Construction Notices

Keeping our campus running smoothly is our number one priority. If you have questions regarding the below notices and detours, please contact Facilities Management: Design and Construction.


Paper Tricentennial Building Front Driveway Entrance Closed Oct. 6 - Oct. 15

The Paper-Tricentennial Building's front driveway entrance will be closed from October 6 - October 15 for driveway improvements.  During this period, all automotive and emergency access will utilize the rear entrance as shown on the map. This route has been proven to maintain 14'+ and accommodate a fire truck. The temporary closure is permitted by the Georgia Tech Fire Safety Office.



Boiler Transfer from A. French Building to Bradley Building 9/9 and 9/10

A large equipment moving operation will take place in the vicinity of A. French and Bradley/Administration Building on the Hill 09/09 and 09/10 (7 a.m. to 10 a.m.).  The operation will involve the movement of two (2) large boilers from the loading dock at A. French to the basement of Bradley Building with the use of a forklift.  Pedestrians are requested to STAY ALERT AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY COMMANDS BY THE CONTRACTOR while navigating through the work zone from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on 09/09 and 09/10.

The schedule is as follows for each day:

City of Atlanta Water Main Installation Impacts Techwood Drive Intermittently Through October

The City of Atlanta is installing a 12-inch water main along Techwood Drive between North Avenue and 3rd Street/Bobby Dodd Way (adjacent to Bobby Dodd Stadium). The work has paused for the beginning of fall semester but will now resume intermittently through October. During installation, the northbound lane will be closed during normal business hours (approximately 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) Monday through Friday. The southbound lane will be used to maintain two-way traffic, with traffic controllers, during working hours. Both lanes of Techwood Drive will be open each night.  

State Street Road Closure July 26 - 30 for Infrastructure Improvements

Campus infrastructure improvements along State Street will begin each day at 6:00 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. from July 26 through July 30. Construction activities include saw cutting / removal of asphalt, hydrovac excavation for the installation of HDPE discharge piping from the chilled water manhole to the existing stormwater catch basin.

Access to the Kendeda Building loading dock will be restricted and has been approved by the Building Director and Manager. Signage will be in place indicating road and sidewalk closures. 





UPDATE: Alley Paving Project - North & South of Ferst Drive between Fowler & Techwood

Phase I

Milling and paving will take place in the alley North of Ferst Drive between Fowler and Techwood Drive, beginning Monday, July 26 and completing Thursday, August 5 (weather permitting).  Patrons will need to continue parking in ER51 and 55. This is a phased paving repair project that also includes the alley South of Ferst Drive between Fowler and Techwood Drive.

Phase II

The alley South of Ferst Drive will follow Phase I and is anticipated to begin Monday, August 2 to Friday, August 6.

Pi Mile Marker Improvement Project Begins July 21

Beginning July 21, Design & Construction will begin the Pi Mile Marker improvement project. This project entails the demolition of the inset markers along the trail and the installation of a new, more robust granite marker. Sidewalks around the trail will be briefly interrupted for the installation. A crew of workers will begin in quadrant 1 and work clock-wise to completion. Signage surrounding work areas will be setup and taken down per location as cutting of concrete takes place. Expect detours for pedestrian traffic. The estimated completion date is August 21.


10th Street Sidewalk Improvements Begin July 16

Sidewalk improvements will begin July 16 along 10th Street. Locations include 10th Street  (southside) from Northside Drive to Hemphill Avenue and Hemphill Avenue from 10th Street to 8th Street. The sidewalks will be closed for approximately 90 days. Signage will be in place to provide direction for pedestrian traffic to the opposite sidewalks.  Temporary fencing will be installed.