Construction Update is published periodically and provides information about the progress of major building and renovation projects. Information is provided to the Record by facilities management.
Phase IVA Housing
Construction is progressing well on the Phase IVA Housing project just east of Liggett Residence Hall on the South 40, although inclement weather has affected some of the progress.
Time is being recovered on the roof work and interior-finish scheduled activities; and the mechanical and electrical rough-in is continuing.
Masonry has started on the west side of the building and utility work continues.
Completion and occupancy are scheduled for August.
Sam Fox Arts Center
At the southeast corner of the Hilltop Campus, the site work continues on the east-side sewer. The west foundation walls, interior footings and column work are continuing.
The north foundation walls have begun. The north annex footings are complete.
Completion and occupancy are expected in late spring 2006.
Social Sciences/School of Law Building
The programming and planning for the new building at the east end of parking lot No. 31, between Anheuser-Busch Hall and Simon Hall, is under way.
The programming and planning for the new building in the vicinity of parking lot No. 34, just west of Mallinckrodt Student Center, is under way.
The Metro board of commissioners recently approved a revised schedule, budget and project-management plan for the Cross County MetroLink Extension Project.
Larry Salci, Metro president and chief executive officer, reported that Metro now estimates the final cost of the project to be between $646 million and $676 million.
He also said the extension is expected to be completed between Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 2006.
Editor’s note: Information on Medical Campus projects was not made available to the Record by presstime.