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Hinman Dining Hall


Hinman Dining HallThe contractor has completed much of the utility relocation work. Almost all utilities including telecom, electrical, water and sewer had to be re-routed to make way for a 26,500 sq. ft. addition that will be constructed on the west side of the dining hall. Work will soon begin on the foundation for the addition along with a new building envelop for the dining hall. All existing space has been gutted and will be re-configured. All utilities will be replaced/upgraded and the three story addition will house a new lounge, program and retail space and new restrooms. Work will be complete in August 2021.

Over spring break the new heating/hot water lines are planned to be tied in to existing services. After this takes place, the contractor will be able to proceed with removing old utility lines in the way of the addition foundation.

The project involves a complete renovation of Hinman Dining Hall and construction of a 26,500 sq. ft. addition. New electrical, plumbing and mechanical equipment will be installed. The addition will be three floors and will house a new lounge, restrooms, program and retail space. Work is scheduled for completion in summer 2021.

Cleveland Hall Renovation

Removal of the windows has been completed with the arrival and installation of new windows beginning in the coming weeks. Framing and sheet-rock continue throughout. Electrical conduit and wiring is underway with upper floors complete and work moving to lower floors. Bathroom plumbing has been completed on floors two and three while the contractor continues work on first and basement floors. Valances for heating/cooling riser piping has been completed. Elevator restoration and masonry restoration will begin soon. 

This project will reconfigure all baths including six ADA-accessible suite baths. Flooring will be removed and replaced. All windows and glass storefronts will be replaced with energy-efficient systems. New building insulation will be installed along with a new roof. Elevators will be replaced. Rooms will be painted and new lighting installed. HVAC systems will be upgraded and will include air conditioning. Electrical and plumbing infrastructure will also be updated. The scheduled completion is January 2021.

Renovations to 48 Corliss Ave., Johnson City: Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Multi-trade work is taking place on floors one through four, including mechanical infrastructure work and metal stud and drywall construction. Steel is in place for the addition stair tower and almost all the glass has been installed. Masonry work is nearing completion on the classroom addition. Kitchen and casework delivery and installation is being coordinated with kitchen equipment expected to arrive in May. Furniture is ordered with installation to begin this summer.

The renovation of the first four floors will create classrooms, simulation labs, offices, advising and conference space, an information commons, food service and public space for the Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Major construction will be complete in summer 2020 with furnishing of the building to follow. Classes will be held in the new facility beginning in January 2021. Design is complete for renovation of floors five and six which will house new programs. This project will be bid soon with work to begin in summer 2020.


Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
 
Decker School of Nursing and Health Sciences
 Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

 

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Corlissday  Lobby 

 

Science 2 Renovation, Phase 1

Most of the major interior work is complete and the contractor is working on finishes throughout the spaces. Furnishings are being finalized. Some exterior paneling on the physics wing and tower continues. Replacement of the chemistry wing windows will occur this summer. New undergraduate laboratories, classrooms and restrooms will be ready for the fall 2020 semester.

The project creates new undergraduate laboratories, classrooms and restrooms. The building exterior has taken on an updated look with new windows and exterior metal paneling that greatly improve energy efficiency.

The exterior work extends to the Science 2 tower. Renovation of the tower's interior is in design. Tower work will include gutting spaces on floors three through eight with complete renovation of that space. A number of critical maintenance items will be addressed, including asbestos abatement and new mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems.

Engineering Building Renovation, Phases 4 and 5

The Engineering Buildings new facade and windows are in place minus the a new north entry. Over the summer, a new plaza deck entry will be completed. A variety of work is progressing inside including electrical, flooring and finishing work on the second floor, installation of a new concrete floor on the third floor and elevator replacement. New offices, classrooms and restrooms will be available for the fall 2020 semester. The project updated key building utilities and infrastructure.

The project will provide new offices, classrooms and restrooms throughout the facility. Upgrades are being made to mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems serving the building as well.

The project entails a phased renovation of 66,000 square-feet of space in the Engineering Building. Work will be complete in summer 2020.

Science 4 Renovation, Phase 2

This project is scheduled to go out to bid insoon, with work likely to begin in summer 2020. The scope of the project is similar to renovations that took place on the east side of Science 4, with renovation of office space, laboratories and support space. Work is anticipated to be complete in fall 2021.

Baseball Stadium Complex

A project for a new baseball stadium complex will be underway later this year. Work will include a new baseball stadium, clubhouse, indoor training facility, increased seating, locker rooms, batting cages, offices, study areas and athletic training room. Rendering and more information about the project can be found here and here.

Library third-floor renovations

This project entails a complete gut and renovation of the Library South third floor, including asbestos abatement and installation of new flooring, ceilings and lighting. Mechanical systems serving the area will be replaced/upgraded including air handlers and chiller. The energy management system will also be upgraded so energy systems can be better managed and costs reduced. The third floor will be connected to the existing south stair tower. This project is currently in the planning/design phase. Project completion is anticipated in fall 2024.

Last Updated: 4/30/20