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Laboratory Schools Expansion and Renovation Phase 2

Crews this weekend will mobilize to prepare for the demolition of Belfield Center on the Laboratory Schools main campus. Construction equipment and fencing will be visible at the site.

The campus community can expect the following:

--Construction trailers, vehicles, and equipment, including a crane, will be visible in and around the work area.

--The sidewalk on the south side of 58th Street will be closed through 2014. Signs will direct pedestrians to the north side of the sidewalk.

--Trucks will enter at 58th Street and Kenwood Avenue and exit at 58th Street and Kimbark Avenue.

--The work may be noisy at times; city of Chicago construction noise ordinance will be followed.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

For information, contact David Stuercke, assistant director of project management, at 773.230.3624 or or Gavin Tun, director of project management, at 312.607.6654 or

Thank you for your patience throughout this project.