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Scaffolding on Hazel and Stanley Hall (HSH)

To the eastern side of the courtyard is Hazel and Stanley Hall. As part of the update to the area, the exterior of the building will be bricked to match the new building. This process involves prep, sandblasting, and then … Continue reading

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Final delivery of brick

Late yesterday, the final delivery of brick pulled up to the site and was unloaded. This is the seventeenth truckload of brick delivered to the site. Each previous delivery contained 28 pallets with 376 bricks per pallet. This means there … Continue reading

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Scaffolding removed from north face

This morning the last of the scaffolding on the north side of the building (facing the physical education building) was removed. Now a few workers will use man lifts to scrub section by section (by hand) all of the brickwork.

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Concrete pour on the second half of Watt Way

Today crews poured concrete into the second half of the forms along Watt Way. Once the cement pads have had time to cure, masons will add brick to the areas between the pads. The next step to opening Watt Way … Continue reading

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Brickwork install along Watt Way

The first half of Watt Way which had concrete poured last week now has masons filling the areas between concrete slabs with brick.

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Forms created for Watt Way concrete pour

Concrete frames and rebar are being installed for the concrete pour that’s slated for later this week along Watt Way. Spaces between concrete slabs will feature brickwork.

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Exterior masonry wrapping up

The exterior brickwork is going up rapidly thanks to several dozen masonry workers adding brick to every exterior face of the building. Scaffolding around completed sections should start being removed next week, leaving sections of the building’s exterior looking very … Continue reading

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Western wall brickwork and windows

The western wall (facing the bookstore) has brickwork up to the third floor level. Some of the first window panes are now installed in the third floor windows. Another set of trucks with precast fixtures from the plant in Mexico … Continue reading

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Masons on eastern face pick up speed

Today an additional mason was added to the project, brining the total up to four. With approximately 15 feet of brick already covering the eastern wall facing the bookstore, this additional mason will increase the overall production. This rapid pace … Continue reading

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East side of building with vapor barrier install

The east side of the building (facing the bookstore) is the first wall to have patches of blue water resistive membrane that helps create a vapor barrier. The metal structure that the brick exterior will mount to is starting to … Continue reading

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