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Hinman Dining Hall

The installation of new underground utilities is mostly complete. Stone piers have been poured for the foundation of the addition and forming of the foundation walls for the addition is underway. The north and south roof slabs have been poured. New steel for the existing building is in place and metal decking work continues. Masonry work is active on the lower level of the building. The boiler room has been gutted and new boilers will be installed in coming months. Air handling units will also be set in place. Miscellaneous electrical, plumbing and mechanical work is taking place throughout the site.

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

The Cleveland Hall renovation is nearing completion. Doors and hardware are being installed on the upper two floors and solid surface countertops and stainless steel sinks are being set in place in suites. Work on the main entry ceiling is continuing. Flooring is underway in suite bedrooms along with painting. Valance enclosures, coils and piping installation is progressing and ductwork on lower floors is moving ahead. Work is also taking place on control wiring for devices. Plumbing fixtures are being set on the lower two floors. Electrical rough-in work continues in the basement and piping for bathroom and light fixtures is advancing. The sprinkler system has been tested and work continues for the mechanical system hook-ups in the mechanical room. Exterior curbs are installed and site restoration and paving will be completed 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

Flooring and ceilings are nearly complete on floors two through four. Restroom fixtures are being installed on floors two through four as well. Casework is also progressing on those floors. Final painting will soon be underway in those areas. Restroom tile work is moving ahead on the first floor. Work on lighting, fire alarm systems and devices is taking place throughout the building. The elevator shaft is being constructed. Doors will be shipped in early July and installed in coming months. Kitchen equipment has been delivered. Outside there is work on the snowmelt system and the sidewalks that will incorporate them. Sod has been installed and some trees and other landscaping has taken place.

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



Corlissday  Lobby 


Science 2 Renovation, Phase 1

Work is well underway on interior finishes including installation of casework and laboratory furnishings. New metal exterior paneling is complete on the north, east and south side of the tower with the west side due for completion in early July. The contractor is currently framing the chemistry wing to prepare for exterior paneling.
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

Furniture installation is wrapping up in offices and labs. Work on the third floor classroom to conference space conversion is advancing. Painting and finishing work is underway in the commons area and flooring and lighting work will soon begin. Demo for the elevator replacement is taking place. Final boiler connections and emergency generator testing is underway. A lot of site work has taken place including sodding and installation of trees and other plantings.

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: 6/30/20