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Artist's rendering of the ISB interior.


Construction News for
the Week of November 16, 2014

 


 

 

 

Major projects are listed in alphabetical order. Scroll down to view them all,
or you can jump to a specific project:

Champions Center
Integrative Learning Center
Lincoln Campus Center Concourse / Blue Wall
McGuirk Alumni Stadium Upgrade
South College Academic Facility

 

 

Physical Plant's Planned Work Calendar


Physical Plant's Current List of Service Interruptions

 


John Francis Kennedy
Champions Center
Commonwealth Avenue


Champions Center 

Brick exterior is going up.

Questions and comments about this project should be directed to the UMass Design & Construction Management project manager, Cleve Carrens, at 7-0129 or ccarrens@facil.umass.edu.

A live web cam of the project is available here.

More information about the Champions Center project, including new renderings, can be found on the project information page.

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Integrative Learning Center
(formerly the Academic Classroom Building)

 

 

Construction of the ILC is substantially complete.  The walkway across the north end of the Campus Pond has re-opened with work yet to be complete on the dike wall. 

Questions about this project should be directed to the project manager, Jeff Quackenbush at 5-6453 or jquacken@facil.umass.edu.

For more information about this project, see the Integrative Learning Center Project information page.

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Lincoln Campus Center Concourse / Blue Wall

 

 

Campus Center dining is now open!

Contractors are still working on finishing and "punch list" items.

For more information about all UMass dining locations, hours and menus, go to www.umassdining.com.

Questions about this project should be directed to the Design & Construction Management project manager, Stephen Lobik, at 545-6516 or slobik@facil.umass.edu.

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McGuirk Alumni Stadium Upgrades


 

Construction is essentially complete.

For background information about this project, see the project information page

Questions about the project should be directed to the FP project manager, Joe Balzano, at 545-2179; jbalzano@facil.umass.edu.

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South College Academic
Facility



 

The South College Academic Facility renovation and addition project is set to begin in early 2015.

Preliminary utility work is necessary in the area.

The contractor currently performing utility work in the  area will be closing a portion of Hicks Way beginning November 14, through Monday, December 1.

See map, left.  Vehicle access to Thompson Lot 64 and the Student Union will be maintained via a temporary route on Grinnell Road.  Vehicle access to all other southerly destinations, including the Du Bois Library loading dock, Goodell and the Old Chapel, will be maintained via Hicks Way.

Questions about this project should be directed to the Design & Construction Management project manager, Henry Merriman, at 413-577-1722, or hmerriman@facil.umass.edu.

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Questions and comments should be directed to Jim Hunt, Communications Manager; jhunt@facil.umass.edu; (413) 577-4767.