Mark Rudkin

Streetscaping to transform area between student centre, Dillon and Memorial halls

Work on a new streetscaping project located in front of the CAW Student Centre between Dillon and Memorial halls is scheduled to begin July 30, according to Dan Castellan, manager of facilities, planning, design and construction.

The Student Centre Courtyard, which will be jointly funded by the Universuity of Windsor Students’ Alliance and the University through its Strategic Priority Fund, will  re-imagine the existing space to make it more user-friendly and serve the ongoing use requirements of students, Castellan says.

Renovations to begin this week in Dillon Hall

Renovations in Dillon Hall will close the building’s washrooms and restrict access to other areas through the summer, Facility Services reports.

The washroom renovations are scheduled for completion by August 31. Until that time, all washrooms in Dillon Hall will be closed; washrooms are available in the adjoining buildings--Essex Hall, Memorial Hall, the University Computer Centre and the CAW Student Centre.

Razing of Cody Hall to commence this week

It’s the beginning of the end for Cody Hall this week, as a demolition team prepares to bring down the former residence building.

Jones Group Demolition plans to begin razing the building on Tuesday, May 22. The work will be done by heavy equipment, with no explosives necessary, explains Mark Rudkin of Facility Services.

“The contractor will use excavators with extended reach arms equipped with shears to cut the structural steel,” Rudkin says.