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

  • Southside: Electrical panel outage, December off-hours (early morning/weekend)

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 Phase 3 plaza, sidewalk, and vegetation installations
  • 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
  • Progress on site sidewalk installation, sod, and vegetation in Phase 5 area
  • George Mason statue temporary relocation to Holton Plaza

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)

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

  • Complete site sidewalk installation, sod, and vegetation in Phase 5 area
  • 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

  • Rogers, Whitetop, Northern Neck, Peterson Hall, and Merten Hall: High temperature hot water outage, Memorial Day weekend (tentative)
  • 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
  • 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