Construction Updates Archive

August 2018

Belk Plaza Revitalization
Belk Plaza Revitalization:

Scope:

  • Belk Plaza, located on the oldest part of campus, is the center of campus life. The previous feature, Belk Tower, was demolished for structural concerns and will be revitalized into a plaza for campus use. The plaza will include outdoor seating, lawn space, a fountain, tables, and a performance area. The plaza will be landscaped in an effort to improve pedestrian and bike traffic. This design concept came from public input of the campus community and alumni.

Update:

  • Final inspections and landscaping are in progress. Fencing may be moved around to mobilize sections of the project before opening to the public. Trees and shrubs will be planted later in the fall as weather cools off.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • Fall 2018


Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction
Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction:

Scope:

  • The new Science Building will take the place of both the Facilities Operations and Parking Services buildings currently on campus. Therefore, both of these buildings will be relocated and combined into one building, located across from North Deck. Receiving and Stores will also relocate to a warehouse in this area.

Update:

  • Work is finalizing with site work and the continuation of installing finishes in the office building and warehouse. Occupants will begin moving in September.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • September 2018


University Recreation Center Construction
University Recreation Center:

Scope:

  • The University Recreation Center will provide students the opportunity for physical health and wellness, by creating a 160,000 square foot facility for recreation. The center will include aerobic and weight training rooms, group fitness spaces, multipurpose courts, aquatic facilities, locker rooms, student meeting space and space for intramural sports and other recreational programs.

Update:

  • Work continues with the installation of structural steel framing, concrete floor slabs and exterior walls. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins are still in progress and the installation of the roof has begun. In the upcoming days, brick work will begin.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2019


Rendering of CRI Entrance
Charlotte Research Institute (CRI) Entrance Improvements:

Scope:

  • The CRI Entrance Improvement project will enhance the aesthetic appeal of this entrance in accordance with the main entrance. The final project will include landscaping, seat walls, pylons, and an illuminated UNC Charlotte sign.

Update:

  • The site is being mobilized and will begin grading in the upcoming weeks.

Estimated Completion:

  • December 2018


Admissions and Visitors Center Construction
Admissions and Visitors Center:

Scope:

  • Located near South Village, the Admissions and Visitors Center will be a hub for visitors and prospective students.  It will serve as an information center, and a starting point for campus tours and student orientation.

Update:

  • Work continues to install the roof, complete interior framing, and continue with mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • February 2019


Academic Complex Renovation
Academic Complex Renovation:

Scope:

  • The Academic Complex, including Macy, Barnard, Denny, Garinger and Winningham, is being renovated to improve functionality and aesthetics. The renovation includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates as well as ADA accessibility renovations, structural remediation and interior and exterior upgrades.

Update:

  • Phase II, Macy and Barnard, is complete. Demolition and abatement of Garinger and Winningham has now begun. Work on the surrounding courtyard continues as underground storm water and brick paver sidewalks are installed.

Estimated Completion:

  • Phase I (Denny): Complete
  • Phase II (Macy and Barnard): Complete
  • Phase III (Garinger and Winningham): March 2019


June 2018

Admissions and Visitors Center Construction
Admissions and Visitors Center:

Scope:

  • Located near South Village, the Admissions and Visitors Center will be a hub for visitors and prospective students.  It will serve as an information center and a starting point for campus tours.

Update:

  • The building’s foundation is complete. Structural steel framing and the installation of site utilities will continue in the upcoming days.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • February 2019


Academic Complex Renovation
Academic Complex Renovation:

Scope:

  • The Academic Complex, including Macy, Barnard, Denny, Garinger and Winningham, is being renovated to improve functionality and aesthetics. The renovation includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates as well as ADA accessibility renovations, structural remediation and interior and exterior upgrades.

Update:

  • Bathroom tile, ceiling installation and window installation are complete. Exterior wall repairs and interior painting will continue in Macy and Barnard in the upcoming days.

Estimated Completion:

  • Phase I (Denny): Complete
  • Phase II (Macy and Barnard): August 2018
  • Phase III (Garinger and Winningham): March 2019


Student Union Deck Expansion
Student Union Deck Expansion:

Scope:

  • The expansion of Union Deck will provide 600-700 additional parking spaces available to the University to make up for the loss of Parking Lot 19, as it was demolished to build the University Recreation Center.

Update:

  • Work will continue on electrical rough-ins, plumbing and masonry. In the upcoming days, work will begin on the stair and elevator tower.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • August 2018


University Recreation Center Construction
University Recreation Center:

Scope:

  • The University Recreation Center will provide students the opportunity for physical health and wellness, by creating a 160,000 square foot facility for recreation. The center will include aerobic and weight training rooms, group fitness spaces, multipurpose courts, aquatic facilities, locker rooms, student meeting space and space for intramural sports and other recreational programs.

Update:

  • Construction on the structural steel frame, concrete floor slabs, and electrical and plumbing rough-in work continues. The third-floor concrete slab should complete in July.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2019


Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction
Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction:

Scope:

  • The new Science Building will take the place of both the Facilities Operations and Parking Services buildings currently on campus. Therefore, both of these buildings will be relocated and combined into one building, located across from North Deck. Receiving and Stores will also relocate to a warehouse in this area.

Update:

  • Site utilities, brickwork and drywall installation will continue. Exterior metal paneling on the warehouse is complete. Warehouse and office building finishes will begin in the upcoming days.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • September 2018


Belk Plaza Revitalization
Belk Plaza Revitalization:

Scope:

  • Belk Plaza, located on the oldest part of campus, is the center of campus life. The previous feature, Belk Tower, was demolished for structural concerns and will be revitalized into a plaza for campus use. The plaza will include outdoor seating, lawn space, a fountain, tables, and a performance area. The plaza will be landscaped in an effort to improve pedestrian and bike traffic. This design concept came from public input of the campus community and alumni.

Update:

  • The concrete fountain structure is complete and stone veneer masonry is underway. Construction continues with sidewalk paver installation, grading for the lawn area and masonry work on the seat walls.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • Summer 2018


Scott Hall Renovation
Scott Hall Renovation:

Scope:

  • Originally built in 1969, Scott Hall is being renovated to update the mechanical, electrical, information technology and plumbing systems. Window and roof replacements are included in the renovation, as well as ADA modifications.

