Construction of a new pedestrian crosswalk will cause lanes of traffic on University Boulevard between 16th and 18th streets south to temporarily be shut down beginning Dec. 11. The project, which includes new traffic signals, concrete curb modifications, asphalt striping and minor landscaping, is expected to take 12 weeks.

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Beginning Monday, December 11, 10th Avenue South between 13th and 16th Streets South will be closed to traffic. The construction will only close a portion of 10th Avenue South between 13th and 14th Streets, just east of the Snoozy’s parking lot.

Traffic will still have access to the Alumni House parking lot and the Snoozy’s parking lot from 13th Street South.

When construction reaches the 15th Street South crosswalk, a crosswalk bridge will be installed on 10th Avenue South for the convenience of pedestrians. The work is expected to continue for approximately one year.

This closure is part of an ongoing project to expand the District Steam and Chilled Water System campuswide. The construction will also include improvements to the 10th Avenue South streetscape. Updates on this project will follow as more information is available.

12th street closingBeginning Tuesday, May 23, 12th Street South will be closed to southbound traffic from University Boulevard to Parking Lot 15G – between the APCO substation and the Humanities Building. Access to the University Boulevard Office Building (UBOB) parking deck and Parking Lot 15G will be available from 13th Street South.

New self service recycling drop offThe UAB Recycling Drop-Off Center has expanded its hours to enable the UAB community more opportunity to recycle.

The center had been open during specific hours on Mondays only, and is now open 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center is now also a self-service recycling location.

 MG 6127During the Earth Week Festival, held Tuesday, April 11, UAB Sustainability recognized individuals and groups for their leadership in support of sustainability efforts at UAB.

“Sustainability is an institutional priority and it takes all of us to create a culture of sustainability at UAB, from academic programs to building operations and maintenance to dining and more,” said Julie Price, Manager of UAB Sustainability. “So, we hope by recognizing those who are going above and beyond, it will encourage others to do what they can.”