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Student Improvements Coming To UWindsor Library As Washrooms Get Redone

Tuesday January 14th, 2014, 10:00am

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Major upgrades to the washrooms in the main building of the University of Windsor’s Leddy Library are set to get underway Thursday.

The current washrooms date back to original construction in 1957.

As well as being very dated, the University says that there has been a history of issues with the existing washroom facilities in Leddy Library, including security and accessibility.

Planned work consists of the demolition of approximately 3,500 square feet of washrooms and adjacent areas in the main library. Upgrades include ceilings, flooring, electrical, lighting, air distribution and exhaust, plumbing fixtures and piping. Each floor will contain a Universal washroom.

All women’s and men’s washrooms have been designed without doors and will include accommodations for future emergency pull stations, which will eliminate the security issues that have been encountered in the past.

The estimated cost to Main Leddy Library on all four floors is $1.25 million. A second phase, pending the availability of funds, will complete the west building washrooms.

The funding for this is coming from the University’s Deferred Maintenance Strategy.

The university warns that construction may occasionally be noisy.

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