Update:

  • Exterior masonry, window installation, interior wall framing and drywall installation are now complete. Work continues on interior and exterior painting and ceiling, lighting and flooring installations. Work recently began on door installations, sidewalks and landscaping preparation.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2018


May 2018

Admissions and Visitors Center Construction
Admissions and Visitors Center:

Scope:

  • Located near South Village, the Admissions and Visitors Center will be a hub for visitors and prospective students.  It will serve as an information center, and a starting point for campus tours and student orientation.

Update:

  • Building foundations and site utilities continue in preparation for the installation of structural steel framing.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • February 2019


Academic Complex Renovation
Academic Complex Renovation:

Scope:

  • The Academic Complex, including Macy, Barnard, Denny, Garinger and Winningham, is being renovated to improve functionality and aesthetics. The renovation includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates as well as ADA accessibility renovations, structural remediation and interior and exterior upgrades.

Update:

  • Macy and Barnard are continuing mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins. Interior painting and exterior wall repairs are underway.

Estimated Completion:

  • Phase I (Denny): Complete
  • Phase II (Macy and Barnard): August 2018
  • Phase III (Garinger and Winningham): January 2019


Student Union Deck Expansion
Student Union Deck Expansion:

Scope:

  • The expansion of Union Deck will provide 600-700 additional parking spaces available to the University to make up for the loss of Parking Lot 19, as it was demolished to build the University Recreation Center.

Update:

  • Electrical, plumbing and masonry work continue. In the upcoming days, roadway work will begin (painting and striping). Traffic will shift to the new deck entrance later this month.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • August 2018


University Recreation Center Construction
University Recreation Center:

Scope:

  • The University Recreation Center will provide students the opportunity for physical health and wellness, by creating a 160,000 square foot facility for recreation. The center will include aerobic and weight training rooms, group fitness spaces, multipurpose courts, aquatic facilities, locker rooms, student meeting space and space for intramural sports and other recreational programs.

Update:

  • Construction to install steel framing and pour concrete slabs on each level continues.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2019


Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction
Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction:

Scope:

  • The new Science Building will take the place of both the Facilities Operations and Parking Services buildings currently on campus. Therefore, both of these buildings will be relocated and combined into one building, located across from North Deck. Receiving and Stores will also relocate to a warehouse in this area.

Update:

  • Site utilities, mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins, painting and drywall installation continues. The warehouse is taking shape with metal stud framing and the office building continues with roof installation.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • September 2018


Belk Plaza Revitalization
Belk Plaza Revitalization:

Scope:

  • Belk Plaza, located on the oldest part of campus, is the center of campus life. The previous feature, Belk Tower, was demolished for structural concerns and will be revitalized into a plaza for campus use. The plaza will include outdoor seating, lawn space, a fountain, tables, and a performance area. The plaza will be landscaped in an effort to improve pedestrian and bike traffic. This design concept came from public input of the campus community and alumni.

Update:

  • Underground footing is now installed and the fountain basin has been formed. Work is progressing on the brick seat wall and concrete fountain wall. Sidewalk paver installation has begun.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • Summer 2018


Scott Hall Renovation
Scott Hall Renovation:

Scope:

  • Originally built in 1969, Scott Hall is being renovated to update the mechanical, electrical, information technology and plumbing systems. Window and roof replacements are included in the renovation, as well as ADA modifications.

Update:

  • Construction continues with concrete patch repairs, window installation, exterior masonry, interior painting, ceiling grid installation and flooring. The elevators are now installed. In the upcoming days, the generator will be replaced, interior doors installed and first-floor storefront glass will be in place.

Estimated Completion:

  • June 2018


April 2018

Belk Plaza Construction
Belk Plaza Revitalization:

Scope:

  • Belk Plaza, located on the oldest part of campus, is the center of campus life. The previous feature, Belk Tower, was demolished for structural concerns and will be revitalized into a plaza for campus use. The plaza will include outdoor seating, lawn space, a fountain, tables, and a performance area. The plaza will be landscaped in an effort to improve pedestrian and bike traffic. This design concept came from public input of the campus community and alumni.

Update:

  • Site demolition and installation of underground utilities continues. Footings have been placed for the new seat walls. Work will begin on the water feature later this month.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • Summer 2018


Admissions and Visitors Center Construction
Admissions and Visitors Center:

Scope:

  • Located near South Village, the Admissions and Visitors Center will be a hub for visitors and prospective students.  It will serve as an information center, and a starting point for campus tours and student orientation.

Update:

  • Earthwork continues on site. Installation of site utilities and foundations is in process.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • March 2019


University Recreation Center Construction
University Recreation Center:

Scope:

  • The University Recreation Center will provide students the opportunity for physical health and wellness, by creating a 160,000 square foot facility for recreation. The center will include aerobic and weight training rooms, group fitness spaces, multipurpose courts, aquatic facilities, locker rooms, student meeting space and space for intramural sports and other recreational programs.

Update:

  • Retaining walls, foundations and first floor concrete columns are complete. Under slab rough-in work, installation of slab on grade, installation of structural steel and installation of post tension slab work continues. The pool vault has been placed and under slab piping work associated with the pool is underway.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2019


Union Deck Construction
Student Union Deck Expansion:

Scope:

  • The expansion of Union Deck will provide 600-700 additional parking spaces available to the University to make up for the loss of Parking Lot 19, as it was demolished to build the University Recreation Center.

Update:

  • All levels of the deck have been poured. Construction continues with electrical rough-ins, plumbing and masonry.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • August 2018


Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction
Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction:

Scope:

  • The new Science Building will take the place of both the Facilities Operations and Parking Services buildings currently on campus. Therefore, both of these buildings will be relocated and combined into one building, located across from North Deck. Receiving and Stores will also relocate to a warehouse in this area.

Update:

  • Installation of site utilities and appurtenances continues. Structural steel and roofing for the warehouse is in progress. In the next month, work will continue to complete the roof panels and drywall installation for the office/shop building.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • September 2018


Scott Hall Construction
Scott Hall Renovation:

Scope:

  • Originally built in 1969, Scott Hall is being renovated to update the mechanical, electrical, information technology and plumbing systems. Window and roof replacements are included in the renovation, as well as ADA modifications.

