Central Campus Construction

Wittson/Wigton April 30 update

Progress Update:

  • Domestic water shutdown planned for May 6 from 1am to 7am. Please power down electron microscopes May 5 end of day. Hot and cold water will be out for this period of time (drinking water, sinks, toilets)
  • L8 North – Converting to construction space on May 3.
  • L8 – Rare book room HVAC equipment is on site. Coordination happening on setting up temp equipment, thermostat/humidistat location, monitoring.
  • L5 –installation of new glass door & wall in progress. Dimensional Innovations (exhibit) work in progress.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – working on power and data for 5025. Once that is done working on wood paneling in 5027.
  • 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.
  • University Tower L4 – new core for door lock. Arrives soon. Keyed both sides
  • University Tower Exterior Restoration –South side in progress – working on cleaning and coating old brick where it was previously below grade, continuing next week
  • Heritage – Working on Canopy, HVAC balancing, punchlist
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on sidewalk concrete, base for sculpture continues.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – hardscape foundations, light pole bases, sidewalk, working from south to north. Sculpture foundation continues.
  • Exterior – Emile Ramp – bids are under review. UNMC looking into procuring light poles

Schedule:

  • 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 8-14. Stair work planned for laminate overlay 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 – South Hallway outside CAST – renovation approx. 2 weeks starting Mid-May after 42nd street vestibule opens.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist phase 2 Part 2 – furniture after L5 moves take place
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – May 20
  • Heritage Center Completion of audio visual – May 15
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – June 29
  • Exterior – South Courtyard –Landscaping complete May 18, June 1 Sculpture installation, Dedication June 10
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – dedication June 16
  • 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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