George Mason University
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George Mason University

Project Timeline

CORE CAMPUS PROJECT TIMELINE
New Academic Building and Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

 

SUMMER 2018

START PHASE 1
Phase 1A: North Loop/ Aquia Lane North
Phase 1B: JC South Plaza
Phase 1C: Eagle Bank Arena

  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls around Phase 1 areas
  • Install temporary sidewalks in Phase 1 areas
  • Remove existing trees and vegetation in Phase 1 areas
  • Begin trenching and utility install for Phase 1 areas

Planned Outages: None

New Academic Building
  • Install new exit doors in Robinson B
  • Install new utilities, fire pump and generator in Harris Theatre
  • Demolish Robinson A

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Complete Phase 1 utility install, backfill, sidewalk, sod and vegetation installation

FALL 2018

START PHASE 2

Phase 2A: Music Theater Area
Phase 2B: West Building Area

  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls around Phase 2 areas
  • Remove existing trees, pavers and vegetation in Phase 2 areas
  • Begin trenching and utility install for Phase 2

Planned Outages:

  • EagleBank Arena: Chilled water outage, Sept. 25-26
  • de Laski Performing Arts Building and Center for the Arts: Hot water and chilled water outage, Oct. 8-9
  • Johnson Center South Plaza: Americans with Disabilities Act path inaccessible, Oct. 6-8
  • James Buchanan Hall, College Hall and Music Theater, chilled water outage, Nov. 2-4
  • SUB I: High-temperature hot water and chilled water outage, Nov. 22-23 or Winter Break
  • Harris Theatre: Electrical outage, Nov. 23 (Verizon room will have generator power installed)
  • Harris Theatre: Domestic water, Nov. 23 -24

Winter Break:

  • James Buchanan Hall, College Hall, and Music Theater: Chilled water outage, Dec. 29-Jan. 21
  • Enterprise, Planetary and Exploratory halls: Chilled water outage, 1 day, January 18
  • Finley Building, Krug Hall, East and West buildings: Chilled water outage, Jan. 14-15
  • West Building, Aquia Building: South side of West Building egress and ramp to Aquia Building closed, Dec. 22-Jan. 21
  • Music Theater Building NE Ground floor exit closed. Dec 22-Jan21
  • Fenwick Library, Lecture Hall, MIX: Chilled water outage, 2 days (TBD)
  • de Laski Performing Arts Building, Center for the Arts, Johnson Center and David King Hall: Chilled water outage, Jan. 14-15
  • Sub 1 – ChW Outage. Jan 10-11
  • Fenwick/ Lecture Hall/ Mix – ChW Outage. Jan 16-17

 

SPRING 2019

New Academic Building

  • Excavation of new academic building site
  • Start new academic building foundations
  • Start new academic building site utility installations

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Complete Phase 2 utility installations and back fill, Winter Break
  • Complete paver installation, sidewalk installation, and sod and vegetation installation
START PHASE 3

Phase 3A: Fenwick Library extension
Phase 3B: Wilkins Plaza, east extension

  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls around Phase 3B
  • Install temporary sidewalks in Phase 3 areas
  • Demolition of phase 3B sidewalk area to accommodate plaza extension
  • Salvage of Phase 3B area site features (light poles, clock tower)
  • Demolish and remove existing sidewalk and pavers in Phase 3B area
  • Complete utility installation and backfill of Phase 3B

Planned Outages:

David King Hall: Chilled water outage, 2 days (TBD) during Spring Break

 

SUMMER 2019

New Academic Building

  • Complete new academic building foundations
  • Start new academic building superstructure

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls around Phase 3A
  • Complete utility installation and backfill of Phase 3A
  • Progress on Phase 3B upgrades: new retaining walls, light fixtures, concrete setting base, new pavers

START PHASE 4:

  • Central Plant to Southside and START/ COMPLETE PHASE 6 ENABLING
  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls for Phase 4 areas
  • Install fencing and HTHW piping North of Dominion Hall

Planned Outages

None

 

