1. MEYER BUILDING UPGRADE/RENOVATION PROJECTS
Several construction projects are planned for Meyer Library this summer. Some are already in progress, and all of them should be completed by September 21, the opening week of the 1998/99 academic year.
WORK IN PROGRESS
BUILDING NETWORK UPGRADE: Construction of new electrical closets and expansion of electrical/phone closets on the second, third, and fourth floors.
LANGUAGE LAB RENOVATION: Construction is taking place in the Lab on the second floor, Area 280 (southwest corner). For information about the Language Lab project, see the July 10 issue of SUL/AIR News.
REPLACEMENT OF STAFF ENTRANCE DOORS: This work, which began on July 22, is a continuation of the exterior door replacement project started last summer.
EXTERIOR CAULKING & WEATHERPROOFING: Work on this ground level to rooftop project began on July 20. the targeted completion date is August 20.
REPAVING OF ASPHALT WALKWAYS-ESCONDIDO MALL (Includes Meyer, Sweet, Stern Hall, Crothers Hall, Galvez Mods): This project, a continuation of last summer's massive repaving effort, should begin this week.
PROJECTS TO BEGIN SOON
POWERWASHING OF THE EXTERIOR: This project will begin after exterior sealing and caulking is completed and dry.
TEMPORARY WALLS FOR THIRD FLOOR AREAS 340-350-360: Monday, July 27 is the projected start date for the construction of walls to enclose new work spaces for the Technical Services staff being moved from the Galvez Mods. Books, shelving, and study spaces are currently being compressed into the 320, 330, and 370 areas. The approximate completion date will be August 15.
REPAIRS TO THE AGGREGATE SLABS ON PORCH, ALL SIDES: The tentative start date for this project is Monday, July 27. Work will begin on the east side of the porch.
REPLACEMENT OF THE SKYLIGHT: Work will take place on the enclosed space under the skylight from the second to the fourth floors. The tentative start date is Monday, August 17, after the 8-week summer session finals have been completed. Part of the second floor computer cluster (at the south end) will be closed down. There will still be access to the second floor via the main stairs.