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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.

Posted: 5/24/19

Construction tools signInstallation of New Door Hardware for the Security Project Door Upgrade

June 11-20, 2019

Starting on Tuesday, June 11, a contractor will be changing the door hardware (knobs) of some existing classroom doors as part of the college's shelter-in-place/door hardware upgrades.

NOTE: This work will NOT AFFECT your current classroom keys, or your ability to lock/unlock doors the classroom door.

This construction activity is part of the college-wide Security Project (SP) improvements. Read the Construction Notification (CN) #2 [PDF].

The general contractor from Fast Track will conduct this work in the evenings between 11 p.m.-7 a.m. In addition, campus security will remain with the contractor to unlock and lock doors throughout the duration of this activity.

The following buildings and number of classroom doors that will be impacted as illustrated in the CN #2 Exhibit [PDF]:

  • Allied Health & Sciences Center (AHS) – Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 (59 Doors);
  • Bungalow 85-83 – (3 Doors); ​
  • Business Journalism (BJ) – (22 Doors);
  • Emergency Services Training (EST) – (13 Doors);
  • Math Science (MS) – (10 Doors);
  • North Gym (NGym) – (5 Doors);
  • Planetarium (P) – (3 Doors);
  • South Gym (SGym) – (12 Doors);
  • Student Services Center (SSC) – Level 2 (3 Doors)

The schedule may vary due to the contractor finishing work quicker than anticipated. This portion of the project is anticipated to be completed by June 20. 

For more information on the Security Project and this construction activity, please contact Susana Vides of Build-LACCD at (323) 804-7961 or email Susana Vides.

Posted: 5/24/19

Construction tools signExamination of Existing Doors for the Security Project - Shelter-in-Place Door Upgrade

May 28-June 1, 2019

Starting Tuesday, May 28, existing campus doors will be examined in selected campus buildings as part of the campus-wide shelter-in-place/door hardware upgrades. This construction activity is part of the college's Security Project (SP) improvements. Read the Construction Notification (CN) #1 [PDF].

A general contractor from Fast Track will conduct this work in the evenings between 11 p.m.-7 a.m. In addition, campus security will remain with the contractor to unlock and lock doors throughout the duration of this activity.

The general contractor will assess the existing campus door conditions and take a total of 10 pictures of each door assembly, and will perform air pressure measurement while the air conditioner is on to adjust the door(s). 

The following buildings and number of classroom doors that will be impacted as illustrated in the CN #1 Exhibit [PDF]:

  • Administration and Career Advancement (ACA) – Level 1 & 2 (28 Doors);
  • Allied Health & Sciences Center (AHS) – Level 1 West & East, Level 2 West & East, Level 3 West & East (59 Doors);
  • Art (A) – (7 Doors);
  • Behavioral Sciences (BSC) – (15 Doors);
  • Bungalow 85-83 – (3 Doors); ​
  • Business Journalism (BJ) – (22 Doors);
  • Campus Center (CC) – Level 1 and Level 2 (25 Doors) and Basement (5 Doors)
  • Child Development and Family Complex - Family Resource Center (FRC) – (1 Door);
  • Emergency Services Training (EST) – (13 Doors);
  • Engineering (E) – (9 Doors);
  • Foreign Language (FL) – (22 Doors);
  • Humanities (H) – (27 Doors);
  • Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC) – Level 1 South, Level 2 North & South (10 Doors);
  • Math Science (MS) – (10 Doors);
  • Music (M) – (6 Doors);
  • Motion Picture Studio (MP) – (1 Door);
  • North Gym (NG) – (5 Doors);
  • Planetarium (P) – (3 Doors);
  • South Gym (SG) – (12 Doors);
  • Student Services Center (SSC) – Level 2 (3 Doors);
  • Theater Arts (TA) – (1 Door)

The door examination phase of the project is anticipated to be completed by June 1. 

For more information on the Security Project and this construction activity, please contact Susana Vides of Build-LACCD at (323) 804-7961 or email Susana Vides.


Posted: 3/12/2019; Revised: 5/29/2019

Flashing construction barricadeTemporary Closure of Southern Portion of the North Mall for Installation of New Gas Line

March 15-June 21, 2019

Beginning on Friday, March 15, the southern section of the North Mall grass area, located to the east of the Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC), will be closed for installation of a new gas line. This construction activity is part of the college's Energy Infrastructure Improvement (EII) project. Read the Construction Notification EII #07 [PDF].