Update:

  • Work will continue on HVAC, interior painting, exterior repairs, window installation, masonry, drywall installation, ceiling grid and light fixture installation, and flooring. Elevators are now installed.

Estimated Completion:

June 2018



Academic Complex Renovation
Academic Complex Renovation:

Scope:

  • The Academic Complex, including Macy, Barnard, Denny, Garinger and Winningham, is being renovated to improve functionality and aesthetics. The renovation includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates as well as ADA accessibility renovations, structural remediation and interior and exterior upgrades.

Update:

  • Macy and Barnard are continuing mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins and window and lighting installation. Barnard is behind schedule compared to Macy.

Estimated Completion:

  • Phase I (Denny): Complete
  • Phase II (Macy and Barnard): August 2018
  • Phase III (Garinger and Winningham): January 2019


March 2018

Admissions and Visitors center rendering
Admissions and Visitors Center:

Scope:

  • Located near South Village, the Admissions and Visitors Center will be a hub for visitors and prospective students.  It will serve as an information center, and a starting point for campus tours and student orientation.

Update:

  • The tennis courts and trees are being removed and earthwork is beginning. Footing installation will begin in the upcoming weeks.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • March 2019


Academic Complex Renovation
Academic Complex Renovation:

Scope:

  • The Academic Complex, including Macy, Barnard, Denny, Garinger and Winningham, is being renovated to improve functionality and aesthetics. The renovation includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates as well as ADA accessibility renovations, structural remediation and interior and exterior upgrades.

Update:

  • Macy and Barnard are continuing mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins and window and lighting installation.
  • Denny is complete.

Estimated Completion:

  • Phase I (Denny): Complete
  • Phase II (Macy and Barnard): Summer 2018
  • Phase III (Garinger and Winningham): January 2019


Union Deck
Student Union Deck Expansion:

Scope:

  • The expansion of Union Deck will provide 600-700 additional parking spaces available to the University to make up for the loss of Parking Lot 19, as it was demolished to build the University Recreation Center.

Update:

  • Construction continues as concrete is poured to create the fifth level of the structure. Work has begun on electrical and sprinkler rough-ins and brick.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • Summer 2018


University Recreation Center
University Recreation Center:

Scope:

  • The University Recreation Center will provide students the opportunity for physical health and wellness, by creating a 160,000 square foot facility for recreation. The center will include aerobic and weight training rooms, group fitness spaces, multipurpose courts, aquatic facilities, locker rooms, student meeting space and space for intramural sports and other recreational programs.

Update:

  • Retaining walls are now complete and structural steel is underway.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2019


Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex
Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction:

Scope:

  • The new Science Building will take the place of both the Facilities Operations and Parking Services buildings currently on campus. Therefore, both of these buildings will be relocated and combined into one building, located across from North Deck. Receiving and Stores will also relocate to a warehouse in this area.

Update:

  • Site utilities and mechanical, electric and plumbing rough-ins are being installed. Roof installation will continue. The warehouse foundation is nearing completion and will begin structure in the upcoming weeks.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • September 2018


Belk Plaza Rendering
Belk Plaza Revitalization:

Scope:

  • Belk Plaza, located on the oldest part of campus, is the center of campus life. The previous feature, Belk Tower, was demolished for structural concerns and will be revitalized into a plaza for campus use. The plaza will include outdoor seating, lawn space, a fountain, tables, and a performance area. The plaza will be landscaped in an effort to improve pedestrian and bike traffic. This design concept came from public input of the campus community and alumni.

Update:

  • The site will continue to be demolished and underground utilities are being installed. Footings for some of the project’s features will begin in the upcoming weeks.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • Summer 2018


Scott Hall
Scott Hall Renovation:

Scope:

  • Originally built in 1969, Scott Hall is being renovated to update the mechanical, electrical, information technology and plumbing systems. Window and roof replacements are included in the renovation, as well as ADA modifications.

Update:

  • Interior metal stud wall and ceiling framing, window installation and exterior masonry are continuing. HVAC installation will begin in the upcoming weeks.

Estimated Completion:

  • June 2018


Davis Pond
Campus Storm Water: Phase 1- Davis Pond:

Scope:

  • Davis Pond will be converted into a storm water management wet pond. It will allow storm water treatment to occur for areas of the campus that have been previously developed but not treated.

Update:

  • Asphalt pathways are now complete. Final landscaping is nearing completion. Awaiting warmer weather, the aquatic plants will be the final steps before the project is complete.

Estimated Completion:

  • May 2018


February 2018

Belk Plaza Rendering
Belk Plaza Revitalization:

Scope:

  • Belk Plaza, located on the oldest part of campus, is the center of campus life. The previous feature, Belk Tower, was demolished for structural concerns and will be revitalized into a plaza for campus use. The plaza will include outdoor seating, lawn space, a fountain, tables, and a performance area. The plaza will be landscaped in an effort to improve pedestrian and bike traffic. This design concept came from public input of the campus community and alumni.

Update:

Estimated Completion:

  • June 2018


Admissions and Visitors center rendering
Admissions and Visitors Center:

Scope:

  • Located near South Village, the Admissions and Visitors Center will be a hub for visitors and prospective students.  It will serve as an information center, and a starting point for campus tours and student orientation.

Update:

  • The site is being mobilized, demolished and graded in preparation for construction.

View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • February 2019


University Recreation Center
University Recreation Center:

Scope:

  • The University Recreation Center will provide students the opportunity for physical health and wellness, by creating a 160,000 square foot facility for recreation. The center will include aerobic and weight training rooms, group fitness spaces, multipurpose courts, aquatic facilities, locker rooms, student meeting space and space for intramural sports and other recreational programs.

Update:

  • The project is in the process of constructing retaining walls, columns, site utilities, and under slab rough-in work. Structural steel will begin in the coming month. 

    View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2019


Union Deck
Student Union Deck Expansion:

Scope:

  • The expansion of Union Deck will provide 600-700 additional parking spaces available to the University to make up for the loss of Parking Lot 19, as it was demolished to build the University Recreation Center.

Update:

  • Construction continues as concrete is poured to create the fourth level of the structure. Contractor will continue to form and pour decks up to the fifth level.

