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Breezeway Interactive Timeline

Covering everything from what areas are soon to be blocked off to how long the construction has been delayed.

UPDATE (12/5/17): For the first time since summer 2016, the entire ground floor of the Breezeway is open to students.

Construction was scheduled to be completed on Nov. 28, according to the Major Project Status report (updated on Nov. 29. There is still some remaining fencing near Chik-fil-A, as well as the concrete detour sidewalk that was built near the Alumni Plaza.

Currently, the project is still slated for its completion on Feb. 13, 2018. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.


Chances are whether you’re a incoming freshman or a senior dragging your way to the finish line, an inaccessible breezeway had become a main part of your college experience. For all who come across the green fences of massive delays, the main question is: when will it be done?

After poring through potential schedules and project documents, we have found the answer to that and other questions in our interactive timeline below.

*All info taken from publicly available documents from FAU’s Department of Facilities and are correct as of 9/19/17.*





Original (6/2/16):

Phase 1 (Roof, two floors near general south):6/13/16-2/17/17

Phase 2: (Sanson Science Building):2/20/17-6/30/17

Phase 2A: (South entrance to Breezeway, Starbucks):12/12/16-2/3/17

Phase 3 (Psychological science, Barry Kaye Hall):  7/3/17-11/10/17

Completion 11/10/17


Current (3/2/17):

Phase 1 (Roof, two floors near general south):6/13/16-5/24/17

Phase 2: (Sanson Science Building):5/25/17-10/4/17

Phase 2A: (South entrance to Breezeway, Starbucks): 12/1/16-2/14/18

Phase 3 (Psychological science, Barry Kaye Hall):  10/5/17-2/14/18

Completion 2/14/18


Difference: 96 days (not counting the 14th of February)


Cost change:


7/11/16: $3,450,000

March and April 2016: $3,450,000

November and December 2015: $3,450,000

Ryan Lynch is the Business Manager of the University Press. For information regarding this or other stories, email [email protected] or tweet him @RyanLynchwriter.

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