Campus Construction Update: May 28–June 3

The HSSC main entrance on the north side (#1) remains closed due to plumbing underground, and the south HSSC gate (#3) will be the “new” main entry. Please note: NO Exterior Activities will be occurring on-site May 21. “Policed” interior work will continue, however. 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 May 28

  • Basement equipment testing
  • Hang drywall – 2nd and 3rd floors, south pavilion
  • Drywall finish – 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors, south pavilion
  • Paint – south pavilion, 1st and 2nd floors
  • Wall rough-in/backing/framing – 2nd and 3rd floors, north pavilion
  • Overhead MEP – north pavilion
  • Door frames – north pavilion (as needed)
  • Atrium – duct insulation
  • Atrium – roof drain extension eyebrow
  • Atrium – eyebrow roofing
  • Atrium- curtain wall completed (detail continued)
  • Atrium – skylight install completed
  • Atrium – fire protection
  • Rest rooms floor tile – south pavilion, 2nd floor
  • Interior wall framing – 3rd floor, south and north pavilions/misc.
  • Framing – atrium roof soffit
  • Air-barrier – waterproofing – atrium soffit (as needed)
  • NW curtain walls – completed (detail continue)
  • Brick veneer – north elevation (final)
  • Metal panel field – north pavilion, south side
  • Underground piping – north pavilion continuation
  • Mass excavation/underground (landscaping)
  • Fireproofing atrium high ceiling completed

AFA: Major activity week of May 28

  • 2nd floor drywall grids 3-9 completed
  • Mechanical room north, complete framing and rough-ins
  • Sub framing, exterior cladding starts
  • All framing and backing completed, all levels
  • Start curtain wall install, eastside
  • Top out exterior, stone fireplace
  • Complete firewall and lid, north mechanical room, 2nd floor
  • Blocking and power rough-in, waiting room
  • 102 (need monitors resolved by Grinnell)

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