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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.
On Friday, May 6, the speed bumps that run from Parking Lot G to Ethel Ave will be striped. During this time, one lane in this pathway will need to be blocked off while the speed bumps are striped. The work will be done from 6 am-12 pm. For more information please contact Mike Pope of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
On Sunday, May 1, from 6:00 am-3:00 pm, Pankow will be shutting down campus Circuit A, which will affect the Music Building, Foreign Language Building, Omega Data Center, and Site Lighting, which will be without normal power. Sunday classes in the Foreign Language Building have been moved to Humanities and Master Calendar has been consulted to avoid any conflicts. The shutdown will enable the transition which will energize the switchgear in the building and provide permanent power for testing of building systems and equipment. For more information relating to the Community Worforce Development Center project please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Beginning Thursday, February 11, Parking Lot L and M, Weight Room, Bungalow 78, and the Field House will be permanently closed. The closure is estimated to be completed by August 31, 2016. During this time, the eastern side of Ethel Avenue will also be partially closed for parking . Please refer to this map to see the location of the closure, which will be surrounded by a construction fence. The area is the location south of the Community Services Center, east of Ethel Avenue, west of the Monarch Athletic Center, and north of Burbank Blvd. The contractor laydown will be onsite at parking Lot L. For more information please contact Mike Pope of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
On Friday, July 31, Pankow will be expanding the construction fence for the Administration & Career Advancement building project (formerly called the Valley Glen Gateway or the Community Workforce Development Center) on College Road South to include the area immediately north of Parking Lot A in front of the Student Services Center. This will affect the parking spaces immediately north of Parking Lot A near the northwest side of the Student Services Center until the anticipated end of construction in September 2016. Please refer to this site plan to see the exact location of the fence expansion, which will provide needed storage space for structural steel and steel decking related to the Administration and Career Development Building project. For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Beginning Wednesday, October 22, site clearance, demolition, and other construction activities is scheduled to begin for the new Administration and Career Advancement Project (formerly referred to as the Valley College Gateway or the Community Workforce Development Center). The initial construction activities of demolition and site clearance involve construction equipment which will cause a noticeable noise impact for the first few weeks. The buildings most affected by the noise and construction impacts will be the Foreign Language Building, Humanities Building, and the Library and Academic Resource Center. The work will take place from 6 a.m.-4 p.m., until the estimated completion date on September 16, 2016. For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Starting Friday, October 3, Pankow will be completing the erection of the construction fence around the old Administration Building to make way for the commencement of the Administration and Career Advancement (formerly called the Valley College Gateway) building construction. As a result, the parking lot at College Road South will be closed to vehicular traffic and pedestrians from the roundabout at the College's Fulton Avenue Main Entrance to the Student Services Center. Please refer to this site logistics plan [PDF: 513KB] for details. The area within the site will become a construction site with construction of temporary power beginning on Monday, October 6. The estimated completion date for the Valley Glen Gateway project is March 23, 2016. For more information regarding this project, please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.
Beginning on Thursday, November 14, construction for the new Student Union (a.k.a. the Monarch Center project) 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 [PDF: 141KB] 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 Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950.