Campus Construction Update: April 16–22

Interior steel beams in HSSC atrium
HSSC construction Feb. 9, 2017.
(Photo by Justin Hayworth/Grinnell College)

All major work activity at the Humanities and Social Studies Complex (HSSC) and the Admission and Financial Aid (AFA) building is included below. Abbreviation key: SOG — slab on grade; SOD — slab on deck; MEP — mechanical, electrical, and plumbing; FF — finished floor; HM — hollow metal; OH — overhead; AHU — air handling unit; any reference to “pour” refers to pouring concrete; CMU — concrete masonry unit.

HSSC: Major activity week of April 16

  • Basement MEP insulation/steam
  • Hang drywall – 2nd floor, south pavilion
  • Drywall finish – 1st and 2nd floors, south pavilion
  • Paint – south pavilion, 1st floor
  • Wall rough-in/backing/framing, 3rd floor south
  • Pavilion, 1st floor A
  • Overhead MEP – 2nd and 3rd floors, south and north pavilions
  • Door frames – north pavilion
  • Atrium – fire dampers
  • Atrium – roof drains
  • Interior wall framing – 3rd floor, south and north pavilions
  • Roofing – atrium
  • Curtainwall – atrium east elevation
  • Brick veneer – south pavilion, northeast elevation
  • Steel detailing – misc. steel
  • Freight elevator – completion
  • Tower crane demobilize (Friday-Sunday)
  • Metal panel field – south pavilion

AFA: Major activity week of April 16

  • Complete 1st floor wall rough-ins
  • Window install continues 2nd floor
  • 2nd floor restroom wall rough-ins
  • 2nd floor wall framing completed
  • Wall backing on 1st floor completed
  • Frame soffits in waiting room
  • Waiting room overhead rough-ins
  • HVAC lines to AFA continue at south entry point
  • Receive remaining balance of res windows
  • Backfill stoops

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