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Black Bldg. Alert: Upcoming Facilities-related work, Aug. 7-15
Friday, August 4, 2017


The following Facilities-related work is scheduled to take place in the William Black Building in the coming weeks:


Men’s Restrooms Temporarily Unavailable on Select Floors, Aug. 7-15

Access to the men’s restrooms in the Black Building will be temporarily unavailable due to construction activity on the floors and dates listed below:

  • Monday, Aug. 7: Floors 16 and 17 (currently closed through Sept. 30)
  • Tuesday, Aug. 8: Floors 14 and 15
  • Wednesday, Aug. 9: Floors 11 and 12
  • Thursday, Aug. 10: Floors 9 and 10
  • Friday, Aug. 11: Floors 7 and 8
  • Monday, Aug. 14: Floors 4 and 5 (the restroom on floor 4 will remain closed through Sept. 30)
  • Tuesday, Aug. 15: Floor 3

Signage will be posted at the restrooms that are out of service; please avoid using those restrooms during this time. Please use restrooms located on adjacent floors and buildings.


Temporary Heating and Hot Water Disruption, Aug. 11

Heating and hot water will be temporarily unavailable throughout the Black Building from 3 p.m. through 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, due to construction. During this time, there will be no hot water, sterilization, autoclaves, steam tables, or dishwashers available throughout the building. Eyewash devices and overhead emergency shower units will be functional, but will be supplied with cold water only. Accordingly, please consider limiting research operations that have significant potential for splash or face and bodily exposure during the shutdown.


We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work to enhance the medical center. If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of the work listed above, please contact CUMC Facilities Management at


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