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Main Campus road closure: Peace Roundabout, Campus Oval construction begins

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(March 7, 2012) -- At the UTSA Main Campus, Peace Boulevard from Loop 1604 to the Main Building and the Peace parking lot (also known as lot 3) both will close March 10 for construction of the Peace Roundabout and Campus Oval. Construction fences will go up March 10 surrounding the construction project.

The project will include these major changes:

  • With Peace Boulevard closing, there will no longer be access to the Main Building from Loop 1604. But, the circle drive in front of the Main Building and book drop off at the Business Building will continue to be accessible from the south via Bauerle Road.
  • Entry to the campus on the north side will be from Brenan Avenue and Barshop Boulevard. The Tobin Avenue Garage will remain open for permit holders and visitor parking.
  • After March 10, the VIA bus stop will be relocated from lot 3 to the Loop 1604 access road and an accessible route provided to the core of campus.
  • Changes to the UTSA shuttle routes will be provided at shuttle stops and on the buses.

"We want to get the word out to everyone about these important changes on the Main Campus," said Kerry Kennedy, UTSA vice president for business affairs. "When this project is complete, there will be improved traffic and pedestrian safety, convenient bus service locations, and a new social and recreational gathering space. We thank the UTSA community and visitors for your patience during the construction."

For more information, contact Facilities Work Management at 210-458-4262.

 

 

Did You Know?

Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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