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Hooper Construction Notice: March 1, 2019

Posted March 1, 2019, 2:43 PM

March and April will be busy months for the Hooper housing project as we have finished installing the piles and are ready to pour the concrete slab. There will also be storm sewer work to do along Hooper Street and at the intersection of 8th and Carolina Streets, so be prepared once again for changed traffic lanes and loss of street parking, along with workers and equipment in the streets around the San Francisco campus over the next few weeks. Be aware of your surroundings, read all posted signage, and/or follow directions from construction personnel.

WHAT TO EXPECT: All community members on the San Francisco campus can expect concrete trucks lined up around and driving to/from the site; workers and equipment in the streets; changes to parking, sidewalks, and crosswalks; and street closures over the next two months. Individuals working in 184 Hooper Street (GC 1)—which houses the MFA Design Studios, Grad offices, and GC classrooms—the Nave (along the Hooper Street side) and 80 Carolina can expect loud noise during this time.

Please read all posted signage and/or follow directions from construction personnel.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE AND IMPACT

(all dates and times are subject to change):

January 2019: Started construction of the new student housing facility; street parking highlighted in red on the map below will no longer be available until the project is complete in 2020, while street parking in yellow will have varying degrees of availability over the course of the project.

Week of March 4: Start storm sewer work along Hooper Street; Hooper Street will go down to one lane of traffic with construction personnel directing vehicles on either end. Please be aware of your surroundings, read all posted signage, and/or follow directions from construction personnel.

Complete final site grading and leveling work in preparation for underground plumbing, mechanical, and electrical.

Into mid March: We expect the storm sewer work to move from Hooper Street to the intersection of 8th and Carolina Streets around this time.

Mid March: Start pouring concrete for the building’s foundation and installing all underground plumbing, mechanical, etc. systems; expect multiple concrete trucks lined up around/driving in and out of the site for the next two months.

August 2020: Target date for student move-in to new student housing facility.

QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION:

Regular updates will be sent out via email, posted on the CCA new campus portal, and posted on-site.

Please send any questions regarding construction to facilities at facilities@cca.edu.

Please send any questions regarding campus unification to campusplanning@cca.edu.

Parking around campus: Yellow areas are temporary parking closures over the next 6-8 weeks, red areas are permanent parking closures (until the project is complete in 2020)