Current Construction Projects

Below you can find our project list... click on a project to view its details.


Alden Library Renovations

Project Manager: Lynnette Clouse

Phase: Construction

 

Purpose:

The Academic Advancement Center located on the second floor of Alden Library will be moved to the renovated space on the second floor learning commons. The restrooms on the fourth floor will be renovated and expanded, and a new electrical and service desk will be added to the fourth floor. This will transform Alden Library into a state of the art library reflecting the growing use of electronic collections and the increase of collaborative projects to keep Alden Library in a central role at Ohio University.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            November 2014: Complete construction documents

            January 2015: Start construction

            August 2015: Complete construction

 

Cost, Budget, and Planning:

For the first phase of the project, $100,000 has been authorized to complete schematic design. To date, this would bring the project cost to $100,000. The total estimated project cost is $2.7 million. This project is part of the approved six year FY2015-2020 Capital Plan and shows a phased renovation of Alden Library throughout the six year period.

Front Four Residence Halls Window Replacement

Project Manager: Brent Buckley

Phase: Bidding and Negotiations

 

Purpose:

The Front Four dormitories on South Green will have their windows replaced. This is needed because several of the windows have begun to deteriorate due to age and the use of window air conditioner units.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            February 2015 – Asses Building Windows

            March 2015 – Construction Documents

            April 2015 – Bidding and Negotiations

            June 2015 – Begin Construction

            August 2015 – Construction Completion Estimate

 

Cost, Budget, and Planning:

For the design through the construction phase, $310,000 has been approved. This brings the total project budget to date to $310,000. This is the total project cost estimate as well. This project is included in the FY2015-2020 CIP Plan for Residential Housing. 

 

Grover Center Expansion

Project Manager: Dick Planisek

Phase: Design

 

Purpose:

The purpose is to develop additional classroom and lab spaces. This is needed because many programs, like the nursing program, are expanding and need the additional space. The scope of work includes: Review of the space, schematic design for 25,000 GSF of new program spaces, and to explore options to repurpose some existing spaces for maximum project space efficiency.

 

Proposed Schedule:

April 2014: Design and Bidding

May 2015: Construction

May 2016: Construction Complete

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the design services of this project, $100,000 has been approved. The current budget to date is $100, 000. The total project estimate is $9 million. 

Jefferson Hall Renovation

Project Manager: Terry Baxter-Potter

Phase: Programming and Schematic Design

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to remodel the dinning portion of Jefferson Hall into a Marketplace based upon a “Whole Foods Store” concept. This is needed because the current market place in Jefferson is too small for the community that it is currently serving. The residence hall portion will also be remodeled to include ADA access to all floors with an elevator, new finishes, plumbing, mechanical, communications, and electrical infrastructure and academic support spaces. This is needed because the age of Jefferson Hall warrants new, more efficient, infrastructure systems and modern finishes. These academic support spaces are needed because of a desire to bring learning opportunities into the residential environment.

 

Proposed Schedule:

Culinary:

January 2015 – Schematic Design

June 2015 – Design Development

October 2015 - Culinary GMP

December 2015 - Construction Documents

July 2016 - Culinary Construction Complete

Housing:

January 2015 - Schematic Design

June 2015 - Design Development and Construction Documents

August 2015 - Early Work GMP

February 2016 -East Wing GMP

May 2016 - Abatement and Construction

August 2017 - Occupy Housing

 

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the programming and schematic design phase, $750,000 has been approved. The total project budget to date is $750,000. The total project cost is estimated to be $44,000,000. This project is included in the approved Capital Plan for FY2015 - FY2020 with a project budget of $44,000,000. 

Lindley Hall Rehabilitation

Project Manager: Michael West

Phase: Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to provide swing office space and centrally scheduled classrooms. This is needed to offset the impact of space being taken off line due to major building renovations.

 

Proposed Schedule:

           January 2014: Bid Date

            Spring 2015: Construction Complete

           

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the construction portion of this project, $10.9 million has been approved. The total project budget to date as well as the approved budget for this project is $10.9 million. This project is included in the approved Capital Plan for FY2013-2014 with a budget of $10.9 million. 

