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Science 4 phase 2 renovation

The Science 4, phase 2 renovation got underway in late August. The contractor has established a staging area and asbestos abatement and demo are underway. The project involves work to improve offices, labs and support space. New electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems are also part of the project which will provide surge space to facilitate the phase one renovation of Science 3. This project renovates the west side of Science 4 and the work is similar to what occurred when the east side of the building was renovated two years ago. Project completion is expected in fall 2021.

Science 4 renovation

Science 2 Tower Renovation

The bid was recently awarded for the renovation of the Science 2 tower. Work will get underway this fall. The scope of work includes gutting spaces on floors three through eight and complete renovation of those spaces. A number of critical maintenance items will be addressed including asbestos abatement and new mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems. The tower exterior was re-clad and new windows installed enhancing energy efficiency under the Science 2 phase I, east wing renovation project which was recently completed.

Hinman Dining Hall

The outlines of the addition to the Hinman Dining Hall are now visible with completion of the foundation of the 25,500 sq. ft. addition and steel installation underway. New mortar, glass and walls are being constructed on the existing structure. The contractor has poured the concrete floors for the addition.The addition is three floors and will house a new lounge, restrooms, program and retail space. The project also involves complete renovation/reconfiguration of the original building including new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.

Work is scheduled for completion in summer 2021.

Hinman Dining Hall renovation

Cleveland Hall Renovation

The renovation of Cleveland Hall is substantially complete. The contractor is addressing punch list items while the campus completes tasks such as signage and lock installations. New furniture will be installed and the building will be available for occupancy in the spring semester. Due to the renovation, Cleveland now has air conditioning service along with new electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems. Some cleaning is underway to ready the project for turnover.

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

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

This project is in the final stages of construction with most work focused on the classroom addition and various finishing work on floors two through four. The contractor expects to turn the building over to the campus in October. Furniture installation will follow.

The renovation of the first four floors created 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.  Classes will be held in the new facility beginning in January 2021.

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Renovation of floors 5 and 6 of Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

The bid was just awarded for the renovation of floors 5 and 6 of the Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Work will be underway in fall 2020 and is scheduled for completion in late summer 2021. These floors will house the new physical, occupational, and speech and language therapy programs, as well as space for a joint partnership with Upstate Medical University.

Science 2 Renovation, Phase 1

Work on this project was completed in August.

The project created 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 will be underway this fall. 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

Like the Science 2 project, this renovation involved providing new energy efficient windows and metal panels cladding the exterior. Inside, 66,000 square feet of space was renovated. There are new classrooms, common spaces, offices and restrooms. There is a new entrance adjacent to the walkway from the University Union. New landscaping was included in the project.The project was driven by the need to address new programs and critical maintenance items. As a result, there are new electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems. There is also a new emergency generator.

Engineering Building before

Engineering Building after   

Baseball Stadium Complex

Work got underway in August on the new baseball stadium complex. The site is fenced and a staging area is established. The contractor has removed the bleachers and other demolition work is progressing. The project will create a new baseball stadium, clubhouse, indoor training facility, increased seating, locker rooms, batting cages, offices, study areas and athletic training room. Project completion is slated for early 2022. Renderings 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: 9/24/20