Campus makeover new look

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Construction alters the look of Liberty’s landscape As the year transitions into a cooler season, construction crews on Liberty University’s campus will be gearing up to reach construction goals before winter hits the hills of Lynchburg. With several projects underway and a number of them just beginning, the campus is …

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Construction changes campus

Development — Liberty’s evolving campus continues to offer new oppurtinities for students. Photo credit: Courtney Russo & Leah Seavers

Falwell provides exlcusive insight into Liberty’s rebuilding project Liberty University is undergoing massive construction projects aimed at expanding not only the campus, but its influence around the world. With buildings taking shape around Liberty’s grounds, the campus is welcoming incoming students into an atmosphere of change and promise. As Liberty …

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Update: Construction

The new LaHaye Student Union is currently undergoing a 67,000-square-foot expansion. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

As the spring semester draws to a close, Liberty University’s construction team is increasing its workload in an attempt to finish the various campus construction projects on time. One of the most significant projects nearing completion is the vehicular tunnel that will provide a new route for transportation from Liberty’s …

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Construction continues

A new five-story dormitory is scheduled to open fall 2014. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Changes abound around campus as $500 million renovation progresses Construction continues to progress on campus as hundreds of people work to complete active projects with many more projects on the drawing board in Liberty’s $500 million master plan, according to Charles Spence, senior vice president of construction and planning. Spence …

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Campus construction progresses

The Jerry Falwell Library will be opening  January 2014. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Building of the Jerry Falwell Library nears completion while the new medical school, other projects take shape Over the past few months, Liberty University’s campus has been undergoing numerous changes as various construction projects have been launched. The most advanced project is the construction of the Jerry Falwell Library, which …

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Campus experiences improvements

Library — This sketch provides a view from the front of the Jerry Falwell Library, which is under construction behind DeMoss Hall. Photo provided

Amidst the clamor of construction noises on campus, sizeable progress has been made on the various buildings Liberty University is erecting.

The addition of multiple facilities, including an incoming Osteopathic Medical and Health Sciences School, the Jerry Falwell Library, a baseball […]

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Roadwork delays traffic

Bridge — Bridge construction is expected to delay traffic for an indefinite time. Photo credit: Victoria Pearce

Drivers encouraged to avoid Candler’s Road mall entrance Last Wednesday, construction began on the new Candlers Mountain bridge. Those traveling in the area should not expect to see both lanes of the bridge open for quite some time. The bridge is in need of various repairs since its initial construction …

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Hancock Welcome Center nearing completion

Board room — The new board room in the Hancock Welcome Center is ready for use. Seating over 30 people, it will offer a state-of-the-art location for meetings. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Building expected to open by mid-June Dirt, hard hats and backhoes, all signs of construction, have been evident on the hill across from Williams Stadium day after day for anyone who walks or drives through campus, but people may have forgotten that construction began on the three-level, 33,000 square-foot Hancock …

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Ground breaking set for Jerry Falwell Library

Architecture — A rendition of what the lakeside view of the library will look like. Liberty University graphic

The Jerry Falwell Library ground breaking event for Liberty University, which was originally set to happen March 5 at 10:45 a.m., has been moved to Wednesday, March 7, because of inclement weather. Jerry Falwell Jr., members of the administration and Board of Trustees will be among those breaking the ground …

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Revitalization expedited

City of stairs — Plans to build up the City of Lynchburg include new staircases. Photo from Lynchburg.gov

Downtown Bluffwalk project expected to be completed within 18 months City officials proved their commitment to revitalizing downtown Lynchburg by passing a plan that will allow for the next step of development in completing the Lower Bluffwalk project. Lower Bluffwalk will be a “pedestrian street” composing the core of a …

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Q&A with the Chancellor

Questions and answers adapted by Ashley Bollinger from an interview conducted by Andrew Claudio of 90.9 The Light. How has the university changed since you were a student? When I was a student, we hiked through the ravine from the dorm circle and up the steep hill to class. The …

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Construction continues on new parking lots

Projects will create 200 new commuter and employee spaces and open up view of campus from Route 460 Liberty University is continuing its building and construction trend as work takes place on several sites on and around campus. Construction of a new parking lot is taking place on the property …

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Pedestrian tunnel break-through

Liberty University’s in-process pedestrian tunnel, connecting the main campus to Wards Road, finally saw a break-through Tuesday, Oct. 25. Construction workers opened the Wards Road entrance of the pedestrian tunnel with Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. and his wife, Becki, in attendance, […]

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Chancellor announces new library

New state-of-the-art facility to honor late Dr. Jerry Falwell Chancellor of Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr. announced Friday, Oct. 14, that Liberty University will soon begin construction on the Jerry Falwell Library. The library is part of Liberty’s campus makeover and “will make a statement about our commitment to academic …

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Safety a priority in new projects

Coming soon — Construction for the pedestrian tunnel continues to make headway, and soon it will be open along with the Wards Road Bridge. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Students, staff anticipate completion of bridge, tunnel Liberty University remains committed to student’s safety with the future openings of the pedestrian bridge and tunnel, according to Liberty […]

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