UPDATE: Ward Tower Flooring Project; Area to Be Blocked Off May 23-28

By Yavonda Chase

As a result of this project, Doc Java is closed and will reopen once construction is finished.

This area will be closed between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. weekdays and from 7 p.m. Friday night until 7 a.m. Monday morning for several weekends. Foot traffic will be allowed during the business day during the week. No carts or wheeled traffic are allowed in this area until the flooring work is concluded.

Beginning the evening of May 22 and continuing until the morning of May 28, the affected area will be closed to even foot traffic. Temporary barriers will be erected.

Several offices will be inaccessible during this time. The Gift Shop will be closed May 23-24 and on Memorial Day. The Dental Clinic will be accessible through the Shorey Building entrance and will be closed on Friday. The Center for Patients and Families will be accessible through the Shorey Building entrance. Communications and Marketing’s offices will be blocked off, but employees will be available by email and phone.

A detour route has been marked on the ground floor between the Ward Tower elevators and the Central Elevators. The Shorey elevators is closed on the first floor, but they can be used to travel from the ground floor up to floors above the first.

Click here for a map of the affected area.