Central Campus Construction

Update on Williams Science Hall 9-13-19

Activities this week and moving forward:

Sorrell courtyard sidewalk and patio project

  • Concrete work is complete
  • Railings are being sanded and painted – areas are taped off

Phase 1 – Update:

  • Construction
    • Demo activities are winding down
    • Noise levels are a constant and may vary day-to-day – there will be more concrete jackhammering as we install plumbing for the new restrooms
    • Abatement is complete
    • “Building sweat” has resurfaced. Supply ductwork on 1st and 2nd floors for East end has been insulated. Today we held a CRA to cap West end supply in the atrium space – work schedule TBD but will be 9/19 at the earliest.
    • Metal stud framing underway – all floors
  • Safety:
    • Authorized personnel only in construction areas and only with PPE
  • Exterior Work on South Façade:
    • Area 1 is complete
    • The boom-style lift shifted to Area 2
  • Area 2 work underway

Williams Science Hall Renovation Area 2

  • Schedule & Budget:
    • Phase 1 anticipated completion April of 2020
      • New Exhaust fan and AHU installation schedules being discussed for next spring
      • TSQC final training session is 9/17-18
    • Budget
      • Estimation of system controls under review
      • Network engineers have figured more WAPs than originally designed – impact TBD
      • Firewatch currently covered under contingency


Points of contact for this project: (please contact Erin first, but in an emergency situation, please call Jeff)

1) Erin Peters, PM – 552-3241

2) Jeff Philby, Meco-Henne Superintendent onsite – 402-981-3961

3) John Henne, PM for Meco-Henne – 402-708-3986

4) Julie Sommer, UNMC Research Facilities – 402-980-6468


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