Construction update

Social Sciences/School of Law Building

The stone masonry on the south face of the building has topped out on three-fourths of the western wall. The stone masonry has begun on the northern half of the east elevation and is to the windowsill of Level 2. The mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems (MEP) rough-ins continue on all floors. Drywall is about 75 percent complete with taping under way on the lower levels. Installation continues on both elevators. The structure for the north stair is 50 percent complete. Construction should be finished by June 2008.

Danforth University Center

The mason is setting granite at the north and east perimeter walls. The granite at the west wall is complete. The mason is setting block as required to maintain the schedule for window installation. The structural steel is in place. The angled roof decking is 90 percent complete. Nail base is under way at the angled decking. The majority of the windows are on site, and window installation is ongoing. Framing on the first floor interior is under way with a focus on the kitchen/food areas. Stairs are being installed in the north stairway, and second floor framing is almost complete. Third floor spray fireproofing is ongoing. Installation of mechanical, electric, plumbing and fire protection systems (MEPFP) distribution is under way on all three levels. Air-handling units are to be turned on for temporary heat Dec. 1, 2007. The project is on schedule to be completed by July 2008.

Village East

Construction has begun on the Village East building at the corner of Forest Park Parkway and Throop Drive. The excavation and footings are complete. The first of three slab pours (south end) were completed August 15. The underground MEP is proceeding. The backfill has been completed on the south end of the building, and masonry work continues as well as MEP rough-ins. The projected is schedule for completion in August 2008.