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

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

(Note: The photo above shows progress on UW-Eau Claire's new residence hall as of Oct. 4, 2018.)

Work completed since Sept. 1, 2018

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

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

  • Continued final landscaping.
  • Removed construction fencing as landscaping completed.
  • Completed handrail installation along sidewalk next to river.
  • Reinstalled clock tower.

Marilyn Karlgaard Hall renovation

  • Installed blinds in all rooms.

David Karlgaard Hall renovation

  • Completed asbestos abatement on floors 10 through 7, began on floors 6 and 5.
  • Completed demolition of bathrooms/center section on floors 10 and 9.
  • Continued removing exterior brick façade where new lounge windows will be installed. 
  • Began installing new windows on east side of building.

New residence hall

  • Installed block walls on floors 5 and 6.
  • Installed precast concrete floors on floors 5 and 6.
  • Continued work on electrical and plumbing piping.
  • Continued installing steel studs.

Pablo Center at the Confluence

Pablo Center's grand opening was celebrated Sept. 22. 

Work to be completed in next 30 days

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

  • Complete final landscaping.
  • Remove remaining construction fencing (target completion date: Oct. 5).

A celebration of the completion of the Garfield Avenue redevelopment project is planned for Thursday, Oct. 18, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Chippewa River Terrace area across from the Old Library. Watch UW-Eau Claire's news and events page for details!

David Karlgaard Hall renovation

  • Continue installing new windows on east side of building.
  • Continue asbestos abatement on floors 6 and 5, begin on floor 4.
  • Demolition of bathrooms/center section on floors 8 and 7.
  • Continue removing exterior brick façade where new lounge windows will be installed.

New residence hall

  • Continue installing block walls on floor 6, begin on floor 7.
  • Install precast concrete floors on floor 7 and roof.
  • Continue work on electrical and plumbing piping.
  • Continue installing steel studs.