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Construction / Parking Updates
The following construction projects are currently taking place at Los Angeles Valley College.
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Elevator #2 in the Parking Structure will be shut down from Tuesday, August 25 until Thursday, August 27 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information related to this project, please contact Robert Tellez of Build-LACCD at (818)756-0950.
On Thursday, August 20, the demolition of the drive approach, bollards and island off of Ethel Avenue and Burbank Blvd will begin. Work will take place between 6 a.m.-5 p.m., with an estimated completion date of Sunday, August 23. During this time, the street will be partially closed and traffic will be monitored by flagmen. Road access and pedestrian access will also be blocked off during this time. There will also be noise related to the construction equipment associated with the work. For more information related to this project, please contact Mike Pope of Build-LACCD at (818)756-0950.
Beginning Monday, August 17, domestic water chlorination related to the Athletic Training Facility Project will take place, which will affect drinking water lines for 48 hours. This will affect the Burbank main line to the Baseball and Softball fields, the existing tennis court drinking water lines, and water to the Monarch Stadium. Flush lines will be affected from August 18 until August 19 at noon. Only the areas mentioned will be affected. For more information, please contact Mike Pope of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Power will be shut down at the Community Services Center on Wednesday, August 19 at 5 a.m. for work related to the Athletic Training Facility project. The generator will be connected and the building will be powered by 7 a.m. Work should be completed by Thursday, August 20, but the generator may remain on until the buliding can be shutdown and the generator can be disconnected by the morning of Friday, August 21. For more information, please contact Mike Pope of Build-LACCD at (818)756-0950. In addition, power will be temporarily shut off on Wednesday, August 19 from 2 a.m.-6 a.m., and it will affect the following areas: Emergency Services Training Building, North Gym, South Gym, Allied Health and Science Building, all Bungalows 80-85, Business Office, Construction Project Trailers, CSIT trailer, Admin 1, 2, and 3 Trailers, Pool Equipment and the Parking Structure. During this time, building power and building network communications will be shut down. The power outage will take place to disconnect the existing temporary substation from the Campus’ main electrical feed. For more information regarding this power shutdown related to the new Student Union building, please contact Robert Tellez of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
On Tuesday, August 18, the construction fence surrounding the Student Union (Monarch Center) Project will be revised to include the Business Office Parking Lot. Please refer to this fencing plan to see the parking spaces that will be affected. For more information, please contact Robert Tellez of Build-LACCD at (818)756-0950.
On Friday, July 31, Pankow will be expanding the construction fence for the Administration & Career Advancement building project (formerly called the Valley Glen Gateway or the Community Workforce Development Center) on College Road South to include the area immediately north of Parking Lot A in front of the Student Services Center. This will affect the parking spaces immediately north of Parking Lot A near the northwest side of the Student Services Center until the anticipated end of construction in September 2016. Please refer to this site plan to see the exact location of the fence expansion, which will provide needed storage space for structural steel and steel decking related to the Administration and Career Development Building project. For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Beginning Wednesday, October 22, site clearance, demolition, and other construction activities is scheduled to begin for the new Administration and Career Advancement Project (formerly referred to as the Valley College Gateway or the Community Workforce Development Center). The initial construction activities of demolition and site clearance involve construction equipment which will cause a noticeable noise impact for the first few weeks. The buildings most affected by the noise and construction impacts will be the Foreign Language Building, Humanities Building, and the Library and Academic Resource Center. The work will take place from 6 a.m.-4 p.m., until the estimated completion date on September 16, 2016. For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
On Monday, October 13, 2014, Clark Construction will be installing the project fencing around the Athletic Training Facility project limits, as shown in this fencing plan [PDF: 543KB]. The following areas will be closed off due to construction: Parking Lots G and F, the baseball and football practice fields, and the area north of the ticket office and concession stand; portions of Parking Lots L and M will also be closed during construction. The baseball restrooms will also be unavailable at this time. Some pedestrian access will be affected; please see the map for detour options. Work will take place between the hours of 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; the estimated completion date for the project is December 31, 2015. There will be noise and dust associated with the project. Contractor lay down areas and parking will be within project limits. For more information regarding this project, please contact Robert Tellez of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Starting Friday, October 3, Pankow will be completing the erection of the construction fence around the old Administration Building to make way for the commencement of the Administration and Career Advancement (formerly called the Valley College Gateway) building construction. As a result, the parking lot at College Road South will be closed to vehicular traffic and pedestrians from the roundabout at the College's Fulton Avenue Main Entrance to the Student Services Center. Please refer to this site logistics plan [PDF: 513KB] for details. The area within the site will become a construction site with construction of temporary power beginning on Monday, October 6. The estimated completion date for the Valley Glen Gateway project is March 23, 2016. For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Beginning on Thursday, November 14, construction for the new Student Union (a.k.a. the Monarch Center project) will begin and will permanently shut down Campus Drive between Emelita and Hatteras Street. The estimated completion date for this construction work is March 1, 2015. The orange area in this illustration [PDF: 141KB] shows the fencing and construction zones for the Monarch Center project. As shown, the location for this project will be the area that currently houses the Cafeteria Building, Campus Drive, and the walkways adjacent to the cafeteria building. The work for this project will take place between 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The corner of Hatteras and Campus Drive will serve as the contractor lay down area. For more information regarding this project, please contact Robert Tellez of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.