Construction Zone: Update on Construction Projects at Kent State


As outdoor construction activity concludes, it’s back to the drawing board for the Office of the University Architect in order to focus on designing future projects.

Across Kent State's eight campuses, here are the major facility and infrastructure improvements being administered by the architect’s office:

Projects under construction:

Allyn Hall Fire Repairs
Even as outdoor construction draws to a close, major facility and infrastructure improvements are still going on across Kent State University's eight campuses.
Even as outdoor construction draws to a close, major facility and infrastructure improvements are still going on across Kent State University’s eight campuses.

Bowman Hall Chilled Water Plant
Bowman Hall Office Renovations
DeWeese Steam System Extension
Electrical Distribution Improvements
Field Hockey Facility
Franklin Hall Rehabilitation
Library Electrical Distribution Upgrade
Library Generator Replacement
Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams’ Golf Course Driving Range
Stark Campus Strip Road Signage
Stopher and Johnson Residence Halls Replacement and Honors College
Student Center Additions and Renovations
Student Center Chilled Water System Expansion
The PORTAGE: Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge

Contract awards pending:

Power Plant Steam-Driven Chiller

Projects currently under design:

Ashtabula Campus Health Science Building
Ice Arena Boiler Replacement
Library Generator Replacement
MAC Center Portico Roof
Men's and Women's Golf Teams' Golf Course Training Facility
Oscar Ritchie Hall Rehabilitation
Salem Campus Building Additions and Expansions
The PORTAGE: Horning Road to Loop Road Segment
Trumbull Campus Cooling Tower and Chiller Replacement
Trumbull Campus Theatre Stage Rigging
Tuscarawas Campus Performing Arts Center
University Esplanade, Phase 3

Selecting a construction management team:

Oscar Ritchie Hall Rehabilitation

Selecting a design firm:

Kent Multimodal Transportation Center Planning Study

Detailed descriptions of each project can be found on the Office of the University Architect’s Web site.

For the latest updates on roadway and walkway closings due to construction, please reference the Construction Detours page.

Please contact Jacqueline Mest in the Office of the University Architect by calling 330-672-7992 for additional project information.


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