Repair on Humanities Building elevator completed earlier than expected, now fully operational
The elevator in the Humanities Building has been repaired and is back to being fully functional; the system suffered a full jack failure at the end of last June, and the repair was lengthy and involved. See below for a timeline of the repair.
6/28 – Elevator breaks down and is removed from service.
6/28-7/27 – Diagnostics completed, initial broken parts ordered with long lead time as they are outdated and difficult to find.
7/27-9/18 – Part did not restore the elevator function to safe operations and diagnostics determined that the elevator suffered a full jack failure.
9/18-10/19 – Repairs, design, and contracting complete.
10/19 – Jack system manufacturing process initiated, construction/repair phase begun.
2/8 – System back online; initial completion date was 2/28.