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North Campus Soil Borings

Soil borings are scheduled to take place at various locations near Pierce Hall, North field, and the Pierce parking lot on Dec. 27 & Dec. 28 and Jan. 2 through Jan. 4.


During that timeframe, the campus community can expect the following:

--Surveyors will be working on Dec. 26 marking utilities near the boring locations.

--The boring involves drilling into the ground a 2-inch diameter hole 15-to 75-feet deep at 12 locations, however, adjacent sidewalks, streets, and alleys will not be impacted.

--Work hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the work will be noisy during drilling.

--Sections of the Pierce parking lot will be closed at times as the work takes place.

--The holes will be restored upon completion.

Please contact David Culcasi, Project Manager, at (773) 834-1840 or dculcasi@uchicago.edu or John Carey, Client Services Manager, at (773) 834-6706 or jjcarey@uchicago.edu with questions or concerns.

Thank you for your patience.