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UCSA building site – October and November work

Work is now well under way on the UCSA building site. Here’s what’s happening over the next few weeks.

October

  • Ground beams and foundations – excavation work is progressing.
  • Trenching work and drilling  bores has started at the Ilam Road end of the site.
  • There will be some noise as a result of this work, and a small number of concrete trucks coming and going from site.

November

  • Concrete pours – the slab will be poured section by section. There will be one or two trucks coming and going from site at any one time.
  • Construction and assembly of Precast Panels on-site.
  • Structural steel work due to start.
  • Bore drilling at the Health Centre end of the site is also expected to start after exams.

Study break and exams
Noise levels are expected to be low over the study break and exam period, however this will be monitored. If you have any concerns please contact David Wong, Project Manager Capital Works – david.wong@canterbury.ac.nz

Think first.
Please take care when walking, cycling, skateboarding or driving near the UCSA building site. Watch for construction vehicles and look out for others.

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Construction work near Health Centre/UCSA site

Construction work on a new sub-station is under way near the Health Centre/UCSA site. The sub-station will service buildings in the area.

Temporary fencing is in place around the work site. Two car parks will be unavailable during the work to allow construction vehicle access.

Please follow any detours and signage in place around the work area. Take care when travelling through the area and look out for others.

Kia mataara. Think first.

UCSA building site, trial evacuation 6 Sep

The ground has been broken, Leighs Construction are on site, and work has started on the new UCSA building. Leighs are currently marking up the site and working on the construction of ground beams.

Trial evacuation
Leighs will be conducting a site evacuation trial on Wednesday 6 September (tomorrow) at 8am. Please be aware an air horn on the site will sound three times and may be heard from other parts of the campus. Leighs will be carrying out trial evacuations every 3 months as part of their safety plan.

Think first – Kia mataara
Take care when you’re near a construction site on campus. Watch for trucks and other vehicles coming and going.