    View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • Summer 2018


Academic Complex Renovation
Academic Complex Renovation:

Scope:

  • The Academic Complex, including Macy, Barnard, Denny, Garinger and Winningham, is being renovated to improve functionality and aesthetics. The renovation includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates as well as ADA accessibility renovations, structural remediation and interior and exterior upgrades.

Update:

  • Macy and Barnard are continuing mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins, window framing and installation, and exterior work.
  • Denny is complete.

Estimated Completion:

  • Phase I (Denny): Complete
  • Phase II (Macy and Barnard): Summer 2018
  • Phase III (Garinger and Winningham): January 2019


FOPS construction
Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction:

Scope:

  • The new Science Building will take the place of both the Facilities Operations and Parking Services buildings currently on campus. Therefore, both of these buildings will be relocated and combined into one building, located across from North Deck. Receiving and Stores will also relocate to a warehouse in this area.

Update:

  • Site utilities and mechanical, electric and plumbing rough-ins are being installed. Structural steel, exterior wall framing, warehouse foundations and roofing will continue through the following months.

    View the work in progress.

Estimated Completion:

  • September 2018


Scott Hall
Scott Hall Renovation:

Scope:

  • Originally built in 1969, Scott Hall is being renovated to update the mechanical, electrical, information technology and plumbing systems. Window and roof replacements are included in the renovation, as well as ADA modifications.

Update:

  • Interior metal wall stud framing, elevator and window installation, and exterior masonry work are continuing.

Estimated Completion:

  • June 2018


January 2018

Photo of Phase II
Academic Complex Renovation:

Scope:

  • The Academic Complex, including Macy, Barnard, Denny, Garinger and Winningham, is being renovated to improve functionality and aesthetics. The renovation includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing updates as well as ADA accessibility renovations, structural remediation and interior and exterior upgrades.

Update:

  • Denny is now complete. Staff have moved back into the building and classes have resumed.
  • Macy and Barnard are continuing demolition, asbestos abatement and initial framework. Exterior work on the brick and windows will begin in the next month.

Estimated Completion:

  • Phase I (Denny): Complete
  • Phase II (Macy and Barnard): Summer 2018
  • Phase III (Garinger and Winningham): January 2019


University Recreation Center
University Recreation Center:

Scope:

  • The University Recreation Center will provide students the opportunity for physical health and wellness, by creating a 160,000 square foot facility for recreation. The center will include aerobic and weight training rooms, group fitness spaces, multipurpose courts, aquatic facilities, locker rooms, student meeting space and space for intramural sports and other recreational programs.

Update:

  • The project began in July 2017 and is in the process of constructing retaining walls, columns, site utilities, and under slab rough-in work. 

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2019


Union Deck
Student Union Deck Expansion:

Scope:

  • The expansion of Union Deck will provide 600-700 additional parking spaces available to the University to make up for the loss of Parking Lot 19, as it was demolished to build the University Recreation Center.

Update:

  • Construction continues as concrete is poured to create the second level of the structure. Contractor will continue to form and pour decks up to the fifth level.

Estimated Completion:

  • Summer 2018


Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex
Facilities Operations/Parking Services Complex Construction:

Scope:

  • The new Science Building will take the place of both the Facilities Operations and Parking Services buildings currently on campus. Therefore, both of these buildings will be relocated and combined into one building, located across from North Deck. Receiving and Stores will also relocate to a warehouse in this area.

Update:

  • Construction is continuing as site utilities, footing and structural steel are being put in place for the foundation of the new building. Structural steel, exterior wall framing and roofing will continue in the following months.

Estimated Completion:

  • July 2018


Davis Pond
Campus Storm Water: Phase 1- Davis Pond:

Scope:

  • Davis Pond will be converted into a storm water management wet pond. It will allow storm water treatment to occur for areas of the campus that have been previously developed but not treated.

Update:

  • When weather permits, asphalt walkways will be repaved and aquatic plants will be planted.

Estimated Completion:

  • January 2018


March 2017

Rendering of Burson Building
RENOVATION - Burson:
Scope The Burson Building, which was completed in 1985, will receive repairs and updates to its mechanical and electrical systems, new network cabling, and a new boiler building. Additionally a new elevator will be installed as well as interior modernizations to lecture halls and common areas.
Update The boiler building brick veneer is completed.  Minor infrastructure work is underway.
Estimated Completion September 2017

 



Rendering of new brick facade on Denny
RENOVATION - Academic Complex:
Scope

The Academic Complex, which includes Denny, Macy, Winningham, Barnard, and Garinger and was built in 1967, will receive an update to its mechanical, electrical, information technology, and plumping systems.  The project will also include window replacements and ADA modifications to meet existing code requirements.  Denny will also receive new brick façade to match the other buildings.

Update Demolished all mechanical, electrical, and plumbing in Denny and began putting back new utilities.  Began installation of foundations for new brick cladding on Denny.
Estimated Completion  December 2018


Rendering of Student Counseling Center
NEW CONSTRUCTION - Student Counseling Center:
Scope

The Student Counseling Center will provide new space for the counselors who are currently located in Atkins Library. The new building will include individual meeting rooms as well as rooms for group therapy.

Update

Installed the underground utilities, foundation, slab, steel frame, and roof.  Began interior framing, exterior framing, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installations.

View the work in progress, photos are updated hourly.

Estimated Completion   August 2017

 



October 2016

Light rail construction area
TRANSPORTATION - Light Rail LYNX Blue Line Extension:
Overview

The new light rail Blue Line Extension construction continues up North Tryon toward campus, while earthwork, track bed, and station work continues on campus.

Challenging traffic conditions along North Tryon between Old Concord Road and Institute Circle will continue.  Temporary lane closures should be expected daily between 9am and 4pm.  Drivers and pedestrians are continually encouraged to be alert and safe while driving/walking through this area.

For more project information and updates, please see Charlotte Mecklenburg's webpage. Visit the Light Rail at UNC Charlotte webpage for all other information.

Update
Installation of the Campus Station sculpture is complete, and the station plaza installation continues.  Landscaping and lighting along the North Tryon corridor will soon begin.
 
Estimated Completion  2017

 



Rendering of Elm, Maple, Pine Halls
RENOVATION - Elm/Maple/Pine Halls:
Scope

The student residence building, which was built in 1987, will receive an update to its mechanical, electrical, information technology, and plumbing systems as well as interior modernizations.

