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Campus Construction Update for Week of Oct. 11-17


October 9, 2009 — These are among the construction activities scheduled at the University of Wyoming during the week of Oct. 11-17:

Cowboy Dorm/WRI Storage Buildings/Berry Center -- The Cowboy Dorm has been removed. A contractor will begin excavation in one to two weeks for the Berry Center. The WRI storage buildings have all been removed down to the foundation. Foundations are being removed and will require some intermittent closure or realigned fencing along the alley for brief periods of time. Please use caution when driving or walking in this area.

Old Power Plant -- Items will be deconstructed from the Old Power Plant in the next two weeks. Demolition will begin mid-October. Materials from the demolition will be taken for recycle.

Lewis Street Apartment Removal -- The third and final apartment is anticipated to be moved in a couple of weeks. Please use caution on Lewis Street between 11th and 12th Streets.

The UW Facilities Planning Office reports the following activities scheduled for the week:

College of Business Expansion and Renovation (Scheduled completion: Fall 2010) -- The contractor will continue to work on the exterior masonry and windows. Installation of some of the hard surfaces and landscape stones will begin next week. In the addition, wall finish continues in the basement, wall board installation continues on the main level, metal framing and utility rough-ins is taking place on the second level, with utility rough-ins occurs on the third level. At the original building, final cleaning continues.

ILLC (Information Library and Learning Center) -- The contractor will continue work on the west reading room along 13th Street and finish up landscaping. Shelving installation has begun and will continue.

Kendall House (at 8th and University Streets) -- The contractor has fenced the area and is setting up for site work. There will be no parking along the alley on the east side of the property.

Biological Safety Lab, Level Three (BSL3) additions to the State Veterinary Laboratory -- Installation of the main elements of the structural steel will wrap up and masonry walls will start. Utility rough-ins from the meters into the buildings will continue.

Arena-Auditorium (Scheduled Completion: Oct. 31) -- Accessible seating is being added, with concrete to be poured this week.

War Memorial Stadium Expansion and Improvements (Scheduled Completion: Fall 2010) -- The East Stadium parking lot will be open on game days. Upper deck concrete will be complete this week. Temporary heat enclosure is ongoing.

Hoyt Hall (Scheduled Completion: Nov. 1) -- Second floor women's restroom will be closed for accessibility improvements. Restrooms on the first and third floor are available.

Bioscience General Classroom Renovations, Phase 2 (Scheduled completion date: Dec. 21) -- Construction is scheduled to begin in Bioscience Building Room 220. Punch list items remain in Bioscience Rooms 217, 218 and 219. Staging area takes up 1 parking spot in the Hoyt Hall loop drive.

Centennial Complex -- Exterior block repair is complete. Cap flashing has begun at the Sculpture Court and Art Museum window sills. Block cleaning, sealing and control joint caulking is scheduled to start Oct. 12. Staging for the contractor is on the northeast side of the building.

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

Corbett Building -- Several new exterior lights will be installed along the sidewalk north of the building beginning the end of next week.

Corbett Gym -- A new sign will be installed on the southwest corner of the building beginning Monday. Please use caution around the work area.

Campus Grounds -- Sprinkler systems are being winterized across campus from now through October. There may be occasional overspray on sidewalks and around buildings.

Campus Greenhouse -- Concrete will be poured in front of the Greenhouse Tuesday, weather permitting. Pedestrian traffic will be re-routed to the south side of Willett.

Health Sciences Building -- Landscaping and flagstone work on the east side continues.

Student Union -- Carpeting throughout the building is being replaced. Work will continue for a couple more weeks.

Engineering -- Window sill repairs continue on 4th, 5th & 6th floors inside of the court area on the east wall.

Old Engineering Building -- Domestic hot water service has been restored.

RMMC (Regulated Materials Management Center) -- Re-roofing continues. The staging area is on south side of building. Please use caution when entering from the south and around the staging area.

War Memorial Fieldhouse -- Roof replacement is substantially complete. The contractor is now working on punch list items. The staging area is on the west side of the building. Please use caution when entering from the north and around the staging area.

Arena-Auditorium -- Work on the repair of the supply and return air fans should complete next week. There should be no further impact on occupants during this replacement.

Knight Hall -- Capstone work continues on the southwest planters of the building. Please use caution in this area.

Please direct questions to the Service Desk at 766-6225.

 

Posted on Friday, October 09, 2009

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