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Campus Construction Update for Week of Jan. 18-24

January 15, 2009

Facilities Planning Project Managers' Report:

Information Technology (IT) Center -- Some punch list work (final items to complete on list after walk through of a project) remains in several locations. The contractors will continue to work on these items during the next few weeks. The third floor is complete. Staff will be moving into the third floor this week. Work on the exterior building and landscaping that is incomplete or was added late in the schedule will be completed as the weather permits. The interior signs, furniture, and other owner-provided items are being ordered and will be installed as they arrive.

College of Business Expansion and Renovation (Scheduled Completion Date: Fall 2010) -- Concrete work is progressing in the addition. Floor slabs, tie beams, and the tiers for the large classroom are the main focus of the contractor. In the addition, the third floor is ready for paint; gypsum board is being installed on the first and second levels. On the west elevations, windows are being installed.

Faculty and staff in the UW College of Business have relocated to Crane Hall because of the renovation project. Go here for a list of the new office locations:

ILLC, Information Library and Learning Center (Scheduled completion date: September 2009) -- Finish work continues in the addition. Ceiling grids and lighting have been installed on level one. Ceiling tile and carpet is scheduled to start in this area in the next couple of weeks. Painting, ceiling grid, and mill work is progressing on the other levels. In levels three and four of the 70s addition, gypsum board has been installed and is being prepared for painting.

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Student Health/Cheney International Center -- Work continues in the basement and on the first floor. The lobby for the first floor is still under construction and students will need to enter through the east side of the building to access the second floor offices and exam rooms. Insurance is still located in the basement. The first floor east wing will have ceilings removed for placement of HVAC.

College of Law, Moot Court Addition and Renovation -- The framing of the clerestory windows and upper roof is being completed. The construction is mostly dried in. This week will continue with concrete slab-on-grade in the large Moot Court classroom, electrical rough-in, interior wall framing, plumbing rough-in, and framing wall of the restrooms.

Centennial Complex -- Interior punch list items in the small galleries will continue over the next two weeks.

UW Police Facility -- The old UniWyo Credit Union on the corner of 15th and Flint will become the new UW Police Facility. Staging for the contractor is in the north parking lot. Interior framing continues along with electrical, mechanical and plumbing rough-ins. Drywall is in progress. The construction completion is scheduled for March 2009.

The UW Physical Plant reports the following activities scheduled for the week:

College of Agriculture -- Replacement of hallway lighting will begin on the ground, first and second floors in the old Ag Building next week. Work should continue for about two weeks. Please use caution when walking around work areas.

Half Acre -- Window replacement throughout the building will continue for the next couple of weeks. Plaster repair, caulking and painting will be ongoing until early April. The sidewalk on the north side of the building is blocked for a construction staging area.

Fuel Facility -- The new fueling facility to the south of CEP (Central Energy Plant) is complete. Access has returned to normal on Gibbon Street. The new software is being installed and new fuel cards issued. The facility will be operational on Feb. 2.

Snow Removal -- Snow and ice removal continues as needed. Please be cautious of snow removal equipment.

Questions or concerns should be directed to the Physical Plant Service Desk at (307) 766-6225.

Questions or information regarding ADA accessibility or assistance may be directed to the Disability Support Services office at 766-6189.


Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2009

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