The project will also include window and roof replacements and ADA modifications to meet existing code requirements. There will be substantial site work to include new underground HW/CW lines from the   recently construction Oak Hall Utility plant and other site amenities
to include retaining walls, walkways, and paving.

Update Continued installation of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing in the rooms.  Continued work on the elevator towers.  Began the foundation for the new Maple addition.
Estimated Completion  July 2017

 



August 2014

New Construction: Charlotte Engineering Early College:

Classes in the building will begin Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. The building is located beside the CRI parking deck near the JW Clay entrance. Be advised traffic around this area is projected to be heavier during morning drop-off times (8:45 AM to 9:15 AM) and afternoon pick-up (4:00 PM to 4:30 PM)


Photo courtesy of Jared Moon



New Construction: Residential Hall Phase XII (Martin Hall):

The building has been authorized for occupancy by the State Construction Office. Final punchlist items will continue after students move in. Every effort will be made to minimize disruption. Landscaping will be completed soon.

 

Photo courtesy of Holder Construction



Renovation: Belk Gym:

Project work includes:

      ·         Modernized HVAC systems including gymnasiums
     ·         Over 8,000 square feet of dedicated fitness space
     ·         Redesigned exterior main entrance façade and plaza
     ·         Redesigned lobby and visitor amenities
     ·         Refinished basketball courts
     ·         Increased lighting and way-finding amenities
     ·         New stairs for improved circulation and security
     ·         High seating capacity auditorium-style lecture hall
     ·         Additional and properly equipped classroom and lab space
     ·         Day lockers and individualized shower stalls
     ·         Improved accessibility from locker rooms to swimming pool
     ·         Mechanical, structural and landscape improvements

Estimated completion: Fall, 2015

Image rendering courtesy of C- Design Inc.



Renovation: Brick Pavers for Colvard, Reese & King Building Areas:

Existing concrete walk areas will be replaced with campus standard brick pavers in two segments: (1) Area to south side of Reese up to intersection of University Rd., and Broadrick Blvd. estimated to be completed over winter break. (2) Area between Reese and King, wrapping around King and meeting waterproofing project estimated to begin and complete early 2015.



Renovation: Colvard 2000 Building:

Building is undergoing a modernization which includes: updated offices, new reception area, updated bathrooms and exterior wall windows. 

Estimated completion: December, 2014


Image rendering courtesy of Little and Associates



Renovation: Cone Plaza:

Repairs and painting of all structural elements have been completed. Installation of cast-in-place, brick veneered planter walls and waterproofing continues. 

Estimated completion: September, 2014


Image rendering courtesy of LandDesign/SKA Consulting



Renovation: Holshouser Residence Hall:

Asbestos abatement and interior demolition are complete. All existing mechanical systems have been removed, with exception of domestic water heaters. Openings in partition walls that remain are being enlarged for wider doors. Layout work for new piping penetrations is in progress.

Estimated completion: June, 2015

Image rendering courtesy of Clark-Nexen



Renovation: Oak Residence Hall:

Ninety-nine percent of room demolition is complete. Mechanical, plumbing, electrical rough-ins have begun. Courtyard demolition is complete and foundations to the elevator towers are under construction. 

Estimated completion: June, 2015

Image rendering courtesy of KSQ/Peterson Associates



Renovation: Re-Roofing of Several Campus Buildings:

The following buildings have or are being re-roofed: Barnard, the Couseling Center, Fretwell, Garinger, Greenhouse, King, Steam Plant and Winningham. Installation wrapping up for all.

Estimated completion: August, 2014



Renovation: Reese Building:

Building is undergoing a waterproofing project. Excavation of the north side foundation begins the week of Aug. 18.

Estimated completion: November, 2014



Transportation & Road Improvements: Light Rail LYNX Blue Line Extension:

Beginning at Old Concord Rd., N. Tryon St. will be widened to accomodate light rail tracks in a center median. Expect daily lane closures between 9:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Earth work is in progress on campus between N. Tryon St. and Toby Creek where a temporary bridge is being installed so clearing and grading work can begin on the east side of Toby Creek. 


Ultimately, the stop on campus will be located across the Wallis Hall portal that connects to the Student Union Bridge.

Estimated completion: 2017

Image courtesy of Charlotte Mecklenburg



Transportation & Road Improvements: Phillips Road Realignment:

Relocating existing road to create a four-way intersection at the current Cameron/Craver intersection AND adding a new bridge over Toby Creek. The new alignment will curve between Hayes Baseball Field and the Halton Wagner Tennis Complex.

Estimated start: Fall, 2014

Image rendering courtesy of Facilities Management



March 2014

Other upcoming projects, more information soon:


Oak Residence Hall Renovation: Planned to begin Summer 2014. Renovations include: HVAC replacement, ADA accessabile elevators, roof and window replacements, new interior finishes.

Holshouser Residential Hall Renovation: Planned to begin late Spring/Early Summer 2014.

Phillips Road Realignment: Relocating existing road to create a four-way intersection at the current Cameron/Craver intersection. The new alignment will curve between Hayes Baseball Field and the Halton Wagner Tennis Complex, bridging Toby Creek.



Belk Gym Renovations:


Starting May 2014, after Commencement, Belk Gym will undergo significant renovations. Estimated completion date: Fall 2015.

Project work includes:

      ·         Modernized HVAC systems including gymnasiums

      ·         Over 8,000 square feet of dedicated fitness space

      ·         Redesigned exterior main entrance façade and plaza

      ·         Redesigned lobby and visitor amenities

      ·         Refinished basketball courts

      ·         Increased lighting and way-finding amenities

      ·         New stairs for improved circulation and security

      ·         High seating capacity auditorium-style lecture hall

      ·         Additional and properly equipped classroom and lab space

      ·         Day lockers and individualized shower stalls

      ·         Improved accessibility from locker rooms to swimming pool

      ·         Mechanical, structural and landscape improvements

Image courtesy of C- Design Inc.
 


New Blue Line Extension:


Most recent update: J W Clay roadway closure at Panera side of intersection is now estimated for April 1, 2014 or later for final tie-in. This is due to a change order for the water meter.

