On Oct. 3, construction began on the Wilson Hall Atrium. By the end of the week, the west half of the atrium and the west stairs from the Atrium floor up will be closed. The stairs to the ground floor will remain open. This closure will continue through mid-January when crews will switch to working on the east side. The east side will remain closed until the end of May.
The construction will fill in the sunken area in the center of the Atrium to make the area safer. The trees will remain. Crews also will add safety cables along the outside of the stairs to prevent accidental falls.