Pandemic impacts campus construction routines

Author: Marissa Gebhard

There are some jobs that cannot be done remotely. For example, every day, five construction administrators, led by Tony Polotto, director of quality assurance, visit dozens of campus construction sites — major capital projects such as Johnson Family Hall, Corby Hall and McKenna Hall, as well as numerous renovation projects on campus including labs and offices in McCourtney Hall, Harper Hall and Cushing Hall, among others. The team must ensure that design plans are meticulously followed and that work is being done safely and with a high degree of quality. 

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Construction begins on new men’s residence hall

Author: Marissa Gebhard

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This week, construction will commence on a new, four-story men’s residence hall located west of Ryan Hall on the southwest portion of campus. Built to attain LEED silver certification, the 78,000 square-foot residence hall will be home to approximately 250 undergraduate men. The hall is expected to be ready for occupancy in August 2019, and will be named in the coming months. …

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