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September 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

Business College Complex - Addition No. 2 - Pavilion

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

  • Demolition continues and will be complete by the end of September

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

  • Sidewalks on the south side of Eppley have been reopened

Parking Lot 63 - reconstruction and expansion

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

  •  Parking Lot 63 is substantially complete as of Aug. 21

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

  •  No additional impacts are expected

Solar carports (electrical distribution – renewable energy)

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

  •  Lot 83 - foundation installations are complete, preparing for canopy erection and solar panel installation
  • Lot 89 (eastern) - foundation installations are complete, canopy erection and solar panel installation is ongoing
  • Lot 91 (middle) - foundation installations are complete, canopy erection and solar panel installation is ongoing
  • Lot 89 (western) - complete and reopened to parking
  • Lot 91 (eastern) - complete and reopened to parking
  • Lot 92 and 100 - foundation installations have begun

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

  •  Portions of each lot will close alternately as the construction/installation phases progress
  • All staging of materials and equipment will be minimalized for football game days

IM Sports West – replace pool and locker room HVAC systems

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

  •  Pool area complete and scaffold deck removed
  • Locker rooms complete
  • Inspections complete

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

  •  Indoor pool will remain closed until Sept. 15

Interdisciplinary Science and Technology – construct original building

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

  •  Basement walls and floor deck have been poured
  • Steam tunnel has been completed and backfilled
  • Sidewalk on the south side of Service Road will be reopened by the end of August
  • Backfill around the building has begun

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
  • A steam shutdown for south campus buildings is planned for a weekend sometime between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15.
  • Specific dates will be chosen based on least impact to building occupants taking into account weather conditions

Engineering Research Complex – addition and renovations

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

  •  Excavation for building footings has started
  • Painting in room C-32 renovated space is complete

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 noise, related to construction activities

Veterinary Medical Center – alterations to room E100 and corridor

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

  •  The project is complete and facility is currently holding classes

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

  •  No further impacts

Bessey Hall – alterations to first and second floors

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

  •  The project is complete and facility is currently holding classes

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

  •  No further 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)

  •  Steel has been erected for the new addition
  • Metal stud installation for interior walls has been started

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)

  •  The project was completed on Aug. 1
  • Center began serving patients on Aug. 3

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

  •  None…the space is fully occupied and all areas are restored to normal operation

1855 Place

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

  •  The various retail areas (including Sparty’s Market, Spartan Spirit Shop, Starbucks and the Spartan Ticket Office) are currently open and have been positively received by the community.
  • Work is progressing and nearing completion in the office tower portion

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

  •  Ribbon-cutting commemoration is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 20

Breslin Student Events Center – facility upgrades

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

  •  Site concrete work is complete
  • Landscaping work is complete
  • “Victoria” art installation is complete
  • Concession stands are complete and have been inspected

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

  •  Stone on championship walls at the Hall of History entrance will have intermittent detours at the pedestrian pathways

Spartan Stadium – South End Zone Addition

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

  •  Project was substantially complete on Aug. 18
  • Parking Lot 79 was substantially complete on Aug. 25

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

  •  No further impacts

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

Meeting presentation

September 2017 (pdf)