Weekly Project Updates

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.

Update for week ending September 24, 2021

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Classroom Addition, McQueary Family Health Sciences Hall

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

The final guardrail components installation is nearly complete.

New Residence Hall

Bruce Colony, Project Manager

The bathroom tile work is ongoing. The soundproofing and gypcrete work on the seventh floor is scheduled to begin the first week of October. The low voltage work is ongoing. The start-up of limited mechanical systems will follow cleanup on the fifth floor. A meeting to discuss courtyard drainage, waterproofing details, and turf selection is scheduled for next week.  The fireproofing of stair tower number one is complete. The fabrication of stair tower number two is nearly complete. The framing of the northeast vent shaft is progressing. Lighting installation has begun on the fourth floor of the garage. Architectural mesh panels are scheduled to be installed in early October.

Dining Center Infill, New Residence Hall

Bruce Colony, Project Manager

The ventilation ducts at both the northeast and southeast vent shafts are moving forward. The framing for entrances is underway and the installation of the remaining storefront will immediately follow.

Building 4 Expansion, Jordan Valley Innovation Center

Laura Derrick, Project Manager

The elevator pit excavation is ongoing. The steel decking work is nearly complete. The concrete pour for the third floor is complete, and the second floor is scheduled to pour next week. The rough-in plumbing and under-grade drainage system installation are in progress. The streetscape underground utility work began this week.

SPS Agricultural Magnet School, Darr Agricultural Center

Shanon Mitchell, Project Manager

The concrete stem walls at the courtyard are scheduled to pour this week.  The mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-in work is ongoing.  The exterior insulation finishing work at the soffits continues. The insulation of the perimeter walls started this week. The greenhouse installation work began this week.  The addition of backfill and topsoil at the curbs is scheduled for next week in preparation for planting in October.  The expanded polystyrene tapered insulation for the inner-ring roof is scheduled to arrive in early October.  Complete building dry-in is anticipated at the end of October.  Follow this link to the latest video of this project. .

Outdoor Performin g Arts Pavilion, Tent Theatre

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

The concrete wall formwork and rebar installation continue throughout the site. The fabrication of the main structural columns has begun. The site is being prepared for column erection. The high terrace walls will be poured next week. The texture and color of the concrete sidewalks are under consideration and awaiting approval. The reviewing of audiovisual equipment, furniture, and fixtures is ongoing. The Jason Rhea memorial design is ongoing. 

Gymnasium Floor Replacement, Foster Recreation Center

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

Courts one and two are open for use. The installation of dasher boards on court three is progressing.

​​​​​​​First Floor Renovation for the Multicultural Resource Center and Office of Student Engagement, Plaster Student Union

Adam Shuler, Project Manager

The new Office of Student Engagement (OSE) is nearly complete. Painting is complete and wall graphics are being installed. All above ceiling work has been completed. The carpet, casework, and ceiling installation will be completed next week. The new Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) is complete and open for business. Please check out our webpage for more information about the project.

Phase I Building Renovation, Ann Kampeter Health Sciences Hall

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

The Cherry Street work and traffic plan have been approved by the City of Springfield with work scheduled to begin in early October.  The demolition work has begun on the first floor corridor, Dean’s Suite, and new student lounge/study area. The electrical demolition work is ongoing throughout the building. The installation of the new chilled water line above the ceiling on the first floor has begun. The concrete slab has been removed to allow for the installation of new underground chilled water lines. The existing HVAC ducts on the roof are being wrapped in new insulation.​​​​​​​ 

Renovation of 118 & 119, Glass Hall                                                     

Shanon Mitchell, Project Manager

Friga Construction is the General Contractor for the project.  The mobilization to begin the project is scheduled for next week.​​​​​​​

Improvements to Pedestrian Underpass, Springfield Campus

Michael Mardis, Project Manager

This project has been approved by the Board of Governors. The design and development process is progressing, with a release of a 50% design development package next week.  The first owner, architect, construction meeting was held this week. The plan for a  Grand Street pedestrian crosswalk to be used while the tunnel is under construction is being developed with Missouri State University Safety and Transportation, and the City of Springfield.  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

                  

  • 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