Central Campus Construction

Wittson/Wigton January 15 Update

Progress Update:

  • Plumbing – Domestic water shutdown (sinks, toilets, eyewash) on Jan 21 at 11pm to Jan 22 at 6am.
  • L8 – working on framing and drywall, Mechanical HVAC installations. Fireproofing pull test results Monday.
  • L8 – Rare book room HVAC. Budget addenda has been approved today. Equipment engineering documents are being designed.
  • L7, L6 – Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase work ongoing, few small items left to do.
  • L5 – Drywall tape and finish. Painting inside Wittson. Framing and installing drywall inside Heritage including Multitaction Wall, Restroom work including partitions and countertops. Ceiling framing soon.
  • L4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations in progress for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed. Structural work at vestibule. Restroom work including partitions and countertops.  Working on west side construction of new connection point to Heritage MEP.
  • Lab 4004. Finishing last steps, data, AV, key cores
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair. Flooring in progress
  • L3 working on data/punchlist in Hospitalist PH2 part 1. Phase 2 part 2 code fixes are in progress.
  • L2 mobilizing to do trim between lockers in locker rooms.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Installation of sterilizer in progress. The unit is complete pending the delivery of the sheetmetal enclosure. The enclosure is custom built by the sterilizer vendor/installer.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Working through exact needs and coordination with construction – ongoing.
  • AVISPL – coordination in progress. Discussions are taking place on L5 MT wall functionality
  • University Tower L3– working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo, flooring, cleanup. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, ETA Jan 23. Wallpaper removal and tape/finish/paint in progress.
  • University Tower L3 hallway – Will be renovated by Core Construction, coordination in progress.
  • University Tower –South side restoration will start once south sitework is complete.
  • Heritage, currently working on punchlist high ceiling area. Working our way down as we finish.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on site paving.  
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – working on concrete bases for future hardscape,

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) – furniture moves late February/early March, go live in March.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Aug 21’ – pending multiple phases.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Feb 2021, move in March 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until March.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – vendor “Dunkin Donuts” has been selected. Current completion date of Dunkin work is June 7 but discussions are going to be had to accelerate this date.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and – date will coincide with closure of L4 restrooms once new RR are able to be used.(Late Feb) – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction to April.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2 part 1, furniture install Dec 30, opening January. Part 2 – Furniture in late Feb.  Move in March
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December to Feb   
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. – Dec to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Family RR and CM breakroom complete in Jan. Will move computer to breakroom shortly after.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Mid-Feb
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts late-February
  • Heritage Center first use of space – late March
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – April
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – completion late May
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely April/May depending on weather for North and South Courtyard.  

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 –
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Covid has been an issue more and more it seems as the year goes on(material deliveries mostly impacted, manpower becoming more scarce)
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson/Heritage Center January 8 update

Progress Update:

  • Level 8 – working on framing and drywall, Mechanical HVAC installations
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Budget addenda has been approved today. Equipment will be ordered.
  • L7, L6 – Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase work ongoing, few small items left to do.
  • Level 5 – Drywall tape and finish. Painting inside Wittson. Framing and installing drywall inside Heritage including Multitaction Wall, Restroom work including partitions and countertops.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations in progress for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed. Structural work at vestibule
  • Lab 4004. Finishing last steps, data, AV, floor wax, key cores
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work,  . Restroom work including partitions and countertops. 
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair. Flooring in progress
  • L3 working on data/punchlist in Hospitalist PH2 part 1. Phase 2 part 2 code fixes are in progress.
  • L2 mobilizing to do trim between lockers in locker rooms.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Installation of sterilizer in progress. The unit is complete pending the delivery of the sheetmetal enclosure. The enclosure is custom built by the sterilizer vendor/installer. ETA of enclosure is sometime week of Jan 11. Project completion expected Jan 15
  • Dimensional Innovations – Working through exact needs and coordination with construction – ongoing.
  • AVISPL – coordination in progress. Discussions are taking place on L5 MT wall functionality
  • University Tower L3– working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo, flooring, cleanup. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, ETA Jan 23. Wallpaper removal and tape/finish/paint in progress.
  • University Tower L3 hallway – Will be renovated by Core Construction, coordination in progress.
  • University Tower –South side restoration will start once south sitework is complete.
  • Heritage, currently working on punchlist high ceiling area. Working our way down as we finish.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on retaining walls. In progress with sitework
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – finishing with UT cleaning, hardscape

