Category Archives: Monroe Hall Renovations

The renovation of Monroe Hall is now fully underway. To accommodate construction, several changes will occur in the building over the next several weeks. Renovation of the 5th floor has begun and as of Monday, January 7th, elevator service to … Continue reading »

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Several departments and offices in Monroe Hall are packing up and moving to new digs to accommodate ongoing renovations to the 43-year-old building. While most areas have already moved, the remainder will relocate in the next two months. These moves … Continue reading »

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Below is the latest update on construction activities at Monroe Hall, as reported by Tommy Raymond, Assistant Director of Construction in Physical Plant: The  concrete and steel foundation for the base of the tower crane is now complete.  The concrete … Continue reading »

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The first phase of pile driving is now complete, pile driving equipment has been removed, and current work activities will have a much smaller impact on the occupants of Monroe and adjacent buildings.  Foundations are being prepared, concrete is being … Continue reading »

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On Dec. 17, pile driving will begin at the North (Loyola St.) end of Monroe Hall, followed by pile driving starting at the South (Marquette) end on Dec. 21. Due to the inherent hazards associated with this work, in the … Continue reading »

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The following is a brief summary of construction events scheduled for Monroe Hall in the next few weeks. Dates and times could change somewhat based on weather conditions. 1. Demolition of the south stairway, which is currently in progress, should … Continue reading »

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This Wednesday and Thursday, November 2-3, the sidewalk between Miller Hall and the new construction fence will be closed. For these two days, pedestrian traffic will enter the Miller Hall canopy area from Calhoun Street through the lawn via a … Continue reading »

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In order to accommodate the construction process,  work will begin this weekend on a temporary corridor through Monroe Hall. Beginning today, the loading dock area on Calhoun Street cannot be used to enter or exit the building The current corridor … Continue reading »

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Sometime today, hot water will be shut off in Monroe Hall so that a leaking tank can be inspected and repair options assessed. For the duration of this outage, cold water availability will be completely normal and restroom fixtures will … Continue reading »

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This week, the university will begin work on a construction fence in the area immediately around Monroe Hall to prepare for upcoming renovation activity. The fence, which will be constructed of solid wood by Broadmoor Construction, will not impede access … Continue reading »

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