Sciences Renovation

College of Arts & Sciences

Work in progress: Completed AHU #3 duct tie-in to AHU #2. Air handler unit #3 has been permanently shutdown. Start layout for tele/data ductbanks. Starting motor control center (MCC) and swithgear duct bank. Started mass excavation - currently 95% complete.  Shoring and lagging is now complete. Installing exterior scaffolding to 3rd floor on...

College of Arts & Sciences

Work in progress: Site shoring around the building is complete - contractor is demobilizing. 130 Piles are complete on the north end of the site (approximately to column line 7). Temporary ramp into excavation is complete. Sanitary tie-in on the north side has been completed. Pile caps and grade breams have begun. Mass excavation is complete....

College of Arts & Sciences

Work in Progress: Continuing the installation of the temporary duct and assembly of new AHU1 in the East side mechanical room. Stripped topsoil from addition footprint. Phoenix air valve replacement in the Annex research labs continues per schedule. Continue coordination of the west mechanical room abatement and planning for demolition of AHU...

College of Arts & Sciences

Work in Progress: Floor electrical boxes in room 101 & 104 are complete. Plumbing under slab is complete in 101 & 104. The sanitary tie-in and under slab rough-in is complete and inspected for the new restrooms in addition. Electrical raceways have been installed in crawlspace. Completed miscellaneous demolition the 2nd floor.  ...

College of Arts & Sciences

Work in progress: Air handler assembly of unit 1 continues in 3rd floor mechanical room east with Roth and Air Enterprises. Abatement coordination and containment underway in the 3rd floor mechanical room west to prepare to demolish AHU #3 serving the vivarium. AHU #3 planned shutdown on 1/29/16 after 5:15pm. Removed approximately 80% of the...

Work in progress: Demolition of south stairs is complete including the foundations. Test pile will be tested on 1/29/16. Steam Condensate receiver in Williams Hall will take place on Saturday with UFM shutdown. Auger Cast pile installation to begin next week and progress south to column line 6 by end of week. Shoring is about 80% complete....

College of Arts & Sciences

Work in progress: Electric rough-in is in progress in rooms 101 and 104. Floor box rough-in is complete. Completing the under-slab plumbing tie-ins in 101 and 104. Electrical raceways are being installed the crawl space. New first floor restroom under-slab sanitary piping is approximately 75% complete. Demolition of the receiving area and...

College of Arts & Sciences

Current Work Progress: Currently abating 3rd floor west mechanical room. Currently coordinating duct tie in from unit 4 to unit 1 & unit 3 tie into unit 2. There will be short supply air outages when sheet metal cross connections occur. Notices will be sent prior to outages. Precision finishing abatement on first floor tile and second floor...

Confetti canons blow into the sky marking the close of the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Integrated Sciences Building. The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Integrated Sciences Building was held Oct. 2 from 2-5 p.m. The event was free and open to the public. Following the groundbreaking, Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences hosted a showcase of science and technology demonstrations, along with refreshments, music and fun, on the Student...

Confetti canons blow into the sky marking the close of the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Integrated Sciences Building. Work in Progress: Forming at stair #3 for 3rd lift continues; 2nd lift pour has been completed. Concrete piers along column line 'B' were completed. Steel erection in sequence 1 - 4 continues. Steel detailing in sequence 2 continues. Basement retaining wall between column line 17/A.1 to 17/C in progress. Steam, steam condensate and chilled...