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Construction Set to Begin on Gertrude Ford Boulevard

OXFORD, Miss. – Closures of the southbound lane on Gertrude Ford Boulevard, near the University Avenue bridge, are expected during construction of a retaining wall on the University of Mississippi campus starting Monday (July 22). The construction will begin at 7 a.m. July 22 and is expected to continue through Aug. 31. During that time,Read the story …

Construction Projects at UM Nearing Completion

Building renovations, traffic expansions designed to improve campus life

OXFORD, Miss. – Several construction projects at the University of Mississippi are expected to be completed during the 2018-19 academic year. Construction crews already have reworked the roundabout in front of Guyton Hall to align with Guyton Place and Magnolia Drive. The new design, which opened Aug. 10, allows for a safer roadway for pedestriansRead the story …

South Section of Chucky Mullins Drive to Close for Construction

Public will be able to access South Campus Trails throughout project

OXFORD, Miss. – A portion of Chucky Mullins Drive south of Highway 6 will close to through traffic April 16 to allow for ongoing construction of the University of Mississippi’s South Campus Recreation Facility and Transportation Hub. The public will still be able to access the South Campus Trails, and Oxford-University Transit bus routes willRead the story …

Several Construction Projects Progressing on Campus

Work includes new facilities for students, faculty and staff to learn and work

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has enjoyed tremendous growth in recent years, and campus planners are working to create the best possible space for students to learn, discover and live. Several construction projects are underway on campus that, when completed, will provide state-of-the-art facilities for students, faculty and staff. These projects include: OleRead the story …

Chucky Mullins Drive Entrance Closed For Roundabout Construction

Roundabout construction where Hill Drive and Hathorn Road meet will run through August

OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi campus entrance at Chucky Mullins Drive will remain closed through the summer so a roundabout can be built where Hill Drive and Hathorn Road meet. The work there to install a roundabout will lead to improved traffic flow on the south side of campus, but until the work is completeRead the story …

Meet Olivia Walt: ‘Wonder Woman’ of Yates Construction

General engineering alumna among company's youngest directors

In the 1970s television series “Wonder Woman,” Diana Prince is transformed from an exceptional special agent into the powerful Amazonian heroine with a few simple moves. Like the fictional character, Olivia Walt has evolved from a promising 2015 University of Mississippi general engineering graduate to director of business development at Yates Construction in Jackson. Walt,Read the story …

Construction Begins this Week on University Avenue Bridge

Beginning this week, the University Avenue bridge on the University of Mississippi campus will be partially closed. On Wednesday, a project will begin to increase the bridge’s load capacity in preparation for additional construction traffic next summer, while the Chucky Mullins Drive roundabout is being built. During construction, the bridge will remain open to pedestrians and passable to vehicles through one traffic lane in eachRead the story …

Construction Projects Continue to Transform Campus

New facilities, renovations will help accommodate growing Ole Miss student body

OXFORD, Miss. – The student population continues to grow at the University of Mississippi. As a result, the Oxford campus is growing and improving to accommodate the influx of students. Over the next few years, several major construction projects will enhance campus life for students, faculty and staff. Here’s a brief look at current andRead the story …

Construction Begins on NPHC Greek Garden

Space for African-American organizations to be complete by fall

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi officially began construction on a garden space honoring several historically African-American fraternities and sororities with a groundbreaking ceremony April 23. The National Pan-Hellenic Council Greek Garden is expected to be complete by early fall. The garden, next to the new residence hall between Crosby Hall and the NorthgateRead the story …

Gov. Bryant, UMMC Mark Highpoint in School of Medicine Construction

Officials celebrate 'topping out' of new facility

JACKSON, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant today helped celebrate a milestone in the construction of an emerging School of Medicine building during a “topping-out” ceremony at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Touting the economic and health care implications of a more spacious, state-of-the-art medical school, Bryant was among some 100 dignitaries and other attendeesRead the story …