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January 20, 2017

Parking lot 2029 located south of Drachman Hall at the northwest corner of Helen and Martin will be under construction beginning on Monday, January 23rd through approximately February 20th. The parking lot will remain open during the construction, however a few spaces adjacent to the construction area will be unavailable.

January 18, 2017

The air handler units were quickly and successfully installed onto the roof of the BSRL building over the weekend and Cherry has been reopened. See this week's newsletter for the photos and highlights.

January 12, 2017

The January Update from Kitchell Contractors has some great photos of the complex work underway in the basement of the HSIB project. In the next month, all of this will be covered up when concrete deck pours start in February. And what’s better than a crane at sunset?!

January 11, 2017

Just a reminder that Cherry Ave. will be closed from Helen to Mabel from early morning Friday, Jan. 13 through the end of the day, Monday, January 16 due to the setting of the air handling units on the roof of the BSRL building.

January 4, 2017

Southwest Gas will be paving the intersections of Cherry/Helen and Cherry/Mabel on Wednesday, January 4 and Thursday, January 5. The streets will remain open, yet restricted to one lane with flaggers.

December 21, 2016

Soon after the first of the year, Kitchell will begin the complex work to make underground connections between the new HSIB project and existing buildings and utilities. This will require the closure of the pedestrian/bike route in the area between the Skaggs Pharmacy building and the construction site. This closure will remain in place from January 9th through June.

December 13, 2016

The Christmas spirit has officially arrived at the BSRL jobsite! Check out the Christmas lights that the DPR team installed on both tower cranes! Please enjoy the Holiday Edition of the Newsletter.

December 5, 2016

Last month, DPR along with our Trade Partners and clients, participated in a fundraising event organized by Jake Smaellie from the DPR BSRL team in which over $14,000 dollars was raised to benefit the “Boys and Girls Club of Tucson”.

November 23, 2016

This week’s BSRL Newsletter features a highlight video of the project. Enjoy!

November 16, 2016

We're Halfway There!!! This 50th Issue of the BSRL Newsletter marks a halfway point in the project which started last December and is scheduled to be completed next November.

November 9, 2016

Find out the latest project news in the BSRL Newsletter provided by DPR Construction.

November 2, 2016

Road Closure Notice: Helen Street will be closed between Warren and Cherry from 3 – 7 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. For more information and photos of the project, here's the weekly BSRL Newsletter from DPR Construction.

October 24, 2016

Read about the major milestone that will happen on schedule this week in DPR Construction's weekly newsletter.

October 19, 2016

This week's Newsletter includes some new “Words of the Day”: blue bangers, gripples and unistruts.

October 10, 2016

The 3rd concrete placement for Level 4 will take place on Tuesday, October 11th. Interior framing to begin at Level 1 and exterior framing continues at the same level. Steel tie-ins for the Keating Building will begin next week during the night. For all the latest news and photos of the BSRL project, check out the Current Newsletter.

October 6, 2016

DPR Construction work on the west side of the Keating Building and the southeast corner of the construction site means that the loading dock will be inaccessible from 6pm to 4am on these dates: Oct.4-7, Oct.10-14, and Oct.17-21.

October 5, 2016

Two University structures at 1218 and 1224 N. Vine will be demolished beginning on Friday, October 7th and continuing through the weekend. Following the demolition, the area will be bladed and established as a construction storage area through the Fall of 2018.

October 5, 2016

Two structures east of the Highland Garage will be demolished over the next week. As a result, the pedestrian shortcut between the Highland Garage and Cherry Ave. will be closed from Thursday, Oct 6th through Monday, Oct 17th . Pedestrians will need to use Mabel or Helen. The area will remain fenced and used for construction storage for the duration of the HSIB project. A new pedestrian shortcut will be provided after Oct 17th. Map shown in linked story.

September 28, 2016

You’ll be glad to know that new UA buildings are inspected and re-inspected to ensure they are constructed according to our high standards and specifications. Read about how often the BSRL project has been inspected so far in the latest BSRL Newsletter provided by DPR.