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Sidewalk repairs along Ellis Avenue

Please be aware that sidewalk repairs along Ellis Avenue will commence on Friday, September 14, 2012. The campus community can expect the following:

--Construction activities will include removal of the existing sidewalk and installation of a new, ADA compliant walkway on the east side of Ellis Avenue

--Pedestrian traffic will be rerouted around the work area

--Alternate pedestrian access can be found on the west side of Ellis Avenue

--Vehicular access to the Ellis Parking Structure will remain undisturbed

--Work is scheduled from September 14 through September 19, weather permitting

--Hours of operation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., including weekend activity

--Work will be noisy at times

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

Please direct any questions to Kevin Ahn, Client Services Manager, Facilities Services (, 773.702.5722). Thank you for your patience during this work.