Category results for: Noise

Construction on Tompkins-McCaw first floor begins Dec. 16

Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences is getting a facelift. The first floor will get new carpet, furniture and a new information service desk. Construction is scheduled to start Dec. 16 with the most disruptive work taking place over the winter break to minimize inconvenience to faculty, staff and students. But, be prepared for noise […]

Silent and quiet rules refined at Cabell Library; 175 new silent study seats now available

Patrons are still hearing more noise in James Branch Cabell Library than some would like and library leaders are responding to those concerns by revising expectations about which spaces are “silent” and “quiet.” Months of loud construction are over. Finishing work continues. Starbucks’ renovations will not be complete until April. Art is being installed in the […]

Construction Finale: Be prepared for front desk move, demo, noise

Work on new Cabell Library is edging to a close. To meet deadlines,some essential work will be done during the normally quiet exam period. Be prepared for noise–both behind construction walls and in public spaces. Quiet study spaces are on the third and fourth floors. Expect noise on the first and second floors. Remember: The […]

Noise Alert Nov. 24-25: Linden Street and loading doc road work

On Nov. 24 and 25, W. M. Jordan will start modifying the approach from Linden Street to the new loading dock on the west side of Cabell Library. The slope is too steep for large box trucks to back down to the loading dock from Linden Street. On Nov. 24, they will saw cut a […]

Starbucks expansion work begins Nov. 17

Be prepared for some changes in traffic patterns in Cabell Library that may be difficult to navigate until after you’ve had your morning coffee. Renovation of Starbucks Cafe in Cabell Library begins this week. Work will be in two phases: First, The northeast corner where the old entrance and Information Services (public services desk and […]

Noise alert: Demolition outside Saturday, Oct. 31

Demolition of the concrete pad where the temporary entrance stood will take place Saturday. This noisy work will start at 6 a.m.and should be complete by 5 p.m.  Saturday was selected because Cabell is less busy on weekends and opens late (at 10 a.m.); fewer students will be disturbed. Replacement of the opaque panels on the revolving […]

Fire Alarm Test: 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21: Ignore signal, no danger

The fire alarm system in the new Cabell building will be tested today at 11 to 11:15 p.m. The sound likely will be heard in the “old” side of Cabell, where students, faculty and staff can continue working. No evacuation is necessary. This is just a test.

June 18-July5: Tile and carpeting installation on 1st and 3rd floors

Be prepared for some noise, workers active in patron spaces and changes in traffic patterns June 18 through July 5. W. M. Jordan will be working on the floor on the third floor, replacing vinyl flooring with carpeting. This work will continue through July 2. The work on the first floor will begin at 2 […]

Noise alert: Loud drilling this week 7 to 9 a.m.

Starting March 18, at 7 a.m. and ending at 9 a.m., you will hear the sounds of hammer drilling on the plinth on the west side of Cabell Library. Over the next four days, drilling crews will move south and around the corner, ending at the southeast corner of the building. The drilling will be […]

Spring break construction planned

Researchers working at Cabell Library over spring break should expect some construction activity. W. M. Jordan will take advantage of spring break to do some work that otherwise would be too disruptive. Here is a summary of what to expect: Fifteen minutes power shut down on March 9 starting at 5 a.m. of panel that […]

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