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September 7, 2016

Drill rigs to be delivered on Thu. 9/8 and Fri. 9/9. Drilling to begin Fri. 9/9 and continue Mon. 9/12.

September 6, 2016

The project team is anxiously watching the weather reports – a big storm could delay the large concrete pour scheduled for the end of the week. For progress photos, see the Current DPR Newsletter

August 31, 2016

As Kitchell Construction prepares to drill caissons for the foundation of the Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB), the project fence will be moved out into the Warren Avenue pedestrian/bike path near the AHS Library, Sarver Heart Center and Pharmacy buildings. The center of the Drachman turnaround and the grass circle in front of the Library will be temporarily paved to accommodate the bike/ped path, parking for delivery vehicles and an emergency fire lane. Please see the attached map.

August 29, 2016

A concrete floor for the 3rd level of this 4-story building will be placed tonight. And there’s already plenty of progress on framing and utility pipe installation in the basement. See the photos in this week’s BSRL Newsletter 8/29/16

August 22, 2016

A concrete placement on the north side 2nd level will start at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 and be completed by 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23. No road closures are required.

August 15, 2016

Just a reminder that Cherry Avenue will be closed between Mabel and Helen Streets this Thursday and Friday for the installation of large pieces of steel. The water line tie-in that required Cherry to be closed last week was completed successfully. Thanks to everyone on the UAHS campus for your patience as we accomplish this work before the start of the Fall semester. The concrete placement for the 2nd level deck will take place Tuesday, August 16th.

August 8, 2016

The 3rd concrete placement for the 2nd level deck is currently scheduled to take place Monday, August 15th, which will require Helen to be closed from 12am to 6am. Site work for installation of the sewer and fire lines has required the closure of Cherry from August 8th to the 15th.

August 3, 2016

Critical activities at the BSRL construction site will require the temporary closure of Cherry Avenue. We understand this will be difficult for the campus community, so DPR Construction is accelerating and coordinating the work to accomplish it before the start of the fall semester.

August 1, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work on the tower crane at a UA construction project? Read the Exclusive Q&A with Tim, the BSRL crane operator in our latest issue.

August 1, 2016

As if things aren’t busy enough with all of the construction around the UAHS campus, the monsoons are adding to the mix. Please read this notice to get all the latest info on closures and other activities.

July 26, 2016

The fences are up; the site has been cleared; and now the construction is underway on the HSIB project.

July 25, 2016

The first concrete placement for the 2nd level deck is scheduled to take place from 9 pm on Thursday, July 28th to 7am, Friday, July 29th and will require Helen St. to be closed.

July 22, 2016

Upcoming Construction Milestone Activities Banner University Medical Center Tucson.

July 18, 2016

The 1st concrete placement for the 2nd floor deck is scheduled to take place in the next week. Placements for 1st floor walls and columns are ongoing. Underground plumbing and electrical on the North Side of the site is complete! The North Tower Crane is now up!

July 12, 2016

Overnight concrete pours, road closures, and progress photos.

June 27, 2016

The fences are up around the site for the new Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB). Crews will be removing light poles and clearing the site to gear up for excavation to begin in July. Alternative parking for lot #2012 permit holders is available in the Highland Garage.

June 21, 2016

The next concrete pour on the north side of the site, near Mabel is scheduled for: Thursday, June 23rd from 12:01 am – 6:00 am. There are concrete pours scheduled for 2 consecutive nights on the south side of the project which will require the closure of Helen between Cherry and Warren: Friday, June 24th: 1:30 am – 6:00 am Friday, June 24th 10:30 pm – 8:00 am Saturday June 25th. The second tower crane is scheduled to be placed on the north side of the site in July.

June 14, 2016

Helen St. closed Cherry/Warren Thu. June 16 evening to Friday June 17th morning for concrete pour. The north tower crane erection will be rescheduled. Installation continues on Mechanical Electrical Plumbing deck inserts. The area just north of the basement is beginning to take shape. The building actually extends to the north end of the Medical Research Building.

June 7, 2016

Please see the attached 3 page newsletter to plan ahead with the dates and times of upcoming overnight concrete pours and temporary road closures.

May 31, 2016

ROAD CLOSURE Helen St. will be closed between Cherry & Warren on Saturday, June 4th from 12:01 am to 7am for concrete placement of the 1st floor deck. Overnight work (6pm – 6am) on the 3rd & 4th floors in the Keating Building and on all levels of MRB will continue through June 6th. Installation of the temporary cover at the Keating loading dock will continue through June 6th. The area just north of the basement will begin to take shape. The building actually extends to the north end of the Medical Research Building.