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Updated: Kerr Hall Quad restorations

July 10, 2018

Update: The Kerr Hall Quad is now closed to the public as the contractor is onsite and has begun preparing for planned work. Emergency exits from Kerr Hall and access to the RAC will be maintained at all times. Please observe all signage in and around the site.

May 25, 2018

As part of the public realm improvements, the Kerr Hall Quad will undergo a planned closure beginning in June to allow for significant and necessary restoration work to the Recreation and Athletics Centre (RAC) drainage system. Additional work in the Quad includes accessibility improvements to entranceways in the northwest and northeast corners.

Project timeline

The project timeline is subject to change depending upon weather and site conditions. Any confirmed timeline updates will be reflected in this service alert.

Project details

The following table was last updated on July 10, 2018.

Location Work Access restriction Date
Entire Quad
  • Sanitary line repair
  • Weeping tile investigation and repair
  • Pavement regrading and repaving
No access Early July to late August 2018
Northeast and northwest corners of Quad

Entrance upgrade for accessibility, including:

  • replacement of doors
  • addition of door operators
Door access will be restricted in this area during project work September to October 2018

How this may impact you

During construction, access to the Quad will be restricted to project workers only. Neighbouring spaces (such as the RAC, Ryerson Theatre, Kerr Hall labs and classrooms, etc.) are expected to remain open and accessible.

Every effort will be made to reduce the negative impact of this work, however some noise and debris will be unavoidable. Signage will be posted to identify safe and accessible alternate routes where applicable.

Questions or concerns?

For specific questions about the Quad work, please contact Jule Mycan, project manager by email at jmycan@ryerson.ca or by phone at 416-979-5000, ext. 7832 or 416-722-9510.

For general questions, please contact the FMD Help Desk at fixit@ryerson.ca, external link or 416-979-5091.

For after-hours concerns, please contact Security and Emergency Services at security@ryerson.ca, external link or 416-979-5040. In the case of an emergency, dial 80 from any internal phone.