Neighbors said noise from the construction on H Street has rattled area residents, while food truck owners said their relocation has cost them business.
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Builders at the construction site at 2112 Pennsylvania Avenue, also known as Square 75, will begin controlled blasting activities starting in mid-June.
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Officials are assessing damages after a construction crew damaged the main sprinkler line in the Science and Engineering Hall while working on Tuesday.
Trustee emeritus and construction magnate A. James Clark, the former chief executive officer of construction company Clark Enterprises, died Friday of congestive heart failure. He was 87 years old.
Now that those major projects have been checked off GW’s construction schedule, Provost Steven Lerman said the Board of Trustees will likely sign off on a smaller construction and renovation budget for next fiscal year.
The students who live in the hall were evacuated to the Webb Building, University spokeswoman Maralee Csellar said in an email. Washington Gas assessed Merriweather, and Csellar said it would take at least 24 hours to repair the damage.
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Tensions between students living in the hall and officials came to a head last semester when residents said they cleaned up messes left by construction work, were woken up by loud noise and experienced a power outage that was planned for the last week of classes.