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Computational Research & Theory Facility:Currently, the main construction activities are steel and deck placement. The steel placement is due to be complete in December of 2013 and the exterior skin will follow. Project completion is scheduled for early 2015.
Solar Energy Research Center: Superstructure is complete and utility rough-in is in progress. Interior build out will continue in 2014 with a planned late 2014 occupancy.
Seismic Phase 2:
Bldg. 33 General Purpose Laboratory:: Final cleaning on Levels 2 and 3. Punch list walk-through in November. MEP, laboratory casework, interior painting, wood and tile ceiling, Lab vinyl flooring installation being completed on Level 1. Stair 1 structural issues resolved and installation is underway. CUP MEP installation being completed. Building energization and equipment start-up is underway. West deck paver installation is complete. Pavement striping plan approved for installation. Meetings are being held with future occupants to finalize follow-on fit-up efforts.
Bldg. 85 Slope Stabilization:Beneficial Occupancy of achieved on July 11, 2013. As-built drawings have been submitted.
FlexLab: Static Test Bed exterior work complete, mechanical/electrical work and interior finishes underway. Rotating Test Bed exterior work in progress, roofing complete, mechanical and electrical work underway.
Old Town Demolition:Critical Decision 1 (CD-1, Selection of Alternatives) was approved in October 2013 and $19.4M of funding has been approved for the characterization, deactivation, abatement, demolition and soil remediation of Buildings 5, 16 and 16A and for removal of the concrete slabs, footings and soil remediation of previously demolished buildings 52, 52A, 40 and 4. The demolition and soil remediation of Buildings 4, 7, 7C, 14 is deferred until further funding is available. The demolition of the subject buildings is part of an overall plan to remediate and redevelop the Old Town area of the Lab.