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Facilities & Services November 2022 Announcements

Construction Highlights

WUIS Building - Restroom Renovation

Say good-bye to the old flooring and toilet stools in the restrooms of the WUIS building! A combination of F&S crews and external contractors are replacing the floors and stool fixtures, as well as patching and painting the walls. Material shortages and unexpected conditions have forced changes to the scope of work, which in turn have caused delays, but the final outcome will be a nice improvement.

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WUIS Restrooms Closed Nov. 7-17

11.13.22 Update

Facilities and Services has encountered an unforeseen issue with the flooring installation at WUIS. The condition of the subfloor requires extensive grinding to prepare it for the installation of the new flooring. This is a very time-consuming process that we anticipate will push the reopening of the restrooms to the middle of next week, November 16 or 17.

We apologize for the continued inconvenience, and every effort will be made to reopen the restrooms as quickly as possible.

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HSB Plumbing Repair - Saturday, Oct. 22

Facilities and Services crews will perform a critical repair to the plumbing system on the 1st floor of the Health & Sciences Building (HSB) this Saturday, Oct. 22, from approximately 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  

We anticipate that water service will remain on through the duration of the repair.

Please feel free to reach out to us at or (217) 206-6530 should you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

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Crane Work at HSB Occurring Saturday, Oct. 15

A contractor will be on campus, Saturday, Oct. 15, for work on the HSB roof. This effort will involve the use of a crane, which will be placed on the east side of the building. Markers and barricades will be used to cordon off the area where the crane will be located.

Please do not enter the 3rd floor of HSB during this time. Signs will be placed on the stairwells as a reminder.

Work using the crane is expected to take most of the day.

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