Construction Update - July 10, 2012
Marr Sound Archive (ground floor) and Interactive Learning Center (4th floor) Build Out begins
Sprinkler Line Replacement, MNL 3rd floor:
The main feeder lines for the MNL 3rd floor sprinkler system have been replaced. Flushing of the lines began Monday, July 2, 2012 and was done after hours. After the flushing is complete and the pipes have passed inspection then UMKC Facilities staff will replace the ceiling tiles. he project should be complete in 2 weeks.
Marr Sound Archive Build Out, MNL ground floor:
The Marr build out will begin Monday July 9, 2012. 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. New security screens similar to the one at the RooBot café will be installed at a later date near Marr and the Music/Media service desk.
Interactive Learning Center Build Out, MNL 4th floor:
Construction work to expand the ILC located on the 4th floor of MNL will begin Monday July 2, 2012. A construction dumpster will be placed near the Fine Arts building. Carpet removal may be noisy but only last a couple of hours. Building material will be delivered through one of the windows openings on the 4th floor northeast corner. Core drilling will be complete during off hours. Completion is scheduled before Fall Semester 2012 begins.
Miller Nichols Learning Center Addition:
Old utilities removal work will continue for the next few weeks. A power, water and sewer outage is planned for Friday evening July 6, 2012 to connect new pipes and an electrical ground to the building water pipes. All services will be restored before opening Saturday July 7, 2012. Earthwork, piers, foundation and new utilities work will continue this summer with noise and exhaust fumes possible.