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) –tentatively furniture moves Late February, go live in March.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Aug 21’ – pending multiple phases.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Feb 2021, move in March 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, complete
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until March.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – vendor “Dunkin Donuts” has been selected. Current completion date of Dunkin work is June 7 but discussions are going to be had to accelerate this date.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – date will coincide with closure of L4 restrooms once new RR are able to be used. – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.(discussing with HCI)
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction to April.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2 part 1, furniture install Dec 30, opening January. Part 2 – Furniture in late Feb.  Move in March
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December to Feb   
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. – Dec to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Family RR and CM breakroom complete in Jan. Will move computer to breakroom shortly after.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Feb
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts late-February
  • Heritage Center first use of space – late March
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – April
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – completion late May
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely April/May depending on weather for North and South Courtyard.  

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 –
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Covid has been an issue more and more it seems as the year goes on(material deliveries mostly impacted, manpower becoming more scarce)
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson/Wigton December 18 Update

Progress Update:

  • Library wallpaper work/cleaning will take place Dec 18 at 5pm. Work may produce an odor.
  • Tentative date of next water shutdown (drinking water, sinks, toilets, eye wash, showers etc. Planned for January 8 tentatively 11:30pm to 5:30am.
  • Level 8 – abatement complete, Construction starting. Center wall was removed due to asbestos. Working on intumescent fireproofing on steel.
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Drawings are at 100% stage from SES. Given to contractors. Recurring coordination has been setup with the contractors. System pricing has been submitted to UNMC for backup cooling and is currently under review.
  • L7, L6 – Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase work ongoing, few small items left to do.
  • Level 5 – Drywall tape and finish. Painting inside Wittson. Framing and installing drywall inside Heritage including Multitaction Wall, Restroom work including partitions and countertops.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations in progress for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed.
  • Lab 4004. Finishing last steps, plumbing, electrical etc. Chairs scheduled for Dec 28.
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work,  ceiling framing. Restroom work including partitions and countertops. 
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.    
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint/flooring in Hospitalist PH2 part 1. Phase 2 part 2 code fixes are in progress.
  • L2 Punchlist work in progress on locker rooms, Doing another coat of paint on Dec 16. L2 family RR and CM breakroom working on plumbing, electrical.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Installation of sterilizer in progress. The unit is complete pending the delivery of the sheetmetal enclosure. The enclosure is custom built by the sterilizer vendor/installer.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Working through exact needs and coordination with construction – ongoing. Need/Waiting on schedule info from DI to coordinate restroom and exhibit 4.9.
  • AVISPL – coordination in progress
  • University Tower L3-L6 – working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo, flooring, cleanup. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, ETA Jan 23. Some areas are moving in on L6, 5 etc. Still work to do on L3, juggling some furniture in offices to make room to finish construction. Wallpaper removal and cleanup to start soon
  • University Tower L3 hallway – Will be renovated by Core Construction
  • University Tower – east façade restoration work continues. Users please keep windows closed. Signs are posted.
  • Heritage, currently painting high ceiling. Working our way down as we finish.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on retaining walls. Nearing completion there then moving to N plaza
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – finishing with UT cleaning, hardscape

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) –tentatively furniture moves February 19th to 25th.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Aug 21’ – pending multiple phases.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Late January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – vendor is being selected – official notice should come soon on company providing service.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in late December, furniture in January.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Late-December to mid January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to April.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2 part 1, furniture install Dec 30, opening January. Part 2 – Furniture in early Feb.  Move in Mid-Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December 18 to Feb 1  
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Dec 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Family RR and CM breakroom complete in Dec. Will move computer to breakroom shortly after.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Feb
  • University Tower – Levels 3,4,6 – Move in dates are being coordinated with individuals/groups
  • University Tower Level 5 – Furniture install January 5.
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid-February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May 2021
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – completion late May 2021
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely April/May 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard.  

