Construction update

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.

Danforth Campus

Wohl Center replacement

This building is in the design and development stage. Food service mechanical, electrical and plumbing is being assessed for completion of design rough-ins. Utilities are being cleared to allow for mass excavation.

South 40 Umrath House

Piers are completed and tied, and grade beams are under way.

South 40 utilities

A contractor is completing boiler installation in Mudd and Danforth houses. Temporary boilers have been installed.

Busch Hall renovation

A contractor is doing plumbing, trenching and rough-in work in the lower level.

Medical Campus

BJC Institute of Health at Washington University (Biomedical Research Building 1)

Structural steel has been erected to the eighth floor on the south end of the building over the MetroLink tracks (with four floors to go) and has topped out at the sixth floor on the North-South Wing. The exterior skin has started on the northwest corner of the building. Construction on the labs will start this fall. The Taylor to Euclid road work is under way and should be completed by December. The design and bids for the landscaped courtyard and streetscape are due at the end of 2008. Core and shell completion is scheduled for December 2009 with the WUSTL build-outs to follow.

Environmental, Health and Safety Building

Schematic design is under way for a new building to house the Environmental, Health and Safety functions, Radiation Safety, the Machine Shop and Building Services Shops. The building will be located in the 4500 block of McKinley. It will be three stories tall, structured for one future floor. Construction should start in spring 2009.