Rendering of the new Belknap academic building, aerial view.
Rendering of the new Belknap academic building, aerial view.

Effective Nov. 5 through Nov. 26 (weather permitting), the Belknap Academic Building’s contractor, Whittenberg Construction, has scheduled closure of specific sidewalk areas. There is construction fencing, signage and barricades that re-route pedestrian/vehicular pathways at the following areas:

  • Sidewalk closed between Shumaker Research Building and new Belknap Academic Building
  • Sod replacement in areas to the west of the building, in between Schneider/Lutz and Shumaker. The surrounding sidewalks to remain open with minimal encroachment.

A map of the affected areas is included at the following link:#UofL Construction Map_181029

Alicia Kelso
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