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 –
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Many areas have work happening. Covid has been an issue more and more it seems as the year goes on(material deliveries mostly impacted)
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson/Heritage Center December 11 Update

Progress Update:

  • Saturday Dec 12 7am – Siemens controls being rewired for 3 hours. Systems may be offline that are connected to Siemens building management system on L3, L4. HVAC, power, and lighting will still function as normal.
  • Library wallpaper work/cleaning will take place Dec 10 at 5pm. Work may produce an odor.
  • Level 8 – abatement complete, Construction starting. Center wall was removed due to asbestos. UNMC/HCI working on removing 2 adjacent room walls which will allow more open/large space.
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Drawings are at 100% stage from SES. Given to contractors. Recurring coordination has been setup with the contractors. Equipment Q &A is being worked through.
  • L7, L6 – Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase work ongoing, few small items left to do.
  • Level 5 – Drywall tape and finish. Painting inside Wittson. Framing and installing drywall inside Heritage including Multitaction Wall.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations in progress for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed.
  • Lab 4004. Finishing last steps, plumbing, electrical etc. Chairs scheduled for Dec 28.
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work, ceiling framing.
  • L4 – Conference 4013 – working on locks for door. Almost complete
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint/flooring in Hospitalist PH2 part 1. Phase 2 part 2 mobilizing to fix masonry soon that was priced up as an extra.
  • L2 Punchlist work in progress on locker rooms, Doing another coat of paint on Dec 16. L2 family RR and CM breakroom working on plumbing, electrical.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Installation of sterilizer in progress. The unit is mostly complete pending the delivery of the sheetmetal enclosure. The enclosure is custom built by the sterilizer vendor/installer. ETA is TBD.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Working through exact needs and coordination with construction– ongoing.
  • AVISPL – Met Dec 10 for a walk through on site. Everything looks good. One question about the electrical under the L4 podium. AVISPL start date is Feb 19
  • University Tower L3-L6 – working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo, flooring, cleanup. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, still no ETA on those. Some areas are moving in on L6, 5 etc. Still work to do on L3, juggling some furniture in offices to make room to finish construction.
  • University Tower L3 hallway – Will be renovated by Core Construction
  • University Tower – east façade restoration work continues. Users please keep windows closed. Signs are posted.
  • Heritage, currently painting high ceiling. Working our way down as we finish.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on retaining walls. Nearing completion there then moving to N plaza
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – finishing with UT cleaning, hardscape starting Dec 14. Schedule
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) –tentatively furniture moves February 19th to 25th.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Aug 21’ – pending multiple phases.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Late January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – vendor is being selected – official notice should come soon on company providing service.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in late December, furniture in January.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Late-December to early January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to April.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2 part 1, furniture install in December, opening late December. Part 2 – Furniture in early Feb. Move in Mid-Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December 18 to Feb 1 (work plan attached)
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Dec 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Family RR and CM breakroom complete in Dec. Will move computer to breakroom shortly after.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Feb
  • University Tower – Levels 3-6 – Move in dates are being coordinated with individuals/groups
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid-February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – early March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May 2021
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – completion late May 2021
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely April/May 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard.

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 – mask wearing has been hot and cold with construction workers but still an issue. Workers are now being monitored over lunchtime for proper separation.
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue
    • Schedule – Many areas have work happening. Covid has been an issue more and more it seems as the year goes on.
    • Budget – no contingency left. Decisions or Resources Needed:

Wittson/Heritage Center Update November 20

Progress Update:

  • WATER OUTAGE – Nov 24th starting at 6pm ending on Nov 25th and 6am.
  • Level 8 – abatement complete, Construction starting. Center wall was removed due to asbestos. UNMC/HCI working on removing 2 adjacent room walls which will allow more open/large space.
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Drawings are at 100% stage from SES. Given to contractors. Recurring coordination has been setup with the contractors. Equipment Q &A is being worked through.
  • L7, L6 – Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase construction ongoing, punch list walk complete. Several small items left to do/improve.
  • Level 5 – Framing new offices currently. Mechanical and electrical rough-ins continue. Sheeting walls with Drywall.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations in progress for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed.
  • Lab 4004 Constructing new HVAC and Electrical, ceilings, lighting. Casework is now installed.
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work,  ceiling framing.
  • L4 – Conference 4013 –AV install is scheduled for starting the 24th.
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.   Work pending pricing for CPR 65. CPR 65 incorporates needs for Dimensional Innovations.
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint/flooring in Hospitalist PH2 part 1. Phase 2 part 2 working on framing this week. Masonry next week.
  • L2 Punchlist work in progress on locker rooms. L2 family RR and CM breakroom working on plumbing, electrical.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Installation of sterilizer in progress. Met with Primus/Spire regarding needs for electrical last week. Main Electrical components are complete. The bulk of the work left to do is by Primus-Spire.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Working through exact needs and coordination with construction – ongoing.
  • AVISPL – Could not meet in person because of COVID/travel issues AVISPL is having in their office.
  • University Tower L3-L6 – working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo, flooring, cleanup. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, still no ETA on those. Level 6 walk through scheduled for Nov 30.
  • University Tower L3 hallway – this was recently renovated to the west of the construction zone. Per current plans, the hallway inside the construction zone does not get finished. Working on a pricing to match UT1 hallway.
  • University Tower – east façade restoration work continues. Users please keep windows closed. Signs are posted.
  • Heritage, currently installing mechanical and electrical. Focusing on high ceiling work first. (Perforated drywall, lighting).
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – rebar is ready for artwork foundations
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on retaining walls

