May 2012 Student Housing Construction Update
You may have noticed large cranes, hundreds of cement trucks and a flurry of activity coming from our construction site this past month. As a result, we are now able to clearly see the footprint of the new student housing complex and the many elements that go into creating the foundation.
With the completion of site preparation, excavation and shoring work, building foundation construction commenced with site and elevator pit waterproofing followed by steel rebar installation, concrete slab pours, and construction of parking structure columns, walls and mechanical and storage rooms.
May 16: Waterproofing of slab completed and steel rebar installation begins.
May 22: Rebar installation completed. Site now ready for foundation and lower parking level concrete pour.
May 23: 120 trucks deliver 1,200 cubic yards of concrete and arrive on a schedule of one truck every six minutes.
May 23: Phase 1 concrete pour completed in southwest corner.
May 30: Parking deck column constructed in lower level parking garage.
May 30: Parking garage support walls constructed.
May 31: Close-up of southeast lower level parking deck phase 2 concrete pour. Two hundred trucks delivered over 2,000 cubic yards of concrete.
May 31: Close-up of concrete pour.
May 31: Concrete pour completed in lower level parking deck and foundation.
Coming up in June: Completion of foundation and lower level parking area. Upper level parking area construction begins.