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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.
On Sunday, September 13, from 12 a.m.-8 a.m., the fire-water loop system will be shut down to tie in the new Student Union Building. For more information regarding the Monarch Center (Student Union) Project, 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.