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) –tentatively furniture start late February. Move in Mar.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 Neb Med space – July/Aug 21’ – pending multiple phases.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Late January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – completion will depend on vendor selected.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in late December, furniture in January.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Mid-December to early January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to Mar.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2 part 1, furniture install in December, opening late December. Part 2 – Furniture in January, move in Feb early.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December 18 to Feb 1
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Dec 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Family RR and CM breakroom complete in late Nov. Will move computer to breakroom shortly after.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Feb
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid-February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – early March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May 2021
  • University Tower – Levels 3-6 – Some areas will be ready for furniture after Thanksgiving.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – completion late May 2021
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely April/May 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard.  

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 – mask wearing has been hot and cold with construction workers but still an issue. Workers are now being monitored over lunchtime for proper separation.
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Many areas have work happening. Covid has been an issue more and more it seems as the year goes on.
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson/Wigton Project Update November 13

Progress Update:

  • Level 8 – abatement complete, Construction starting. Center wall was removed due to asbestos. UNMC/HCI working on removing 2 adjacent room walls which will allow more open/large space.
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Drawings are at 100% stage from SES. Given to contractors. Recurring coordination has been setup with the contractors.
  • L7, L6 – Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase construction ongoing, punch list walk complete. Several small items left to do/improve.
  • Level 5 – Framing new offices currently. Mechanical and electrical rough-ins continue. Topping out Drywall.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations in progress for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed.
  • Lab 4004 Constructing new HVAC and Electrical, ceilings, lighting. Casework is now installed.
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work.
  • L4 – Conference 4013 – working on cabling and jack activation. AV install is next step.
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.   Work pending pricing for CPR 65. CPR 65 incorporates needs for Dimensional Innovations.
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint/flooring in Hospitalist PH2 part 1. Phase 2 part 2 working on framing this week. Masonry next week.
  • L2 working on locker rooms, touchup and small items. Punchlist walkthrough scheduled for next Thursday. L2 family RR walk through week of Nov 23
  • L2 Sterilizer. Installation of sterilizer in progress. Met with Primus/Spire regarding needs for electrical last week. Main Electrical components are complete. The bulk of the work left to do is by Primus-Spire.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Working through exact needs and coordination with construction – ongoing.
  • AVISPL – We met on Nov 12 to discuss low voltage/conduit/cabling needs. We have a 2nd walk scheduled on Nov 16 to review pipe, wiring and data.
  • University Tower L3-L6 – working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo, flooring, cleanup. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, still no ETA on those.
  • University Tower L3 hallway – this was recently renovated to the west of the construction zone. Per current plans, the hallway inside the construction zone does not get finished. Working on a pricing to match UT1 hallway.
  • University Tower – east façade restoration work continues. Users please keep windows closed. Signs are posted.
  • Heritage, currently installing mechanical and electrical. Focusing on high ceiling work first. (Perforated drywall, lighting).
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – rebar being procured for artwork foundations
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on retaining walls

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) –tentatively furniture start late February. Move in Feb/Mar.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 Neb Med space – July/Aug 21’ – pending multiple phases.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Late January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – completion will depend on vendor selected.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in late December, furniture in January.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Mid-December to early January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2 part 1, furniture install in December, opening late December. Part 2 – Furniture in late January, move in Feb early.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Dec 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Family RR and CM breakroom complete in late Nov. Will move computer to breakroom shortly after.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Feb
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid-February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – early March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May 2021
  • University Tower – Levels 3-6 – Some areas will be ready for furniture after Thanksgiving.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – completion late May 2021
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely April/May 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard.  

