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McGiffert Hall - ComEd scheduled power shut-down

Beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, ComEd will disconnect power to the McGiffert Hall. The ComEd work is scheduled to be complete at 6 p.m. on Aug. 30.

The building occupants and visitors will experience the following:

--A generator will be placed in the McGiffert parking lot to provide temporary power to the building.

--Building-wide power outages in McGiffert are scheduled at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 29 and 4p.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 30.

--Work will take place inside and outside of McGiffert both days.

--Parking on the south side of the parking lot will not be available.

Utility vehicles will be present, and work will be noisy. The power to the building is expected to be fully restored by 6 p.m. on Aug. 30.

Thank you for your patience.

For questions, please contact Sara Matesevac, CPD project manager, at 773.230.3305, or, or Bob Bandura, Electrical Engineer/project manager, at 773.391.0418, or