Beginning in March 2014, as it approaches the University area, beginning at Old Concord Rd., North Tryon St. will be widened to accommodate light rail tracks in a center median. Expect lane closures between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Background: Construction for the new Blue Line Extension (BLE) is being managed by CATS and the Federal Government. Facilities Management will communicate construction status as significant milestones are reached. The BLE will consist of approximately 9.3 miles of a double track light rail roadbed, beginning from 7th St. in Uptown Charlotte and ending at UNC Charlotte. The Project includes eleven (11) proposed stations; four (4) with parking and seven (7) without parking.  Approximately, 3,000 parking spots will be provided at the four (4) park & ride lots, including parking decks at the University City Boulevard Station and the JW Clay Boulevard Station.

Estimated completion: 2017

Image courtesy of Charlotte Mecklenburg



PORTAL:


The PORTAL building was accepted by the State Construction Office January 2014.  It was formally dedicated on Feb. 28, 2014 and is now open!

 

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Evans



Residential Hall Phase XII (Martin Hall):


The following work continues: exterior sheathing, roofing material, interior studs, mechanical, electrical, plumbing rough-ins. Estimated completion: July, 2014.

NOTE: A section of Cameron Blvd. by the area is closed for the next nine to twelve weeks. Please click here for details and detour information. 

Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



Residential Hall Phase XIII:


Located by Holshouser Hall in South Village, site work has begun for the 408-bed suite style freshman residential hall. Work expected to finish next summer for Fall 2015 occupancy.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



South Village Dining Hall:


The building is temporarily dried in. Exterior masonry continues; interior mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-in continues. Interior metal wall framing is wrapping up. Interior drywall and kitchen flooring has begun. Estimated completion: July, 2014.


Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



January 2014

Belk Gym Renovations:

Starting May 2014, after Commencement, Belk Gym will undergo significant renovations. Estimated completion date – Fall 2015.

 


Project work includes:

·         Modernized HVAC systems including gymnasiums

·         Over 8,000 square feet of dedicated fitness space

·         Redesigned exterior main entrance façade and plaza

·         Redesigned lobby and visitor amenities

·         Refinished basketball courts

·         Increased lighting and way-finding amenities

·         New stairs for improved circulation and security

·         High seating capacity auditorium-style lecture hall

·         Additional and properly equipped classroom and lab space

·         Day lockers and individualized shower stalls

·         Improved accessibility from locker rooms to swimming pool

·         Mechanical, structural and landscape improvements

 
Image courtesy of C- Design Inc.
 


New Blue Line Extension:

Construction for the new Blue Line Extension (BLE) is being managed by CATS and the Federal Government. Facilities Management will communicate construction status as significant milestones are reached. 

Beginning in March 2014, as it approaches the University area, beginning at Old Concord Rd., North Tryon St. will be widened to accommodate light rail tracks in a center median. Expect lane closures between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

The BLE will consist of approximately 9.3 miles of a double track light rail roadbed, beginning from 7th St. in Uptown Charlotte and ending at UNC Charlotte. The Project includes eleven (11) proposed stations; four (4) with parking and seven (7) without parking.  Approximately, 3,000 parking spots will be provided at the four (4) park & ride lots, including parking decks at the University City Boulevard Station and the JW Clay Boulevard Station.

Estimated completion – 2017

Image courtesy of Charlotte Mecklenburg



PORTAL:

Construction nears completion with a scheduled final inspection mid-January 2014.  Interior finishes and system commissioning is ongoing, along with designer inspections.

 


Photos courtesy of Edifice Construction



Residential Hall Phase XII:

Metal decking for level 5 is progressing for east building.  Concrete decking for level 4 was poured for west building.  Rough pipe installation is continuing throughout.  Estimated completion – July 2014.

 

Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



South Village Dining Hall:

Construction continues with exterior masonry, interior & exterior light gauge metal framing and MEP rough-ins.  The building is tracking to be rated as Two Green Globes, with the potential of reaching Three Green Globes.  Work is on schedule.  Estimated completion —May 2014. 

 

Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



August 2013

Alumni Way (formerly High Rise Rd.):

Construction is 95% completed.   KBR, Construction Manager at Risk, is completing traffic light installation (at the intersection of Alumni Way and Cameron Blvd). Landscaping, divided road way, standard street lighting, sidewalks, etc. are approaching completion.  Estimated completion - August, 2013.

 

 

 


Photos courtesy of Wade Bruton



New Blue Line Extension:

Construction for the new Blue Line Extension (BLE) is being managed by CATS and the Federal Government.

Facilities Management will communicate construction status as significant milestones are reached. The BLE will consist of approximately 9.3 miles of a double track light rail roadbed, beginning from 7th St. in Uptown Charlotte and ending at UNC Charlotte. The Project includes eleven (11) proposed stations; four (4) with parking and seven (7) without parking.  Approximately, 3,000 parking spots will be provided at the four (4) park & ride lots, including parking decks at the University City Boulevard Station and the JW Clay Boulevard Station.

As it approaches the University area, the construction zone is planned to be on North Tryon, not UNC Charlotte roads. Estimated completion – 2017.

Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



PORTAL:

The building is 70% completed. Everything is under roof and exterior cladding is essentially done. Interiors, utilities, drywall and site work progressing. Estimate completion date—January 2014.

 

Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



Residence Hall Phase X (Belk Hall):

Final finishes are in process and site cleanup is underway for the 412-bed residential hall. It was accepted by the State Construction Office on July 17th.  Contractor working on punchlist (which should be completed within 45 days) while Housing is moving furniture into the building.


Photos courtesy of Wade Bruton



Residential Hall Phase XI (Hunt Hall):

The 400-bed residential hall was accepted by the State Inspection Office on July 29th. KBR, the construction manager at risk, continues to increase construction efforts considerably as interior finishes, painting, and utilities are being completed by multiple crews. Punchlist is in motion and Housing is moving in furniture.


Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



Residential Hall Phase XII:

The 408-bed, 175,000 sq. ft. residential building is 19% completed and will have an apartment style design. Located at the southwest intersection of Cameron Blvd and Martin Village Road, site work is nearing completion and foundation work has just begun. Estimated completion - June, 2014.