The North Mall table/seating area will be temporarily closed, and there may also be noise from construction equipment. However, no sidewalks will be closed during this part of the work.

Please refer to the exhibit with Drawing #P302 [JPG] & Drawing #P301 [JPG] for a diagram illustrating the outline of the fence to be erected on the southern half of the North Mall grass area, located to the east of the Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC).

This construction activity was originally scheduled to be completed by Sunday, May 19. The new anticipated completion date is Friday, June 21.

For more information on the EII Project and this construction activity, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or email Bruce Johnson.


Posted: 3/04/2019; Revised: 5/29/2019

Flashing construction barricadeTemporary Closure of Monarch Square for Installation of New Gas Line

March 4-June 21, 2019

Starting Monday, March 4, sections of Monarch Square are subject to closure to allow the installation of a new gas line that runs north-south on the campus. This construction activity is part of the college's Energy Infrastructure Improvement (EII) project.

The first area to be closed will be the area on the West side of the Campus Center building.

ADA accessible paths will be maintained throughout the duration of the project. There may also be noise from construction equipment, as well as dust and smoke associated with this project. 

For details as well as map illustrations of the fencing areas and pedestrian access routes, please see the EII Project's Construction Notification #6 [PDF].

This project was originally scheduled to be completed by Monday, May 20. The new anticipated completion date is Friday, June 21.

For more information on the EII Project and this construction activity, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or email Bruce Johnson.


Updated: 12/06/2018

Flashing construction barricadeClosure of Lot H, Quad Park, and Bungalows 45-47, 50-52, and 48-49 in Preparation for the Energy Infrastructure Improvement Project

December 6, 2018-March 17, 2020

Starting on Thursday, December 6, mobilization will begin for the Energy Infrastructure Improvement (EII) project. The project includes the demolition of Bungalows 45-47 and 50-52 in preparation for the construction of the Thermal Energy Storage Tank (TES), equipment upgrades in the Central Plant, and construction of underground piping for the north loop located at the north end of Monarch Square.

Construction fencing will be erected around Lot H, the Quad Park, and Bungalows 45-47, 50-52, and 48-49. Pedestrian access into the campus will be available on the west side of Lot H as illustrated on this diagram [JPG].

In addition, Lot H will be used for contractor's offices, parking and lay down, and will be closed to campus parking during the duration of the project. 

This construction activity is scheduled to be completed by Friday, March 17. 

For more information on the EII Project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or email Bruce Johnson.


Posted: 8/24/18

Attention iconClosure of Southern Portion of Bungalows in preparation for the Bungalow Removal Project

August 23, 2018-TBD

In preparation for an upcoming Bungalow Removal Project, most of the bungalows along Burbank Boulevard have been permanently closed. 

The new fencing has been installed around groups of bungalows until they are demolished. There are designated pedestrian pathways through the area to allow for pedestrian access into the campus from Burbank Boulevard and from Parking Lot H, as illustrated on the LAVC Campus Map.

In addition, College Sheriff personnel will continue to patrol the area. If you see any suspicious activity, please report it to the LAVC Sheriff's Office at (818) 947-2433. 

For more information regarding this project, contact Tom Lopez in Maintenance & Operations at (818) 947-2301.


Posted: 09/09/16

Construction barricade

Installation of the Valley Academic and Cultural Center Construction Fencing, Permanent Closure of Parking Lot C & Restriping of Parking Lot B 

September 10, 2016-Fall 2020

Starting Saturday, September 10, activities related to the construction of the new Valley Academic and Cultural Center (VACC) will begin.

Parking Lot B will be restriped to delete parking stalls and create a east-west roadway in the lot. In addition, new construction fencing for the VACC project will be installed, and Parking Lot C will permanently close. In Parking lot B, a number of parking stalls will be removed, and a new vehicle access lane will be striped to create a new two-lane vehicle pathway north of a new temporary construction fence starting September 10.

Following that, new construction fencing will be installed that will permanently close Lot C, and the current pedestrian pathways between the Music Building and Campus Drive to Parking Lot B will not be accessible. New paths will be identified / added to facilitate pedestrian traffic around the construction site. Please refer to this map [JPG].

For more information on the VACC project, please contact Craig Sprecher of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or email Craig Sprecher.

 


View Campus Map (with current construction areas)