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Service Interruptions, Planned Outages, and Project Updates

Chilled Water Outage at 4401 Connecticut Ave for 5/18

A chilled water outage is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 from 6am until 6pm at 4401 Connecticut Avenue. The HVAC system will be affected. The tenants cooling and the domestic water system should not be affected. Temporary cooling will be provided in the studios where operations are currently scheduled. We expect this installation operation will require additional shutdowns which will be scheduled for the next few Saturdays weather permitting (notice to follow)

Doug Fairley is overseeing this repair and can be reached on x2335 or by email (fairley@american.edu).

Asbury HVAC Repair

The HVAC repair for Asbury has now been substantially completed and HVAC service restored excepting for Asbury suite 200. Suite 200 repair is expected to be completed tomorrow, May 17. We will provide an update once the repair has been completed.

Mark Freedman is overseeing this repair and can be reached on x2378 or by email markf@american.edu.

Katzen Bathroom Project

Monday, May 20 and ending Friday, May 24, the first floor men’s and ladies restrooms (170, 171) in Katzen will be off line for renovation. Also impacted by this renovation will be some parking spaces on the P1 level (spaces 123,125,127,129. These areas will be cordoned off.

Martin Mendoza is overseeing this project and can be reached on x1869 or by email

Letts and Leonard Halls Road Blockage

May 13, 2019 at 7:00 AM, ending May 31, 2019 by approximately 7:00 PM each day; There will be a partial road blockage at Letts and Leonard Halls. The blockages are associated with the Letts and Leonard Halls furniture replacement projects and will consist of a partial road blockage at the rear roadway behind Letts Hall, and the roadway adjacent to the main entrance of Leonard Hall. At minimum, one lane at each building will be occupied by tractor trailers for loading and unloading of project furnishings, a lane will be left open for use by pass through traffic. The parking spaces at the rear of Letts Hall will be affected by this partial closure, and to avoid being blocked in for several hours, the parking space users at Letts should find other accommodations for parking.

Kelvin Richardson is overseeing this project and can be reached on x2029 or by email (krich@american.edu).

LTHW DW Shutdowns & Tie-ins - Leonard, Hughes, Letts, McDowell

As the LTHW (Letts Hot Water) project continues; the buildings below are scheduled to have the domestic water shut down (sinks, faucets, water coolers, laundry machines etc.). The HVAC system will not be affected. Please pardon any inconvenience. Schedule • Leonard Hall – 5/14 1am – 9am. • Hughes Hall – 5/15 5am – 11am. • Letts Hall – 5/16 5am – 1pm. • McDowell Hall – 5/27 5am – 1pm.

Eder Granados is overseeing this project and can be reached on x2331 or by email (granados@american.edu).

Modified Parking Due to Construction In Front of Osborn and Rear of Asbury

Due to planned construction activities for both the Hall of Science and LTHW projects, effective as of today, Tuesday May 7 and until further notice, parking will be prohibited for FM Staff and Workers in front of Osborn / rear of Asbury. All FM vehicles should park at the alternate location at WCL. Mark Feist recommends all staff assigned to AU vehicles to arrive at WCL for the start of your work day, park in the WCL underground parking level P2, pick up your work vehicle and return to WCL to end your work day. During break periods (only) all grounds, support services and recycling associate vehicles are able to park behind Osborn and in the open top area on the side of Osborn.

The following FM vehicles are required to use the alternate location at WCL: #122 (Pest Services) - Chris LaPlaca #82 (Ruben Chavez) #83 (Recycling Associates) #138 (Jessica Lubell)

 reached on x2335 or by email (faireley@american.edu).