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Construction and Events

 

Throughout the year, events and construction projects are happening on and around the University of Denver campus that may impact day-to-day life in the surrounding neighborhoods. Use this list to help anticipate traffic changes, high volumes of visitors to campus or parking challenges.

recent campus events 

Photos from the Hockey National Championship Celebration  

Photos from the Korbel Dinner featuring keynote speaker, Vice President Joseph Biden. Honoring Carrie and John Morgridge of the Morgridge Family Foundation, as well as Kent Thiry of DaVita.

Photos from the Crimson Classic 2016

University of Denver Mobile site

 

upcoming campus events 

construction updates

  • Participate in the Campus Master Plan Survey Your input is key to the success of this project. Over the next year, we will work directly with students, faculty, staff, alumni, neighbors and other community members. Your ideas, aspirations and feedback throughout the planning process will directly shape both the physical direction of our campus as well as how we carry out our vision over the next several decades.
  • Keep up to date on the Solar Decathlon House
  • Focus on Campus Master Planning Project
  • Officially Opened Fall 2016- Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science, 2300 Block of S. York St.

STEM Ponds photo by Wayne Armstrong

 

 

  • Administrative Office Building - 2601 E Colorado Avenue, under construction 2017:

Adminiistrative Office Building

 

  • Concrete pouring of walls will take place on Tuesday June 6th, Tuesday June 13th.  During this period a concrete pump will be on site daily and its expected that we'll have 4-5 concrete trucks on site throughout the morning.
  • Waterline work and Street Closure of E. Colorado Avenue between S. Columbine and S. Clayton St- Road Closure will continue intermittently through August.  (Road will be plated over for evening traffic)
  • Water service interruptions on Tuesday June 13th for 4-6 hours; homeowners will be notified the week of June 5th.  
  • We will be placing our structural slab on Tuesday, July 11th.
  • CMU construction began on July 11th and Steel construction is expected to start around August 14th.
  • PCL Construction will temporarily close East Colorado Ave for utility work. Should any questions arise, please contact Scott Keenan, Superintendent with PCL Construction Services via email at skeenan@pcl.com or call him directly at 303-365-6500.  You can also connect with PCL through Facebook   Twitter YouTube & Linkedin

 

 

  • 2400 S University (non -DU construction) From Valerie Kerns, Senior Aide , City Council District #6 for the week of August 8th:
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    • The Harvard Ave closure will continue till August 25th. The required open lane will be available for the passage of school busses. Multiple shipping containers are
      expected from overseas and will be unloaded as soon as possible.

    • Beginning preparation for the Harvard Ave turn lane installation, as well as curb, gutter and asphalt placement on the south and west sides. More info with next weeks update.

    • The closure of the alley for concrete replacement has been pushed back to Wednesday the 9th, but the Josephine parking closure started on Monday the 7th in order to distribute parking permits and adapt residents to the temporary parking. This will only occur on the west side of Josephine, including only the residents impacted by the alley closure and replacement. No utility work scheduled for this week.

 

    • Single lane closures this week will be Monday the 7th, Tuesday the 8th, Wednesday the 9th, and Thursday the 10th. All 4 days will involve a single north-bound lane
      on University from 8:30 to 3:30. Lane closures are for deliveries all 4 days.

    • Two-way traffic will be maintained on University at all times. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be monitored by flaggers.
    • No utility work is scheduled for this week. Masonry and waterproofing activities are being conducted on the inside of the fence line on all 4 sides of the project, all 5 days.

 

    • Questions regarding the 2400 S. University project can be directed to Denver City Council District 6 at 720-337-6666.  Valerie.Kerns@DenverGov.org

 

 

contact

Please reach out with any questions.

Theresa Ahrens, Interim Communications Director

2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208
Phone: 303-871-4778
Email: Theresa.ahrens@du.edu