News and Updates-Campus Design and Facility Development - Carnegie Mellon University

Current and Future Work

  • Excavation for the rain gardens is under way. As part of this work, there will be increased truck traffic to the construction site as we remove soil. The construction of the first rain garden began over the holiday break. In January, we will begin to assemble the gabian wall system and complete the structural installation of the first rain garden.
  • The building shell installation is underway. The brick veneet along the east elevation is complete, the curtain wall system is receiving finish and trim, and the zink panel system is currently being installed. This work will continue through to March.
  • Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-ins within the building are substantially complete.The majority of walls within the building are framed, and drywall continues to be hung on the first and second level.  Finishes in the lower level are beginning
  • Installation of the pool side hot tub continues. The unit is framed, plumbing and electrical are complete. The shell for the unit housing is being fabicated. Once the shell is installed, the base to the accessibility lift will be installed.
  • Renovation of the Skibo Cafe is underway. This project began on January 4, 2016, and is slated to be complete in May 2016.
  • Toward the end of February/beginning of March, the sidewalk and curb lane of the outbound side of Forbes Avenue will be restricted for the to allow for the new curbs and pull off to be installed. Further information about this work will be provided as we get closer to the start.

Project Phasing

Phase 1 – East Campus Garage Beeler Entrance/Exit Modifications –COMPLETE

Phase 2 – East Campus Garage Entry/Exit Modifications & Temporary Loading Dock – COMPLETE

Phase 3 – Cohon University Center Addition - ESTIMATED COMPLETION APRIL/MAY 2016

Phase 4 – Cohon University Center Pool and Locker Room and Gym Air Handler Renovations - COMPLETE

Past News

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