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Pitt construction halted under governor’s order

Pitt will resume construction activity on Bigelow Boulevard following an order from Gov. Tom Wolf permitting construction projects in PA to resume.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

As businesses shutter across Pennsylvania in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the roaring sounds of construction normally heard across Pitt have gone silent as well.

Opinion | Construction on campus is inconvenient but could be worthwhile

The closure of the Chevron and Eberly stairs, the main passages to upper campus and Panther and Irvis Halls from Chevron Science Center, have impacted students by requiring them to find alternate ways to move between upper and lower campus.

By Paige Lawler, Staff Columnist

January 16, 2020

Inaccessibility and change on campus is frustrating and inconvenient for students. However, there is hope that at the end of the construction lies a revitalized, more sustainable campus.

Opinion | Master Plan will fail Pitt students

Building projects outlined in the Campus Master Plan are scheduled for completion over the next three decades.

By Cammy Morsberger, For The Pitt News

November 28, 2018

Pitt's Master Plan promises stunning renovations to the university's campus, but these changes fails to make up for exorbitant costs and inconveniences associated with construction.

Oakland community speaks out against UPMC building

The planned UPMC Heart and Transplant Hospital as depicted in the University of Pittsburgh Campus Master Plan. (Image via University of Pittsburgh)

By Dylan Giacobbe, For The Pitt News

October 17, 2018

Innovative health treatments could be coming to Oakland as soon as 2023 — but some Oakland residents disapprove of the buildings coming with it.

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