UW-Eau Claire construction update: March 1, 2018

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

(The photo above is from the Feb. 19 groundbreaking for UW-Eau Claire's new upper-campus residence hall.)

Work completed since Feb. 1, 2017

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

On hold until spring 2018.

Karlgaard Towers south tower renovation

  • Completed installing first-floor stud walls.
  • Completed drywall installation in common areas on floors 9 and 10.
  • Completed exterior brick removal on floors 1 and 2 where new student lounge windows will be installed.

New residence hall

  • Installed construction site fencing.
  • Removed designated trees from construction site.
  • Moved job trailers onto site.

The Pablo Center at the Confluence

Work to be completed in next 30 days

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

  • Install handrail extension along sidewalk at bottom of campus hill.
  • Construct Chippewa Lounge area.

Karlgaard Towers south tower renovation

  • Excavate and pour concrete footings for new lobby on east side of Karlgaard Towers.
  • Begin new window installations, starting on 10th floor.
  • Continue plumbing rough-ins.
  • Continue rough electrical work in student rooms.
  • Continue painting in student rooms.
  • Continue construction of penthouse addition (to hold new HVAC unit).
  • Continue installing rough electrical on first floor.
  • Continue installing first of two new elevators.
  • Begin steel stud installation on floors 6, 5 and 4.
  • Begin tile installation in bathrooms on floors 10 and 9.
  • Begin drywall installation in common areas on floors 8 and 7.

New residence hall

  • Drive piles for ground stabilization around structure.
  • Begin digging foundation.
  • Remove tennis and basketball courts and part of Governors parking lot on construction site.
  • Install new sanitary line to serve new residence hall, Governors Hall and Horan Hall.

The Pablo Center at the Confluence