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Campus Construction Update for May 27-June 2

May 25, 2018

(Note: The weekly construction update highlights only projects with new developments. Comprehensive updates are distributed monthly. For the most recent comprehensive update, click here.)

These are among the construction activities scheduled May 27-June 2 at the University of Wyoming:

Core Campus Steam Shutdown (UW Operations) -- The annual campus steam shutdown will begin at noon Monday, July 16, and will continue through Aug. 20. Most campus buildings between 22nd and Ninth streets, and Ivinson and Lewis streets will not have hot water or steam during the shutdown. A portable boiler will be placed near the Washakie Dining Hall during the week of July 9 and remain on site until Aug. 20.

Campus Irrigation (UW Operations) -- Crews will begin turning on irrigation systems throughout campus. Use caution, as some sidewalks could become slick. Please excuse the inconvenience of detours walking around campus.

Physical Sciences Building Third Floor, WWAMI Cadaver Lab (Arcon Inc., Laramie; summer 2018) -- Painting is underway and is scheduled through the end of next week.

Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB) (Construction manager GE Johnson Construction Wyoming LLC, Casper; spring 2019) -- Installation of the stone veneer; exterior and interior metal stud framing, drywall and paint; mechanical/electrical/plumbing rough-ins, elevator commissioning, utility extensions; and roofing are all underway. Eleventh Street will be closed to traffic in both directions for the duration of the project. The ADA sidewalk ramp on the southeast corner of the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility will be closed May 14-28 for utility tie-ins. ADA access is still available on the southwest ramp, and no exterior building doors will be blocked. Please steer clear of heavy equipment, overhead conveying and delivery trucks parked on city streets. Please observe all construction signs.

Mick and Susie McMurry High Altitude Performance Center (Construction manager at risk GE Johnson Construction Wyoming LLC, Jackson; June 2018) -- Within the existing facility, metal stud framing, drywall, mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins are underway. All access to and egress from the Rochelle Athletics Center will be limited to the south entry doors. Construction of the north entry is underway. Traffic control, signs and barricades will be in place at the building interior and exterior during this process. Please use caution when near the project, and observe all construction signs.

Washakie Temporary Boiler (UW Operations; May 2018) -- Crews will excavate on the north side of King Street for new gas service, steam and condensate lines needed to hook up the temporary boiler, which will be located in the southwest corner of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. The boiler will be in place within the next few weeks and remain until the campus steam shutdown is complete for summer. Barricades and fencing will be in place. Excuse our mess. Please use caution around the welding and heavy equipment in this area.

Merica Hall (May-June 2018) -- Interior work is ongoing for moving furniture and offices to prepare for painting and carpet replacement on the first and second floors. Please use caution around the moving crew.

Knight Hall (Big Huhnks Excavation; May 22-July 4) -- Access to the south entries of Knight Hall will be closed. This also will include street parking along Ivinson Street in front of Knight Hall. See attached map.

Hoyt Hall, Ross Hall, Cheney International Center and Student Health (Big Huhnks Excavation; May 29-June 1) -- Due to the sewer repair work in progress in these buildings, the occupants will need to access either Merica or Knight halls to use the restrooms. Please use caution in or near the construction/repair area.

Hoyt Hall (Big Huhnks Excavation; May 29-June 4) -- Access to the drive west of Hoyt Hall will be closed to all traffic. See attached map.

Hoyt Hall West Parking (Big Huhnks Excavation; June 4-25) -- Parking west of Hoyt Hall will be closed. See attached map.

Old Main (Marshall Contracting; June 2018) -- Renovations will begin in June to the President’s Suite, converting two bathroom sections into one, as well as painting, new carpet and renovations to the boardroom. Please be aware of work crews in the building.

Airport, Atmospheric Science (Big Horn Roofing, Laramie; June 2018) -- Reroofing will be done over the office areas as weather permits. Please use caution around equipment and crews.

The following projects are complete:

Old Main (UW Operations; May 2018) -- Renovations in Room 113 are complete. More renovations on the first floor will begin later this summer.

Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory Isolation Building (Big Horn Roofing, Laramie; June 2018) -- The roof replacement over the entire building and several smaller roofs on site has been completed.

Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center (Mullen’s Heating, Laramie; UW Operations PM Shop) -- The upgrading in the air filtration system in four air-handling units and the coil cleaning have been completed.

Engineering Building (UW Operations; May 2018) -- Remodeling of the computer lab in Engineering Rooms 6028/6021A is complete.

High Bay Research Facility (Encore Electric) -- The placement of a third backup generator is complete.

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