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Bigelow to reopen on Christmas Eve

Construction on Bigelow Boulevard lasted from November 2019 through this December.
December 23, 2020
Bigelow Boulevard between Forbes and Fifth avenues will reopen on Christmas Eve this Thursday, City and Pitt officials announced Wednesday.

Board committee approves expansion to Salk construction

The Properties & Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees approved an expanded construction project of the now $72-million Salk Hall renovation project.
November 18, 2020
More construction crews will soon rumble into Oakland following the approval of an expanded construction project by the Properties & Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Bigelow to partially reopen as construction moves into fourth phase

Parts of Bigelow Boulevard will reopen on Saturday as the University's massive construction project moves into its fourth phase.
October 18, 2020
Parts of Bigelow Boulevard will reopen next Saturday as the University's massive construction project moves into its fourth phase.

Pitt to continue construction on ‘essential’ projects only

The construction project on Bigelow Boulevard, originally scheduled to finish in August, is now scheduled to be completed in October.
August 23, 2020
The construction on Bigelow Boulevard is now set to finish its third and final phase in October. It originally had an August completion date, before Welcome Week for incoming first-year students.

Bigelow construction to resume Friday

Pit will resume construction resume construction Friday on the Bigelow Boulevard project, following a gubernatorial order issued last week.
May 1, 2020
Pitt will resume construction Friday on the Bigelow Boulevard project between Forbes and Fifth avenues, University officials said.

Ready, set, dig: Bigelow closure one month away

Bigelow Boulevard will be closed between Forbes and Fifth avenues from Nov. 1 to Aug. 15, 2020.
October 7, 2019
Beginning Nov. 1, Bigelow Boulevard will be closed as a part of a multi-million dollar reconstruction of Bigelow and the WPU driveway.

Board committee approves major construction projects

Board committee approves major construction projects
June 27, 2019
At a public meeting in Posvar Hall Thursday morning, the property and facilities committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved several major leases and construction projects, a major step in starting to turn the campus master plan into reality.

Students shimmy on Schenley at annual bash

Lila Ramani from the Pittsburgh-based band Crumb performs at Saturday’s Bigelow Bash (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)
April 16, 2018

Thousands crowded Schenley Drive on 2018’s hottest day yet to partake in food truck specialties and play lawn games — accompanied by a bass-heavy DJ set. Bigelow Bash — a one-day musical festival...

Pitt honors Holocaust victims in annual remembrance walk

Pitt honors Holocaust victims in annual remembrance walk
April 13, 2018

A procession of Pitt community members dressed in black marched from from Trees Hall to the Bigelow Lawn Wednesday night. The mourning colors were worn not just to remember one death, but millions. Pitt’s...

Community questions Bigelow plan

Justin Miller, transportation planner with the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, said changes to Bigelow Boulevard will positively impact the community. (Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)
November 10, 2017

Bigelow Boulevard has always divided campus, but now it’s dividing community members as well. The finalized street safety plan for Bigelow Boulevard — discussed during a community forum Thursday...

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