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Campus construction update

STATA CENTER

Utility work at the site's west edge will continue through October. Noise may affect occupants of Building 26.

MEDIA LAB EXTENSION

Preparations for a temporary loading dock continue. Construction may affect pedestrian traffic on Ames Street.

CHEMISTRY BUILDING

Facade repair work may cause vibration in the building. Relocation of offices and labs will cause some disruption to the occupants.

SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER

An increase in the use of movable cranes and concrete delivery may result in congested access to the Johnson Athletic Center and Kresge Auditorium.

RADIATOR WORK

Steam traps in radiators throughout campus are being replaced. Work will be done between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., with each steam trap taking approximately 90 minutes to replace. Check the web site below under "construction updates" each week for the schedule by building.

SIMMONS HALL

Concrete placement may generate noise and affect traffic. Two-way traffic in narrowed lanes bordering the site continues.

70 PACIFIC ST.

Work to generate utility connections may result in dust, mud and noise. Also, traffic may be affected due to steel erection.

VASSAR STREET UTILITIES

Truck and machine work may limit parking and travel along Vassar Street. Noise in several areas will be generated from machinery, backup alarms and jackhammers.

This information is provided by the Department of Facilities. Further information may be found here.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 26, 2001.

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