Central Campus Construction

Wittson/Wigton April 16 Update

Progress Update:

  • Heritage Center HVAC will be offline April 19 through April 21 to perform repairs. Ambient temperatures on those days are sufficient to accomplish this work.
  • Wittson Level 3 West restrooms will remain in service Saturday through April 17. East restrooms will be closed for construction work happening on the floor above.
  • Level 4 – Work taking place in ceiling near service elevator. Elevator still in service for deliveries.
  • L8 South (Library) – moving in progress
  • L8 – Rare book room HVAC. Equipment submittals have been approved. Equipment is on order. ETA for equipment is April 15-22nd. Temp HVAC on site. Working through issues related to dust in RBRs
  • L7 – Wallpaper to finish is on order
  • L6 & McGoogan staircase – Wallpaper touch ups happening May 8-18. Coordination on upcoming laminate work at staircase.
  • L5 – Above ceiling work for new door in progress. Planning to start installation of new glass door & wall in late April. Dimensional Innovations (exhibit) work in progress.
  • Office 5020 and 5021 Moving in on Mon/Tues
  • L4 – Dimensional Innovations (exhibit) work in progress.
  • Lab 4004 – Working on installation of suspension system. HCI working on card access.
  • L4/L3 – Working on 42nd street vestibule, interior framing in progress.
  • L3 Hospitalist PH 2 part 2 – Data, punchlist.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – constructing ceiling, removing walls in old CM breakroom.
  • AVISPL – Working on site this week and next. Next step is functionality training near the end of April
  • University Tower L4 – temp 2×4’s in place for wood door, permanent lock should arrive in Omaha today, then core will be installed.
  • University Tower L3– open to traffic. Working inside conference 3130, duct, soffits, ceiling.
  • University Tower Exterior Restoration –South side started
  • Heritage – Working on Canopy, HVAC balancing, punchlist
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on sidewalk concrete
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – hardscape foundations, light pole bases, sidewalk, working from south to north.
  • Exterior – Emile Ramp –designs work on traffic control device and lighting. Signage approved and moving forward  

Schedule:

  • L8 South (Library) – Schedule dates. Moving items north to south April 17-21. Surplusing items in 8N starts April 22.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Aug 21’ – pending previous phase.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – 1-3 people moving April 19
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – Dunkin is working on final construction plans. Tentative ETA on completion – June.
  • 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
  • Heritage Center furniture install phase will continue
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – May 15
  • Heritage Center Completion of audio visual – April 30
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – TBD
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Sidewalks April 16, Landscaping complete May 18, June 1 Sculpture base installation, Dedication June 10
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – TBD
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – May 1 depending on weather.
  • 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 –
    • Budget – no contingency left.

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