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Pierce Tower Demolition

Pierce Tower site demolition will begin Monday, August 19, and continue through December 2013.

The campus community can expect the following:

--A crane will be utilized inside the construction fence during demolition.

--Trucks will enter and leave the site from Greenwood Avenue.

--Work will be noisy at times.

--Water will be used to control demolition dust.

--No impacts expected to traffic and pedestrians.

--Scheduled work hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

For information, contact David Culcasi, project manager, at 773.255.6046, or, or John Barlow, assistant project manager, at 773.230.8451, or

Thank you for your patience throughout this project.