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Construction Update 04/21/14

2014/04/21

Dear Sangha,

There will be some fairly dramatic activity this week.

Work on the Overflow Parking Lot commences today. This involves re-grading the lot to have a nice “crown” that will shed water better than the old lot. This should make the lot usable year-round. We also will see a net gain in parking out there.

Road markers are up out at the entrance. These are delineating a new deceleration lane that will be built sometime soon. The timing is variable due to some technicalities being worked out.

The wash-off pad that I predicted would be moved last week will actually be moved today.

So, basically, everything I said would happen last week is happening this week. Ah how the vagaries of construction like to keep us guessing.

Parking is wide-open in the CMH daylong lot and there are a few spots over by the Barn.

Enjoy!

Thanks,

John Griffith

Facilities Manager

 

 


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