June 12, 2006


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Animal Lab renovation.

LEWISBURG, Pa. — A host of campus construction projects are underway or planned for summer 2006.

Dennis Hawley, associate vice president for facilities, said a number of other minor projects also are underway that address programmed maintenance —roofs, walks, roads, locks, painting, and carpet replacements.

"We are also working on a long list of design, feasibility, and planning projects, all in the thinking and paper stages — no construction at the moment," he said. They include the Campus Master Plan, administrative office building, campus theater, Swartz Hall renovation, energy management, the Rt. 15 entrance project, central chiller plant expansion, and Dana HVAC replacement.

Specific summer projects include:

Dana Engineering

  • Renovation of three classrooms — supported by a grant from Air Products

  • Several minor lab hood improvements

  • Replacement of about one half of the roof

Olin Science

  • Renovation of two Physics Labs, Rooms 260 and 261

Langone Center

  • Bison Renovation

  • LC 217 surface-finish upgrade (wallpaper, carpet, and paint)

  • Samek Gallery Kress Collection room renovation

  • Minor upgrade to forum-carpet/seat upholstery

  • Partial roof replacement                                                                          Animal Lab renovation.

Kenneth Langone Athletic & Recreation Center

  • Addition of restrooms near fitness center

  • Upgrades to Gerhard Fieldhouse Hall of Fame area

Bertrand Library

  • Teaching and Learning Center creation

  • Several small renovations in Research Services, map room and equipment services areas

Rooke Chemistry

  • Convert room one to NMR lab

  • Chemistry integrated lab upgrade

Bucknell Hall          

  • Convert seminar room to two faculty offices

Computer Center

  • Add cooling to mainframe room

Psychology Lab 

  • Animal behavior classroom renovation

Gateway Residence Halls

  • Renovate kitchens in Silberman

Spratt House

  • ROTC office upgrades

Bucknell West Fields

  • Construct stands, concessions and team rooms for field hockey, women's lacrosse and soccer venues

7th Street House 

  • Cosmetic upgrades

DU Fraternity

  • Complete Renovation

Summit House

  • Basement renovation for return of Theta Chi Fraternity

Posted June 12, 2006

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