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Navigating pathways in the North Academic District during construction

From: The Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities

To accommodate capital construction efforts in the North Academic District including:

  • Hitt Hall
  • Blacksburg Transit Multi-Modal Transit Facility
  • Undergraduate Science Laboratory Building
  • Data and Decision Sciences Building

Pedestrians should exercise caution and follow posted directional signage when navigating the area. 

Please note that due to the evolving nature of these projects, accessible and pedestrian pathways as well as emergency and delivery vehicle access are subject to change. Changes in routes will be communicated via VTx, the campus interactive and campus closures maps, Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities Twitter, and directional signage. 

Routes available as of the week of Sept. 19

Pedestrian pathways available as of the week of Sept. 19

Accessible pedestrian pathways will be available throughout the majority of Perry and Stanger Streets as well as along Derring and Goodwin Halls. Pedestrian pathways are also available along West Campus Drive. 

Pedestrians should exercise caution and obey all posted directional signage and traffic laws.

Additionally, cyclists should only lock bicycles to designated bike racks. 

Emergency and delivery vehicle access available as of the week of Sept. 19

Delivery and emergency vehicle access through Perry Street will be available via the West Campus Drive entrance. To accommodate evolving construction, the access point will shift to Stanger Street in the future. This change will be communicated via VTx.

Impacts to pedestrian and traffic routes can also be accessed via the Campus Closures Map and the Campus Interactive Map.

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