Summer 2014: Parking garage construction and extended closure of Mallard Lane

August 6, 2014
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On Friday, Aug. 8, Neeser Construction will begin their second phase of mobilization for construction of the new 485-space parking garage. This project will have several significant impacts to the traffic flow around campus.

Mallard Lane will be closed for approximately one year. The existing alignment of Mallard Lane is not within the Municipality’s road easement allocated for the roadway. This road will be realigned to the allocated easement, creating a safer intersection at Mallard Lane and UAA Drive. The current alignment of Mallard Lane also encroaches on the space needed for the garage.

The multi-use trail north of the Wells Fargo Sports Complex and Student Union will be closed at the bridge over Chester Creek. This closure will also last approximately one year. Pedestrians traveling across campus must either utilize the Spine or detour to the sidewalk along Providence Drive.

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Entry to the service lot behind the current Engineering Building will be restricted access only (maintenance and coordinated deliveries).

Please be aware of construction personnel and heavy equipment in and around the site.

The new garage and the realigned Mallard Lane are expected to be open for use for fall semester 2015. For up-to-date information, please follow the Facilities Blog at

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