Construction Zone: Update on Construction Projects at Kent State


Heavy summer construction activities are quickly approaching as project designs are being finalized and construction documents are being assembled to advertise for competitive bidding.

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

The new Golf Teaching and Learning Facility, which is located near the southern end of the Kent State Golf Course, is one of many projects under construction at Kent State University.
Photo by Jeff Glidden

The new Golf Teaching and Learning Facility, which is located near the southern end of the Kent State Golf Course, is one of many projects under construction at Kent State University.

Projects under construction:
Baseball Field Improvements Phase 2, Bleachers and Clubhouse
Clark and Fletcher Halls Toilet and Shower Rm. Renovations (pre-construction)
C-Midway Parking Lot (nearing completion)
Franklin Hall Rehabilitation
Korb Hall Toilet and Shower Rm. Renovations (pre-construction)
Men's and Women's Golf Teams' Golf Course Training Facility
Stockdale Roof Replacement (nearing completion)
The Portage: Horning Rd. Bike/Hike Extension (pre-construction)
The Portage: Horning Rd. to Loop Rd. Segment (Portage Co. Engineers)

Contracts pending:
Additions to Medium Voltage Loop 7A
Kent Elevator Jack Replacements
Lake and Olson Halls Toilet and Shower Rm. Renovations
Michael Schwartz Center Glass Block Replacement, Phase 2
Trumbull Sidewalk and Roadway Improvements

Projects bidding:
March 29
: Moulton Hall Data Rm. 305 Air Conditioning Upgrades
April 4: East Liverpool Classroom Building Boiler Plant Replacement
April 6: White Hall Cyber CafÉ
April 10: Michael Schwartz Center Renovations for Regional Development
April 13: The Portage: Hodgeman Lane to Dix Stadium Bike/Hike Extension

Projects to be bidding soon:
Ashtabula Main Hall Restroom Renovations
Ashtabula Health Sciences Building
Dix Stadium Renovations and Improvements
Kent Parking Lot and Roadway Milling, Repair and Paving
Kent Parking Lot Sealing
LCM Building Lab 232 Build-Out
Library 3rd Floor Renovation Space for Marantz Collection
Library Special Collections Classroom and Processing Center
Oscar Ritchie Hall Rehabilitation
Salem Parking Lot Milling, Repair and Paving
Stark Main Hall AHU-1 Replacement
White Hall College of Education Student Services Offices

Projects under design:
Art Building Roof Replacement, Phase 2
East Liverpool Campus Master Plan
East Liverpool Classroom Building Renovation, Phase 1
Geauga Parking Lot, Roadway and Lighting Renovations
Kent Multimodal Transportation Planning Study
Music and Speech Center Renovations and Additions
Plaza Utility Tunnel Repair
Stark Library Interior Renovations
Stark Main Hall 4th Floor Interior Renovations
State Library of Ohio, Renovations for School of Library Science
Stockdale Building Masonry Restoration
Taylor Hall First Floor Roof Conversion
Trumbull Classroom Building Laboratory Renovations
Tuscarawas Founder’s Hall Restroom Renovations
Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center
White Hall Structural and Additions Planning

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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