Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW

Campus Construction Update for July 3-9

July 1, 2016

These are among the construction activities scheduled July 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

Campuswide (Big Horn Roofing, Laramie; November 2016) -- Campus roof replacements will occur in the following order, weather permitting: Fieldhouse roof is complete; Fieldhouse north addition roof replacements are 90 percent complete; mobilizing to Knight Hall, west-side rooms, restroom and roof over Registration and Records; Pharmacy, upper penthouse roofs; Animal Science, roofs over the meat lab and sales on the northwest side; RMMC, entry and front office area; Casper Family Practice, east-side addition. Use caution around equipment and work crews’ activities.

Campuswide -- The Paint and Sign Shop is starting the annual summer lot maintenance program. The work is expected to carry over the summer. Crews will repair and replace signs as well as restripe parking spaces and curbs at various locations throughout the campus. Please be aware of crews and equipment in the area, and observe posted street and parking closures.

UW Operations (Facilities Engineering/Facilities Management) reports the following activities for the week:

Visual Arts Building (The Plumbing Company; July 2016) -- Installation of irrigation pipe along 22nd Street continues. West-side, on-street parking, adjacent to the work area, will be closed temporarily as work progresses northward.

Service Building (Physical Plant, Laramie; August 2016) -- Renovation is ongoing in the Fleet and Transit area to remodel current office spaces, construct new office spaces and a break room, and install lighting and HVAC upgrades. Fleet Services will operate Car Rental and Auto Services from the mobile trailer, located in the parking lot across 14th Street, during the remodeling. Please be cautious of crews and equipment in the area.

Jacoby Golf Course (Christensen Irrigation Co., Costa Mesa, Calif.; July 2016) -- Construction continues with installation of heads and laterals around the perimeter of the course. Pipes and material are stockpiled in the staging area west of the clubhouse and around the course. Improvements are expected to decrease water consumption, reduce system maintenance and enhance aesthetics. Please use caution near crews and equipment in this area.

American Heritage Center (The Plumbing Co., Laramie; July 2016) -- Construction of a new pump house and tie-in piping between the American Heritage Center and the Visual Arts Building continues. Pipes and material will be stockpiled in the area. Please use caution near crews and equipment in this area.

Engineering Building (Shepard Construction, Rawlins; June 2016) -- Classroom technology will be updated in the following classrooms: 1055, 2109, 3111, 3114, 4066, 1039, 1041, 1034, 1062, 1060, B105, 2070, 2064, 2082, 2104, 4023, 3102, 4054, 4072, 4059, 5030, 5038, 6085 and 6060. Please use caution around crews and equipment.

Anthropology Building (Shepard Construction, Rawlins; June 2016) -- Classroom technology will be updated in Classroom 150. Please use caution around crews and equipment.

Physical Sciences Building (Arcon Inc., Laramie; July 2016) -- Construction will begin to repair water damage in the corridor that links the Classroom Building to the Physical Sciences Building. This corridor is next to the UW Planetarium main entry. Selective demolition, framing, drywall and painting will be performed on the south wall. One of the corridor entry doors will remain active throughout the project. Dust and traffic-control barricades will be in place. Please be cautious around crews and equipment in the area.

Landmark Square Apartments (Highland Landscaping, Laramie; June 2016) -- Landscape improvements and new sprinkler system installation will be substantially complete the week of July 4. Irrigation main, lateral line installation and pump station infrastructure are complete for the large central areas. The smaller areas next to the center and the perimeter will be stripped of existing landscaping, and sprinkler infrastructure will be installed. Final landscape rock placement and sprinkler control clock power-up/programming are the only outstanding tasks. Traffic-control barricades will remain in place until final demobilization. Please be cautious around excavation areas and equipment.

Central Energy Plant (ITC Electrical Technologies, Casper; September 2016) -- New transformers, generators and switchgear are being installed at the UW Central Energy Plant. The landscape area to the south and west of the plant will be partitioned off for construction activities. There will be storage containers, vehicles and equipment on the adjacent roadway. Please observe traffic-control barricades, and watch for crews and equipment in the area.

