UW-Eau Claire construction update: June 1, 2019

The following is an overview of work completed since April 1, 2019, and expected in the next 60 days on UW-Eau Claire construction projects.

Work completed since April 1, 2019

David Karlgaard Hall renovation

  • Installed fixtures and finishes (plumbing, cabinets) on all floors.
  • Completed demo of hall director apartment and began reconstruction.
  • Installed carpet on remaining floors.
  • All work on floors 10 through 4 completed.

Marilyn Karlgaard Hall renovation

Started demo of hall director apartment in preparation for reconstruction.

New residence hall

  • Completed drywall installation through floor 6.
  • Completed interior painting on floors 2-5.
  • Continued installing windows and exterior metal panels.
  • Began installing exterior benches on building’s north side.
  • Completed mechanical/electrical/plumbing finishes on floors 2 and 3

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

  • Conducted testing of irrigation system and completed repairs as needed.
  • Identified cracked concrete panels to be replaced from Putnam Hall east to Hibbard Hall.
  • Started water feature installation project near Schofield Hall.

Work to be completed in next 60 days

David Karlgaard Hall renovation

  • Complete hall director apartment reconstruction.
  • Begin landscaping in north courtyard outside new entrance.
  • Complete installation of bathroom partitions on floors 3 and 2.
  • Complete ceiling grid and carpet installation on floor 1 and in basement.

Marilyn Karlgaard Hall renovation

  • Continue hall director apartment reconstruction.

New residence hall

  • Complete interior painting on floors 6 and 1.
  • Continue installing windows and exterior metal panels.
  • Continue installing exterior benches on north side.
  • Complete mechanical/electrical/plumbing finishes on floors 4 and 5.

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

  • Complete irrigation system commissioning.
  • Replace cracked concrete panels from Putnam Hall east to Hibbard Hall.
  • Continue water feature installation near Schofield Hall.
  • Begin installation of arched campus gateway at Garfield and Park avenues.

Top photo: Installation of an arched gateway at the Garfield Avenue entrance to the UW-Eau Claire campus will begin in June. Learn more about the gateway project which, along with an outdoor water feature also being installed this summer, is funded through a gift from donors Jon and Megan Stowe of Waukesha. Jon Stowe is a 1967 UW-Eau Claire alumnus.