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 – mask wearing has been hot and cold with construction workers but still an issue. Workers are now being monitored over lunchtime for proper separation.
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Many areas have work happening. Covid has been an issue more and more it seems as the year goes on.
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson/Wigton Update October 30

Progress Update:

  • Level 8 – abatement complete, Construction starting.
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Submittals are reviewed. Equipment had 17 notes from the engineer to incorporate. Drawings are being finalized with stamps from SES as well. Due date on those is Oct 30.
  • L8 non-library space – Hausmann has submitted pricing to UNMC – work is approved. Contracts are being put into place to incorporate this new work.
  • L7, L6 Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase construction ongoing, punch list walk complete. Several small items left to do/improve.
  • Level 5 – Framing new offices currently. Mechanical and electrical rough-ins continue. Topping out Drywall.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Abatement taking place. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations in progress for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed.
  • Lab 4004 Constructing new HVAC and Electrical, ceilings, lighting. Casework starts 1st week of Nov.
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work.
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.   Ceiling grid/lights work is in progress.
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint in Hospitalist PH2
  • L2 working on locker rooms, touchup and small items. Completion Oct 25. There will be some small items left to do. Soap dispensers will be hand pump style until new ones arrive. Locker trims on order, installation soon.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Installation of sterilizer in progress. Met with Primus/Spire regarding needs for electrical.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Proposal request for construction needs is complete
  • AVISPL – Proposal request has been issued. Next scheduled walk through will be on Nov 2.
  • University Tower L3-L6 – working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, still no ETA on those.    
  • University Tower – east façade restoration work continues. Users please keep windows closed. Signs are posted.
  • Heritage, working on glass, mechanical and electrical. Focusing on high ceiling work first. (Perforated drywall, lighting). Historic replica terra cotta pieces about 90% installed.

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) –abatement Schedule tentatively furniture start Late January. Move in Mid/Late-Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 Neb Med space – July/Aug 21’ – pending multiple phases.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Late January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – completion will depend on vendor selected.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in late December.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Mid-December to early January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2, furniture install in December, opening late December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Dec 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Completion of Locker rooms open for use on Oct 26. Punchlist completion by mid Nov.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Feb
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid-February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – early March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – late March 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May 2021
  • University Tower – Levels 3-6 – Some areas will be ready for furniture after Thanksgiving.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Work has started. Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely May 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard. Working on foundation pricing for art pieces.

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 – mask wearing has been hot and cold with construction workers but still an issue. Workers are now being monitored over lunchtime for proper separation.
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Many areas have work happening. Covid has been an on and off issue for a couple months now with certain key workers (foremen, office help)
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson/Wigton Update October 23

Progress Update:

  • Level 8 – abatement nearly complete, cleaning up and moving out. Delayed the construction about 40 days. Other work is happening on L8 area. Mechanical and electrical. 
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Submittals are reviewed. Equipment had 17 notes from the engineer to incorporate. Drawings are being finalized with stamps from SES as well. Due date on those is Oct 30.
  • L8 non-library space – Hausmann has submitted pricing to UNMC – work is approved. Contracts are being put into place to incorporate this new work.
  • L7, L6 Punchlist, Furniture, McGoogan staircase construction ongoing, punch list walk scheduled for next week. Several small items left to do/improve.
  • Level 5 – Framing new offices currently. Mechanical and electrical rough ins continue.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Closed for construction on main east west hall. Abatement taking place. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Relocations are starting for MEP on areas where floor is to be removed.
  • Lab 4004 Constructing new HVAC and Electrical, ceilings, lighting. Casework starts 1st week of Nov.
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work.
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.   Ceiling grid/lights work is in progress.
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint in Hospitalist PH2
  • L2 working on locker rooms, touchup and small items. Completion Oct 25. There will be some small items left to do. Soap dispensers will be hand pump style until new ones arrive. Locker trims on order, installation soon.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Moves Oct 28.
  • Dimensional Innovations – Designing proposal request with HDR to incorporate into drawings.  Everything is very close. Pending cable/fiber pull spreadsheet from DI.
  • AVISPL – Proposal request has been issued. Next scheduled walk through will be on Oct 30.
  • University Tower L3-L6 – working on terra cotta façade and windows, mechanical, electrical, framing, demo. Some windows were mis-measured by contractors and are being re-ordered, still no ETA on those. Potentially relocating one user on L3 to 3130. Schedule on UT work is forthcoming.
  • University Tower – east façade restoration work started. Users please keep windows closed. Signs are posted.
  • Heritage, working on glass, mechanical and electrical. Focusing on high ceiling work first. (Perforated drywall, lighting). Historic replica terra cotta pieces about 90% installed.

