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LSU=Champions
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)

Great post. Very thorough. Things like this should be stickied.

I just don't understand exactly what they are doing with construction across Nicholson from the New Box to add parking? Is that what they're doing? I park and tailgate across Nicholson for baseball because it's more spread out, plus there are trees and grassy area to hang out after parking your truck on concrete, not in mud like Hayfield. Any further detail on this would be appreciated. I havent been able to figure it out yet.


bbap
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Member since Feb 2006
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
I think that was just drainage work.


LSU=Champions
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
Damn... So what is the "more Alex Box parking" referring to?


AverageJoe26
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Member since Sep 2012
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
The UREC field expansion is gonna take away over half of the Gourrier gravel lot. Maybe that's what they're talking about?


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WITNESS23
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
Awesome post! Thanks

Can anyone tell me what the plan is for all of pipe construction?

TIA

ETA: I requested a sticky

This post was edited on 5/8 at 9:43 pm


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dreaux
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Member since Oct 2006
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
Why the hell we need such a large tennis facility? I mean, that thing is fricking huge. Is tennis that important?


LSU=Champions
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
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Is tennis that important?


Goodness dreaux


dreaux
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baton rouge
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
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Goodness dreaux


Serious. What's next? A volleyball complex? They should make shopping centers for the football players or something.


LSU=Champions
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
I'm all for having the best football facilities humanly possible, but I'm also for not having the shittiest facilties in the SEC for our other sports facilites. I havent stepped foot in the new softball park yet, but I know I've only heard rave reviews about it and know it will be beneficial for the long term growth of that sport. I hope other "meaningless" sports can follow suit.


tigerbait2010
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
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Serious. What's next? A volleyball complex? They should make shopping centers for the football players or something.



The plan was to privatize it like the UClub, but I think they're just going to downsize the facility now and move forward. But seriously, why would you even comment if that is your input to the thread?


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dreaux
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
Geez guys. Just pulling legs. I want everything as glorious as possible!


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blackjackjackson
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fourth dimension
Member since May 2008
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
great, thanks.

i also heard that track will be moved south of box and golf course moved even further south.
where swimming, track, etc is now will be turned into alot of parking bldgs and new north entrance to dv and mc. ???


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BLIZZAKE7
Notre Dame Fan
BRLA
Member since Apr 2005
4526 posts

re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
It's just drainage work across Nicholson. The dirtwork between Nicholson and the Box is for a new parking lot. In the coming weeks, construction will begin on adding to/modifying the ball field complex at the intersection of Gourrier and River Rd.


bbap
Indiana Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Feb 2006
85843 posts

re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
Grassy area along Nicholson right next to box. Not across the street. Same side of the street.


GCTiger11
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
It is a Louisiana gumbo of humanity that cheers its Tigers to victory & destroys the dreams of invading foes
Chance of being ready in time-NEVER


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The Future
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Member since Oct 2009
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
INBRIT


biglosdaddy
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Member since May 2007
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
why cant they just build a new indoor track facility out where the new stadiums are and turn carl maddox into a west side rec?


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dgnx6
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
I moved to BR in 04. There has never not been construction. It's actually pathetic how slow LA is with construction. not just LSU. I love how they'll have all summer to finish something, yet will continue to make slow progress during the fall when this town has an influx of people it doesnt have in the summer and spring.

Yes Im one of those that paid for the new union to never experience it. And im glad i didnt. got rid of the pool tables, arcade and bowling alley. frick that.


LSU=Champions
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Member since Apr 2004
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
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It's actually pathetic how slow LA is with construction


water is wet


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TunaTigers
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2007
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re: LSU Campus Construction Update (Updated Article on Dalrymple Roundabout 8-5)
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at being graduated before all of it opens up


I think I paid 6 semesters of student union fees. Never saw it completed as a student.


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