L8 Rare book room HVAC. Material submittals in process.
L8 discussions in progress about end user. Layout optimization.
Punchlist, Furniture, Move-in on Level 7 and 6 – still HCI working on punchlist items, a few extras are being planned/quoted, Frosted Film, donor TV screen(PO approved).
Level 5 – More 1hr wall rating work continues next week. Some demolition starting electrical removals. WCOI will be moving a desk up to L8 storage.
Lab 4004 working on Demo.
L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work.
L4 discussions taking place on cordoning off center section of L4 for construction – Elevator will be taken offline during work.
L2 working on locker rooms, framing, drywall, electrical.
L2 and L4 – finishing lockers in temp spaces while construction continues on L2 new locker room. (in session Aug 24)
L2 – sterilizer moving over from Eppley Science around Aug 31.
University tower L3-L6 – working in progress on vertical HVAC risers which serve Heritage atrium.
Eppley Science – signage install in progress to direct traffic to alternate door. South door will be closed. Primary entrance will be via door off the west side of the loading dock (has card access installed) – Communication on this change will be sent out this morning.
North sidewalk covered walkway removal/closure – Aug 21, 2020
Wittson L2-L6 center stairway closure for handrail work – Aug 24, 2020
Sterilizer moving from ESH – Aug 31, 2020
Closure/Construction of Wittson L3 East Entrance – Aug 31, 2020
L4 – construction starts in center area east-west hallway – Oct 1, 2020
Hydronic piping for new Air handler underway; inspection pending and start-up planned for 6/22 – on schedule
Painters have started priming on the upper floors
Tiling in the new restrooms on 1st and 2nd
Electrical and plumbing work is ongoing
IT closets are being outfitted from top down; Switches to be installed once space is cooled
Atrium ceiling framing is complete and drywalled; scaffolding removed
Framing of feature wall – North side is in-process
Elevators and Elevator lobbies:
Both passenger elevators are temporarily shut down for construction activities in the lobby ceiling areas
1st, 3rd, and 4th floor lobbies under construction
2nd floor lobby phasing – North side work to start week of 6/22
My understanding is Security has not been unlocking this entrance and all traffic enters through the South, therefore, we would like to get started in this area to have it open before students return to campus
South entrance TBD – likely at the end of the project for minimal impact
Phase 1 & 2 final Key meetings complete
EPHIS and other exterior work expected to start
Framing for new glass at front entrance and 2nd floor break room areas
Glass installation has continues on the atrium (replacement glass)
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:
Phase 1 anticipated completion – TBD. A separate communication was sent referencing delayed construction schedule.
6/29 – M-H, RDg, and UNMC met to determine Phase 2 sub-phasing.
Planning for Phase 2 lab work in occupied labs in-progress
Meetings to follow
Budget items: no new issues; change order #3 final pricing in process
Tracking under budget currently, the shift to Phase 2, relocations, and final move-in pricing to be considered
The McGoogan Library renovation is nearing the end of its timeline. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the library will be open to the campus community for the Fall semester. Below are some recent photos of the exciting changes!