Facilities Engineering and Planning is managing multiple projects in several areas of the campus. Below are some of the projects we are working on:
McNair Hall: Two domestic water booster pumps are being replaced and a bypass is being installed. This will produce better water supply and pressure for the domestic water in this building.
Campus Road Repairs: Repairs to the Loop road and Alumni Drive by Entrance 8 are occurring during the summer of 2018.
Campus Sidewalk Repairs: Repairs to several sections of sidewalk are occurring during the summer of 2018. Areas to be repaired are near Herzstein Hall, Anderson Hall and in the Academic Quad.
Campus Flooring Replacement: Several sections of carpet are being replaced in select buildings. Some representative buildings are Huff House and Alice Pratt Brown.
Herzstein Hall: A new ADA accessible ramp is being installed at this location. The project includes eliminating the wheelchair lift, adding back steps once the lift is removed, a new sidewalk and new ramp providing improved, accessible access into the building.
Dell Butcher Hall: Roof repairs are occurring at this location during the summer of 2018. Four small low-sloped roofs will receive white elastomeric roof coating to extend the life of the roofs. Repairs to one small copper metal roof near the outdoor amphitheater will also be occurring.
Duncan Hall: Several section of low-sloped roofs and terraces will be repaired and also receive new elastomeric coatings to extend the life of the roof membrane.
Gibb Recreation Center: On the north elevation, repairs are occurring to eliminate water intrusion into the building. The project will include replacing through-wall flashing, replacement of bricks and repairs to both interior walls and affected racquet ball court flooring.
Brown and Sid Rich Colleges: Elevator modernizations will be occurring during the summer of 2018 in these two colleges. The projects will include replacement of controllers, car operating and lobby panels, counterweight roller guides, door operators, etc.
Classroom Refresh: Thirty eight of one hundred and five classrooms are being â€śrefreshedâ€ť during the summer of 2018. This refresh includes cleaning and/or replacing bad sections of carpet, touching up/painting walls as required, installing chair/desk guard rails if/where applicable, cleaning light fixtures, changing burned out lamps and repairing chairs/desks if/when needed. Five buildings will be the focus during the summer of 2018 â€“ Keck Hall, Humanities, Rayzor Hall, Duncan Hall and Herman Brown.