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Sciences Renovation

Work in Progress:

  • Continuing the wall framing and electrical rough-in in room 101, 104, & 223.
  • Wall framing, electrical & plumbing rough-in continue in the new first floor restrooms.
  • Electrical floor box layout and core drilling has begun in 223.
  • Continuing the wall patch and repair in rooms with removed HVAC (Uni-vent) perimeter wall equipment.

Looking forward:

  • Start HVAC sheet metal ductwork on the first floor.
  • Planned power outage on 3/19/2016 to make connections to new switchgear.

Work in Progress:

  • Work continues on the chilled water service lines in the 3rd floor east mechanical room.
  • Work continues on the steam service in the 3rd floor west mechanical room.
  • Installation of AHU#1 in the 3rd floor east mechanical room continues.
  • Unit #4 duct tie in is scheduled for 3/14/2016 (7:00am-3:00pm).
  • Demolition of duct banks in utility tunnels continues.
  • Installation of new electrical & tele/data duct banks continues.
  • Mud slabs have been poured in footers and water proofing has begun.

Work in Progress:

  • Rooms 101-104: Wall framing and electric rough-in in progress.
  • Machine shop framing.
  • New restroom: Interior Wall framing, Electric rough-in, plumbing fixture carrier assembly rough-in.
  • Framing in 223 has begun along with electrical rough-in.
  • Demolition has begun in 3rd floor restrooms.

Looking ahead:

  • S.A. Comunale mobilization (HVAC contractor)
  • Coordination drawings to be completed
  • Continue Framing rooms 101-104, 2 nd floor and machine shop.

Work in Progress:

  • Augarcast pile installation is complete.
  • Grade beams and pile caps are ongoing.  Currently complete along column line 1 on the North and working south.
  • Started forming basement retaining wall along column line 1.
  • Forming of Elevator #1 (North) hoistway walls has begun.

Looking ahead:

  • Continue grade beam and pile cap installation working south.
  • Pour basement retaining wall scheduled for 3/4/2016.
  • Pour first lift of north elevator hoistway schedule for 3/8/2016.

Work in Progress:

  • Wall layout and coordination has begun in rooms 101 & 104, 223 and machine shop.
  • Plumbing trenches in 101 & 104 have been backfilled and prepared for floor slab pour.
  • Underground plumbing rough-in was inspected and approved on 2/24/16.

Looking ahead:

  • Pour floor slab in fills in 101 & 104 on 2/26/16.
  • Pour floor slab in new first floor restroom on 2/26/16.
  • Start framing 101, 104, 223 and machine shop.
  • Plumbing rough-in in new first floor restroom will begin.

Work in Progress:

  • Phoenix air valve replacement in the Annex research labs continues per schedule.
  • Continuing the chilled water piping in the 3rd floor east mechanical room.
  • Continuing the demolition of AHU#3.

Looking forward:

  • Complete the demolition of AHU#3 in the 3rd floor west mechanical room.
  • Mobilize the mason the week of 3/7/2016.
  • Continue Phoenix air valve replacement in the Annex.
  • Continue chilled water piping in the 3rd floor east mechanical room.

Work in progress:

  • Augercast pile installation continues in the SE corner of the site.  Currently 315 piles have been installed and 30 remain.
  • Pile cap and grade beam forming and installation has begun.
  • Basement retaining walls forming to begin 2/25/16.
  • Elevator #1 (North) concrete hoistway walls to begin 2/25/16.

Looking Forward:

  • Complete augercast pile installation on 2/29/16.
  • Continue with pile caps and grade beams along column line 'A' (West side).

Work in Progress:

  • CMU wall in the receiving and student machine shop is complete.
  • Working on electrical raceways on the second floor.
  • Completed demolition on the second floor.

Looking ahead:

  • Carpenters to start layout & framing on Monday in 101 & 104, 223 and machine shop.
  • Vent/beam patching from old uni-vents will start next week.
  • Pour slab on grade weather permitting next week.
  • Continue electrical rough-in on first and second floors.

Work in progress:

  • Augercast pile installation continues in the SW corner of the site and elevator #2 (South Elevator).  Currently 215 piles have been installed and 130 remain.
  • Grade beams and pile caps forming and reinforcing in place for a first pour scheduled for Saturday, February 20th.
  • Excavation for elevator pit #1 (North Elevator).

Looking forward:

  • Start formwork for concrete basement retaining walls on the north side.
  • Continue pile caps and grade beams.
  • Start forming elevator pit #1 walls.

Work in progress:

  • Currently removing the louver on the 3rd floor west mechanical room.
  • Continuing the chilled water piping in the 3rd floor east mechanical room.
  • Started the demolition of AHU#3 in the 3rd floor west mechanical room.
  • Electrician has started ductbank for MCC and switchgear.
  • Phoenix air valve replacement in the Annex research labs continues per schedule. (20 labs completed)

Looking ahead:

  • Starting containment for abatement of AHU#1 in the 3rd floor east mechanical room.

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