Construction Update is published periodically and provides information about the progress of major University building and renovation projects on the Hilltop, Medical and West campuses. Information is provided to the Record by facilities management.
Earth and Planetary Sciences Building
Concrete work on the third floor is near completion and crews will move to the fourth floor. On the lower level and in the mechanical room, work continues on the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems. Masonry work is beginning on Level 1 exterior walls, and stair installation has begun.
276 N. Skinker Blvd.
Work is proceeding on the second and third floors with mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins close to completion. Drywall at these levels is substantially complete. Masonry work has begun. The building will have permanent power within the next two to three weeks.
The Level A stack area and Level B are complete and open to the public. Atrium curtain wall and structural steel work continues on Level 1. Level 2 work continues with framing and bracing. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins are in progress. On Level 3, selective demolition is in progress. Work continues on the air-handling units; these were scheduled to be operating by April 1.
Phase III Housing
Roof trusses, metal deck and plywood continue to be installed. Masonry work has begun on the west elevation. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire sprinkler system rough-ins are complete on the first floor and continue on the second and third. Interior framing continues, with the lower level and first floor complete. Windows are installed.
No large-scale University projects currently are under way at either the Medical Campus or at West Campus.