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UW-Eau Claire construction update: Aug. 1, 2018

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The following is an overview of work completed since July 1, 2018, and expected in the next 30 days on UW-Eau Claire construction projects.

Work completed since July 1, 2018

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

(See live video stream of project — view from Schofield Hall.)

  • Continued grading, irrigation installation and landscaping of project site.
  • Widened roadway and replaced curb in turn area at end of Roosevelt Ave.
  • Installed utility tie-ins to Zorn/Brewer/Kjer complex.

Karlgaard Towers south tower renovation

  • Continued plumbing fixture installations.
  • Installed penthouse doors.
  • Installed tile in bathrooms on floor 1.
  • Installed drywall in new entryway addition.
  • Completed rough electrical and plumbing work in new entryway addition.
  • Installed carpet in student rooms and hallways on floors 2 and 1.
  • Completed final painting on floors 5 through 2.
  • Installed stone veneer on fireplaces in new entryway addition.
  • Continued landscaping work on south side of tower.

Karlgaard Towers north tower renovation

  • Installed construction fencing.
  • Began asbestos abatement on floors 10 and 9.

New residence hall

(See live video streams of project — views from Karlgaard Towers, heating plant, Horan Hall.)

  • Installed block walls on floors 3 and 4.
  • Installed precast concrete floors on floors 4 and 5.
  • Continued work on electrical and plumbing piping.

Pablo Center at the Confluence

See newest updates on the Pablo Center's website.

Work to be completed in next 30 days

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

  • Continue grading, irrigation installation and landscaping of project site.
  • Place final layer of asphalt in turn area at end of Roosevelt Ave.
  • Complete concrete work in corridor between Hibbard Hall and Zorn/Brewer/Kjer complex.
  • Install brick pavers in corridor between Hibbard Hall and Zorn/Brewer/Kjer complex.
  • Lay sod beginning in Putnam Park and continuing east through project area.
  • Install handrails along sidewalk next to river.
  • Install gate arm at base of Garfield Avenue hill.

Karlgaard Towers south tower renovation

  • Complete first-floor plumbing fixture installations.
  • Continue landscaping work on south side of tower.
  • Continue new roof installation.
  • Install carpet in first-floor lobby area.
  • Move new furniture into rooms starting Aug. 3.
  • Paint penthouse exterior.
  • Install Wi-Fi locks on room doors.
  • Finish installing stone veneer on new entryway exterior.
  • Install skylight in new entryway.

Karlgaard Towers north tower renovation

  • Complete asbestos abatement on floors 10 and 9, begin on floors 8 and 7.
  • Begin demolition of bathrooms/center section on 10th floor.
  • Remove exterior brick façade where new lounge windows will be installed.

New residence hall

  • Install block walls on floors 4 and 5.
  • Install precast concrete floors on floors 5 and 6.
  • Continue work on electrical and plumbing piping.
  • Complete resurfacing/striping of Governors parking lot needed following utility tie-in installation.
  • Install steel studs on lower floors.

Pablo Center at the Confluence

See newest updates on the Pablo Center's website.