Construction at CU Boulder
We recognize that construction activity on campus impacts the CU Boulder community as a whole. On this webpage, we strive to provide CU Boulder students, faculty, staff and visitors with timely updates on projects ongoing throughout the campus to help keep everyone informed about timelines, closures, safety and other impacts.
Here you will find information pages on major capital construction projects on campus, as well as a complete list of all construction projects in progress on campus.
Current construction hotspots on and near campus include:
13th St and Grandview Alley: From February 6 through February 10, a new fiber pathway will be installed. The roadway will be closed along the boring pathway. Two parking spaces in Lot 279 will be unavailable in addition to three parking spaces in the lot next to KAO.
30th/Colorado Pedestrian Underpass: This project will provide a number of safety, access, mobility and drainage improvements at the intersection of 30th Street and Colorado, including the installation of a pair of pedestrian underpasses.
- Beginning March 1 and lasting for approximately 18 months, travelers can anticipate delays at the 30th Street and Colorado Avenue intersection as crews construct two new bicycle and pedestrian underpasses and install additional intersection safety enhancements.
- More information on the city's project webpage.
Chilled Water Expansion Project: The renovations of chilled water services through Main Campus will require the closure of various pathways scheduled to continue through January 2023. The closures and detours are subject to periodic change. Pedestrians are asked to be mindful of signage around the area.
- Phase 1: starts June 29
- Phase 2: starts Aug. 11
- Phase 3: starts Sept. 15 (this area will also be used for staging during phases 1-4)
- Phase 4: starts Aug. 25
- Phase 5: starts Sept. 1
- Phase 6: starts July 5
- Lot 233 will be used for staging during all phases
COSINC Laboratory Addition: Renovation of an existing 3,500-square-foot research lab on the ground floor of the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Laboratory (SEEL) building. Project also includes construction of a new highly specialized cleanroom space to support the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) Laboratory’s micro- and nano-fabrication materials characterization program. This new 1,200-square-foot mechanical equipment room is adjacent to the renovated space to support the cleanroom’s high ventilation requirements.
Engineering Center North Wing renovation: Complete reconstruction of 55,477 GSF (35,000 assignable square feet) contained within two buildings in CU's Engineering Center (EC), which are the former Aerospace Wing (now North Wing) and the North Tower. More information and construction impacts can be found on the project webpage.