Crews working on University Center Monday; loud noise, vibrations expected

Individuals in buildings surrounding the future site of the Tinkham Veale University Center can expect occasional loud noise and vibrations on Monday as workers demolish a loading bay facing Bellflower Road. The disruptions should cease by 3:30 p.m.

The demolition is part of the site preparation crews must complete as part of the $50 million, 82,000 square-foot project, scheduled to open in 2014. Planned to meet LEED Silver standards, the building will include meeting spaces, classrooms, dining areas, and a 9,000-square-foot ballroom.

The center will serve as the new home of more than 160 student organizations, as well as the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence and the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women.

For more information about the project, including access to a live webcam feed of the site, visit

Note: This has been updated to reflect changes; the demolition will be held Monday, July 16, instead of Friday, July 13.