Temporary Road and Facilities Closures
Mell Street and RBD Library Main Entrance
A portion of Mell Street and also the main Ralph B. Draughon Library entrance facing Mell will close after Auburn University's Fall 2015 graduation ceremony and remain closed through Summer 2017 as the university constructs the Mell Classroom Building.
The partial Mell Street closure will affect bicycle, pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area. In an effort to help the campus community prepare for the temporary closure, Facilities Management has released a construction map. This map highlights the construction zone and revised traffic routes.
The Mell Street project will include the construction of the Mell Classroom Building, a 69,000-square-foot facility that will include 12 new active learning classrooms and two large lecture halls, as well as renovation of 38,000 square feet of space in the Library to add 17 classrooms and more than 25 group study rooms.
Questions about the map or construction should be directed to:
Facilities Management Parking Lot
A portion of the Facilities Management parking lot will be closed December 7, 2015 through the end of February 2016 to replace underground fuel storage tanks. Beginning the second week in December, Facilities will implement temporary fueling vehicle procedures and a revised Tiger Transit route. Each change will allow Facilities to continue providing customer service with minimal impact to its clients and visitors.
Temporary Procedures Include:
Fuel Pump Location and Fueling Hours:
- The fuel (gasoline and diesel) pumps will be temporarily located in the Facilities Management complex between Building 3 and Building 4.
- From December 7, 2015 -December 11, 2015, the temporary pumps will be manual, with an attendant on duty Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., to assist customers. Fueling cannot take place if the attendant is not on duty. The pumps will be manual during this time while the banner ID swipe card system is being relocated to the temporary fuel pump location.
- From December 12, 2015 -February 2016, gasoline fuel will be available all hours via the AU banner ID card swipe system. Diesel fuel will remain manually operated with an attendant during the hours listed above.
- Holiday diesel fuel schedule: An attendant will be on duty during the holiday break Dec. 21-23 and 28-30 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Revised Tiger Transit Route:
Tiger Transit buses will run a revised route by entering the complex from Lem Morrison Drive. Buses will continue to pick up passengers in front of the 3D Arts Building and exit the complex via Samford Avenue.
Additional parking spaces will be marked between Facilities Buildings 4 and 5 to replace spaces located inside construction fencing. Overflow parking will also be available between Facilities Building 6 and the 3D Arts Building.
Click here to view a map outlining the construction zone, temporary fuel pump location, and revised Tiger Transit route.
A section of Woodfield Drive between Lem Morrison Drive and the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) parking entrance will be closed from Monday, Dec. 14 to Friday, Dec. 31. The purpose of this closure is to install a raised pedestrian crosswalk across Woodfield Drive. The crosswalk will connect the VCOM sidewalk to a walking path being constructed around the adjacent pond. During crosswalk construction, all traffic must access the VCOM parking lot via South Donahue Drive.
For a full sized, detailed map, please click here.
Last Updated: December 01, 2015