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Searle Laboratory Clean Room Project Crane Lift

On Saturday, October 20th a crane lift is scheduled for the Searle Laboratory Clean Room Project. The campus community can expect the following:


--The crane will be located on Ellis Avenue adjacent to Searle Laboratory.

--Parking on the east and west sides of Ellis Avenue will be restricted around the crane location.

--One-way vehicle traffic on Ellis Avenue will be maintained. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic around the crane location.

--The west sidewalk of Ellis Avenue will remain open.

--The east sidewalk of Ellis Avenue, the Searle-Snell pass-through, and the Searle west entrance will be closed to protect pedestrians as material is lifted overhead.

--Working hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. with noisy work scheduled to begin after 8 a.m.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

Please contact Daniel Albo, Project Manager, at (773) 834-7805 or John Carey, Client Services Manager, at (773) 834-6706 with questions or concerns.

Thank you for your patience.