Research Park Alerts

When a situation arises in which the research park determines that immediate action is required or if information impacts the park and employees, a notification will be posted on this web page. In addition to this method, announcements may also be shared via the following (depending on the news item): 1) Scrolling banner on main website, 2) Facebook, and 3) Twitter.
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Posted: June 11, 2018

The VTCRC Administrative Office will conduct fire alarm inspection/testing tomorrow (Tuesday, June 12, 2018) around 7:00 a.m. and again between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.). The inspection/testing will take place at 2200 Kraft Drive, but employees at 2202 Kraft Drive may also hear the alarms. The system will be offline during this time. In case of an actual fire, please exit the building and call 911. Please inform your employees.

If you should have questions, please contact:

Eddie Williams
Buildings Trades and Grounds Manager
eddie.williams@vtcrc.com
540-961-3600, ext. 2104

Posted: May 29, 2018

Please be advised that on Saturday, June 2 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m., the electricity to the VT KnowledgeWorks I building will be off for maintenance. Please share this with your staff, customers or clients (Please note: Elevators will not be operational during this time). We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you should have questions, please contact:

Eddie Williams
Buildings Trades and Grounds Manager
eddie.williams@vtcrc.com
540-961-3600, ext. 2104

Posted: May 21, 2018

Please be advised that on Saturday, May 26 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m., the electricity to the VT KnowledgeWorks I building will be off for maintenance. Please share this with your staff, customers or clients (Please note: Elevators will not be operational during this time). We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you should have questions, please contact:

Eddie Williams
Buildings Trades and Grounds Manager
eddie.williams@vtcrc.com
540-961-3600, ext. 2104

Posted: April 25, 2018

VCOM Notice for Tenants in the Park – Please be aware they are conducting a Disaster Day on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event serves as our annual all-campus mass-casualty simulation training for faculty, staff, and students. This will be an interdisciplinary event, where faculty, staff, and students from both schools work together to appropriately and effectively respond to multiple simulated mass-casualty events. The event will be held at the VCOM campus and will be run in 2 evolutions, morning and afternoon. Each evolution will have 90 students. Email sent to main and office contacts on 4/25/18 at 8:30 a.m.

Posted March 28, 2018

The VTCRC Facilities Team will conduct Fire Alarm Testing during the month of April 2018. Please check your building door for this sign to indicate when your building will have the test conducted.

Fire alarm testing

Posted: March 23, 2018

The Blacksburg Transit will have a minor detour beginning March 26, 2018 due to the road work taking place on Research Center Drive.

BT route

Posted: March 21, 2018

VDOT plans to close the intersection of Research Center Drive/Smoot Drive on March 26, 2018 after 9:00 a.m. This closure will be in effect until the re-construction of the intersection is completed. Signage will be in place to direct traffic. Flagging operations will occur as needed for pedestrian traffic through construction area. Pedestrian traffic should use caution in this area. {View Map}

For access to the businesses on Innovation Drive, see below:

From South Main Street to Research Center Drive to Businesses:

Continue to second intersection and turn left
Turn left at Research Center Drive/old Innovation Drive
Turn left into appropriate business

From South Main Street to campus:

Continue to second intersection and turn left
Turn right onto Research Center Drive

From Campus to South Main Street:

Turn left onto Innovation Drive
Turn right onto Smoot Drive (old Research Center Drive)

From Businesses to South Main Street:

Turn right onto Research Center Drive/ old Innovation Drive
Turn right onto Smoot Drive (old Research Center Drive)

Updates will be provided as new information is made available by VDOT.

Posted: March 21, 2018

The VTCRC Administrative Office is on a delay due to the weather and will open at 10:00 a.m.

Posted: March 12, 2018

UPDATE: The VTCRC Administrative Office is now closed for 3/12/18. If tenants should require immediate assistance, please visit www.vtcrc.com/after-hours-assistance.

Original notice: The VTCRC Administrative Office will open today (3/12/18) at 11:00 a.m. Please check our website for any updates to this that may occur.

The facilities staff is working to clear parking lots and sidewalks at the research park. With the amount of snow that is falling the staff is making their best efforts, but it is becoming problematic. Please use caution when pulling into all parking lots and walking on sidewalks and in the parking lots. With this amount of snow and cold temperatures there will be icy spots.

 Please visit the National Weather Service Blacksburg to keep current on the latest weather announcements at www.weather.gov/rnk/.  

Posted: October 19, 2017

VTCRC Notice: A look ahead for the winter weather season for parking lots and sidewalks {details}