Animal Science Building and the Centennial Complex (Stonehouse Inc., Laramie; July 2016) -- A new electric vault, north of the sidewalk that bisects the Animal Science Building and the Centennial Complex, has been poured, waterproofed and backfilled. All of the new conductors are pulled through the vault now. Traffic-control barricades and fencing will be removed, and the lid will be placed the week of July 4. Please use caution around staged vehicles and equipment. Additional early-morning short power outages are being scheduled for later in July to finish up the project

Education Building (Arcon Inc., Laramie; August 2016) -- Construction is ongoing for the Education Building window replacement project. Windows on the first and second floors of the south and east sides are in the process of being replaced. Windows on the ground and first floors on the north side are also in the process of being replaced. Replacement of these windows is expected to improve energy efficiency and occupant comfort. Please be cautious of crews and equipment in the area.

Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts (Shepard Construction Inc., Rawlins; June 2016) -- Window and door replacement on the west side of the building is near completion. The windows and doors on the west side of the building, which were not impacted by the east expansion project, are the primary focus. Replacement of these windows and doors is expected to improve energy efficiency and occupant comfort. Please use caution near crews and equipment in this area.

Agriculture Building (Shepard Construction, Rawlins; June 2016) -- Classroom technology will be updated in the following classrooms: 1030, 1032, 2018, 2024, 41, 4021 and 328. Please use caution around crews and equipment.

Agriculture C Addition (Mastec, Denver, Colo.; August 2016) -- Installation of an AT&T Cellular site on the east roof of the building is underway. Please be cautious of work crews and equipment in the area.

Energy Innovation Center (UW Operations) -- Excavation is underway to locate and repair a chilled water leak below grade at the south exterior of the building. A small portion of the parking area may be affected. Please use caution around heavy equipment in the area.

Coe Library (SE Wyoming Insulation; July 2016) -- Construction is ongoing in Room 206 to convert it into a presentation studio and an extra storage room. Existing lighting will be replaced with new LEDs. Please be cautious of work crews and equipment in the area.

Fieldhouse North (Marshall Contracting, Laramie; August 2016) -- Construction is underway to renovate the wrestling locker room. Staging will be located in the lower east hallway. Please be cautious of work crews and equipment in the area.

Biological Sciences Building (Marshall Contracting, Laramie; July 2016) -- Construction is ongoing in Room 302 to upgrade classroom finishes and technology. Please be cautious of work crews and equipment in the area.

Gibbon Street east of 15th Street (Equipment Services) -- Equipment Services will conduct maintenance activities on the gravel portion of Gibbon Street east of 15th Street. The culvert at the RMMC storage building will be upgraded. Please use caution around crews and equipment in the area.

Bureau of Mines Building (Scotch Boy Inc., Cheyenne; June 2016) -- The crew is replacing the irrigation system on the west and north sides of the building. Please use caution around crews and equipment in the area.

Coe Library (Pinnacle Cabinets and Millwork; August 2016) -- Remodeling of the Book & Bean retail space is scheduled to occur over the summer. As a result, the Book & Bean will be closed until further notice. Drilling through the floor for utility access is complete. UW electricians and plumbers are in the process of routing the associated piping and conduit to these drill locations. Please use caution near crews and equipment in this area.

Agriculture C and Education buildings (Rocky Mountain Line Systems, Casper; June 2016) -- Concrete paving and landscaping work is scheduled. Please use caution near crews and equipment in this area.

Agriculture Building (Summit Sealants Inc.; November 2016) -- Building exterior surface repairs; window glazing joints/window perimeter re-sealing, control joint re-sealing; and a new elastomeric coating are being applied to the Agriculture Building addition. There will be two hanging stages and associated rigging on the north elevation of the Agriculture Building addition. Traffic control and falling debris protective infrastructure will be in place. Please be cautious around crews and equipment.  

American Heritage Center (Elk Ridge Builders, Laramie; August 2016) -- There will be removal of existing non-compliant ADA spaces in the east parking lot and installation of new ADA parking areas in the east and west end of the lot. There also will be installation of a new underground drain line for roof drainage to the detention pond area. South access to the elevator will remain open at all times. Please use caution near crews and equipment in this area.

Agriculture North Lot (Summit Trucking and Housemoving) -- The gravel lot north of the Agriculture Building will be used by various contractors for staging purposes for construction and demolition nearby on campus. Please use caution in this area, and keep clear of vehicles and equipment.

Annual Steam Shutdown Project (UW Shops and Arcon Inc., Laramie; August 2016) -- Arcon will install a hatch on the Lewis Street alcove roof. Staging will be at the west end of the lot between the Energy Innovation Center and the Geological Survey building. No-parking signs will be placed on the north side of the Washakie Dining Center Friday, July 8. This will be for the placement of the portable steam boiler trailer for Residence Life and Dining Services. The trailer will be placed Monday, July 11, at 6 a.m. A fence around the trailer also will be placed July 11. Please use caution when in this area. The trailer will remain there until Aug. 17.

