Construction Update: May 14–20, 2018

During the next few weeks, the HSSC main entrance on the north side (#1) will be 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 14

  • Basement equipment install MEP
  • Hang drywall – 2nd floor, south pavilion/stairwell lids
  • Drywall finish – 1st and 2nd floor, south pavilion
  • Paint – south pavilion, 1st floor
  • Ceiling grid – south pavilion, 1st floor
  • Wall rough-in/backing/framing – 1st floor, north pavilion
  • Overhead MEP – north pavilion
  • Door frames – north pavilion
  • Atrium – scaffold extension
  • Atrium – roof drains completed
  • Interior wall framing – 3rd floor, south and north pavilion
  • Framing – atrium roof soffit
  • Air barrier – waterproofing – atrium soffit (as needed)
  • Curtainwall – atrium east elevation glass completed
  • Curtainwall – NW north pavilion, glazing detail
  • Brick veneer – north elevation (final)
  • Elevator – E301 south pavilion, completed
  • Metal panel field – north pavilion, south side
  • Underground piping – north pavilion, north side completed; remainder continuation
  • Curb and gutter Park St. and Carnegie, and temp. approach to first sidewalk.
  • Mass excavation of site for landscaping start
  • Demobilization
  • Fireproofing, atrium

AFA: Major activity week of May 14

  • Continue stone wainscot, east elevation going north
  • Complete soffit blocking, north
  • Finish sheet rocking, 1st floor north
  • Test and inspect MEP, second floor, 1-9 grid lines
  • Finish backing, second floor north
  • Install insulation and plywood, waiting room
  • Start install of standing seam on east high roof, south going north

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