George Mason University
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George Mason University

Project Timeline

CORE CAMPUS PROJECT TIMELINE
New Academic Building and Utility Infrastructure Upgrade

 

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

  • The Commons, the Hub, Skyline, Southside: Chilled water outage, Oct. 11–14 (Fall Break)
  • David King Hall and Fenwick Library B/C Towers: High temperature hot water outage, complete by Oct. 15
  • Southside: Electrical outage, Oct. off-hours (early morning/weekend)
  • The Hub, Skyline, Southside: Chilled water outage, Nov. 15–20

Winter Break

  • Skyline: Main entrance closure, Dec. 22 to Jan. 14
  • The Hub, Skyline, Southside: Chilled water outage, Jan. 6–7 (tentative)
  • Enterprise Hall: Chilled water outage, Jan. 15 (tentative)
  • Krasnow: Chilled water outage, Jan. 16–17 (tentative)

 

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, Mar. 7–15
  • Johnson Center: Chilled water outage, after Spring Break (tentative)
  • Rogers, Whitetop, Northern Neck, Peterson Hall, and Merten Hall: High temperature hot water outage, Memorial Day weekend (tentative)

 

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

The Commons, Commonwealth, and Dominion halls: Closed for summer 2020

 

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