Category Archives: Neighborhood News

Ownby Drive closed to pedestrians for promenade construction

Ownby Drive between the Hughes-Trigg Student Center and Binkley Drive is permanently closed and work on the new Crain Family Centennial Promenade, a pedestrian mall, will start soon. Because of construction activities, pedestrians may not cross this area except on

Campus Construction Update For Fall 2015

Ownby Drive south of the Hughes-Trigg Student Center is permanently closed and work on the new Crain Family Centennial Promenade will start soon. Because of construction activities, pedestrians may not cross this area between Dyer Street and Binkley Avenue except

Potomac Avenue Closes

Potomac Avenue between Bush Avenue and the U.S. 75 Service Road will be permanently closed beginning Monday, June 29. In addition, Dublin Street between Potomac and Mockingbird Lane will be permanently closed beginning approximately Aug. 15 to help make way

DeGolyer Library Temporarily Closed for Renovations

DeGolyer Library will be closed to the general public through mid-2016 as part of the Fondren Library renovation. However, Fondren Library remains open to the public, as well as SMU students, faculty and staff. DeGolyer staff will attempt to keep

Portion of Bush Avenue closed temporarily

Beginning Monday, May 18, Bush Avenue will be closed from the south entrance to the Mustang Parking Center to Mockingbird Lane for construction activities. The project is expected to be completed and the road reopened by August 15, 2015. Pedestrian

Construction project to affect Mockingbird-Bush-Airline intersection

On April 27, 2015, the Town of Highland Park, in partnership with SMU, began an intersection improvement project for the roadway, sidewalk, and signal lights at Mockingbird Lane and Airline Road. The construction project is expected to be completed by August

Update for SMU Data Center and Associated Generators

Construction of the generator brick cladded service yard enclosure and duct bank has begun with anticipated delivery of the permanent generator in early June. It will take about a month to make it operational. At that point, the temporary generator

Construction starts on UP’s Hillcrest Avenue water line project

The City of University Park has started a water line construction project along the west side of Hillcrest Avenue. The project will result in the closure of southbound lanes on Hillcrest between Daniel Avenue and Potomac Avenue.  Motorists will be provided

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Update for SMU Data Center and Associated Generators

SMU’s 25,000-square-foot Data Center will allow researchers, faculty, and students to utilize the high performance computing equipment to support experiments and research which span many disciplines including, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, finance, economics, mathematics, and the arts. The general purpose

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