Wellness Center Expansion Faces Slight Winter Weather Delay

The highly anticipated Wellness Center Pool expansion project was met with challenges this past month. The $31.25 million project was struck with delays from severe weather events that had lasting effects on the construction site.   The first few weeks of January brought intense snow and extremely cold weather, which adversely affected construction. The expansion includes […]

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Update on Parking Construction at Julian Hall

Samantha Hartje and Charles Streeter  Following the demolition of Julian and Brookman Halls, construction of a new parking lot and renovations of the South Dakota Union remain on schedule amid winter weather.  The Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management, Brian Limoges gave updates on the construction process.             “We are currently finishing the demolition/removal of the […]

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Demolition of Julian Hall Begins

Brookman, Julian Addition and Julian Hall saw active brick-breaking demolition begin, in preparation for a new parking lot, last week on Wednesday, Oct. 18.  The assistant vice president of Facilities Management (FM) Brian Limoges said the work within the buildings was outsourced to contractors. “USD FM removed all of the salvageable items from each building […]

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Summer Issue: National Music Museum construction is on track to finish amid COVID-19

While COVID-19 has canceled a wide variety of events throughout 2020, it hasn’t stopped construction of the National Music Museum (NMM). The project began in September of last year and is expected to finalize in July. Matt Collinsworth, the Director of the NMM, said the team will adjust accordingly as the construction progresses. “We recognize […]

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