3rd Flr Sprinkler line Replacment, Ground Floor Marr Sound Archives Build out, 4th floor Interactive Learning Center Build Out, Miller Nichols Classroom Addition
MNL 3rd Floor Sprinkler Line Replacement:
The main feeder lines for the MNL 3rd floor sprinkler system is scheduled to begin replacement work on Monday, June 11, 2012. Work in MNL 304, will be done at night. Work on the public side will be done during the day. The contractor is to have the system operating each day after they finish. They are to minimize obstructions as they work and to clean up work areas every day. They will move piping in and out through windows on the west end of the building. UMKC Facilities staff will start the project by removing ceiling tiles so the contractor can access the pipes. The project is expected to take 3 to 4 weeks.
Marr Sound Archive Build Out:
New patron listening and collaboration space as well as new office space will be built on the east side of Marr. Additionally a new ground floor corridor to the west side of MNL for access to the new addition will be built. Improved vending machine space and a security gate will be added. The Marr build out should be completed before Fall Semester 2012 begins. The vending machines will be temporarily relocated on the ground floor to accommodate construction. The MERLIN computer in the stacks will be temporarily removed during construction.
Interactive Learning Center Build Out:
Construction work to expand the ILC located on the 4th floor of MNL is scheduled to begin this summer with completion planned before Fall Semester 2012 begins. The Corky Pfeiffer Collection and reading area furniture will be relocated to the northeast corner of the 4th floor. The MERLIN computer will be moved to the west end of the 4th floor.
MN Learning Center:
Old utilities removal work will continue for the next few weeks. Piers, foundation and new utilities work will begin this summer with noise and exhaust fumes possible.