Campus Construction Update for Week of June 3-9
June 1, 2012 — These are among the construction
activities scheduled June 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:
Electrical Maintenance Outages -- The following electrical outages
are scheduled Saturday, June 2: 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Arena-Auditorium;
9:30-11:30 a.m., College of Law
Building; 12:30-2:30 p.m., Corbett P.E. Building; and 2:30-4:30 p.m., Crane
Hall, Hill Hall and Crane-Hill Cafeteria.
The UW Facilities Planning Office
reports the following activities for the week:
White Hall Renovations -- Renovation and abatement work will begin
June 4. The west parking lot will be closed until summer 2013.
Ivinson Parking Lot Expansion -- Final backfill/subgrading and
parking lot expansion work is scheduled to begin June 11 and will affect
UW Office Annex (21st Street and Garfield, scheduled completion Sept.
30) -- Construction will begin soon to partially renovate the lower level of
the west wing to improve offices and other adjacent multi-use spaces.
University of Wyoming/Casper College Student Union (UW/CC Student
Union, scheduled completion is November 2013) -- Construction has started with
site preparation and foundation systems. Asphalt paving of adjacent parking
lots will begin this week and continue through the summer. Underground
installation of plumbing and electrical conduits begins in June.
Energy Innovation Center (formerly ERC, at 1020 Lewis St., scheduled completion September 2012) -- Access to main campus will be between or through Earth Sciences and the Berry Center. Lewis Street will remain closed during construction. Parking will be limited in areas around construction, including the drive along the west side of Engineering. The access from main campus, along the west side of Engineering to Lewis Street, will be closed during this phase of construction. The west end of the ramp, behind Engineering, will be closed. Handicapped parking has been relocated to the northwest corner of Lewis and 10th streets, with access through the Berry Center or Earth Sciences Building to main campus.
Framing of interior walls is nearly complete. Dry wall is complete in most
areas. Painting has started along with other interior finishes. Interior door
and window frames have been started. Rough-in of mechanical and electrical
systems is ongoing. Exterior wall system framing is complete. The temporary
weather enclosure will be removed as the glazing system is completed.
Installation of the exterior enclosure will continue during the week, with the
south and east being furthest along. Masonry and glazing work will concentrate
on the north and west walls. The exterior enclosure includes insulation, water
shed, stone and brick masonry, and glazing systems. Expect congestion from
delivery trucks, and take extreme care when walking around trucks waiting in
West Stadium (scheduled completion July 31) -- Preparation continues
to add steps and handrails at aisles, along with new slip-resistant coating, on
the lower West Stadium.
Museum Closed -- The UW Geological Museum is closed for renovation
and is scheduled to reopen at the beginning of the fall semester.
ESCo Project (Energy Services Company) -- Long Energy Services Co.
will not be on site this week.
Student Apartments Bison Run Village (Scheduled completion August
2012) -- The new apartments are in a three-block area south of Willett Drive,
and between Crane and Landmark Village. The community center and apartment
model unit are now open Mondays through Fridays. Residence Life and Dining
Services maintenance staff members have moved into the community center's
maintenance area. Two of the apartment buildings are now complete, with
punch-list work ongoing. Work on the remaining apartments continues with
framing, electrical/plumbing rough-ins and insulation installation, followed by
drywall installation, texturing and painting. Exterior stone, siding, roofing
and concrete site work continues. Landscaping continues on all parts of the
site. There will be a total of 15 apartment buildings (332 beds) with the
community center and maintenance building.
The UW Physical Plant reports the following activities for the week.
Please direct questions to the service desk, 766-6225.
Central Energy Plant -- Excavation work will begin on 19th Street and
the adjacent sidewalk will be closed to pedestrian traffic. Please use caution
around heavy equipment in the area.
Wyoming Technology Business Center (1938 Harney St.) -- Work will
begin to install a satellite dish on the southwest side of the building. The
rear entrance of the building will not be accessible for truck deliveries for
approximately two days due to trenching across the rear driveway. Deliveries
should be coordinated with the WTBC front desk. The rear entrance will remain
accessible to pedestrian traffic. Please use caution around equipment.
Concrete Repairs -- Repairs this week are scheduled for the following
areas: Ninth Street in the vicinity of Aven Nelson; Classroom Building, Old
Main, Biological Science, Physical Sciences, Health Sciences Center, Bureau of
Mines Building and Prexy's Pasture. Work will include demolition, earth work,
irrigation repairs and concrete replacement. Construction workers will be on
site in areas marked with cones. Work will continue throughout the summer and
is scheduled for a mid-August completion.
Jacoby Golf Course -- Construction continues on an east campus
drainage project at Jacoby Golf Course. Signs are posted at the affected holes
and in the clubhouse. The affected holes will be off limits during construction
hours (7 a.m.-5 p.m.) for the remainder of the construction period. Please use
caution in the work areas.
College of Law -- Lighting replacements are ongoing in the Law
Library. This project will help UW in its continued effort to be more energy
efficient. The work is funded, in part, by energy rebates from Rocky Mountain
Knight Hall -- Lighting upgrades are under way to replace light
fixtures for energy efficiency. This project will help UW in its continued
effort to be more energy efficient. The work is funded, in part, by energy
rebates from Rocky Mountain Power. Please use caution around work areas.
Health Sciences Center -- Roof replacement continues. Staging and
crane setup is on the south and east sides of the building, and the drive area
may be blocked intermittently. Use caution around the equipment. The south or
east exits may be closed intermittently during craning operations.
Foundation House -- Shingle repairs are scheduled this week, weather
permitting. Contractor parking area will be barricaded. Use caution when
exiting the building and around ladder access locations.
Law Library -- Project is ongoing in the basement. Material delivery
may occur late in the week, requiring the area between the law building and
Multi-Purpose Gym to be used for staging. Please use caution in this area.
Cowboy Field -- Screening will be installed this week. Dugout fence
installation is ongoing.
Sigma Phi Epsilon -- Demolition of the south deck will occur this
week. Please avoid the demolition area and use caution around equipment.
Honors Center (10th and Ivinson Streets) -- Work continues inside
with painting. Work continues outside with exterior painting and foundation
work. Sidewalks around the house are closed. Please use alternate routes.
Wyoming State Vet Lab -- The landscaping project continues at the Vet
Lab complex. Please use caution when entering and exiting the complex. Portions
of the parking lot will be closed at times to facilitate the construction.
Renovation continues on the Insectory Building at the Vet Lab. Please use
caution around the work area.
American Heritage Center -- Alarm installation continues on the
second and third floors.
Biological Sciences Building -- Work is ongoing on the
basement Coop Area Project. Please use caution around the construction area.
East Shuttle Lot (30th Street and Willett Drive) -- The new bus
shelters have been installed. Electrical work will occur intermittently during
the week. Please use caution around the work areas.
College of Agriculture Building
-- Painting is complete in Rooms 139-160.
Campus -- Evaluation of sanitary sewer mains on King Street, and Fraternity and Sorority Rows is complete.