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Construction / Parking Updates
The following construction projects are currently taking place at Los Angeles Valley College.
Should there be an emergency, please contact the LAVC Sheriff's Office at (818) 947-2911.
Starting Friday, September 23, several parking stalls will be closed to allow construction of a new temporary access at East entrance to Parking Lot B.
Pedestrian access will be impacted, and there will be noise from construction equipment noise. Please refer to this site map for the location of the construction activity.
For more information please contact Gemma Homsy of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On September 23, the gas line will be temporarily shut down to allow for the existing gas line to be cut and capped in planned footprint of the new Valley Academic & Cultural Center building.
The Student Union building will be without gas during this period. Please refer to this site map for the location of the construction activity.
Starting Thursday, September 22, the eastern entrance to the Music Building and the sidewalk on the southeast corner of the building connecting the covered walkway (arcade) will be temporarily closed to allow for the installation of telecom ductbank and water line into the existing utility tunnel.
There will be construction noise related to this activity, and pedestrian access will be impacted. An alternative path of travel will be provided, and building users are encouraged to stay on sidewalks. Please refer to this site map for the location of the construction activity.
Starting Saturday, September 10, activites related to the construction of the new Valley Academic and Cultural Center (VACC) will begin. Parking Lot B will be restriped to delete parking stalls and create a east-west roadway in the lot. In addition, new construction fencing for the VACC project will be installed, and Parking Lot C will permanently close.
In Parking lot B, a number of parking stalls will be removed, and a new vehicle access lane will be striped to create a new two-lane vehicle pathway north of a new temperary construction fence starting September 10. Following that, new construction fencing will be installed that will permenently close Lot C, and the current pedestrian pathways between the Music Building and Campus Drive to Parking Lot B will not be accessible. New paths will be identified / added to facilitate pedestrian traffic around the construction site. Please refer to this map.
For more information please contact Craig Speecher of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or email@example.com.
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 construction project fencing is removed in November 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 or firstname.lastname@example.org..
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 subtantial completion date on October 20, 2016.
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 subtantial construction completion date for the Administration & Career Advancement project is October, 20 2016 with construction fencing being removed in November 2016.
For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or email@example.com.