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SEC Swimming and Diving Championships Feb 13-18

Allan Jones Aquatic Center will host the 2017 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships

Teams arriving Sunday Feb 12 and Monday Feb 13

Competitions Tuesday Feb 14 to Saturday Feb 18

Significant impact around Allan Jones Aquatic Center regarding parking and transit:

  • S25 – SEC officials will be parking here
  • S29 – this lot closed for event coordination (parking in GF4 for staff)
  • SC40 – Spectators will park in the gravel lot (not on the paved section in from of the OIT offices)
  • C22 – SEC officials, team vehicles, and media will park here and be monitored by attendants

Commuters who park in C22 will be directed to GF4.

UT Drive will be closed to through traffic except for shuttles and UT motor pool.

Knoxville Trolley and the T buses will be adjusting their routes for this event.

Volunteer Blvd parking meters from UT Drive up to the G7 West Campus parking garage will be reserved for the buses from the participating universities.

Below is the map that shows the impact to the west side of campus and parking for SEC officials, media and team vehicles.

2017 SEC Swimming Championship parking for SEC officials, team vehicles and media

Below is the map for Spectators and parking at the Kingston Pike building on the gravel area

2017 SEC Swimming Championship Spectator Parking

Chiller construction project at Claxton Jan 30-Mar 15 rev 2-8-17

Starting Monday January 30, the cooling system at Claxton will begin maintenance on the cooling system and new materials installed. This project is expected to last until March 15.

This will impact staff who park in S9 Margaret Alley.  The construction company will need a number spaces to set up materials and a trailer. Maintenance staff from the Parking & Transit department will monitor the project to minimize the number of spaces needed to complete this work.

Like the Chiller project at Hodges in January, there will be an extremely large crane on campus to lift the materials. That crane is scheduled to go up on Feb 13 (NOW Feb 17) and come down on Feb 27. On those mornings only, Margaret Alley is planned to be closed from 5 am to 9 am


Schedule for activities

Phase 1           January 30 to February 12 – trailers and steel material delivery

Phase 2           February 17 from 5 am to 9 am (ALL of Margaret’s Alley S9 impacted)
                         Set up crane, dumpster and materials

Phase 3           February 17 to 26 – construction

The following will be CLOSED:

  1. Many parking places in S9 Margaret Alley will be closed for the crane
  2. The drive lane between the chiller building and the parking spaces will be closed

The following will be OPEN:

  1. S9 (MAIN lot) is not anticipated to be impacted
  2. S9 will be honored in G10 for the duration of the project
  3. The drive lane on the other side of the chiller building is expected to be open so traffic can flow from one end to the other

Phase 4           February 27 from 5 am to 9 am (ALL of Margaret’s Alley S9 impacted)
                         Take down crane

Phase 5           February 23 to March 15 – Final construction, removal of materials and dumpster

Claxton Chiller Project Parking Impact Jan 30-Mar 15_2017

As of Feb 8, 2017 (will update if there are dramatic changes to schedule)

T Bus Schedule in January

The T buses are back in action on Monday Jan 9th for Access, Late Nite, Link, The Fort, The Hill and Neyland Express Routes.

ORNL/PSCC and JIAM shuttles will resume service on Wednesday Jan 11th.

Please note that on Monday Jan 16th for the observance of MLK Day the only routes available that day will be the Late Nite and Link as the University of Tennessee is closed.


Ride the T schedule for winter break 2016

Schedule adjustments for Winter Break 2016 until Spring Semester begins Jan 11

The Hill, Fort, and Neyland Express routes will resume on Monday Jan 9

December 12-16 Monday-Friday Limited Access & Link Only Semester Break
December 17-18 Sunday Limited Link Only Semester Break
December 19-23 Monday-Friday Limited Access & Link Only Semester Break
December 24-31 Saturday-Saturday No service Semester Break

 ORNL/PSCC & JIAM shuttle is not in service – Dec 10-Jan 10
Reminder the shuttles do not operate during holidays, breaks and administrative closings.

Initial schedule for January 2017

January 1-2 Sunday-Monday No service Holiday
January 3-6 Tuesday-Friday Limited Access & Link Only Semester Break
January 7-8 Saturday-Sunday Link & Late Nite  
January 9-10 Monday-Tuesday Regular Hill, Neyland Express, Fort, Late Nite, Access & Link Service  
January 11-13 Wednesday-Friday Regular Hill, Neyland Express, Fort, Late Nite, ORNL/PSCC, JIAM, Access & Link Service Shuttle service resumes


Hodges cooling system project Dec 11-Jan6


Air Conditioning System Project at Hodges Library
December 11, 2016 to January 6, 2017

Construction Set Up – Sunday Dec 11th & Monday Dec 12th

The following will be CLOSED:

  1. Melrose Ave from east end of Hess to Melrose Pl
  2. The Melrose Loop – Melrose Ave and Melrose Pl (they will be setting up and assembling a huge crane to lift the new equipment to the roof)
  3. All of S12 lots at Library (including at Alumni House)

Accessible parking relocated to Fred Brown and S23 by Music Building


Construction      Tuesday December 13th – January 6th

The following will be CLOSED:

  1. Melrose Ave from east end of Hess to Melrose Pl
  2. Upper east level of S12 lots closest to the Library

The following will be OPEN:

  1. Melrose Ave in front of Hess – BUT it will be a two-way street and thus there can be NO parking at the curb on Melrose by Hess due to the two-way traffic
  2. Melrose Pl from Volunteer Blvd and then down behind S12
  3. Additional accessible/handicapped parking will be available in Upper S12 in front of the I-House
  4. Lower east S12 – enter from Melrose Pl
  5. Upper west S12 (in front of I-House) – enter from TWO-WAY Melrose Ave in front of Hess


Staff 12 parking permits will be honored in unreserved student or staff parking lots from Dec 11-Jan 6.

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