Weekly Project Updates

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The Office of Planning, Design and Construction is pleased to share weekly project updates with the campus, the community, and beyond. While not a comprehensive list, the updates reflect our more substantial campus projects. Below are our most current updates and previous updates are available at the bottom of this page. If you would like additional details, or information regarding a project not listed below, please contact our office at 417-836-5101 or email us at DesignandConstruction@Missouristate.edu. Thank you for your interest in projects at Missouri State University.

Update for Week Ending April 21, 2017

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Renovation and Addition, Glass Hall

RobRoy Viau, Project Manager

Installation of the exterior insulation on the north and the south has begun along with the installation of the insulation board on the first floor soffit.  The window mullions are continuing to be installed on the south elevation along with the primary seal of caulking around the window mullions on all elevations. Mechanical louvers have arrived on site and installation will begin next week. The sub-framing for the zinc panels as well as the cement fiber board panels is continuing on all elevations. The interior has sheet rock being installed on the second floor north end. The mechanical, electrical and plumgin rough-ins continue in the third floor mechanical room. The renvoaiton of the existing first floor on the west end continues.


New Elevator Installation, Kentwood Hall

Terry Rowland, Project Manager

The project has been completed with the exception of the elevator installation. All work associated with the elevator installation is on hold until May. The elevator is to be completed by October 1, 2017.


Renovation, Ellis Hall

Mark Wheeler, Project Manager

In the main recital hall, ceiling framing continues along with metal stud framing on the side walls. A mockup of the first series of curved acoustical panels have been approved by the Consultant. Conduits for lighting and AV equipment continue to be installed above this ceiling area. The return air plenum under the recital hall seating is now complete. Mockups for painting and interior door trims are complete and have been approved.  Interior door frames have been delivered to the site and will begin soon. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing piping continue on all floors. Mechanical duct work is currently being sealed and dampers are being installed. Control wiring continues to be run to mechanical equipment for controls. The additional steel beam for the fourth floor skylight has been installed. On the exterior of the building exterior sheathing and weather proofing installation continues. On the north side some glazing frames have been installed and modifications are occurring at  the perimeter edge roof beams to allow the installation of a skylight at the 4th floor. Glass installation has begun at the north side of the first floor and will continue over the next several weeks.


New Health & Wellness Center

Jerry Compton, Project Manager

Roof framing for the southwest and northwest quadrants is nearly complete. Shear studs are being installed on metal decks in preparation for placing concrete floor slabs. Masonry (concrete block) construction of the east stair tower is underway. Underslab plumbing for the first floor is being installed at the southwest and northwest quadrants.


Improve District Chilled Water System, Campus Utilities, Phase 2

Mark Frietchen, Project Manager

Interior chilled water piping is expected to be complete on April 21, 2017. Condenser piping on the roof is expected to be complete on April 28, 2017. The new high voltage switch has been installed, and feeders are being pulled. Interior lighting fixtures are on site. Interior painting is in progress. Site cleanup is ongoing.


Floor Repair in Weight Room, Hammons Student Center

Mark Wheeler, Project Manager

The flooring design change has been approved to add one additional color to the floor to simulate lifting platforms. The General Contractor has ordered the material which has a 6-8 week lead time.


 Renovation of Hass-Darr Hall, West Plains Campus

RobRoy Viau, Project Manager

The site work continues with the replacement of unsuitable soils encountered within th ebuidling footprint.  Once the fill has been inspected and tested, the footing and pilaster excavation will begin.  The reinforcement for the footings, pilasters and building slab is now on site.


Plaza Addition to the Davis-Harrington Welcome Center

Terry Rowland, Project Manager

The flatwork has been completed and some topsoil in and around the site has been placed.  The contractor continues to wait on the delivery of the pavers needed to complete the project.  The project remains on schedule for completion in May.

  • New Wellness Center Construction

  • Renovation at Ellis Hall

  • Addition at Glass Hall

  • Floor Repair in Hammons Weight Room

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