Capital Project Status Update

Week of March 18, 2013

Project:  Maxcy Hall Arena Renovation

Description
Rehabilitate the Maxcy Ice Arena and its support spaces including locker and team rooms, offices, mechanical system components, new ceiling and lighting systems, bleachers and equipment for ice making and snow melt.

Weekly Outlook
Demolition is continuing inside the old arena, new block walls are being erected for the new players and coaches areas, and construction of the new mechanical building is under way.

Impact on Campus Activities
The arena will be offline for approximately one (1) year during construction.

Anticipated Completion Date
Fall 2013

 

Project:  Various Window Replacement

Description
Windows will be replaced in each of the following buildings, preliminary schedule included.

Dunn- Christmas Break 2012

Flagg- Completed

Sisson- Completed

Stowell- Summer 2013

Van Housen- Summer 2013

Timerman- Sumer 2013

Weekly Outlook
Abatement and installation of new windows in Dunn Hall will continue.

Impact on Campus Activities
There will be disturbances in the offices as the new windows are installed, but efforts will be made to minimize the disruptions to the occupants. 

Anticipated Completion Date
Fall 2014

 

Project:  Additional Campus Chiller Capacity

Description
An additional electric chiller and cooling tower will be added to increase the campus cooling capacity due to new buildings being added to the cooling system.

Weekly Outlook
Construction of the new chiller room is progressing and pipe work is being fabricated.  

Impact on Campus Activities
Minimal other than disruptions in the grounds garage and inside the physical plant complex.

Anticipated Completion Date
Late Summer 2013

 

Project:Raymond HVAC and Windows (SUCF #12302)

Description
Replacement of HVAC systems  and windows within Raymond Hall.  This will include the installation of new perimeter heating/cooling systems and cabinet enclosures.

Weekly Outlook
For the Week of January 14th, the contractor will be completing work punchlist items on the 8th floor.

Impact on Campus Activities
No Impact

Anticipated Completion Date
Winter 2012

 

Project: Stowell Hall HVAC and Lab Renovation  (SUCF #12339)

Description
Installation of new HVAC system, lab casework and finished throughout.

Weekly Outlook
For the Week of January 14th , the contractor will be working on Phase 1 punchlist items for the second floor labs. 

Impact on Campus Activities
None.

Anticipated Completion Date
Summer 2013

 

Project: New Performing Arts Building

Description
Construct a new performing arts building to house the needs of Theater and Dance. Studios, classrooms, faculty offices and three performance venues as well as support space will comprise this building. For more information please visit http://www.potsdam.edu/about/artscampus/performingartsbuilding/index.cfm

Weekly Outlook
Light gauge metal framing, concrete slab on metal deck, and utility rough ins continue.  Stairs and sheetrock installation ongoing. As well as terracotta, panels and curtain wall installation. Temporary heat is turned on and ductwork installs continue.

Impact on Campus Activities
Parking Lot 7 and 1/2 of parking Lot 9 will be off line for the remainder of the project.

Anticipated Completion Date
January 2014

 

Project: Barrington Bathroom Renovation

Description
Renovate all eight bathroom facilities in Barrington Student Union.

Weekly Outlook
Continue rough ins, tile and install finishes.

Impact on Campus Activities
West stack of bathrooms are closed until January 23rd.

Anticipated Completion Date
January 2013

 

Project: Upgrade Site Utilities Phase III

Description
Widen, rebuild and update utilities at Gouverneur, Watertown and Massena Drives. Replace utilities and parking in lots 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 25A, 14 and 16. Repair/ replace storm drainage and sidewalks throughout academic quad and in front of Satterlee Hall. Repair and/or remove retaining walls in residential quad and Maxcy areas. Update our Kiosk signs on campus. Replace the vehicular bridge at Maxcy, and provide new pedestrian bridge from Townhouses to Maxcy. Provide new sidewalk along Ogdensburg Drive from Townhouses to Barrington Drive.

Weekly Outlook
Preparing for bridge arrival.

Impact on Campus Activities
None.

Anticipated Completion Date
August 2013

 

Project: Loading Dock Rehab – Various Buildings

Description
Rehabilitate 8 loading docks on campus to include Schuette, Knowles, Kellas, Lehman, Crumb, Flagg, Brainerd and Carson.  Provide improved access, lighting, and general usability.

Weekly Outlook
No activity this week.

Impact on Campus Activities
None.

Anticipated Completion Date
August 2013

 

Project: Knowles Conference Center Rehab – Phase II

Description
Rehab the quad entrance and security measures for the Knowles Conference Center. Improvements to fireplace, lobby, accessibility, lighting, security, energy efficiency and quality of space.

Weekly Outlook
Construction continues. Curtain wall to be completed and finishes being installed.

Impact on Campus Activities
Knowles Conference Center is off line until otherwise indicated.          

Anticipated Completion Date
February 2013

 

Project: Combined Heat and Power Plant

Description
Construct combined heat and power plant in the Heating plant Building.  Plant will be capable of providing approximately 70% of the campus' electrical power requirements.

Weekly Outlook
Equipment installed.    Interconnect study with National Grid Company received, reviewing additional NatGrid requirements.  NatGrid estimate is $512,000 and 6 months to perform the work the study recommends.

Impact on Campus Activities
No impact on campus activities

Anticipated Completion Date
Start-up 2012

 

Project:  Bowman Renovations Phase V (Bowman High Rise center bathrooms, laundry, electrical)

Description
At each floor, tie in new exterior stairs, renovate center bathrooms, replace electrical distribution, data/telephone/cable systems.

Weekly Outlook
Punch list and training.

Impact on Campus Activities
Parking impaired in Lot 24 and 25A.

Anticipated Completion Date
October 2012