McCracken Renovation and Addition

Project Manager: Lynnette Clouse

Phase: Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to renovate and add an addition to McCracken Hall. This is needed because The Patton College of Education is experiencing growth and expansion of its programs, which will require additional space. This project proposes total rehabilitation of the existing building and a 35,000 square foot addition.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            Spring 2014: completion of Schematic Design

            Summer 2014: Completion of Design Development

            Fall 2014: Completion of Construction Documents

            Winter 2015: Bids Due

            Spring 2015: Construction Start

            Mid fall 2016: Construction Complete

            Winter 2016: Occupy building

           

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the design development and construction document portion of this project, $1.42 million has been approved. Previously, $800,000 was approved in August 2013. This brings the projects total project budget to date to $2.22 million. This project is a part of the FY2015-FY2020 Capital Plan as an Academic Research Project with a total project budget of $31.2 million

Resident Director Apartments Renovations

Project Manager: Josh Kranyik

Phase: Design, Biding and Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to update three to four Residence Housing Apartments in Crawford, Pickering, Sargent, and in the Convocation Center. This is needed because the apartments are outdated and are in need of new flooring, updated kitchens, bathrooms, abatement, casework, etc.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            Feb. – March 2015: Design

            April 2015: Bidding

            May- August 2015: Construction 

 

 

Cost, Budget, and Planning:

For the design, bidding and construction phase of this project, $250,000 has been authorized. The total budget for this project is estimated to be $250,000. This project is part of the approved FY2015-2016 CIP, Residential Housing Minor Revisions. 

Residential Housing Access Control Phase II and III

Project Manager: Josh Kranyik

Phase: Design, Bid Documents and Construction

 

Purpose:

This project will create card swipe access for eleven additional residence halls over the next two years. Exterior and Interior doorways will be replaced with electronically prepared doors and frames so that the card readers can be easily installed. These additional safety measures will eliminate the need to issue physical keys to students for the exterior doors, laundry facilities and recreational facilities within the residence halls.

 

Proposed Schedule:

Phase II:

            August – October 2015: Pre-Design

            November 2015: Design

            February 2015: Bidding

            March – August 2015: Construction

Phase III:

            August – October 2015: Pre-Design

            November 2015: Design

            February 2015: Bidding

            March – August 2016: Construction

 

Cost, Budget, and Planning:

For the completion of the project, $2,000,000 has been approved. This is the total project budget to date and the total estimated cost of the project. This project is part of the FY2015-2016 CIP under Residential Housing. 

Schoonover Center Phase II

Project Manager: Michael West

Phase: Phase II Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to complete the build out of unfinished space in Schoonover, and to renovate limited areas in RTVC and Scripps Hall.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            March 2015: RTVC and Schoonover Center scheduled spaces will be completed

            August 2015: Scripps scheduled spaces will be completed

            October 2015: Unscheduled spaces in Scripps/Schoonover Center will be completed

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the construction phase of this project, $13.4 million has been approved. Previously, $4.4 million was approved in 2014. This brings the total cost of this project to date to $17.8 million. The total estimated project cost is estimated to be $17.8 million. This project is included in the Capital Plan for FY2015 with a total project budget of $17.8 million.

South Green Comprehensive Site Design Phase I

Project Manager: Terry Baxter-Potter

Phase: Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to tie the Housing Construction Plan-Phase I Project into the South Green Comprehensive Sweep Design. This project is needed to blend the new grades and connections of the Phase I Housing project with the existing grades and connections to the north and west. This project will also create clearly defined pedestrian, handicapped, and vehicular pathways in the Sweep to help with campus navigation and the increase in traffic during Move-In/Move-Out periods throughout the year.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            September 2014: Design Development Approval

            February 2015: Construction Document Approval

            March 2015: Bidding or Negotiation

            April 2015: Construction Start

            August 2015: Construction Complete

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the Design Development phase, and the continuation of Construction Documents and Bidding, $126,000 has been approved. To date the total cost of this project is $369,600. The project is estimated to cost a total of $1.5 million. This project is not included in the approved Capital Plan for FY2015.