 

 

 


Rendering courtesy of Jenkins Peer Architects; photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



South Village Dining Hall:

Construction is 35% complete; work continues with structural steel, decking, site improvements, connector bridge, etc.  Currently, the project is tracking to be rated as Two Green Globes, with the potential of reaching Three Green Globes. The project is on schedule, estimated completion date—May 2014. 

 

 

 


Photos courtesy of Wade Bruton



July 2013

High Rise Rd. (to be Alumni Way) Realignment:

Construction continues as planned and is more than 85% completed. Work includes utilities installation, road base, light poles and landscaping. Note the new pedestrian sidewalk being built on Cameron, close to intersection of new Alumni Way (High Rise Rd./Toby Creek) and Cameron.

This will greatly improve traffic flow and connectivity around the South Village residential area and  from Toby Creek (new Alumni Way).  Estimated completion - August 1, 2013.

 

 

Photos courtesy of Wade Bruton



PORTAL:

Building is over 60% completed. Window installation and interior trim nearing completion. Mechanical and electrical rough-ins being installed. Site work progressing.  Estimated completion - January 2014.

 

Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



Residence Hall Phase X:

The 412-bed building is well over 90% completed and connected to permanent power. Exterior cladding and roofing are done. Final finishes are in process and site cleanup is underway. Estimated completion - July 2013.

 

Photos courtesy of Edifice and Wade Bruton



Residential Hall Phase XI:

The 400-bed facility is approaching completion. Multiple crews are working on interior finishes, painting, and utilities. Temporary cooling is being provided to help stabilize temperature and humidity conditions required for interior finishes. Estimated completion -  late July 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



Residential Hall Phase XII:

The site is located at the intersection of Cameron Blvd. and Martin Vilage Rd. Early site work continues; safety fencing is up. Once completed, the $31.5 million, 175,000 sq. ft. residence hall will provide 408 beds in an apartment style facility. Estimated completion - June, 2014.

 

Rendering courtesy of Jenkins Peer Architects; photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



South Village Dining Hall:

Construction on the over 66,000 gross square ft. facility continues with structural steel, decking, foundations, etc.  Work tempo will increase soon as remaining bed packages were make late June. Project is tracking to have the Two Green Globe sustainability rating, with the goal of reaching Three Green Globes. Estimated completion - May 2014.

 

Photos courtesy of Wade Bruton



South Village Parking Deck J:

Construction of the 1,200-car deck is over 90% completed.  Precast brick-clad panels, roof trusses and ceiling staining are completed while site roads are bing installed.  Estimated completion - July 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



April 2013

PORTAL:

Building is currently 55% completed. It's now under roof and exterior cladding is basically done. Interior rough-in plumbing and other utilities are being installed and drywall is underway. Estimated completion - January 2014.

 

Rendering courtesy of Edifice



Residence Hall Phase X:

Building is 77% completed and connected to permanent power. Exterior cladding and roofing are essentially done. Casework and above ceiling inspections are ongoing. Drywall and ceilings are being installed. Estimated completion - July 2013.

 

Rendering courtesy of Edifice



South Village Deck J:

Construction is progressing as planned; currently over 76% completed. All major concrete pours are finished. Precast brick-clad panels, roof trusses and ceiling staining are nearing completion; elevator installation just beginning. Estimated completion - July 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



South Village Dining Hall:

Site work, utilities, foundations, etc. continue; construction work tempo will increase as soon as remaining bid packages are completed. Project is tracking to have the Two Green Globe sustainability rating, with the potential of reaching Three Green Globes.

 

Later this spring, pathways near site will be temporarily closed for construction of bridge connecting new dining hall and Scott Hall. Estimated completion - May 2014.

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



South Village Regional Utility Plant (RUP) 4:

Construction progressing as planned; currently 90% completed. Cooling towers have been delivered and installed. Boilers were received. Architectural amenities, floor coatings, fire protection systems and all mechanical controls are being finished. Estimated completion - June 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



High Rise Road/Alumni Way:

Construction continues as planned and is more than 75% completed. Current work includes utilities installation, road base, light poles and landscaping. Estimated completion - August 1, 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



Residence Hall Phase XI:

Brick cladding and roofing are essentially complete. Installation work continues on windows, rough-ins and brick veneer. About to begin: millwork, interior painting, wall coverings and HVAC controls. Work tempo continues to rise as interior utility rough-ins (fire protection, water, electrical, etc.) ramp up. Estimated completion - July 2013.

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



Residential Hall Phase XII:

The site is located at the intersection of Cameron Blvd. and Martin Vilage Rd. Early site work has just begun; safety fencing is up. Once completed, the $31.5 million, 175,000 sq. ft. residence hall will provide 408 beds in an apartment style facility. Estimated completion - July 2014.

 

Rendering courtesy of Jenkins Peer Architects; Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton



March 2013

Football Stadium:

Scoreboard video screen installation is scheduled for early April. Punchlist is being completed. Landscaping was recently installed; just waiting for blooms!

 

Photo courtesy of Wade Bruton, UNC Charlotte



High Rise Road/Alumni Way:

The renaming of "High Rise Road" to "Alumni Way" has been approved. Appropriate signage will occur once intersection with Cameron Rd. is complete. Tree planting will begin in the next two weeks; brick paver installation continues. Installation of the 12" waterline tie in at Cameron Blvd. is complete.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management

 

 

 

 



NEW: Residential Hall Phase XII:

Introducing the rendering for the new Phase XII Residential Hall, to be located across Hawthorne Residential Hall. Bids for early site work open this month.

 

Photo courtesy of Jenkins Peer Architects



PORTAL:

All masonry is in place. Underground utility work is in progress; inside rough-ins (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) in progress. Skylights are being installed. Estimated completion date remains for January, 2014.

 

Photo courtesy of Edifice Contractors



Residence Hall Phase X:

Inspections going well. Finishing room mock-up with appliances, cabinets, etc.  Estimated completion remains for July, 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



Residence Hall Phase XI:

Masonry is waterproofing. Dry wall placement is complete.  Estimated completion remains for July, 2013.

 

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



South Village Deck J:

Tower crane has been removed from site. Approximately 20% of brick panel installation complete. Rough-in (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) in process. Estimated completion remains for July, 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



South Village Dining Hall:

Underground piping, foundation work, gutters, fittings in progress. Structural steel slated to go up next week. Estimated completion is Summer, 2014.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



South Village Regional Utility Plant (RUP) 4:

All major mechanical equipment (boiler, chiller, etc.) is in. Piping and electrical finishing is in progress. Estimated completion remains for June, 2013.

