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1155 Building Cooling Towers Replacement

On Saturday, March 9, Facilities Services contractors will replace two cooling towers on east and west portions of the 1155 Building roof. This essential work will help to ensure reliable cooling in the approaching warmer months.


During the tower replacements, the building occupants and the campus community may expect the following:

--Throughout the day on Saturday, March 9, a crane will be present for removal and replacement of two cooling towers

--Work will be staged from the 1155 Lot entryway during the morning and from University Avenue in the afternoon per the diagram below

--From 7 a.m.-12 p.m. access to and from the 1155 Lot will not be permitted

--From 12 p.m.-5 p.m. a traffic director will be present on University Avenue to guide vehicle traffic past the crane

--Transportation and Parking will issue a notice to permit holders with further weekend parking instructions

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

Please direct questions to Dan Larson, Client Services Manager, Facilities Services, at drlarson@uchicago.edu or (773) 834-1617. Thank you for your patience during this work.