Aquatic Center ADA Upgrades

Project Manager: Brent Buckley

Phase: Design/Bidding

           

Purpose:

The accessibility of the Aquatic Center will be improved for those with disabilities with this project. These projects improvements will encompass both the exterior and the interior of the building adding safety rails, improved locker rooms and access to the pool itself. Currently the building has none of these amenities.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            February 2015 – Complete Design and Construction Document Approval

            April/May 2015 – Bidding and Negotiations

            July 2015 – Construction Start

            August 2015 – Construction Estimated to be completed

 

Cost, Budget, and Planning:

For the design and bidding phase of this project, $100,000 has been authorized. This is total project budget to date. The total estimated project cost is $350,000. This project is a part of the approved Capital Plan for FY2015 – 2020.

Bingham House Ramp and Sidewalk Renovations

Project Manager – Brody Bauers

Phase – Design

 

Purpose:

The sidewalk and entrance ramp at the Bingham House- Visitor Center must be improved to maintain an aesthetically pleasing design for one of the main entrances onto the Ohio University campus. The reconstruction to the sidewalk and ramp into the building entrance will improve accessibility and will update the sidewalk areas around the building.  The new accessible sidewalk will connect to the curb cut provided by the City of Athens at the southwest corner of the Richland Ave – South Shafer Street intersection which will connect Tailgate Park with Peden Stadium. A bike repair station is being coordinated with the Office of Sustainability and will be incorporated into the area as well.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            Bid Date: late 2014

            Construction Completion: early spring 2015

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the design phase of this project, $30,000 has been authorized to complete the schematic design. To date this would bring the total project cost to $30,000. The total estimated project cost is $175,000. This project is not included in the Capital Plan for FY14.

Boyd Hall Renovations

Project Manager: Lynnette Clouse

Phase: Construction

 

Purpose: 

Boyd Dining Hall‘s renovation will incorporate a self-service dining experience, a fast casual service, and a quick-service production as well as a fresh market place. The first floor of Boyd Hall will be redesigned with new serving concepts, back-of-kitchen support, new utilities, and enhanced interior dining furniture.

 In addition to the construction, there will be accommodations for Students during the construction period. A full service food truck called The Hungry Cat will be stationed on West Green and a mini grab and go will be in Boyd’s entryway. The market located on the first floor of Boyd Hall will remain open through spring semester 2015, and will include hot food options.  An increase in shuttle services will allow for student to more conveniently go to Shively or Nelson Dining Halls. Shively and Nelson will be open seven days a week and West 82 Food Court will have extended hours, Monday to Thursday until 8 p.m.

           

Proposed Schedule:

August 2014 - Design Development Completion

October 2014 - Construction Document Completion and Bidding

 December 2014 - Construction Start

August 2015 - Construction Completion

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the construction phase of this project, $10, 950,000 has been approved. To date the total project cost is $12 million. This project is estimated to cost $12 million. This project is included in the approved Six Year Capital Plan for FY 14 and FY 15.

Central Classroom Anatomy Lab

Project Manager: Josh Kranyik

Phase: Construction

 

Purpose:

The current teaching spaces in Ryors Annex need to be replaces because of the age and deteriorating conditions of the building. Approximately 3,800 square feet on the second floor of the Central Classroom building will be designed to be used as a teaching lab for the College of Arts & Sciences. Room 211 in the Central Classroom Building will be renovated and designed into a new Mechanical Room to house an air handling unit to serve multiple floors in the building, though the air handling unit for this project will serve the second floor only. Because Ryors Annex has exceeded its expected life, once the building has been vacated it will be demolished.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            September-October 2014: Design Phase

            September 2014: Haz Mat Abatement

            March 2015: Bidding Phase

            April-June 2015: Construction

            2015: Ryors Annex Demolition

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the design, bidding, and construction phases of this project, $620,000 has been approved. This budget includes the design and construction in the Central Classroom building as well as the demolition of Ryors Annex. The total budget estimate for this project is $5 million. This project is included in the approved Capital Plan for FY201-FY2020 and is identified as an Academic/Research Project, project #20.