Facilities Architecture reports the following activities for the week:

Hoyt Hall Renovation (General contractor Elk Ridge Builders & Design LLC, Laramie; scheduled substantial completion July 22, 2016) -- Finish painting, installation of new wood trim and casework, door hardware, acoustical ceilings, fire alarm system, light fixtures; along with final plumbing, electrical and data wiring are continuing on the lower two floor levels. The overall building renovation is approximately 85 percent complete. The second and third floors are complete (excluding restrooms). The first floor and basement levels will be complete by mid-July. Move-in of furniture and equipment from Crane Hall began on the upper two floors in Hoyt Hall June 17-18 and will continue during July and August as spaces are completed. Hoyt Hall is scheduled for fall semester occupancy. Please observe all temporary barricades, construction fencing, cautionary signs or other posted instructions around the building where work is taking place.

ASUW Student Memorial Plaza Alpine Planting (General contractor Arcon Inc., Laramie; substantially complete May 31, 2016) -- All work on the project is complete. After final punch-list corrections, as identified by the landscape architect and UW, are made, the construction contract with Arcon Inc. will be closed out.

Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts (General contractor Sampson Construction, Cheyenne; Fine Arts Building renovation and expansion) -- Eleven-month warranty items are being addressed. Contractors are completing warranty items throughout the building.

High Bay Research Facility (General contractor Haselden Wyoming Constructors, Laramie; 19th Street; scheduled completion spring 2017) -- Storm drain No. 1 -- that will extend from the site south to a detention pond at 19th Street and Willett -- is under construction. Work has progressed into the drive lane south of the Animal Science Building, requiring closure of the lane. The Animal Science Building is accessible from 22nd Street. The work across the drive lane will be complete by July 8. Underground electrical conduit serving the building has been installed on the northwest corner of the building, and the crew is preparing for installation of the concrete slab. Mechanical and electrical systems are nearing completion on the second floor, and are approximately 50 percent complete on the first floor. The concrete tilt-up panels in the north wing are receiving a skim-coat to create a smooth finish. Drywall, including lead-lined shielding, is being installed throughout the first floor. Taping and drywall finishing is nearing completion on the second floor. Painting has begun within the electrical room on the second floor. Gypsum board ceilings are being installed in the north wing. The elevator installation is nearing completion. Curtain wall framing is ongoing, with the current focus on the north elevation. Exterior stone masonry is being installed on both the southwest and north elevations of the building. Curb and gutter and soil preparation for asphalt is underway, with the current focus on the west parking lot.

Facilities Construction reports the following activities for the week:

War Memorial Stadium and UniWyo Sports Complex Video Board Project (Panasonic Enterprise Solutions; scheduled completion August 2016) -- The project includes replacement of the War Memorial Stadium south scoreboard and sound system, installation of LED ribbon boards on stadium fascia, replacement of the UniWyo Sports Complex video board and scoreboards, and updates to associated timing, scoring and A/V systems in both facilities. Foundation and site work for the War Memorial Stadium board is complete, and structural steel will begin the week of July 11. Installation of the second-level concourse fascia for LED displays is complete on the east side, and is in progress on the west side. Placement of electrical cable in various facilities is ongoing. Public access to War Memorial Stadium will remain open during the project, but be cautious of equipment, vehicles and construction crews in the area.

Engineering Education and Research Building Site Clearing/Demolition (General contractor Wyoming Earthmoving Corp., Rozet; scheduled substantial completion Aug. 19, 2016) -- The contractor has removed slab-on-grade concrete drives/sidewalks and is completing selective demolition at above-grade portions of remaining residential structures until abatement/disposal plans are finalized for existing basements. A portion of the site utility work has been completed in Lewis Street, 11th Street and Bradley Street to remove and cap abandoned residential water service lines. A construction fence has been installed around the project site. Please observe all temporary barricades, construction fencing, cautionary signs or other posted instructions around the site where work is taking place. 

Wyoming State Vet Lab Renovations (BSL3) (General Contractor Sampson Construction, Cheyenne) -- Contractors are mobilizing trailers and Conex storage containers on the east and south sides. A temporary wall will be built in the corridor north of the existing BSL3 area this week or next. Contractor access to the building will be on the east side.


Share This Page:

Contact Us

Chad Baldwin

Institutional Communications

Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2929

Email: cbaldwin@uwyo.edu

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Vimeo Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon