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As workers make utility connections, there may be dust, mud and noise. Also, traffic may be affected as steel is erected.
The corridors will be blocked at the bridge to Building 56, requiring pedestrians to use either the floor above or below the work area. Signs will be posted showing alternate pedestrian routes.
The final steps on the renovation of the new graduate student dormitory are underway (see story on page 1).
MEDIA LAB ADDITION
Preparation for a temporary loading dock on Ames Street will require removal of some trees. They will be relocated on campus or returned to their original locations once construction of the new building is completed.
Concrete placement may generate noise and affect traffic.
SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER
Casting of floor slabs may cause dust and noise.
Installation of formwork, reinforcing steel, embedded plumbing and electrical conduit is continuing. Truck activity could disrupt vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
VASSAR STREET UTILITIES
Truck and machine work may limit parking and travel along Vassar Street. Machinery, backup alarms and jackhammers will cause noise in several areas.
This information is provided by the Department of Facilities.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on August 29, 2001.