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  • Blasting test for excavation of new UMMS building slated for July 12
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    Blasting test for excavation of new UMMS building slated for July 12

    A bedrock blasting program for the excavation of the site of the new education and research building at UMass Medical School in Worcester begins July 12 with two test blasts, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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  • Geothermal heating and cooling system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in new UMMS building
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    Geothermal heating and cooling system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in new UMMS building

    A geothermal heating and cooling system is being installed in the new education and research building under construction at UMass Medical School that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Excavation begins for new education and research building
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    Excavation begins for new education and research building

    Construction of the new education and research building at the UMass Medical School main campus in Worcester goes underground this week, as crews begin excavation for the foundation of the structure.

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  • First Road garage demolition continues at UMass Medical School campus
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    (April 28) First Road garage demolition continues at UMass Medical School campus

    Demolition of sections of the First Road garage is underway to accommodate the construction of the new education and research building on campus.

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  • First Road garage demolition begins April 12
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    First Road garage demolition begins April 12

    Demolition begins April 12 on the campus of UMass Medical School to make way for the construction of the new education and research building.

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  • LRB and Sherman Center pedestrian bridges at UMMS to close March 12
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    LRB and Sherman Center pedestrian bridges at UMMS to close March 12

    The pedestrian bridges connecting the First Road garage to the Lazare Research Building and the Albert Sherman Center on the campus of UMass Medical School in Worcester will close permanently on March 12.

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  • Visual mock-up of new education and research building glass on display at UMMS
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    Visual mock-up of new education and research building glass on display at UMMS

    What looks like a wall of windows now standing on the UMass Medical School quad in front of the Lazare Research Building is a visual mock-up of the style and design of glass panels being considered for the exterior of the new education and research building under construction on campus.

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  • Construction of new building prompts parking changes beginning Feb. 8
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    (Jan. 15) Construction of new building prompts parking changes beginning Feb. 8

    Nearly 1,200 people who park on the UMass Medical School campus in Worcester will have their parking assignments changed on Feb. 8, as construction continues on the new education and research building.

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  • Changes underway on UMMS campus to accommodate construction of new building
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    (Dec. 9) Changes underway on UMMS campus to accommodate construction of new building

    To accommodate the new education and research building now under construction on campus, a portion of the First Road garage facing the campus green will be demolished. The existing garage elevators and staircase will remain open and in service. The project does, however, include permanently rerouting the walkways from the elevator landings into the garage on floors 2 - 6 through an addition to the existing stair tower.

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  • Major parking changes underway for construction of new education and research building at UMMS
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    (Nov. 16) Major parking changes underway for construction of new education and research building at UMMS

    Major changes in parking and pedestrian routes on campus begin this week when the site of the new education and research building is fenced for enabling work by the construction management company.

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  • Construction project for new education and research building to begin
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    (Nov. 2) Construction project for new education and research building to begin

    Construction of the nine-story, 350,000-square-foot new education and research building at UMass Medical School will take three years and have significant impacts on daily campus activities.

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  • Nine-story biomedical research and education facility to be built at UMass Medical School
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    (Oct. 20) Nine-story biomedical research and education facility to be built at UMass Medical School

    UMass Medical School has received approval from the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees to build a nine-story biomedical research and education facility on the Worcester campus to support laboratory research growth and the educational enterprise.

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