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BEP Construction Highlights

Scheduled completion in 2020:

First phase of construction will be completed in summer 2019. Phase 1 includes all space for the Department of Engineering and teaching and research laboratory space for the Biology and Psychology departments.  

Second phase of construction will be completed in summer 2020. Phase 2 includes faculty and staff offices for the Departments of Biology and Psychology and the shared commons and outdoor spaces. Final landscaping will be installed in fall 2020.

Construction Highlights for 2018-19: 

The structural steel for Phase 1 was completed in April 2018.

Phase 1 will be enclosed and made weathertight in winter 2018-19. 

The first phase of a campus-wide infrastructure upgrade to convert from steam to hot-water for centralized building heating will be connected to the BEP building in summer/fall 2018.

In summer 2019, after the Engineering Departments moves into Phase 1 of the BEP building, Hicks Hall will be demolished to enable construction to begin for Phase 2 of the project.