Construction Zone: Update on Construction Projects at Kent State


Heavy summer construction activities are now impacting pedestrian and vehicular movement across the Kent Campus. Roadway, walkway and parking lot closings are posted and continually updated on this Web site: http://www.kent.edu/universityarchitect/ConstructionDetours.cfm.

The following facility and infrastructure improvement projects are underway across Kent State's eight campuses. For detailed descriptions of each project, please reference the Office of the University Architect’s Web site at: http://www.kent.edu/universityarchitect/TopOUAnews2005.cfm 

Projects under construction on the Kent Campus:
The parking lot for the Administrative Services Building is one that was recently resealed.

Baseball Field Improvements
Bowman Hall Chilled Water Plant
Cunningham Hall Laboratory Renovation
Electrical Distribution Improvements
Ice Arena Lobby Floor Replacement
Kent Hall Addition and Renovation
Koonce Hall Toilet and Shower Room Rehabilitation
Library Electrical Distribution Upgrade
Michael Schwartz Center Auditorium Renovation
Parking Lot Sealing, Summer 2005
Stockdale Steam Feed
Stopher and Johnson Residence Halls Replacement and Honors College
Student Center Additions and Renovations
Student Center Chilled Water System Expansion
Summit Street Power Plant Cogeneration Turbine 2, Phase III
Terrace Drive Heating Plant Rehabilitation, Phase I
The PORTAGE: Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge
University Esplanade

Projects under construction on the Regional Campuses:
East Liverpool Campus Classroom Building Interior Renovations
Geauga Campus Science Labs Renovations
Stark Campus Center and Addition to the Fine Arts Building
Stark Campus Pond Development
Stark Campus Student Parking Lot
Trumbull Campus Medium Voltage Capacitor Bank

Construction contract awards pending:
Kent Campus Dix Stadium Artificial Turf Replacement
Kent Campus Franklin Hall Rehabilitation
Kent Campus Parking Lot R-19 Expansion
Kent Campus Verder and Prentice Halls Shower Room Renovations
Stark Campus Strip Road Signage

Projects advertised for construction bids:
June 6
: Field Hockey Facility
June 6: Satterfield Hall Renovations to 311 and 313
June 13: DeWeese Steam System Extension

Projects currently under design:
Ashtabula Campus Health Science Building
Kent Campus Bowman Hall Renovations to 106, 117 and 109
Kent Campus Golf Course Training Facility and Driving Range
Kent Campus Ice Arena Boiler Replacement
Kent Campus MACC Entry Roof
Salem Campus Building Additions and Expansions
Stark Campus Walkway Lighting
Trumbull Campus Stage Rigging

For additional information about these projects, please contact Jacqueline Mest in the Office of the University Architect by calling 330-672-7992.


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