Central Campus Construction

Williams Science Hall Update 5/1/20

WSH activities from this week and looking forward:

**Crane onsite on 42nd St. scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 7:00am to 5:00pm – Street closure required between Dewey & Emilie Streets.**

  • The crane will pick and lift the new Air Handler Unit 1 for installation

Elevators and Elevator lobbies:

  • Both passenger elevators are were shut down Monday, 4/27 until approx.. the end of Phase 1 (June).
    • Elevator lobby above ceiling work to begin, starting on 1st floor. (more updates to come re: other floors)
  • Card Access work is moving forward on the elevators
  • The service elevator is not impacted at this time

Construction Activities: (see images below!)

  • All floors:
    • 5/4 – concrete demo on 5th floor above previous Alumni Relations area this week
    • Air Handler Unit 1 – demolition and removal is complete
    • Drywall is going up on all floors; 3rd and 4th complete – moving down to 1st and 2nd
    • Ceiling has started in auditorium
    • Electrical and plumbing work is ongoing – new electrical room on 1st floor is live; new panels on 3rd and 5th.
  • Other:
    • 5/4 – Key meetings for all departments so door hardware can be ordered (Phase 1 first)
  • Exterior:
    • EPHIS and other exterior work expected to start-up in the next few weeks
    • Framing for new glass has begun at front entrance
    • Brick removed for new break room on 2nd floor.

Safety:

  • See COVID-19 note above for any related updates.
  • Only authorized personnel in the construction areas and only with PPE
  • Please continue to report any issues (e.g. unexplained odors) as they arise

Schedule & Budget: No changes at this time.

  • Phase 1 anticipated completion – shifting to May; Atrium the end of June
    • Relocation schedule draft in-progress for Phase 2
    • Planning for Phase 2 lab work in occupied labs in-progress
  • Phase 2 & Substantial Completion is August 2020
  • Final completion: Fall 2020
  • Budget items: no new issues
Williams Science Hall construction
Williams Science Hall construction
Williams Science Hall construction
Williams Science Hall construction
Williams Science Hall construction
Williams Science Hall construction
Williams Science Hall construction
Williams Science Hall construction

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