Belmont University officials are targeting Tuesday, April 1, as the first day the traffic pattern will begin in a roundabout motion at the intersection of 15th and Acklen avenues on the east side of the campus.
The lanes are being put in place as major construction takes place in the area, according to BU spokesman Greg Pillon. Actual interior formation of the roundabout will not be undertaken until BU’s Wedgewood Academic Center opens this summer.
Pillon told the Post Thursday that signage has been posted at the site and a security officer is stationed to help with traffic flow.
A second roundabout will be located in front of the Randall and Sadie Baskin Center garage exit and also will become functional this summer.
Belmont University announced today it has promoted Andrea Runner to director of event services.
Runner, who has nearly 10 years of experience as BU events manager. She previously worked as a patient service coordinator, a marketing/business development manager and a university center manager at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Runner holds a master’s degree in sport administration from Belmont University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from UAH.
Belmont University has secured a permit for construction of a 398,000-square-foot underground parking garage to be accessed via 15th Avenue South. The 1,040-space garage also will be the foundation for an academic and dining services building to be located adjacent to the university’s Baskin Center School of Law Building. R.C. Mathews Contractor LLC has the permit, valued at about $34.2 million.
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