Grand Bridge Project FAQs
When will the project begin?
The Grand Bridge is scheduled close to traffic on Monday, March 14.
How long will the bridge be closed to traffic?
The bridge will be closed to traffic for approximately 14 months. When it does reopen to traffic in May 2012, expect lane restrictions. The entire project is expected to be completed in 18-24 months.
What are the alternative routes?
The city has established Compton Avenue as a primary detour. The city also is suggesting Vandeventer Avenue to the west or Jefferson Avenue to the east as other alternatives.
Will I be able to use I-64/40 to get to SLU?
Yes. The bridge will be closed at Chouteau Avenue, just south of the I-64 ramps, which will remain open for most of the duration of the project.
Will MetroLink continue to serve SLU?
Due to construction concerns, the Grand MetroLink Station will be closed indefinitely. During this time, the #70 Grand buses will be rerouted to Union Station. All customers transferring from the MetroLink and wishing to board the #70 Grand must board at Union Station MetroLink Station. Please allow additional travel time for your commute.
Members of the University community can use the SLURide program for pickup at the station between 6 p.m. and midnight. Transportation can be arranged by calling (314) 977-RIDE (7433). For more details about this Metro service update, visit http://www.metrostlouis.org/PlanYourTrip/ServiceUpdates.aspx. For general information about Metro, call (314) 231-2345, email http://email@example.com or visit www.metrostlouis.org.
Who do I contact if I have traffic questions or concerns during the project?
To contact the city during normal business hours, call the Citizens' Service Bureau at 314.622.4800 or via Twitter at @stlcsb. During after hours and weekends, call 314.647.3111, ext 3, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where can I park on campus?
It's recommended that you park in your primary location and utilize SLU's shuttle service.
For more information, visit www.slu.edu/services/transportation/billiken/index.html.
However, if you prefer to drive, you may park in garages and lots that align with the type of permit you have purchased. Parking and card services can help you determine which garages and lots fall under your parking plan. To learn more, visit them on the Web at http://www.slu.edu/services/parking or call 314.977.2957.
For maps of parking locations on campus, visit the parking and card services website.
What subjects are taught at the Medical Center?
A list of subjects and their official abbreviations for scheduling purposes follows below.
Anatomy (ANAT), Athletic Training (MAT), Biosecurity/Disaster Prep (BSDP), Biostatistisc (BST), CHEM 154, Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS), Community Health (CMH), Cytotechnology (CT), Environmental/Organizational Health (EOH), Epidemiology (EPI), Health Care Ethics (HCE), Health Information Management (HIM), Health Management & Policy (HMP), Interprofessional Education (IPE), Microbiology (MB), Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT), Nursing (NURS), Nutrition and Dietetics (DIET), Occupational Sciences (OCS), Occupational Therapy (MOT), Pharmacological and Physiological Science (PPY), Physical Therapy (DPT) and Radiation Therapy (XRT)
What general education classes are being offered at the Medical Center for the spring 2011/fall 2011 semesters?
A number of core classes are being offered at the Medical Center including English (ENGL) 202, Philosophy (PHIL) 105, Philosophy (PHIL) 205, Psychology (PSY) 101, Theology (THEO) 100 and Theology (THEO) 210.
How can I tell where a course will be offered?
When searching for classes on Banner Self-Service select the appropriate area: Frost or Health Sciences.
How much time should I allot between classes that are being held on different ends of campus?
Students are being urged to follow preexisting guidelines offered by academic advising to allow at least 45 minutes between classes when traveling between the two ends of campus.
Where can I eat at the Medical Center?
Fresh Gatherings, a student-run program through the department of nutrition and dietetics offers locally-grown, organic fare. Just off-campus is Crave Coffee House, a popular eatery among students, faculty and staff at the Medical Center.
If I want to modify my work schedule, what should I do?
Human resources recommends that you have a conversation with your direct supervisor. You also can refer to the Staff Handbook, Section F: Compensation/Pay Practices/Work Schedule.