College Green Landscape Improvements

Project Manager: Mark Whiteny

Phase:

 

Purpose: 

The landscape features and sidewalks in College Green need to rehabilitated and upgraded. Access to bike racks and trash/recycling receptacles across College Green will be improved as well. This is needed because repairs have decreased over the years, and these improvements will enhance the pedestrian and aesthetic experience on campus.

 Rehabilitation work will be done on Alumni Gateway, Class Gateway, the brick walkways throughout the Green, the College Green service driveway located between Ellis Hall and Alden Library, Scripps Amphitheater, and the Civil War Monument. In addition to these rehabilitations, additional bike racks, litter receptacles and recycling receptacles will be implemented throughout the green.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            

           

Cost/Budget:  

For the design, bidding and construction phases of this project, $1.25 million has been approved. The projected total cost to date is $1.25 million. The total budget for this project is $2 million. This project is included in the approved Capital Plan for FY14, High Visibility Grounds Project.

College of Business Expansion

Project Manager – Dick Planisek

Phase: Design/Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to provide additional space for the Ohio University’s College of Business. The college was originally intended to support a student base of 1800, and is currently serving a base of 2400 and is in need of space for both offices and teaching space. The college will occupy the first and third floors of the adjacent building the CSC. The offices that are in the building currently will be relocated.

 

Proposed Schedule:

Jan 2014- April 2014: Consultant selection process

April 2014-July 2014: Schematic Design for entire project

Aug 2014-Dec 2014: Design Development and construction documents for ground floor renovation

Feb 2015-May 2015: Ground Floor Renovation construction phase

Aug 2015- Dec 2015: Design Development and Construction documents for first floor renovations

Feb 2016-May 2016: First Floor Renovation construction phase

Aug 2016-Dec 2016: Design Development and Construction Documents for third floor renovation

Feb 2017-May 2017: Third Floor renovation construction phase

           

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the schematic design and construction portion of this project, $50,000 has been approved. The total projected cost is estimated to be $3,000,000. This is included in the Capital Plan FY2015 with a total budget of $5 million.

College of Fine Arts Infrastructure Upgrade

Project Manager: Teri Johnson

Phase: Bidding and Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to upgrade the HVAC systems, replace the fire alarm systems and to replace the flat portion of the roof on Lin Hall (Kennedy Museum). The HVAC systems will provide automation and control of the cooling and heating units and provide humidity control to protect the artwork. The alarm system will provide the ability to report directly to a central campus location, reducing the response time to the facility. The roof that will be replaced is needed to weather proof the roof to provide protection to the artwork and the facility.

 

Proposed Schedule:

July 2014 –October 2014: Consultant Selection Process and Contracting

October 2014– November 2014: POR review and Schematic Design

November 2014 –December 2014: Design Development

December 2014 – March 2015: Construction Documents

March 2015 – June 2015: Bidding and Contracting

June 2015 – November 2015: Construction

November 2015 – December 2015: Closeout

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the consultant selection and contracting this project, $217,350 has been approved. The total budget to date for this project is $217, 350. The total project cost is estimated to be $2.7 million. This project is included in the approved Capital Plan for FY2015 with a total budget of $2.7 million. 

Convocation Center Residential Renovations

Project Manager: Brent Buckley

Phase: Bidding and Construction

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this project is to improve the student room entry areas by adding architectural elements to stair railing to bring it more into line with ADA regulations, abate and replace old tile in the entry rooms, and add general lighting. This is needed because the railing currently does not align with ADA regulations and the tile has been mixed together over time and needs to be replaced for consistency. The general lighting updates are needed to enhance the condition of the environment.

 

Proposed Schedule:

            October 2014: Begin Design

            February 2015: Construction Document Approval

            March 2015: Bidding or Negotiation

            May 2015: Construction Start

            August 2015: Construction Completions Estimate

 

Cost, Budget and Planning:

For the design and construction of this project, $450,000 has been approved. This brings the total project budget to date to $450,000. The total project cost is estimated to be $450,000. This project is not required to be in the capital plan as it falls below the threshold.