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UW-Eau Claire construction update: May 1, 2018

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

(The photo above shows the status of the new residence hall construction on UW-Eau Claire's upper campus as of April 30, 2018. Progress on the project can be followed online via webcam.)

Work completed since April 1, 2018

Garfield Avenue redevelopment

  • Installed bike racks between Old Library and Schofield Hall to the north.
  • Installed two temporary light poles at the end of Roosevelt Avenue.

Karlgaard Towers south tower renovation

  • Completed installing steel structure for new lobby.
  • Completed student room window installs on south side.
  • Completed plumbing rough-ins through floor 5.
  • Completed rough electrical work in student rooms through floor 4.
  • Completed heating, ventilation and air-conditioning installation through floor 6.
  • Completed student room painting through floor 5.
  • Completed construction of penthouse addition (to hold new HVAC unit).
  • Completed installation of steel studs on floor 1.
  • Completed tile installation in bathrooms on floors 9 and 8.
  • Completed drywall installation in common areas on floors 5 and 4.

New residence hall

  • Completed installing concrete basement walls.
  • Completed new sanitary line install.

The 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

  • As weather permits, begin grading, irrigation installation and landscaping of project site, starting with Putnam Park outdoor classroom and Chippewa Lounge areas.
  • On May 21, start utilities removal and replacement between Hibbard Hall and Kjer/Brewer/Zorn complex (expected completion June 8).

Karlgaard Towers south tower renovation

  • Continue new window installations on north side of tower.
  • Continue plumbing rough-ins on floors 4, 3 and 2.
  • Continue rough electrical work in student rooms on floors 3 and 2.
  • Continuing heating, ventilation and air-conditioning installation through floor 2.
  • Continue student room painting in student rooms on floors 4, 3 and 2.
  • Paint penthouse exterior and install doors.
  • Continue installing rough electrical on floor 1.
  • Continue installing second of two new elevators.
  • Continue installation of steel studs on floor 2.
  • Continue tile installation in bathrooms on floors 7 and 6.
  • Continue drywall installation in common areas on floors 3 and 2.
  • Install first-floor windows.

New residence hall

  • Install block walls in basement.
  • Continue installing footings on east side of structure.
  • Continue backfilling up to foundation walls.
  • On May 21, begin installation of steam, electrical and chilled water lines to new residence hall.

The Pablo Center at the Confluence

See newest updates on the Pablo Center's website.