Summary: Division of Administration and Finance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLASSROOM AND BUSINESS BUILDING
Houston, Texas, May 18, 2011- On Monday, May 23, 2011, the new Classroom and Business Building is
scheduled for a sidewalk closure.
Linbeck Construction will be closing a portion of the pedestrian sidewalk east of the Central Power Plant
from May 23, 2011 to October 12, 2011 to install underground utilities and a new fire lane for the new
Classroom and Business Building. The sidewalk closest to the Power Plant will remain open for
accessibility with construction fences installed on each side.
Also, a portion of Melcher Hall's northwest retaining wall sidewalk will be closed from May 23, 2011 to
September 1, 2011 to allow erection of steel for the building. Rerouting of the sidewalk in this area will
Please refer to the attached drawing for affected areas. The areas in Red are the construction zones and
the sidewalk will not be accessible for pedestrian traffic.