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Asbury Smokestack Demolition Project 2021 - Street Closure

Asbury smoke stack is scheduled for demolition and will be done in phases. 

Phase 1 – December 13 - December 19th; Fence layout for installation of Pre-Demolition Protection

  • No parking or other access in the outlined areas allowed unless it’s an emergency.
  • Delivery driveway for access to the Asbury-Facilities garage bay doors to remain open, however the demo contractor will be off loading materials and equipment at the areas, meaning access will be limited to the time it takes for off-loading, etc.
  • There will be an access path to the personnel entry door for access to the Facilities garage bay area.

Kelvin Richardson is overseeing this project and can be reached at 202-885-2029 or by email  krich@american.edu.

Sports Center Garage Repairs

Sports Center garage repairs began on November 24, 2021 starting at 3pm and will continue until January 14, 2022. The 5th floor through roof levels of the garage is blocked for all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. All vehicles need to be moved from these levels. Any vehicles parked on these levels within the restricted areas, will be ticketed. As the project progresses parking levels will be released for use.

Darrick Adkins is in charge of the Sport Center Garage repair and can be reached on 202-359-4215 or dakins@american.edu.  

McDowell Hall Elevator Inspection 12/7/2021

Tuesday December 7, 2021, McDowell Hall elevators will undergo FINAL INSPECTION. During the fire alarm portion of the inspection, there will be brief soundings of the fire alarm and both elevators will recall to the 1st Floor. This is expected to take place between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm on Tuesday December 7, 2021. Elevator service will be interrupted intermittently, when both elevators recall to the 1st floor at each test.

 Anna-Maria Vincent is overseeing this project and can be reached at (301) 529-0724 or by email avincent@american.edu.

Hughes Hall Emergency Pipe Repair

This is an update for the leak in Hughes Hall 3rd and 2nd floors women’s restrooms;  2 showers are offline on each floor, but the others are available for use. Repair is still in progress and will continue each day after 10am until this task is completed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please share this information with anyone who might be impacted.

Sam Yankson is overseeing this project and can be reached at (703) 906-9506 or by email  syankso@american.edu.