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    Franklin Street Conversion

    The Franklin Street transition into a pedestrian mall is scheduled to begin during the summer of 2017. This conversion will better integrate the Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History building as well as the Jesuit Residence Community with the rest of the Santa Clara University campus. 

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    Charney Hall of Law

    Charney Hall has been under construction since October 2016.  The building framework is now complete and exterior enclosure has begun.  Work will continue with little or no disruption to the campus; no outages; a few scheduled closures of Sherman St., Franklin and Palm Drive this summer.  Work will be substantially complete by early January 2018.  All Law School moves from Heafey-Bergin, Bannan Hall and the NCIP (900 Lafayette) will be completed during March 2018.  This allows for remodeling of Heafey-Bergin to begin as early as April 2018.

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    Kennedy Quad

    Set to be completed in June 2018, the Kennedy Quad is being improved to create a space for students to enjoy. This area will have a new BBQ space, the sand volleyball court, along with a proposed function space near Dunne. Housing and Student Life are working out what they envision going into this space. Head over to the Campus Projects section for more details.

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SCU Enhancement - A new pedestrian mall will be constructed adjacent to Charney Hall and Dowd Art & Art History Building.  Beginning Monday, June 19th, traffic and parking will be prohibited along Franklin Street, from Lafayette eastward to The Alameda. 


Crosswalk Project - Poles, arms and lights have been installed for this project. The last piece waiting to be set in place is the controller, it is currently under control by the city and will be installed once it is released.

Charney Law School Site - There is a tentative road closure Monday, June 19th affecting Sherman and Franklin Street, please plan your route accordingly. 

Kennedy Quad Landscape - All of the sidewalk, flat work and light poles have been set in place. The work remaining before this project is finalized includes top soil additions and irrigation, which is sheduled to begin later this month and end by June 30th.


Kennedy Quad - Top soil is coming up and fencing is coming down today. Irrigation and landscape are scheduled for two weeks from today.

Charney Law School Site - There will be a crane on Sherman Street starting at 7am this Saturday, June 3rd. Sherman Street is scheduled to be closed all day while the crane places mechanical equipment into desginated locations, please plan accordingly.


Charney Law School Site - Exterior framing, glass windows, and the roof are all soon to be installed items at the site.


Art and Art History - A crane will be placing the second and final sculpture inside the DOWD building this morning. There may be traffic congestion on Alviso Street due to the crane.

Kennedy Quad Landscape - Flat work has been completed and light pole fixtures are being poured today. Landscape work will follow closely after with a project wrap up scheduled in the next few weeks.

Charney Law School Site - Concrete continues to be poured and is scheduled to close Sherman Street for one day next week. A crane pick is scheduled for June 3rd, likely closing Sherman Street for the day.

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