utility work and repair projects that began in December 2017, according to James Gilliam, project field manager in UAB Facilities Division Planning Design and Construction. The area affected includes the stretch of 10th Avenue South between the Smolian International House and Lot 15U.Beginning Oct. 10, 10th Avenue South between 16th and 17th streets will be closed to westbound traffic as part of
“Construction is expected to continue until further notice as we work to expand the steam and chilled water systems on campus,” Boyd said. “We will continue to update the UAB community as we have more information.”
In August, new bike lanes were added on 10th Avenue South between Eighth and 12th streets, and later this fall, the section of 10th Avenue South from 12th Street to 18th Street will be restriped to extend the bike lanes. A portion of 16th Street South between 10th Avenue South and University Boulevard — the stretch of 16th that runs from Camp Hall to Campus Recreation along the east side of the Campus Green — also will be restriped to enhance the existing bike lanes.
Visit uab.edu/facilities for updates.