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

South 40 utilities

Chiller and cooling tower bids are under analysis. The sewer at Beaumont and Rubelmann houses is 50 percent completed. Workers continue to install louvers in Mudd House.

Busch Hall renovation

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

Wohl Center replacement

The 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 replacement

Work is under way on elevator shaft and stair walls. Underslab rough-ins, plumbing and electrical work to start in mid-November.

School of Medicine

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

Structural steel is erected to the 10th floor on the south end of the building over the MetroLink tracks (with two 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.

Bids have been received for the lab-fit-out work and Vivarium. This work will start construction 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 in early spring 2009.

Core and shell completion is scheduled for December 2009 with the WUSTL build-outs to follow.