Construction Zone: Update on Construction Projects at Kent State


Across Kent State's eight campuses, here are the major facility and infrastructure improvements administered by the Office of the University Architect:


Photo by Bob Christy

A new Men's and Women's Golf Teams' Golf Course Training Facility is under construction at the Kent State Golf Course. The 7,000 square-foot facility will include a putting green, sand trap area, heated stalls, men’s and women’s locker rooms, and video room.

Projects under construction:
Baseball Field Improvements, Phase 2, Bleachers and Clubhouse
C-Midway Parking Lot
Franklin Hall Rehabilitation
Ice Arena Locker Room Expansion
Men's and Women's Golf Teams' Golf Course Training Facility
Michael Schwartz Center Glass Block Replacement
Michael Schwartz Center Roof Rehabilitation
Music and Speech Center Roof Rehabilitation, Phase 1
Stockdale Roof Replacement
Tri-Towers Rotunda Renovations for Design Studios
WKSU-FM Remote Repeaters Emergency Generators

Contracts pending:
CE&O Fuel Station

Projects to be bidding soon:
Re-Bidding: LCM Building Lab 232 Build-Out
Re-Bidding: Horning Road Bike/Hike Extension
The Portage: Horning Road to Loop Road Segment
Trumbull Sidewalk and Roadway Improvements

Projects under design:
Building Envelope Assessment
Clark and Fletcher Halls Toilet and Shower Room Renovations
Electrical Distribution Improvements 2007
Korb Hall Toilet and Shower Room Renovations
Lake and Olson Halls Toilet and Shower Room Renovations
Oscar Ritchie Hall Rehabilitation

Fundraising campaigns underway:
Ashtabula Health Science Building
Salem Building Additions and Expansions

Contracting with design firms:
Kent Multimodal Transportation Planning Study
Music and Speech Center Renovations and Additions

Selecting design firms:
Dix Stadium Renovations and Improvements
Trumbull Classroom Building Laboratory Renovations
Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center
WKSU-FM Renovations and Additions Planning

Requesting qualifications of design firms:
Geauga Parking Lot, Roadway and Lighting Renovations

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 refer to the Construction Detours Web site . Please contact Jacqueline Mest in the Office of the University Architect by calling 330-672-7992 for additional project information.


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