Construction / Parking Updates
The following construction projects are currently taking place at Los Angeles Valley College. Should there be an emergency, please contact the LAVC Sheriff's Office at (818) 947-2911.
Migration of Data Center from the Old Administration Building to New Data Center Location
September 12-13, 2014
Beginning today (September 12) at 4pm, the LAVC Information Technology staff will be working to move the data center from the old location in the Administration building to the new Omega Data Center. The following services on campus will be impacted as a result of the migration:
- On Friday, September 12 from 4pm-9pm, access to the internet will be unreliable or unavailable on campus
- On Saturday, September 13 from 7am-2 pm, the college U: drive, MyLAVC portal, SARS grid, SARS call, ID access cards, video surveillance, and door access systems at the Allied Health and Sciences Center, Student Services buildings, Library and Academic Resource Center, and Child Development Center will be temporarily unavailable
The new data center, which is located between the Music and Theater Arts buildings, will bring forth enhanced physical and data security, redundant power and cooling systems, and redundant data center high-speed networking to ensure availability and integrity of college systems. Please see this map for the location of the project.
Scheduled Power Outages for Campus Buildings
September 7 and 14, 2014
On Sunday, September 7, Los Angeles Valley College will have power outages scheduled on selected parts of campus. In addition, the college will be scheduling a 2-hour power outage for the Allied Health and Sciences Center on Sunday, September 14. Power outages have been scheduled for the following buildings:
- Campus Center on September 7 from 6-8:15 a.m.
- Power Plant on September 7 from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
- Student Services Center and Student Services Annex on September 7 from 8:45-10:45 a.m.
- Child Development and Family Complex on September 7 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Allied Health and Sciences Center on September 14 at a to-be-determined time.
Please note:The Alpha Data Center will have backup power provided during the scheduled power outages. For more information about the outages, please contact Maintenance and Operations at (818) 947-2301.
Hatteras Street, Campus Drive, and Collins Street will be Closed to Vehicle Access Due to Construction Activities
March 10, 2014 – Further Notice
Starting on March 10, 2014, Hatteras Street, Campus Drive, and Collins Street will be closed to all vehicles except delivery, construction, and emergency vehicles until further notice. This restriction does not apply to the Business Office staff, patrons of the Adaptive PE Center in the North Gym and access to the parking on the east side of the Campus Center. This map shows the closures that will take place. For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Yang Management at (818) 756-0950.
Partial Shutdown of Campus Drive to Commence Construction of New Monarch Center Building
November 14, 2013 – March 1, 2015
Beginning on Thursday, November 14, construction for the new Monarch Center will begin and will permanently shut down Campus Drive between Emelita and Hatteras Street. The estimated completion date for this construction work is March 1, 2015. The orange area in this illustration shows the fencing and construction zones for the Monarch Center project. As shown, the location for this project will be the area that currently houses the Cafeteria Building, Campus Drive, and the walkways adjacent to the cafeteria building. The work for this project will take place between 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The corner of Hatteras and Campus Drive will serve as the contractor lay down area. For more information regarding this project, please contact Robert Tellez of Yang Management at (818) 756-0950.
Limited Parking on Ethel Avenue, Emelita Street, and West Hatteras Street Due to the Demolition of the Softball Field and Construction of a New Parking Structure
June 10, 2013 – September 8, 2014
Beginning on June 10, 2013, a new project will be underway which will involve demolition of the softball field to make way for a new parking structure; this project is expected to take about 305 days, reaching completion on September 8, 2014. During this time, there will be limited circulation and parking on Ethel Avenue and no parking on West Hatteras and Emelita Street. Pedestrian access will also be reduced on the walkways at Emelita Street and Ethel Avenue and there will be moderate noise from construction equipment. Both the Business Office and the adjacent parking lot will remain in place until the completion of the new Monarch Center, a project which will be presented in a future notification. Please note: The area within the intersections of Emelita Street, Ethel Avenue, West Hatteras, and Campus Drive, will be fenced off (with the exception of the temporary Business Office and the adjacent parking lot) and from December 2013-January 2014 both Emelita Street and West Hatteras Street will be closed as shown in this illustration. In addition, a temporary construction trailer will be located on Hatteras Street, to the south of the Business Office, which is also shown in this illustration.All work will be done on Monday-Friday between the hours of 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information regarding this project, contact Robert Tellez of Yang Management at (818) 756-0950.
Parking Lot E and Part of Parking Lot L Closed Due to Construction of the New Community Services Center
April 15, 2013 – September 22, 2014
Construction activities for the new Community Services Center will commence on April 15, 2013; the anticipated completion date will be September 22, 2014. During construction, Parking Lot E and part of Parking Lot L will be closed, and vehicle and pedestrian access around the project area will be limited. There will also be noise, dust, and smoke from construction equipment associated with this project. Fencing will be installed as shown in this illustration. The contractor lay-down area will be within the construction site. All work on this project will be done on Monday-Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information regarding the Community Services Center project, contact Mike Pope of Yang Management at (818) 756-0950.