Construction Planning and Progress Meeting
147 Communication Arts and Sciences
August 11, 2011
Construction Junctions are the Physical Plant’s monthly public meeting designed to update/inform the public of various projects currently in design, nearing construction and under construction. Agenda items included:
Temporary Closure of Ramp No. 5 (Communications Arts and Sciences Building)
Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) Phase 2B Utilities Relocation (Bogue Street closure planned)
Q: How long is the closure?
A: Through June 2012.
Q: Will the utility work cause interruptions?
A: No, the existing lines stay until we switch over.
Q: What size are the lines for chilled water?
A: Two 20-inch lines, one for supply and one for return.
Akers Hall – Refurbish Passenger and Freight Elevators
Chestnut Road Reconstruction and New Steam Tunnel to I.M. West
Q: Will the Munn loading dock be kept open?
A: Yes, we will be working in phases to keep the dock functional.
Q: Will the road be completely closed?
Harrison Road Reconstruction
Cherry Lane/Faculty Bricks Apartments Demolition
Q: How are the buildings demolished?
A: An excavator is used to demolish the buildings from the roof down. The recyclable materials are then extracted (brick is removed before demolition for recycling).
Shaw Lane Power Plane Smokestack Demolition
Wells Hall Addition
Case Hall Renovations
Bott Building for Nursing Education and Research
Emmons Hall Renovation
Brody Complex Utility Infrastructure Improvements Phase III
Steam Tunnel to Spartan Stadium and Central Services
Bailey and Rather Hall Renovations
March 4, 2013— Infrastructure Planning and Facilities is the new unit under the governance of Ron Flinn, recently appointed Vice President for Strategic Infrastructure Planning and Facilities. In upcoming months, this website will change to reflect the name and structure of the new unit. For more information on the reorganization, visit ipf.msu.edu/neworganization.