BALLSTON-VIRGINIA SQUARE

Civic Association Newsletter

December 1996 - Volume 20, No. 3



UPDATE ON CONSTRUCTION AT GMU-VIRGINIA SQUARE

After months of delay, George Mason University has signed a contract with S.B. Construction to begin Phase I of the Arlington facility's renovation. The start date specified in the contract is December 21, 1996. The parking lot will be open as usual on December 23, 1996, the last day the University is open prior to the Winter Break (December 24, 1996 - January 1, 1997). Parking changes will be effective January 2, 1997.

On January 2, 1997, students, staff, and faculty will begin to park in the Colonial Parking Garage in the National Science Foundation Building and take shuttles to the Virginia Square site. The shuttle service is currently scheduled to be:

An Arlington Construction Planning and Coordination Meeting is being convened WEEKLY to address issues raised by the construction process. The Arlington community may contact Cass Connelly (Director of the Arlington Campus) 703-993- 8137 or Dr. Randall Edwards, Executive Vice President for Administration, 703-993-8760, with any questions or concerns. The next meeting of the Joint GMU/Arlington County Academic Advisory Board is scheduled for Wednesday, January 15, 1997, at 7:30 p.m., in Room 319C, the Arlington Campus of George Mason University. Parking will be available for the Joint GMU/Arlington County Board at St. Charles church.



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