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Plant Growth Environment Facility

Plant Growth Environment Facility

  • Replace aged greenhouses with new state of the art greenhouses with the ability for greater temperature control.
  • Construct a facility that can be shared across CNAS departments & support a wide range of research functions & environments.
  • Balance the opportunities for segregated/isolated and shared/collaborative workspaces.
  • Space for both walk-in and cabinet growth chambers with adequate infrastructure

Plant Growth Environment Facility

Current Activities

  • Concrete Pours  
  • Greenhouse Materials Delivery
  • Interior Framing Activities
  • Soil Moving and Compaction
  • Waterproofing
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Next Steps

  • Greenhouse Materials Delivery
  • Greenhouse Erection
  • Continued Scaffolding at Building Perimeter

Construction Notice

12/12 – 12/20 (Moderate Impact)

  • Application of water proofing to second floor walls

During this time there may be an asphalt odor within the vicinity of the work

 
12/27 - 1/15 (Moderate Impact)
  • Second Floor Concrete Pours
    • 12/27/19
    • 1/15/20
  • Material Unloading
    • 1/6/20

During concrete and material deliveries there will be significant heavy equipment operation.  We ask users please exercise caution when in this area, please pay attention to, and follow traffic direction from construction safety workers

1 /6 – 1-10 (Significant Impact - Vivarium)

  • Foundation and Soil Work – Electrical Pads

​​​​​​​During this time the Lathhouse 3 access road will be used to transport soil (still accessible). PDC will work directly with local users to coordinate this work.

    We ask users please exercise caution when in this area, please pay attention to, and follow traffic direction from construction safety workers

    Plant Growth Environment Past Construction Updates

    • Construction Updates May 2019

      Construction Notice #1 - May 9, 2019

      5/16-5/17 Equipment Delivery (minimal impact)

      • Back up beeping

      5/21 - 5/24 Tree Removal (moderate impact)

      • Chain saws
      • Wood Chipper
      • Back up beeping
      • Overhead hazard (trees coming down)
      • Heavy equipment operation
      • Heavy haul trucks to the MLK exit

      5/21 - 5/27 Demolition (significant impact)

      • Heavy equipment operation
      • Back up beeping
      • Jackhammering
      • Heavy haul trucks to the MLK exit

      5/28 - 6/12 Grading & Excavation (significant impact)

      • Back up beeping
      • Heavy equipment operation
      • Soil excavation vibration

       

    • Construction Updates June-July 2019

      6/3 – 6/21 Grading and Compaction (Significant Impact)

      • Back up beeping
      • Heavy Equipment Operation
      • Soil Compaction Vibration

      7/1 – 7/5 Sewer Line Connection (Significant Impact)

      6/24 – 8/2 Underground Utilities (Moderate Impact)

      • Heavy Equipment Operation
      • Back up beeping
      • Installing underground pipe
      • Minor Vibration for Soil Compaction
      • Deliveries of equipment and material

      7/15 – 8/15 Site Wall Construction (Significant Impact)

      • Portions of the perimeter road directly north of Glasshouses 18-21 will not be accessible during this time period
      • Deliveries of block and concrete trucks daily
      • Back up beeping
      • Heavy Equipment Operation
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