Weekly Project Updates

Planning, Design and Construction is pleased to share weekly project updates with the campus and community. 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 September 23, 2022

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Building 4 Expansion, Jordan Valley Innovation Center

Laura Derrick, Project Manager

The exterior work is nearly complete, with the exterior columns and glass railing work underway. Final inspection paperwork for the elevator is being completed with inspection scheduled for next week. Work that will affect the existing building and parking lot includes interface from the existing building to the new addition, security camera installation, security system/access control, and commissioning all of which are underway. Final utility connections are complete except for the Nitrogen connection.

Outdoor Performing Arts Pavilion, Tent Theatre

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

Work continues to install the fabric membrane, conduit/wire, A/V equipment, donor signage, light fixtures, and the Rhea memorial.

Phase I Building Renovation, Ann Kampeter Health Sciences Hall

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

HVAC system test and balance is wrapping up while the commissioning continues throughout the building. The Child Development Center roof work continues on the weekends. Roof work for Kampeter Health Sciences Hall continues as well. The Contractor is working through punch list items.

Improvements to Pedestrian Underpass, Springfield Campus

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

The south stair concrete wall pour continues. On the north side, excavation is wrapping up and prep work has begun to set an underground concrete sump pit, a gravel base has begun, and the concrete footing layout has commenced as well. The retaining wall drains and backfilling installation continues at the south side ramp. The boring contractor will tentatively begin work on the north/south side of Grand Street at the end of September. The Contractor has been working overtime during the week, and will now work Saturdays.

Lecture Hall Addition, Looney Hall, West Plains Campus

Adam Shuler, Project Manager

The brick masonry work is complete and exterior metal panels installation will begin this week. The electrical, plumbing, and HVAC rough-in is complete and both roof top mechanical units have been installed. Interior drywall is complete, and painting is almost complete. The window frames and glass installation are nearly complete.

Chiller Station #6 Expansion, Springfield Campus

Eric Easter, Project Manager

The cooling tower was delivered to the Contractor this week. All sidewalks have been placed and are open for use. A second exit from the cooling tower has been approved by the state boiler board. This will include a second door that will have egress through the existing stairwell. The cooling tower framing painting is complete. Offsite fabrication of the piping continues.

Small Animal Educational Center, Darr Agricultural Center

Shanon Mitchell, Project Manager

The Contractor continues to work on prepping and pouring the interior footings and has started forming the edges for the building slab concrete pour. Plumbing and electrical under slab rough-in will begin in the next two weeks. The pre-engineered metal building is tentatively scheduled for delivery at the end of October. The electrical work by City Utilities is scheduled for September 24th and the power outage for the campus has been coordinated.

Construction of Building 6, Jordan Valley Innovation Center

Laura Derrick, Project Manager

The demolition process is complete. The excavation work for the foundation has commenced.

  • Developer Led Residence Hall, Holland House

  • Developer Led Residence Hall, Holland House

  • Developer Led Residence Hall, Holland House

  • Developer Led Residence Hall, Holland House

  • Developer Led Residence Hall Progress Photos

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