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Natural gas, heat service interruption planned for November 21

Gas line repair work to take services offline for approximately 5 hours

Natural gas, heat, service interruption

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In conjunction with a natural gas pipeline repair project, the university has planned a service interruption to take place between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020. During this period, natural gas will not be available for use in the following affected facilities:

  • Anibal, Fitzgerald and Pryale houses
  • Athletics Dome
  • Belgian Barn
  • BRS
  • CAS Annex
  • Dodge Hall
  • Engineering Center
  • Graham Health Center
  • Hamlin Hall
  • Hannah Hall
  • Hill House
  • Human Health Building
  • Math and Sciences Center
  • Oakland Center
  • Police and Support Services building
  • Recreation and Athletics Building
  • Vandenberg Hall
  • Van Wagoner House 

In addition, facilities that receive heating from the Central Heating Plant may experience a less than comfortable heating temperature during this time.

  • BRS
  • Dodge Hall
  • Elliot Hall
  • Engineering Center
  • Hamlin Hall
  • Hannah Hall
  • Hill House
  • Kresge Library
  • Math and Sciences Center
  • Meadow Brook Theater
  • North Foundation Hall
  • O’Dowd Hall
  • Oakland Center
  • Pawley Hall
  • Recreation and Athletics Building
  • South Foundation Hall
  • Vandenberg Hall
  • Varner Hall
  • Van Wagoner House
  • Wilson Hall

Those with questions or concerns regarding this project should contact Energy Manager Rafi Bayrakdarian at bayrakda@oakland.edu. The University appreciates the patience and understanding of the campus community while efforts are made to maintain campus infrastructure.

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