December 12, 2013
Thursday, December 12 | 8:30 a.m. | S107 South Kedzie Hall
Construction Junctions are Infrastructure Planning and Facilities’ monthly public meeting designed to update/inform the public of various projects currently in design, nearing construction and under construction.
- Do not dart out in front of or behind snow-removal equipment. It is large, loud and difficult to stop quickly.
- Make eye contact with a snow-removal equipment operator before crossing in front of him/her.
- Do not park so close to the sidewalk that your car’s bumper hangs over it.
- Avoid parking in the part of a lot that has not yet been cleared.
- Park where it’s plowed or wait a few minutes for the driver to finish and then park freely in the cleared lot.
- Parking is prohibited in residence hall loops between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
- Snow event expected for this coming Friday and Saturday. IPF will do some pre-treatment work with brine solution.
- Regarding bike lanes on campus: MSU clears the roads first and clears the bike lanes on subsequent pass.
- Dial 353-1760 to request services or report icy spots on campus.
- Will provide "outfitted" permanent, accessible, weather-friendly home for Summer Circle Theatre.
- Will create engaging outdoor environment for temporary art displays, classes, music performance and informal gatherings.
- Will involve new brick walls, walkways, stage and refreshed landscaping.
- Renovations are compliant with the Campus Master Plan.
- Parking impacts are not anticipated.
- For safety, pavement upgrades will provide a safer surface in the courtyard.
- Start of construction: April 2014
- Substantial completion: May 23, 2014
- Completion: June 2014 (weather-dependent)
- Will provide students with opportunities to innovate and connect with professionals in the industry and develop skills and attitudes that will prepare them for working in large corporations.
- Will involve renotations to the central gathering space (C108) with collaborative spaces and high-technology offerings.
- Will capitalize on renovation opportunities, including HVAC upgrades to equipment serving the space and replacing end-of-life plumbing service Wilson cafe on second floor.
- Start of construction: May 2014
- Substantial completion: Aug. 1, 2014
Q: Can you consider space for sound amplification or access for those with hearing concerns?
A: Yes, absolutely.
Q: Can you also consider higher stations, motorized so they can go higher or lower?
A: Yes, we will coordinate with the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities throughout the project.
- Project includes all major mechanical, electrical and ventilation upgrades and replacement.
- Also includes floor and ceiling replacement, roofing and exterior repair, asbestos abatement, lighting upgrades, addition of life-safety systems, ADA code-required modifications and other related improvements.
- Butterfield Hall will remain completely closed until May 30, 2014.
- Project start: March 2013
- Project substantial completion: June 2014
- Building requires major infrastructure repairs to electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.
- Mechanical, electrical and plumbing are installed in bathrooms.
- Window demolition is starting.
- Drywall is complete.
- Construction start: June 17, 2013
- Substantial completion: July 3, 2014
- Project includes a four-story research laboratory building that is designed to facilitate interdisciplinary research and interaction among all occupants/users, and the sharing of specialized research equipment, such as imaging.
- The building will be physically connected to the existing Clinical Center C-Wing and Life Science B-Wing, with proximity to the Radiology building to facilitate the sharing of core research resources.
- Life Science east-side doors will remain closed until Christmas.
- New waterline installation begins the week of Christmas (weather permitting).
- Effective Dec. 16, on-street parking on Woodlot Drive (south end of construction zone) will be removed to accomodate snow-removal activities.
- Construction start date: September 2013
- Construction end date: September 2015
- Second phase of a two-phase project.
- New steam tunnel, electric service, communication ducts, and water main replacing 50-year-old services.
- Improved reliability for all utility services.
- Some early work to begin in March 2014.
- Visible construction will be complete by August 2014.
- Some parking loss due to Delta Court (West Circle Housing Complex planned to be vacant for summer 2014).
- The north campus arch-style steam tunnels are 87 to 102 years old and have significantly deteriorated.
- The structural anchors, pipe supports and steam equipment within these tunnels are also severely deteriorated and require replacement or repair for safe and reliable operation of the steam-distribution system.
- The project includes road reconstruction (pedestrian, bicyclist and vehicular safety improvements), communication, water and electrical-distribution improvements to the north campus region.
- This is the third segment of a four-segment project.
- Early project construction is scheduled for November 2013 through April 2014.
- Site construction scheduled May 2014 through mid-August 2014.
- Sheet-piling work will take place over holiday break (through Jan. 6).
- Parking spaces in Lot 9 (possibly up to nine spots) could be impacted due to water-main work through Jan. 6.
- Renovations to support and create a visible location for the Graduate School.
- Consistent with comprehensive renewal projects completed at Eustace-Cole Hall and Marshall-Adams Hall.
- Comprehensive renewal while preserving its historical character.
- Building has been vacant since 1999 to present and is waiting renewal.
- Over the next couple of weeks, there will be some digging around the hall and some paint/asbestos abatement inside of the building.