Renovating will alter
access to Rotunda
maintenance projects on the Lawn will alter foot traffic near
the Rotunda from June 19 through Oct. 6.
ramp will be built on the West side of the Lawn entrance to the
Rotunda; a new sprinkler system will be installed on the Lawn;
and a multi-year project will begin to replace the Rotunda's deck,
which serves as a roof for several U.Va. offices. Through the
summer, pedestrians will have to use the East tunnel entrance
to get to the Rotunda.
"We'll be removing and replacing the deck, the balustrade
and the materials underneath which provide the waterproofing for
the quarter of the deck closest to Pavilion I," said Facilities
Management chief Robert P. Dillman. Due to the work, the Student
Affairs office will relocate to the lower level of Madison House
from mid-June until mid-October.
section of the deck over the Board of Visitors office will be
replaced next summer, followed by the portion over the Development
office in the 2002 summer. The project will conclude in the summer
of 2003, when the area over the Office of the Architect for the
University is completed, Dillman said.