Work In Progress Construction updates.
» Updates on current projects
Various project managers have provided the following updates on construction projects around campus:
The Commons Expansion
The installation of sheetrock and glass has been completed. Storm drains have been installed. Final completion - July 31
Coastal Post Office
The contractor has completed the installation of the post office boxes, new walls, VCT and started installing the insulation and ceiling tile.
Quail Creek Golf Course
Replacing golf course hole signs over the summer. The storefront has been replaced at the snack bar area. The demolition on the clubhouse is complete, and remodeling has begun. Restrooms will be updated and some light fixtures in the main area replaced. Work is also under way on reconstructing the course greens. The contractor has been working on holes 10–18. Nine holes should be ready by the end of the month.
Aug. 19– Substantial completion of project
Sept. 18 – Final completion of project
Wheelwright Sound Studio
Project: Construct a Recording Studio in the existing sound studio, upgrade surrounding area and provide utility services. Estimated completion – late July.
Central Cooling and Heating Plant
A. Start construction – Sept.19 (estimated)
B. Final completion – April 1, 2012 (estimated)
Swain Science Building Annex Construction
A. Start Construction – July 25 (estimated)
B. Substantial Completion – Sept. 24, 2012 (estimated)
C. Final Completion – Oct. 23, 2012 (estimated)
Student Recreation and Convocation Center
Substantial Completion: Dec. 3
Final Completion: Feb 2, 2012
Removal of Parking on Blanton Circle
This project is scheduled for summer 2012.
Parking Lot Improvements to Lot J, beside the EMS boiler room
Kimbel Library / Information Commons Expansion/Renovation
The project description includes the design and construction of an approximately 18,000 square foot addition to Kimbel Library adding an information commons area, which includes a student-centered study/reference/tutorial center available for students 24 hours a day. The project has been registered with USGBC for LEED NC 2.2.
The water and temporary sewer lines were relocated / installed in front of the library. The remaining auger piles (15) were set. Benton Concrete is on site preparing pile caps and grade beams. Thomas & Hutton is to coordinate with GSWSA about tying in the sewer line to the grinder pump near Kearns Hall.
April 11 – Construction began
April 11, 2012 – Substantial completion of project
May 11, 2012 – Final completion of project
Academic Office / Classroom Building Construction
Sept. 19, 2011 – construction begins (estimated)
Sept. 19, 2012 – substantial completion (estimated)
Oct. 19, 2012 – final completion (estimated)
Intramural Field Lighting
Aug. 5 – Substantial completion of project
Sept. 4 – Final completion of project
Lib Jackson Student Center – Existing building renovations
Project description – Alteration and renovation of the first floor, east end interior area and lobby (approximately 5,000 square feet).
Final Completion – (Estimated) July 19.
Front Entrance Parking Lot
Substantial Completion – July 30
Final Completion – Aug. 14