Category Archives: Construction Updates

Construction activities to affect pedestrians through April 2016

Beginning Monday, Dec. 14, and continuing through April 2016, ongoing construction activities in the central part of the campus will require fencing off a section of the campus roughly between Airline Drive and Cox Business School, and Hughes-Trigg Student Center

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Parking lot construction affects Daniel Avenue sidewalk

Full use of the Heroy (E) Lot is expected to be restored by early summer. Construction activities there continue to affect access to the lot from Daniel Avenue and use of the sidewalk on the south side of Daniel between Hillcrest Avenue and Airline Road. In addition, the

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SMU Data Center

In December 2013, SMU completed construction on the first component of its Data Center located at the south end of the former Mrs. Baird’s property. Completion of the 25,000-square-foot facility will allow SMU to house both the University’s high-performance and

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Pedestrian Crosswalk Signal Out

The pedestrian crosswalk signal light system on the curve at Airline Road and Daniel Avenue in the northeast quadrant of the campus is temporarily out of order. Please use caution when driving in this area and be mindful of pedestrians.

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UP increases mosquito spraying

  The City of University Park has notified SMU that a mosquito sample taken near 5900 Bishop Boulevard tested positive for the West Nile virus. While no human cases of infection have been reported on campus, efforts to eradicate the

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Binkley Avenue Closed

Binkley Avenue between Airline Road and Bush Avenue will remain closed through November 2013 for construction activities.

Update for the former Mrs. Baird’s site

Construction activities on the former Mrs. Baird’s site are expected to begin in August 2012 and be completed for the entire parcel of land by the summer of 2014. Improvements slated for the former bakery’s site include an intercollegiate indoor and

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Residential Commons Construction

SMU has embarked on the construction of a new housing complex on Bush Avenue north of Mockingbird Lane. No streets currently are closed because of the project. The project consists of new Residential Commons buildings which will add 1,250 beds

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