Central Campus Construction

Williams Science Hall Update

Phase 1 update:


  • Noise levels are constant and vary day-to-day
  • Metal stud framing underway on all floors
  • L1 – trench dug for new plumbing to service new restrooms
  • Construction Phase 1 perimeter was laid out and is in-process
  • Meco-Henne will start on 3rd and 4th floors, followed by 1st floor, and 2nd floor will be last
  • 2nd floor will not start before 10/14 – the new wall will close the South entrance from use!!


  • Only authorized personnel in the construction areas and only with PPE

Exterior Work:

  • North side is currently underway. This area requires a lot of scaffolding to reach challenging areas. There is a tunnel in place for pedestrians – please follow signs and stay within the safe areas when using this entrance/exit. Once the EIFS work is compete, the scaffolding will come down.

Other issues/items:

  • None currently.

Schedule & Budget:

  • Phase 1 anticipated completion is April of 2020
    • Factor in atrium incorporation – this may cause “Phase 1” to shift as we incorporate part of Phase Final.
    • Exhaust fan and AHUs – Spring 2020
  • Budget items
    • HVAC Controls – this item is, for the most part, resolved.
    • Increased number of WAPs and impact – budget submitted
    • Firewatch
    • Minor floor plan changes reviewed, final, and moving forward
    • Fume hood ductwork for teaching lab

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