FALL 2019

New Academic Building

  • Complete new academic building superstructure
  • Start new academic building enclosure
  • Start site utility work for new academic building, including underground stormwater vault

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Complete Phase 3A sidewalk and vegetation installation and Phase 3B plaza extension upgrades and vegetation
  • Progress on Phase 4 trenching and utility installation. Complete utility tie-ins and back fill over Winter Break 2019-2020
  • Complete Phase 3A sidewalk and vegetation installation and Phase 3B plaza extension upgrades and vegetation

START PHASE 5

  • Planetary Hall and Exploratory Hall extensions
  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls for Phase 5 areas

Planned Outages

Winter Break

  • Krasnow Institute: Chilled water outage, Dec. 21-Jan 2 (2-day outages)
  • Skyline Fitness Center closed, Dec. 22-Jan. 14

 

SPRING 2020

New Academic Building

  • Complete site utility work
  • Start to rough in new academic building mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems
  • Complete new academic building enclosure

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Complete installation of phase 4 site improvements: sidewalk, pavers, site light fixtures
  • Demolish and remove existing sidewalk and site features in Phase 5 area
  • Complete trenching, utility install and backfill of Phase 5
  • Complete site sidewalk installation, sod and vegetation in Phase 5 area

START PHASE 6

  • Commons student housing
  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls for Phase 6
  • Complete site preparation Phase 6 work, including installation of fire truck turnaround, removing existing trees
Planned Outages
  • Planetary and Exploratory halls: Chilled water outage, March 7-15
  • Rogers, Whitetop and Northern Neck student housing, Peterson Hall and Merten Hall: Hot water outage, Memorial Day weekend (2 days)

 

SUMMER 2020

New Academic Building

  • Begin elevator installation in new academic building
  • Begin finishes installation in new academic building
  • Begin final site work at new academic building
  • Permanent power installed in new academic building

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Demolition of Phase 6 area sidewalk, steps, ramps
  • Complete trenching, utility install and backfill of Phase 6 area
  • Install site fixtures, new sidewalk, concrete retaining wall, and remove fire truck turn around in Phase 6 area
  • Complete sod and vegetation installation in Phase 6 area

START PHASE 7

  • Wilkins Plaza, south side
  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls for Phase 7 area

Planned Outages

Commons student housing area, and Commonwealth and Dominion student housing closed

 

FALL 2020

 New Academic Building

  • Final site work completed
  • Elevator installation completed
  • Finishes completed
  • Install audio/visual equipment
  • Install furniture, fixtures, and equipment

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Salvage of Phase 7 area site features, relocation of George Mason statue, plaques and light poles
  • Demolition and removal of existing sidewalk, steps, pavers in Phase 7 area
  • Complete trenching, utility installation and backfill of Phase 7
  • Install storm water structure in south area of student housing laydown area

START PHASE 8

  • Wilkins Plaza, north side
  • Deliver and install site fencing and erosion and sediment controls for Phase 8 area over winter break

Planned Outages

None

 

SPRING 2021

New Academic Building

New academic building open for start of Spring 2021 classes

Robinson B is vacated and decommissioned; hazardous materials removed and demolished

Harris Theatre closes for renovations

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

Complete Wilkins Plaza upgrades: new sidewalk, pavers with concrete base and statue base in Phase 7 area

Complete sod and vegetation installation in Phase 7 area

Demolition and removal of existing sidewalk, steps, pavers in Phase 8 area

Complete trenching, utility installation and backfill of Phase 8 area

Install new water feature fountain as part of Phase 8 area

Complete Wilkins Plaza upgrades: new sidewalk, pavers with concrete base and statue base in Phase 8 area

Planned Outages

None

SUMMER 2021

New Academic Building

Site work begins in area of demolished Robinson B building

Harris Theatre addition and renovations continue

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

Complete sod and vegetation installation in Phase 8 area

Re-install George Mason Statue

Planned Outages

None

FALL 2021

New Academic Building

Site work is complete by end of Fall 2021

Harris Theatre renovations are complete by end of Fall 2021

Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

Complete punch list items for utilities distribution infrastructure project

Planned Outages

None