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August 2017

Construction Junctions are Infrastructure Planning and Facilities’s monthly public presentations designed to update/inform the public of various projects currently in design, nearing construction and under construction

Summer parking lot and ramp projects

  • Please see the PDF of the presentation to view maps of affected areas

Business College Complex - Addition No. 2 - Pavilion

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Demolition has started.
  • Lear Wing is vacant and all furniture has been removed.

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Sidewalks on the south side of the Eppley Building have been closed to pedestrians. Traffic has been diverted to the sidewalk on the south side of Shaw Lane.

Parking Lot 92 – reconstruction and expansion

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Project was substantially complete July 28
  • Pre-construction portion of lot re-opened July 31
  • Pedestrian traffic north of Service Road is fully restored

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Enlarged portion of lot (easternmost section) to remain closed in preparation for solar carports
  • Subsequent reconstruction of Regional Chilled Water Plant drive (western entrance only) closed through Aug. 18

Parking Lot 63 - reconstruction and expansion

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Lot 63 West paving is complete and open for use
  • Pay station installation is scheduled for the week of Aug. 14
  • Lot 63 East curb complete and paving scheduled for week of Aug. 14
  • On schedule to meet substantial completion on Aug. 21

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Lot 63 East closed until Aug. 21

Hubbard Hall - exterior masonry repair and window replacement 2017

Project milestones (accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Window installations are complete

Impact updates (pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Cleaning in the residence hall rooms was delayed, but is now underway

Solar carports (electrical distribution – renewable energy)

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Lot 83 foundation installations complete in western phases, and ongoing in middle phases
  • Lot 89 western phases nearing completion of solar install
  • Lot 89 north phases canopy erection and solar panel install ongoing
  • Lot 91 foundation installations complete in eastern and middle phases
  • Lot 91 canopy erection in eastern phases starting July 31

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Portion of each lot will be closed as each phase of installation progresses
  • Lot 89 planning to reopen parking in west phases and begin canopy erection in south phases week of Aug. 7

IM Sports West – replace pool and locker room HVAC systems

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Structural steel supports for new mechanical units have been installed on the roof.
  • New mechanical units craned to the roof for installation.

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • No new impacts next month.

Interdisciplinary Science and Technology – construct original building

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Basement foundations are complete.
  • The steam tunnel and lines in front of the building site have been completed.
  • Sidewalk on the south side of Service Road from Hagadorn Road to Clinical Center A-Wing has been reopened.
  • Sidewalk on the north side of Service Road from Hagadorn Road to Bogue Street has been reopened.

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Construction traffic will continue to be heavy on Service Road.
  • The sidewalk detour on Bogue Street at the mechanical vault will remain for the next month.

Engineering Research Complex – addition and renovations

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Contractors have mobilized and are on site
  • Construction fence is being installed
  • Demolition has started

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Increased construction traffic turning north off Mt. Hope Road
  • Increased construction noise

Veterinary Medical Center – alterations to room E100 and corridor

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Walls are painted
  • Ceiling and lights are installed
  • Flooring installation is on-going

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • The west corridor continues to be closed to through pedestrian traffic
  • Increased construction traffic will continue at the northwest drive

Bessey Hall – alterations to first and second floors

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Auditorium seating to be installed on Aug. 14
  • Final inspections are scheduled for the weeks of July 31 and Aug. 17

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • No additional impacts

Engineering Research – Hulett Rd. – Addition No. 2 – Food Processing Innovation Center

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • New addition foundation is complete
  • Underground utilities are 90% complete
  • New water service is being installed

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • No additional impacts

Olin Health Center - Student Wellness Center

Project milestones (accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Work at Linton Hall is completed
  • At Olin Health Center:
  • Abatement and demolition are complete
  • New plaster work and mechanical rough-in are complete
  • Electrical rough-in is complete

Impact updates (pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Only remaining impacts will come during move in to the completed space during the week of Aug. 7

Ralph Young Track – replace field hockey playing surface

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Field turf has been installed
  • Asphalt coating and repairs are in progress
  • Irrigation improvements are complete

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Sidewalk closure to be removed by July 31

1855 Place

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Phase 2 apartments are beginning to be occupied
  • First-floor retail spaces will be open for business on Aug. 1
  • “Junipers” sculpture pieces have been installed
  • All remaining parking lots paved and striped
  • Overhead utilities along Harrison Road removed
  • Site work and landscaping continues

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • All walks will be open prior to school starting
  • All roads and parking areas are open for use as of Aug. 1

Breslin Student Events Center – facility upgrades

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Hall of History exterior glass complete
  • Quad 3 (SW) exterior concrete installed and landscaping has started
  • Restroom fixtures in the south Breslin concourse have been installed
  • Strength and Conditioning Room construction complete and ready for equipment installations
  • AV installations in the Hall of History have started
  • Terrazzo flooring ongoing in the Hall of History and south concourse

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Pedestrian detours remain around the Hall of History Plaza
  • South concourse of Breslin remains closed

Spartan Stadium – South End Zone Addition

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Toilet fixtures installed in the restrooms (239 total)
  • Roof is complete
  • Plaza ticket canopy brick complete and roofing commenced
  • Plaza concrete installation is ongoing
  • Lot 79 curb and gutter complete, paving scheduled for week of Aug. 14

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • Lot 79 closed until Aug. 21
  • Stadium south concourse closed until Aug. 21

Spartan Stadium – install permanent field lighting

Project milestones (a list of accomplishments/project phases completed during the past month)

  • Lighting installation is complete
  • Testing/commissioning of lighting is complete
  • Project is substantially complete

Impact updates (a list of any pedestrian, traffic, building occupant, facility impacts expected in the coming month)

  • No additional impacts

Construction Junction presentations will be available online around the seventh of each month

Meeting presentation

August 2017 (pdf)