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Core Campus Project: Two-Week Planner, November 11–22

November 8, 2019

Robinson Hall Replacement

Week of November 11:

  • Continue with possible completion of steel erection—this is weather dependent—currently tracking completion for this week.
  • Offsite work is progressing on coordination and inspections of prefabricated electrical rooms that are being fabricated offsite in a warehouse facility in southern Virginia.   
  • Continue installation of elevated underfloor, mechanical, electrical, and telecom utilities.
  • Continue installation of metal panel and installation of screen wall on building elevation mock up.
  • Continue installation of underground utilities on north and south ends of new building.
  • Prep for concrete slab on deck pour, Floor 6, south section
  • Continue layout of partitions on Floor 5.
  • Continue installation of overhead mechanical/plumbing on Floors 1 and 2.
  • If steel erection is completed during this week, possible crane removal over weekend of Nov. 16–18. This is dependent on weather and completion of steel framing.
  • Continue installation of exterior metal stud framing for building envelop.

Week of November 18:

  • Complete steel erection, if weather conditions prohibit finish during previous week. 
  • Offsite work is progressing on coordination and inspections of pre-fabricated electrical rooms that are being fabricated offsite in a warehouse facility in southern Virginia.   
  • Continue installation of elevated underfloor mechanical, electrical, and telecom utilities.
  • Architect and owner final review and approval of building elevation mock up.
  • Continue installation of underground utilities on north and south ends of new building.
  • Prep for concrete slab on deck pour, Floor 6, north section.
  • Start layout of partitions on Floor 6.
  • Continue installation of overhead mechanical/plumbing on Floors 1 and 2.
  • Begin installation of hollow metal steel framing on Floors 1 and 2.
  • If steel erection is complete this week, crane will be removed over weekend of Nov. 23–25.
  • Continue installation of exterior metal stud framing for building envelop.

Utility Infrastructure Project

Week of November 11:

  • Continue to excavate for new underground electrical and telecom for future Wilkins Plaza event power, light poles, and Wi-Fi.
  • Continue work on new concrete serpentine wall and other site walls in Phase 3 (Wilkins Plaza extension east) area. 
  • Begin earthwork and grading to prep for new concrete base slab.
  • Pipe delivery continues for Phase 4 (Southside east to Central Heating and Cooling Plant) areas.
  • Continue trenching and pipe installation in Phase 4; increased activity for the next several weeks in the area directly east of Southside Dining as work begins on installation of a new underground chilled water pipe manifold. 
  • Closure of Rivanna River Road as pipe is delivered and installed in Phase 4 areas. This closure will continue through November 24. This work has been delayed a bit due to unforeseen underground conditions and pipe manufacturing problems. 
  • Begin site restoration and concrete walk repairs in the area of Rivanna River Lane and Patriot Circle.

Week of November 18:

  • Begin installation of new underground electrical and telecom for future Wilkins Plaza event power, light poles, and Wi-Fi.
  • Continue work on new concrete serpentine wall and other site walls in Phase 3 (Wilkins Plaza extension east) area. 
  • Begin earthwork and grading to prep for new concrete base slab.
  • Pipe delivery continues for Phase 4 (Southside east to Central Heating and Cooling Plant) areas.
  • Continue trenching and pipe installation in Phase 4 areas; increased activity for the next several weeks in the area directly east of Southside Dining as work begins on installation of a new underground chilled water pipe manifold. 
  • Closure of Rivanna River Road as pipe is delivered and installed in Phase 4 areas. This closure will continue through November 24. This work has been delayed a bit due to unforeseen underground conditions and pipe manufacturing problems. 
  • Continue site restoration and concrete walk repairs in the area of Rivanna River Lane and Patriot Circle.