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) – TBD – this has been delayed for multiple weeks due to abatement work taking place in the space. Schedule on this to be cleaned up late next week once contractors can gain traction. Still removing debris from demo.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 Neb Med space – TBD – pending multiple phases. Will update schedule once we are further down. Summer of 21 most likely.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in Late January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) until Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – completion will depend on vendor selected.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in late December.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Mid-December to early January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to Feb.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 – piping work above ceilings in 3010 area Oct 26-30
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2, furniture install in December, opening late December. Several L3 offices will be unavailable (3067, 3066) Oct 19-29.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction –December 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Dec 18 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Completion of Locker rooms open for use on Oct 26. Punchlist completion by early Nov.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Now until Feb
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid-February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – early March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – late March 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – April 2021
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – Late May 2021
  • University Tower – Levels 3-6 – TBD. Currently having issues with windows that were mis-measured.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Work has started. Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely May 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard. Working on foundation pricing for art pieces.

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 – mask wearing has been hot and cold with construction workers but still an issue. Workers are now being monitored over lunchtime for proper separation.
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule – Many areas have work happening. Covid has been an on and off issue for a couple months now with certain key workers (foremen, office help)
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson/Wigton October 9 Updates

Progress Update:

  • L3 electrical work on Oct 12 – lighting will be off (except emergency egress lighting) from 6pm to midnight.
  • Level 8 – demo still in progress. Working on abatement. Starting mechanical installation
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Submittals are reviewed. Sent to Hausmann for ordering equipment.
  • L8 non-library space – Hausmann has submitted pricing to UNMC
  • Punchlist, Furniture, Move-in on Level 7 and 6 – still HCI working on punchlist items, a few extras are being planned/quoted, McGoogan staircase construction ongoing. Several small items left to do/improve.
  • Level 5 – Framing new offices currently. Mechanical and electrical rough ins have started.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 –Working on closing main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Removing flooring will take place soon. Date will be given so users know when the noisy work will start up again.
  • Lab 4004 Constructing new HVAC and Electrical services.  
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work.
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.   Ceiling soffit framing work is in progress
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint in Hospitalist PH2
  • L3 working on office 3077 wall/door. Fire sprinkler lines in southwest corner of L3 is complete
  • L2 working on locker rooms, ceilings and inspections. Lockers on L2 will be moved into the L2 locker rooms on Oct 14-16.  Completion Oct 19.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Meeting Tuesday to walk the path that the unit can take from ESH through PYH and into WHM on level 2.
  • Dimensional Innovations –Reviewing plans with HDR to incorporate into drawings. HDR asking for additional funds to incorporate plans. UNMC believes this should be in scope
  • AVISPL – HDR is very close to issuing the proposal request with details on the infrastructure adds.
  • University Tower L3-L6 – Vertical riser duct complete. Damper motors installed. Completing shaftwall work can start.
  • University Tower – east façade restoration work starts Monday with workers on a swinging stage outside the building. Users please keep windows closed. An email notice will be sent.
  • Heritage, working on glass, mechanical and electrical. Focusing on high ceiling work first. (Perforated drywall). Historic replica terra cotta pieces about 70% installed. Restoration work on UT columns continues.

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) – TBD – this has been delayed for multiple weeks due to abatement work taking place in the space.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 Neb Med space – TBD based on design change approvals.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) Oct 12 to Feb
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – completion will depend on vendor selected.  
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in late December.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Mid-December to early January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to Feb 1.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2, furniture install in early December, opening late December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction – Mid December to Feb 1.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Mid Dec to Feb 1
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Moving L2 lockers to new locker rooms Oct 14-16. Completion of Locker rooms open for use on Oct 19. Punchlist completion by November 6.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Late-October to Feb 15, 2021
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid-February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – early March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – late March 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – early April 2021
  • University Tower – Levels 3-6 – furniture starts November 15, occupancy in December.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Work has started. Completion date coincides with Heritage.
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely spring of 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard. Working on foundation designs for art pieces with HDR. Design for  phase 1 foundation piece is in final stages

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 – mask wearing has been better with construction workers but still an issue
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue,  
    • Schedule –   
    • Budget – no contingency left.

