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Active Capital Projects

The following list and description of projects is intended to give the reader a summary of active work being performed or planned by the Facilities Management Department. The projects are in various stages of implementation, but each description should provide information about the scope of work, the general status of the project, and the disruption, if any, that our campus community can expect with each.

This list will be updated on a regular basis with major changes announced in IUP Daily. It is hopeful that this information will prove helpful as you plan your activities on our campus. Please do not hesitate to contact the Facilities Management Department ( should you require additional information regarding these projects.

Active Capital Projects: September 2014
Location Project Scope Completion Date
Campus-wide:  ADA Study
This project will provide an updated campus map showing accessible routes, parking spaces, and building entrances.  It will also provide a new base map for campus.
Campus-wide: Annual Physical Plant Improvements This project provides the means to make incidental physical plant improvements throughout the year. Ongoing
Campus-wide: Door Replacements
This is an annual project funded to keep entrance doors in good condition. Each year, a group of doors is selected for replacement.
Campus-wide:  Summer Program Reparation, Restoration, and Protective Coating Program This project funds a work crew dedicated to repairing and painting fixtures and facilities in need of deferred maintenance attention. Ongoing
Cogeneration Plant:  Main Switch Gear designThis project will design the electric power circuit switch gear replacement.

Dining Facilities

IUP began the process of building two new dining facilities and renovating Folger Hall. Phase I, Crimson Café, is a new food court between Cogswell Hall and Stabley Library. Phase II entails renovating the dining area in Folger Hall to a full-service dining facility. Phase III is constructing a new full-service dining facility where Keith Hall is currently located.

Phase I: 8/14

Phase II: 8/15

Phase III: 6/16

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology
Renovate various offices and classrooms.
Environmental Health and Safety: Hazmat Mitigation This work entails the removal of hazardous materials discovered during maintenance repairs or before small, in-house projects are started. (as needed--rolling project)


Environmental Health and Safety: Hazmat Testing Hazardous material testing for various needs. (as needed--rolling project) Ongoing
Folger: Replace steam line from Grant Street to Maple Street and Pratt Drive

This project will replace the steam line near Folger Hall.

Grant Street: Traffic Study This project studies the effects of closing Grant Street. 10/14

Humanities Building:  Chiller Plant Upgrade

This phase increases the capacity of the chiller plant by 2,000 tons to accommodate the new humanities building and future building development.

Humanities Building: Construction

This phase of the commonwealth capital funded project is for construction of a new College of Humanities and Social Sciences building. 11/15

Humanities Building: Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment

This phase of the commonwealth capital funded project is for the outfitting of a new College of Humanities and Social Sciences building. 11/15
Infrastructure: Life-Cycle Maintenance of Steam System This effort occurs every year and the work performed in this week-long preventive maintenance effort is considered to be the major reason that the campus experiences very few, if any, unplanned outages with the steam and electric infrastructure. Annually in May
Infrastructure:  Summer Program Sidewalk Renovations and Improvements on Indiana Campus Each year, a special, temporary crew is hired to renovate and improve sidewalks, curbs, crosswalks, and steps throughout the university’s main campus.  Annually
Miller Stadium: Bleachers Replacement and ADA Restrooms

Replace bleachers and restrooms on the visitor side of Miller Stadium.

Parking Garage: Life Cycle Maintenance Funded by parking revenues, the parking garage undergoes a rigorous maintenance routine each year.  Annually
Sprowls: Courtyard Installation
Installation of a new courtyard for Sprowls and Cogswell outdoor areas. Phase I will concrete the areas surrounding the Crimson Cafe and 11th Street access.  Phase II will install the courtyard areas adjacent to Sprowls and Cogswell as well as access t the Parking Garage.

Phase I: 9/14

Phase II: 8/15

Sutton: Installation of Fire Release on Gorell Hall Doors This project will provide hold-open/fire release capability for the entry doors to Gorell Hall. 11/14
Waller Hall: Replace Windows
Replace architectural windows.
Weyandt: Feasibility Study for New Science Facility This project funds the feasibility study for the new science building. 10/14
Zink Dance Studio: Upgrades
Provide disability access to the Dance Studio and construct a disability accessible restroom on the first floor.
Zink: Masonry Repairs
This project's goal is to correct the masonry wall flashing problems to mitigate the water infiltration. 9/14
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