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Campus North Field Relocation to 61st Street and Woodlawn Avenue

Beginning on Friday, Nov. 1, work begins at 61st Street and Woodlawn Avenue to prepare the site for the installation of a new synthetic turf athletic field. Construction fencing will be erected to surround the work site.


The campus community can expect the following:

--Construction vehicles will enter and leave the site from Kimbark Avenue.

--Parking will be restricted along Kimbark Avenue between 60th and 61st Streets.

--Parking in the Kimbark parking lot will be maintained throughout this work.

--Work will be noisy at times, and efforts will be made to control dust from the soil excavation.

--Scheduled work hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and work will continue through spring 2014, weather permitting.

For questions, contact Eric Eichler, senior project manager, at eeichler@uchicago.edu , or 773.834.7654, or John Barlow, assistant project manager, at jbarlow@uchicago.edu, or 773. 834.2509.

Thank you for your patience.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.