From Monday 19 September, the Physics liquid nitrogen tank relocation project will move into the construction phase.
The LN2 storage tank has been relocated to its temporary location and plumbed for reticulation. Works will now start on the construction of a protective shelter and storage facility for the LN2 tank and the relocation of the helium storage out of the building.
Unfortunately one of the large cork oaks (Quercus suber) on the Oak Lawn has had major root failure and collapsed. The tree has been identified by an arborist as a high risk due to its deteriorated state.
The main entrance of the Reid Library will be temporarily closed from 7am Monday 12 September to 4pm Friday 16 September, while works are underway to complete cladding the exterior portico of the new entrance.
Campus Management's Grounds team is undertaking aerating and overseeding on some areas of the campus grounds to improve the lawn area surfaces, Thursday 7 and Friday 8 July. These activites will be undertaken at James Oval, Oak Lawn, Great Court Lawn and the Sunken Garden (north of the Arts Building). Some areas will be required to be roped off to allow the seed to germinate.
Contractors (Palm Doctors) will be on site this week to undertake fertilsing works around Winthrop Hall, Great Court - Tropical Grove. This is to maintain the large palms in these areas. A cherry picker and ute (with spray pump unit) will be on site.
Service Road 4 will remain closed with further works required. However, controlled access is available for service and delivery vehicles over the next week.
We thank you for your patience and cooperation while these works are being undertaken.
Resurfacing works on Service Road 4 will commence Wednesday 29 June for an approximate two-week period. Road closures will be in place, however, the road will be available only for service/delivery vehicles.
Campus Management is undertaking the high voltage (HV) upgrade at McGillivray Oval UWA Sports Park which involves relocating the UWA switchgear outside the existing substation.
The upgrade will facilitate the change of electricity supply from 6.6 KV to 11 KV with improved safety and capacity in the network to cater for the future upgrade of facilities at site, and long-term plans. Works are anticipated to be completed by December 2016.