Kingshighway utility work to conclude the weekend of April 5-8

Sent on behalf of Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Contractors will finish the utility work in northbound Kingshighway just north of Barnes-Jewish Plaza, which started last February. The work will start at 8 pm, Friday, April 5th and conclude by 6 am, Monday, April 8th. This work will NOT require a lane shift or detour; however, northbound Kingshighway […]

Core Apartments transitioned to new management on April 1, 2024

On April 1, 2024, the management of the Core Apartments located on the south side of the School of Medicine campus transitioned from Quadrangle Housing to the Operations & Facilities Management Department (OFMD). The Core Apartments offer fully furnished studio, one, and two-bedroom apartments at the 718 and 818 sites. The complex of historic buildings, […]

Fire Extinguisher Inspections update

The OFMD Fire Extinguisher Program has completed monthly and annual inspections for Tier 1, Tier 2, and the Jeffrey T. Fort Neuroscience Research Building. Initial inspections will begin in Tier 3 this month, and we will send additional updates as we complete the last two tiers. A campus map identifying the four tiers is here. […]

Public realm work will occur on Taylor Avenue starting March 13th

Workers will mill and overlay Taylor Avenue this week as part of the Ambulatory Cancer Building project. The plan outlines the traffic plan for Phases A and B. Milling operations will start on Wednesday, March 13th, at 7 am, and paving operations will start on Thursday, March 14th, at 7 am. Workers will mill the […]

Emergency Management WashU Alerts system testing on March 12th

Emergency Management will conduct its semiannual test of the WashU Alerts system on Tuesday, March 12th, at 9:55 am. WashU affiliates will be notified on their devices along with the Alertus beacons, voice-over fire alarm annunciators & desktop popups.For any questions, please contact Ryan Friel, Senior Program Manager, Preparedness and Response Systems.

A new pedestrian bridge in the making

Sent on behalf of Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The pedestrian bridge connecting Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Plaza Garage to the main lobby will open this summer, and the progress is remarkable. Learn why the new bridge is important in the scope of Campus Renewal from Roma Bordewick, BJH patient support services director, as well as the project manager and […]

4533 Clayton tuckpointing project started March 1st

On Friday, March 1st, contractors started the 4533 Clayton tuckpointing project. The work hours will be 6 pm-5 am, with a substantial completion date of May 1st. The contractors will utilize a swing stage, and parking will not be affected now. There may be a time when a lift will be required, and we will […]

Facility condition assessments in 4444 Forest Park, 620 S. Taylor, and the Steven & Susan Lipstein BJC Institute of Health

From March 4th through May 31st, WUSM OFMD, along with architect and engineer representatives, will begin conducting facility condition assessments within and outside the following buildings: 4444 Forest Park, 620 S. Taylor (Taylor Avenue Building Extension), and the Steven & Susan Lipstein BJC Institute of Health. Those conducting the assessments will walk the buildings inside […]

Construction began Friday, March 1st, at the 4480 Clayton Avenue Building

Construction began on Friday, March 1st, at the 4480 Clayton Avenue Building for an MRI installation. As a result, we are closing four parking spaces (two on each side of the parking lot nearest the building) so we can place the construction equipment and vehicles, including a crane, intermittently. Contractors will perform most of the […]

Update on Kingshighway utility work – March 20-25

Sent on behalf of Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Contractors will continue the utility work in northbound Kingshighway, which was started last month, in five consecutive days versus six weekends as originally planned. This will reduce the ongoing disruption and provide a safer environment for the workers. The work will start at 8 pm, Wednesday, March 20 and […]