Summer Construction Update

Photo of ongoing construction at Service Road Fields with a big open dirt space, cranes, cinder blocks, and construction equipment

Construction progress on the Health, Wellness and Fitness fields at Service Road as of June 2022.

Danielle Fowler

June 6, 2022

Campus crews will be busy this summer with multiple significant construction projects moving forward. Here’s a summary of what you can expect to see under construction on MSU’s East Lansing Campus this summer.

Football Complex

This project involves renovations and additions to the football complex that:

  • Support student wellness 
  • Promote athletic recovery
  • Increase equipment room space and strength and conditioning areas
  • Improve locker room and player lounge
  • Upgrade south entry lobby

Munn Ice Arena Expansion

This project includes expanded concessions, new locker rooms and coaching offices, construction of a commemorative Hall of Hockey, and redesigned entryways. Targeted completion is July 2022.

Health, Wellness and Fitness Fields at Service Road

This project will add two full-size multi-sport artificial turf fields that can be used for soccer, field hockey, rugby, lacrosse, frisbee, and more. This project is funded by the student recreational facility fee. It includes:

  • Site drainage
  • Sub-grade work and lighting
  • Two new support buildings for storage, offices and restrooms
  • A canopy connection between buildings for weather protection
Rendering of green sports fields
Conceptual rendering of the completed Service Road Fields.

Veterinary Medicine Medical Center HVAC Replacement

This project is the replacement of original HVAC units serving the teaching hospital and additional programmatic renovations.

TechSmith Headquarters Building

This project is developing a 62,500 square foot office building for local software developer TechSmith on five acres at the corner of South Crescent and Harrison roads. The work centers on the building enclosure, interior and exterior framing, and interior piping.

Artist rendering of a large multiple story building, wider than it is tall
Artist rendering of the completed TechSmith headquarters building.

Spartan Stadium Facility Upgrades

This expansive project includes several smaller projects centered on building restoration and updating building systems. These include:

  • Audio and scoreboard equipment upgrades
  • Structural repairs including North and East Bowl restoration
  • Electrical and mechanical upgrades
  • Restroom and concessions modernization
  • ADA (Americans with Disability Act) improvements
  • Concourse improvements

Packaging Building Renovations

This project will create collaborative common areas, an upgraded lecture hall, a 5,700 square foot addition for offices, workstations and reception, and conversion of existing storage space to research space.

Demmer Engineering Center

Construction of the new William A. Demmer Engineering Center, located near the intersection of Farm Lane and Mount Hope Road, will support College of Engineering student competition teams and will be accessible by bus and bicycle.

Artist rendering of a large barn-like building
Rendering of the completed Demmer Engineering Center.