Posted tagged ‘Construction Update’

G1 Cook parking to close for two weeks

July 14, 2017

The crew that is cleaning and sealing the exterior of Cook Hall will be moving onto the south side of the building on Monday, July 17.  Parking in G1 Cook will be closed for approximately two weeks. G2 parking will reopen on Monday. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Preliminary work on fieldhouse roof starts this weekend

July 14, 2017

The Ford Fieldhouse is getting a new roof, with the project beginning on Monday, July 17.  There will be a truck vacuuming the ballast rocks off the roof on Saturday and Sunday.

Don’t forget: The skywalk from the fieldhouse to the Lyon parking ramp and the Calkins Science Center will be closed beginning Monday through the end of the summer term.

Portion of GRCC skywalk closed beginning July 17

July 12, 2017

The re-roofing project at the Ford Fieldhouse is scheduled to begin on Monday.  As a result, the sky walk from the Ford Field House to the Lyon parking ramp and the Calkins Science Center will be closed beginning Monday, July 17.  The closure will be in effect through the end of the summer term.

Skywalk between fieldhouse, Student Center closed through July 10

July 6, 2017

The skywalk bridge between Ford Fieldhouse and the Student Center will be closed today through July 10. The bridge will be receiving new caulking and traffic coating. Access to the buildings will be at sidewalk levels.

Parts of Ionia, Ottawa avenues closed through May 7

May 5, 2017

If you plan to travel to campus today through the weekend:

  • Ottawa Avenue NW is closed to through-traffic from Lyon to Michigan streets today through 3 p.m. May 7. The Michigan Street intersection is being paved; I-196 ramps remain open. The recommended detour for southbound traffic is Michigan to Monroe Avenue to Lyon.
  • Ionia Avenue NW will also be closed to through-traffic from Lyon to Michigan streets through 3 p.m. May 7. The recommended detour for northbound traffic is Lyon to Monroe to Michigan.

Disability Testing Center moves to Calkins for summer

May 4, 2017

The Disability Testing Center is relocated for the Summer semester to the Science Building, Room 109.  Faculty or students can still reach the office by calling (616) 234-3597.

Summer construction season starts today

May 1, 2017

Beginning on Monday, May 1, contractors will be on site to begin a variety of summer projects:

  • Concrete repair work will occur in specific areas on the Commons on Monday and Tuesday.  There will be some noise as they demolish the failing concrete.  They will them pour replacement, which will be roped off for several days. Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted.  However, vehicular delivery services will not be able to travel the Commons next week.
  • Phase 2 of the Bostwick ramp repair work will also begin.  This will include work on lower levels throughout the ramp.  If you park in that ramp, please note that areas of the ramp will be closed to allow for this work.

Music Department is on the move!

  • They’re going home!  We will be moving the Music Department offices from the Data Center back to the Music Building on Monday, May 1.  Throughout the week, we’ll be moving equipment and instruments from various campus buildings back to the Music building.  The professional piano movers will be on site on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3 and 4.

Other summer moves:

  • Due to Bostwick ramp work, the DSS Testing center will be moving on May 3 to the Science Building for the summer.
  • Counseling and Advising services will be moving to the Data Center.  Watch for more information next week!

Summer construction season is starting

April 28, 2017

Beginning on Monday, May 1, contractors will be on site to begin a variety of summer projects:

  • Concrete repair work will occur in specific areas on the Commons on Monday and Tuesday.  There will be some noise as they demolish the failing concrete.  They will them pour replacement, which will be roped off for several days. Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted.  However, vehicular delivery services will not be able to travel the Commons next week.
  • Phase 2 of the Bostwick ramp repair work will also begin.  This will include work on lower levels throughout the ramp.  If you park in that ramp, please note that areas of the ramp will be closed to allow for this work.

Music Department is on the move!

  • They’re going home!  We will be moving the Music Department offices from the Data Center back to the Music Building on Monday, May 1.  Throughout the week, we’ll be moving equipment and instruments from various campus buildings back to the Music building.  The professional piano movers will be on site on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3 and 4.

Other summer moves:

  • Due to Bostwick ramp work, the DSS Testing center will be moving on May 3 to the Science Building for the summer.
  • Counseling and Advising services will be moving to the Data Center.  Watch for more information next week!

Lafayette Avenue to close Feb. 28

February 27, 2017

From 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 28, Lafayette Avenue will be closed between Fountain and John streets so a fire hydrant can be replaced.

GRCC In the News, 1-27-17

January 27, 2017

See $58M in GRCC construction, renovation projects

Jan. 26, 2017; MLive

In recent years, students returning to Grand Rapids Community College have seen plenty of changes with the completion of construction and renovation projects to improve their learning environment.

Construction to affect Lyon Street

October 4, 2016

On Saturday, October 8th, Lyon Street between Barclay and Ransom will be closed to through-traffic while a large crane is positioned to install equipment on the roof of the Music Building. Also, on Sunday, October 9th, there will be a single lane closure in that area while Consumers completes necessary utility work for the project.

 

Preschool staff tour new site

August 26, 2016

As part of Opening Day, preschool staff toured the construction site of the new Phyllis Fratzke Early Childhood Learning Laboratory.

Twenty-six people, all wearing hard hats and safety vests, stand in front of the laboratory preschool's construction site.

ATC atrium elevators to get upgrade

August 22, 2016

The elevators in the ATC atrium will be upgraded, starting today through October 7. Each car will be separately out of service for one month, but one car will remain operable throughout the project.

ATC atrium elevators to get upgrade

August 8, 2016

The elevators in the ATC atrium will be upgraded, starting today through October 7. Each car will be separately out of service for one month, but one car will remain operable throughout the project.

 

Utility work to close part of Fountain Street

August 5, 2016

Fountain Street NE will be closed from Division to Library Place avenues for utility work from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 9. The suggested alternative route is Division to Library Place to Fountain.