Wittson / Wigton Heritage Center October 2 Update

Progress Update:

  • Power outage – notice previously sent regarding power/HVAC outage for Oct 3.
  • Steam outage – this should not have much impact on comfort. Planned for Oct 7.
  • Level 8 – demo still in progress. Working on abatement. Starting mechanical installation
  • L8 Rare book room HVAC. Working on contract details pertaining to insurance values. SES Engineering reviewed submittals for HVAC equipment. Sent to Hausmann for comment.
  • L8 non-library space – Changes to plans are being finalized. Hausmann is working on pricing for this change.
  • Punchlist, Furniture, Move-in on Level 7 and 6 – still HCI working on punchlist items, a few extras are being planned/quoted, McGoogan staircase construction ongoing. Several small items left to do/improve.
  • Level 5 – Framing new offices currently. Fin tube heaters on west side removed. MEP rough in have started.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Noisy work is complete. Working on closing main east west hall. Working on 42nd street vestibule (exterior wall is removed). Removing flooring will take place soon. Date will be given so users know when the noisy work will start up again.
  • Lab 4004 Demo complete. Constructing new HVAC and Electrical services.  
  • L4 working on west side construction of new connection point to heritage. MEP work.
  • L3 currently a construction zone in the center of the east-west hallway. Stair access is closed to L3 at center stair.   Ceiling soffit framing work is in progress
  • L3 working on ceilings/paint in Hospitalist PH2
  • L3 working on office 3077 wall/door. Fire sprinkler lines in southwest corner of L3 is complete
  • L2 working on locker rooms, ceilings and inspections. Lockers on L2 will be moved into the L2 locker rooms on Oct 14-16.  Completion Oct 19.
  • L2 Sterilizer. Planning is taking place to remove wall 2099A in PYH so that the sterilizer can move through. Door, frame, hardware, card access, portion of drywall and wall itself will be removed in order to make this happen. A schedule on this will be sent out Monday.
  • All floors – work for planning and drawings is taking place for exhibit installations with Dimensional Innovations.
  • University tower L3-L6 – working on progress on vertical HVAC risers which serve Heritage atrium. Finishing soon, then shaftwall work can start.
  • Heritage, working on glass, mechanical and electrical. Focusing on high ceiling work first. Historic replica terra cotta pieces have arrived, that work continues. Restoration work on UT columns continues. Discussions/planning/work has started on locations that will accommodate AVISPL displays.

Schedule

  • Wittson Hall – level 8 south (library collections) furniture starts Dec 1, 2020, Move in Late Dec 2020.
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 Neb Med space – TBD based on design
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 offices/catering/reception – Furniture starts in January 2021, move in February 2021.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – work in elevator lobby, elevators will be unavailable Nov 30 to end of December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – construction in east-west corridor including elevator lobby (elevators will be offline level 4) Sept 30 to Feb  
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Coffee Cart – completion will depend on vendor selected. From what I hear Scooters chain is interested in the project.
  • Wittson Hall – level 4 – Lab 4004. Completion in December.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 4 – Construction in skywalk between Wittson and Bennett (closed for construction) – Mid-December to early January – Sorrell skywalk will not be out of service at any time.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction Dec to Feb 1.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – Hospitalist project phase 2, furniture install in early December, opening late December.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 elevator lobby construction – Mid December to Feb 1.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 corridor tie in with vestibule – North/South Hallway closed in middle section to tie in the 42nd street vestibule to east west hallway. (rooms will be available – Mid Dec to Feb 1
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – Moving L2 lockers to new locker rooms Oct 14-16. Completion of Locker rooms open for use on Oct 19. Punchlist completion by November 6.
  • Wittson Hall – main center staircase closed for construction – Late-September to Feb 1, 2021
  • Heritage Center furniture install starts mid February 2021
  • Heritage Center first use of space – early March 2021
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – late March 2021
  • Heritage Center Completion of exhibits and audio visual – early April 2021
  • University Tower – Levels 3-6 – furniture starts November 1, occupancy in December.
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – Completion date coincides with Heritage completion.
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – likely spring of 2021 depending on weather for North and South Courtyard. Working on foundation designs for art pieces with HDR. Design for  phase 1 foundation piece is in final stages

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 – mask wearing has been better with construction workers but still an issue
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue,  
    • Schedule –   
    • Budget – no contingency left.