 

Photo courtesy of Facilities Management



February 2013

Hechenbleikner Lake:

Water has reached an elevation of 712.7 feet; a full pond is 715 feet (invert of the water quality overflow). Aquatic flora plantings that couldn’t be planted during winter months will be installed mid-March. During this time, water will be lowered 3 feet. There will be over 30 different plants placed on the pond bottom such as swamp sunflower, swordgrass, New England Aster, great coneflower, American Water Lilly, and pickerel weed.  



High Rise Road Realignment & South Village:

Construction proceeds on schedule with more than 50% of work completed. Estimated completion date - August 1, 2013. 



Parking Deck J:

Construction progresses as planned and is currently 55% completed.  All major concrete pours are done. Precast brick-clad panels installation will begin within days.  Estimated completion date—July 2013.



PORTAL:

The building is now under roof and is 15% completed. Interior rough-in plumbing and other utilities are being constructed.  Exterior cladding continues. Estimate completion date—January 2014.



Regional Utility Plant 4:

Construction progresses as planned and is currently 73% completed. The cooling towers have been delivered and installed. The boilers have been received and will be installed soon.  Estimated completion date—June 2013.



Residence Hall Phase X:

The building is now under roof and is 67% completed. Interior rough-in utilities (fire protection, water, electrical, etc.) are being installed and exterior brick cladding is about 95% completed. Dry-wall and ceilings are being installed throughout the building. Estimated completion date—July 2013.



Residence Hall Phase XI:

Construction operating tempo has increased considerably. Interior utility rough-ins (fire protection, water, electrical, etc.) are ramping up as well.  Brick cladding and roofing is making large strides as weather has been assisting the process.  Estimated completion date—July 2013.



South Village Resident Dining Hall:

The project is tracking to be rated as Two Green Globes certification with the potential of reaching Three Green Globes. Construction continues with site work, grading, utilities, etc.; work tempo will increase soon as remaining bid packages are completed. Later this spring, pathways near the site will close temporarily as work begins to construct the connecting bridge between the new dining hall and Scott Hall. The project is on schedule, estimated completion date—Summer, 2014.



TRAFFIC NOTICE on Cameron Rd. at Harris Alumni Center:

During Spring Break, specifically March 2 -6, Cameron Road will have only one lane of traffic open to allow the installation of additional underground utilities. Signs and flag-persons will be present to keep the traffic area safe.



January 2013

Parking Deck J:

Construction progressing as planned.  Concrete pours continue through the end of January; it's currently being poured on the top level. Precast panels to be delivered in February. Estimate completion date—July 2013



PORTAL:

The building is now under roof, interior rough-in plumbing and other utilities are being constructed. Exterior cladding continues. Estimate completion date—January 2014.



Regional Utility Plant (RUP) 4:

Construction progressing as planned. Interior and exterior rough-in utilities continue. Electrical and mechanical equipment being delivered and installed. Estimate completion date—July 2013.

 



Residence Hall Phase X:

The building is now completely under roof. Interior rough-in utilities are being installed and exterior brick cladding is about 90% completed. Estimate completion date—July 2013.



Residence Hall Phase XI:

Structural walls and flooring construction continues, currently working on all floors. Contractor topped out steel and has completed roof trusses installation. Estimate completion date—July 2013.



South Village Dining Hall:

Construction continues with site work, grading, utilities, etc. Work tempo increasing soon as remaining bid packages are about to be advertised  Pathways between buildings in the area connecting to University Road have been altered, allowing foot traffic connectivity while keeping pedestrians safe. The project is on schedule, estimate completion date—May 2014.



South Village High Rise Rd. Realignment:

Construction is proceeding as planned.  Contractor is installing underground utilities, street lights, island landscaping and pavers. High Rise Road connection continues to Toby Creek and Cameron Blvd (near Harris Alumni  Center).



TRAFFIC NOTICE: Cameron Rd. at Harris Alumni Center:

During spring break (March 2-6) the contractor will work on the road installing additional underground utilities. Two-way traffic will be affected; however, flagmen will be present during work-hours to allow traffic to proceed. Utility details map shown.



December 2012

Parking Deck J:

Construction progressing as planned.  Concrete pours will continue through the end of January, 2013; currently concrete is being poured on the 4th level.  Estimated completion date—July 2013.



PORTAL:

The building is now mostly under roof.  Interior rough-in plumbing and other utilities are being constructed.  Exterior cladding continues.  Estimated completion date—January 2014.



Regional Utility Plant 4:

Construction progressing as planned.  Interior rough-in utilities continue.  Electrical and mechanical equipment being manufactured.  Estimated completion date—July 2013.



Residence Hall Phase X:

The building is now mostly under roof.  Interior rough-in utilities are being installed and exterior brick cladding is about 50% completed.  Estimated completion date—July 2013.



Residence Hall Phase XI:

Structural walls and floors continue, currently working on 4th floor.  Contractor estimates to top out steel by early January.  Estimated completion date—July 2013.



Resident Dining Hall:

Construction has started near Scott & Moore Halls.  Early site work, grading, utilities, etc. continue, with work tempo increasing soon as remaining bid packages are finalized. Pathways between those buildings and connecting to University Road have been redirected to keep pedestrians safe while allowing foot traffic connectivity to University Road from High Rise area.   The project is on schedule, estimated completion date—May 2014.



Traffic Notice: High Rise Rd. Realignment:

Construction is proceeding as planned.  Contractor is installing underground utilities, street lights, island landscaping, and pavers. They have begun grading the lower section of High Rise Road through parking lot #9 to connect to Cameron Blvd over the Holiday Break.  The intersection of Cameron Blvd and Toby Creek Road will be impacted when underground utilities are installed.  The contractor will close one lane on Cameron Blvd near the Alumni House during the Holiday Break — signs, traffic barricades and flagmen                                                  will be in place during the construction.



Traffic Notice: Tennis/Woodward Hall Cross Walk:

Construction will begin Mon., December 17 and will be completed by January 4, 2013 on Cameron Blvd. Two-way traffic will be affected; however, flagmen will be present during work-hours to allow traffic to proceed.