From Black Hills Pioneer, June 4, 2018: Mike Headley, South Dakota Science and Technology Authority executive director and laboratory director, and Josh Willhite, Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility far site manager for the Sanford Underground Research Facility, updated the public on the progress being made on DUNE taking place at Fermilab in Illinois.
Whether answering questions from management, participating in project weekly status meetings, or providing guidance to our task managers, one question that is always asked is, “What kind of safety issues or trends are we seeing on our construction sites?”
Beginning December 5 and ending in the end of February, there will be construction activities throughout Wilson Hall. One of these projects includes replacing the fire protection valves in the south stairways. This means there will be interruptions in accessibility to the south stairs. The atrium stairs will remain open. This work will start in the west tower, 16th floor, and work its way down. This also means there may be an occasional smell resembling rotten eggs from draining and… More »
UPDATE: PROGRESS CONTINUES ON THE RAMSEY AUDITORIUM LOBBY EAST ENTRANCE UPGRADE PROJECT. AS NOTED PREVIOUSLY, ONCE COMPLETED THE UPGRADES WILL INCLUDE A COMPLETELY REDESIGNED DUAL ENTRY SYSTEM THAT WILL ENCLUDE AN EMERGENCY ENTRY/ EXIT AND A REVOLVING DOOR ASSEMBLY- SIMILAR TO THE GRD. FLOOR NORTH ENTRANCES. A TEMPORARY EAST ENTRY/EXIT IS BEING CONSTRUCTED TODAY 11/4 AND WILL REMAIN UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT, WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO OCCUR MID TO LATE DECEMBER 2016 J. Kent Wilson Hall Bldg. Mgr. Ext…. More »
An upgrade to the lobby of Ramsey Auditorium starts on Sept. 26. The east lobby entry will be closed for two weeks, from Sept. 26 to Oct. 7. A temporary entrance will be made available after Oct. 7 for the duration of the lobby upgrade project, scheduled for completion on Dec. 15. Please use alternate building entrances until the interim construction entrance is opened. The upgrade will involve a completely redesigned entry, including a state-of-the-art revolving door and a new… More »
Schwahn Rd land closures will commence on May 3 at 7 a.m. in front of the MINOS building. Operations are anticipated to last approximately 10 business days. One lane will be maintained at all times to ensure continued access to MINOS and NOvA structures. 2016-05-02_5727775d35c6c_MapLayout.pdf