Construction News

COMPLETED PROJECT SLIDESHOWS including Lecture Hall Student Wing Before/After and 2016 Summer Projects

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of PharmacyInterior rough-ins and cold formed exterior perimeter steel work is continuing.  Staff is refining interior finishes and colors with the focus on the first floor classroom areas and the simulation lab on the second floor.

The 84,000 square-foot, four-story building will include state-of-the-art research labs, offices for faculty and staff, a lecture hall, classrooms and teaching labs. It will will house 36 new faculty and staff and 240 students.

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is expected to open in fall 2018.

Pharmacy School

Renovations to Corliss Avenue Property

Initial cleanup and securing of 48 Corliss Avenue, a building adjacent to the site of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, is complete. Asbestos abatement and some wall demolition will take place soon. The exterior of the building will be restored including masonry repairs and new windows. A new roof will also be installed. The programming for the School of Nursing, which will be located there, has been completed.Design of interior space is progressing.


 Smart Energy Research and Development Facility

Smart Energy Research and DevelopmentPainting and work on flooring, ceilings, and doors is continuing. Equipment is being installed and labs are starting to be fitted out.

Work to finish enclosing the connecting link with the Center of Excellence continues. Paving is occurring for the new parking and ITC sign. Landscaping is progressing and the green roof is going placed on the buildings.

Floor finishes continue on the second floor. Painting is underway in the building and exterior painting has started for the steel. Plumbing, heating, and electrical infrastructure is moving forward.

The $70 million, 114,000 gross square-foot building will house the departments of chemistry and physics, including 56,000 net square-feet for research, 125 fume hoods and 45 faculty offices. The facility will provide room for faculty and industry scientists and engineers to work side by side to create new energy technologies and maintain and expand the regional workforce. Features include micro turbines on mechanical systems, a fuel cell to produce electricity at a reduced cost to heat and cool the building, photovoltaic panels on the roof to produce electricity, hydronic radiant heating in the floor, controlled LED lighting, individual space monitoring of chemicals to reduce air flows and energy use, and water-cooled equipment ​ ​wherever possible to conserve​​ energy. Construction will be complete in summer 2017.

Global Center at Old Champlain

Old Champlain The addition steel work is complete.  Roof decking is in place and the pedestrian canopy has been removed. New pedestrian walk, roofing, back-fill of addition, light gauge steel framing, electrical system installation and preparation for glass wall system is underway. The addition is due to be complete in  spring 2017, weather permitting.

The steel structure for the new canopy, entry door installation, entry concrete, roofing and flooring is underway in the Korean Center.

A rendering of the addition interior is below.

Globization addition Departments serving international students were scattered in various locations throughout campus. This project helps consolidate those departments under one roof.

Dickinson Storm Water Line Repairs

A consultant is currently gathering detailed information and video on sections of line that need repair or replacement. The consultant will advise the campus on possible approaches to the work. In the mean time, a seating wall has been repaired and sod will be installed on the co-rec field in in the fall.

Cayuga Hall Renovation

Renovations are underway at Cayuga Hall. The project involves asbestos abatement, renovation of 47 bathrooms including upgrades to exhaust, plumbing, electrical and power distribution systems. Lounge areas will receive new ceilings, flooring and lighting. Lights in bedrooms will be replaced, rooms and corridors will be painted and 240 new doors will be installed. Exterior masonry will be repaired. The building will be closed for a year with completion scheduled for July 2017.

Central Heating Plant Upgrades

The new stack has been installed and fuel conveyor system tested. Office and break room renovations are complete. 

Two new electrical rooms, a new control room and interior office alterations are part of the project. The bucket elevator used to transport solid fuel will be replaced along with the chutes and hoppers. A new pollution control stack will be built. This is the second phase of upgrades to the plant with work scheduled to be complete in 2017.

Southern Tier High Technology Incubator

Exterior and interior finish work continues.

The $19 million project will result in a 35,000 square-foot facility that will provide suites for high-technology companies along with laboratories and shared high-bay space for research in health sciences, energy-efficient technologies, and systems integration and packaging. The building will be constructed to a minimum LEED Silver certification level and was designed by Ashley McGraw Architects. Additional information about the project and the groundbreaking ceremony is available here.

Last Updated: 12/2/16