MIT’s Susan Murcott expands ceramic-filter production to three continents, bringing jobs and curbing disease.
The pedestrian path that leads from the underpass at Compton Laboratories (Building 26) and heads east around the Stata trailer is closed to allow for crane access to the area. Detour signs have been installed to help pedestrians.
VASSAR STREET UTILITIES
Installation of chilled water, fire protection, steam, telecommunication and electric ductbanks is progressing behind the Cyclotron (Buidling 44) and Building 45, and through the Building 45 parking lot toward the Stata site.
Sewer replacement work continues on Vassar Street heading west from Building 42, affecting traffic and parking near the work zone.
The parking lot between Building 45 and the Parsons Lab (Building 48) is closed for utility construction for the Stata Center. This phase of construction will extend into June. Parking spaces are available in the CRA lot at the corner of Main and Ames streets.
DREYFUS CHEMISTRY BUILDING
Installation of mechanical, electrical and piping systems continues on all floors. Faculty are being moved into new lab spaces.
SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER
Removal of scaffolding is complete. Drywall framing and rough plumbing continue on all floors. Ceramic tile is being installed in the swimming pools.
MEMORIAL DRIVE LIGHTS
The traffic lights at Memorial Drive and Wadsworth and Endicott streets are fully operational. Landscaping work continues.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 8, 2002.