Central Campus Construction

Wittson/Wigton April 23 update

Progress Update:

  • Crane will be on site on April 29 to set Wittson rooftop units. Crane will set in south Heritage Courtyard
  • Domestic hot water will be out of service for 2 hours Tuesday April 27 from 5am to 7am.
  • L8 South (Library) – surplus work in progress.
  • L8 – Rare book room HVAC. Equipment submittals have been approved. Equipment is on order. ETA for equipment is Late April. Temp HVAC on site. Coordination happening on setting up temp equipment, thermostat/humidistat location, monitoring discussion.
  • L5 – Above ceiling work for new door in progress. Planning to start installation of new glass door & wall April 28. Dimensional Innovations (exhibit) work in progress.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – working on move sheets for reception
  • 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, drywall finishing in progress.
  • L3 Hospitalist PH 2 part 2 – Data, punchlist.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – constructing ceiling, removing walls in old CM breakroom.
  • Wittson Hall – L2 – Lockers – Installing locker trims almost complete – 3 pieces need to be made to finish.
  • AVISPL – Working on programming finishing touches. UNMC staff were trained on 4.23
  • University Tower L4 – new core for door lock. Arrives next week. Keyed both sides
  • University Tower L3– complete – furniture moving in.
  • University Tower Exterior Restoration –South side in progress – working on cleaning and coating old brick where it was previously below grade next week
  • Heritage – Working on Canopy, HVAC balancing, punchlist
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on sidewalk concrete, base for sculpture next week.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – hardscape foundations, light pole bases, sidewalk, working from south to north. Sculpture foundation starts next week.
  • Exterior – Emile Ramp – bids due on traffic control devices and lighting due next week.  

Schedule:

  • L8 South (Library) – Schedule dates. Moving items north to south April 17-21. Surplusing items in 8N starts April 22. Finishes the 29th.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Aug 21’ – pending previous phase.  
  • L7 – Wallpaper to finish is on order, shipping from Japan, ETA May 24
  • L6 & McGoogan staircase – Wallpaper touch ups happening May 8-18. Stair work planned for May 8 to June 29
  • 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 – furniture in May after L5 moves take place
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – May 15
  • Heritage Center Completion of audio visual – April 30
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – June 29
  • Exterior – South Courtyard –Landscaping complete May 18, June 1 Sculpture installation, Dedication June 10
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – dedication TBD June 10-15
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – May 20 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 –  

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