East End expansion of Danforth Campus on Friday.
Seven new individual projects will soon take root on the East End of campus, and administrators are highlighting the connectedness of the largest expansion the Danforth Campus has ever seen.
The Washington University administration will drastically alter its parking policies in anticipation of East End expansion construction, and the potential consequences of this decision, while expected, need to be considered.