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SIUE Major Construction Update

March 26, 2013

Ongoing Construction:

New Science Building West: Due to a variety of delays, construction continues with completion now expected in April 2013.

Existing Art & Design Building Renovation: The next and final phase of the project will start in May 2013.

Engineering Building Addition and Renovation: Construction of the new building structure is well underway, with construction expected to continue through fall 2013.

School of Dental Medicine, Multidisciplinary Laboratory: Construction of the new building is underway, with work ongoing for the basement area.

Morris Bike Trail Improvement: Project extends the trail along North University Drive from the existing bike trail to Poag Road. The trail is open pending application of pavement markings when the weather improves.

Nature Preserve Field Station: Project will provide a building to support field work within the Nature Preserve. Construction is underway with completion expected after the Spring Semester.

Upcoming Projects:

Dunham Hall Window Replacement: Project will replace exterior building windows similar to Peck and Rendleman Halls. Start of work not expected until summer 2013.

Science Building Renovation: Project will completely renovate the existing Science building after completion of the new Science building. Project funding is pending State legislative authorization of construction bonds. Start of work is not expected until later in 2013; however replacement of the roof may start earlier this summer.

Northwest University Drive Bike Trail: Project will provide new trail along Northwest University Drive from Circle Drive to New Poag Road for pedestrian and bicycle access by new Enclave II residents. Expect construction to start mid-2013.

Build out of Vadalabene Center Addition: Provides space to relocate offices and functions from the Vadalabene Center to then accommodate relocations from the Science Building for renovation. Construction contract bids opened, award pending Board of Trustees approval, with work to start this spring.

Refrigeration Plant Chiller Upgrade: Project will increase the capacity of the Edwardsville campus central air conditioning plant to reliably meet requirements of existing and new facilities. Expect construction contract award late in 2013.

Campus Electrical Distribution System Upgrade: Expect construction contract award in late 2013 and construction through 2016.

New Poag Road - Northwest University Drive Improvements: Madison County has awarded a contract to widen New Poag Road and install a signal light and turn lanes at the intersection with Northwest University Drive. Construction will start this spring and should be complete by the Fall Semester. Speed limit on New Poag Road will be reduced to 45 MPH.

Published by: Facilities Management
Last Update: 27 August 2012
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