Central Campus Construction

Wittson/Wigton 3/26 Update

Progress Update:

  • Wittson Level 4 – Labs 4033, 4037, 4038 will be unavailable April 2-4 for abatement work. Wittson-> Sorrell and Wittson -> Bennett SKYWALKS WILL BE CLOSED due to hallway abatement
    • See attached highlighted area in orange
  • Level 4 – Work taking place in ceiling near service elevator. Elevator still in service for deliveries.
  • L8 South (Library) – Spent time this week mobilizing and grinding floors
  • L8 – Rare book room HVAC. Equipment submittals have been approved. Equipment is on order. ETA for equipment is April 15-22nd.
  • L7, Finishing wall flattening work in E->W hallway. Next week Wallpaper
  • L6 – McGoogan staircase – coordination on upcoming laminate work. Wallpaper touch ups happening May 8-18
  • L5 – Demo for the glass wall is complete.
  • L4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall.
  • Lab 4004 – HCI working on card access. Door hardware, changing east door to exit only.
  • L4/L3 – Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). New glass framing and some glass has been installed. Continuing installation.
  • L3 Center Stair. Flooring work continues, punchlist
  • L3 – Hospitalist PH2 part 1 – Moving forward with adding a wall mounted screen.
  • L3 Hospitalist PH 2 part 2 – Data, punchlist.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – adding 2 more data so computer can move for Comp Med.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Will be on L5 starting April 8.
  • AVISPL – Complete with Screen on L4 & L5. Working on items to finish up.
  • University Tower L3– open to traffic. Working on double door card access. Fixing existing electrified panics.
  • University Tower Exterior Restoration –South side starting week of Mar 29.
  • Heritage – Working on lighting, fire alarm, paint, HVAC balancing, punchlist.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Job trailer was moved. Site concrete work continues from circle to ramp.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – Still working on sub grade drainage. It will be a push to be completed in May. Having additional issues with another electrical duct bank.
  • Exterior – Emile Ramp – prelim designs continuing on traffic control device.  

Schedule:

  • L8 South (Library) – Work to be completed the week of March 29 – (moving in shelves, installing doors, hardware, card access)
    • Schedule dates. Polish starts March 27. Shelving reassembly start March 29. New furniture April 4-17. Moving items north to south April 17-21. Surplusing items in 8N starts April 22.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 8 Hallway between elevator and library. Goal is to have this area walkable and dust free by April 15. Work to be completed the week of March 29 – Framing, Ductwork Drywall, ceiling framing, Work to be completed April 5-15 – ceiling lighting, inspections, ceiling pads.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Aug 21’ – pending previous phase.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – working on quote for new or moving existing furniture.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators offline). Opening date TBD
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – Dunkin is working on final construction plans. Tentative ETA on completion – June.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Skywalks will be out of service – see notes at top of page 1.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction until Mid-May.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist phase 2 Part 2 – move in April.
  • Wittson Hall – L2 – Lockers – Installing locker trims the week of April 19
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction. Opening TBD
  • Heritage Center furniture install phase will continue
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – April 30
  • Heritage Center Completion of audio visual – April 30
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – TBD
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – TBD
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – goal is May 25 construction completion
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – May 15 depending on weather. Sculpture following.

Budget Status:

  • Approved Budget = 31.4M
  • Planned Spend = 31.4M

Key Risks or Issues:

  • Insert any project risks or issues being tracked, and any updates or action on issues since last update
    • Safety – No issues
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Sitework issues keep cropping up. Underground duct bank coordination and existing utilities both north and south.
    • Budget – no contingency left.

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