Project and Construction Information
Welcome! Key details about construction and area roadwork are highlighted on this page — to keep the Vandal community informed. Thank you for your patience while U of I works hard to improve its infrastructure.
Project timelines are estimates subject to change depending on work progress. If you have any questions or concerns about the listed projects, please contact U of I Facilities at email@example.com or 208-885-6246.
IRIC Solar Array Installation
Installation of a 147kW photovoltaic array on the roof of the IRIC building, capable of offsetting a significant amount of the building’s electrical load.
Menard Law Building
Renovation of the entry steps, planters, handrails and the lighting systems as well as adding a ramp to provide universal access to this entrance of the building.
Campus Drive/Admin Circle & South Academic Mall Improvements
Changes to these two areas to improve the pedestrian character and "walkability" of campus, provide for code compliant access of fire response apparatus, while preserving and enhancing the university's built environment and Olmsted legacy.
7th Street Pedestrian Mall
One block stretch of 7th St beginning at Pitman Ctr repurposed to a pedestrian priority mall with enhanced paving’s, appropriate landscaping and street furniture.