Verdugo Campus: Jan 27 (F) – Planned crane usage activities for PE Student Locker Building Project to take place over a period of two weeks. Vehicles will enter the site via Lot E entrance on Mountain St.

Verdugo Projects

Central Plant #1 Expansion – Project Update History

Status Update As of: 1/10/2023

  • January/early February 2023: Target timeframe of partial Lot I opening
  • Steel setting activities completed
  • Framing installations of mechanical screen wall complete
  • Cooling tower setting activities completed

Status Update As of: 11/15/2022

  • 11/18: Foundation concrete placement for future boiler location
  • 11/21: Excavation and trenching activities in plantar areas

Status Update As of: 11/01/2022

  • Chiller piping connection activities in progress
  • Project sequence of operations discussions and review in progress
  • Alternate ramp designs under review

Status Update As of: 10/04/2022

  • Chiller piping connection activities ongoing
  • Sequence of operations discussions with GCC Facilities in progress
  • Review and relocation of utility line in progress

Status Update As of: 09/06/2022

  • Circle Drive greenery area gas line relocation in progress

Status Update As of: 08/23/2022

  • September 2022: Target timeline to cross south area of Circle Drive South
  • January 2023: Target timeline to cross north area of Circle Drive
  • Chiller lines at Verdugo/Circle Drive area installed and welded; 75% of work complete
  • Lot I and Lot H signage installation to assist student athletes and general public completed
  • Micropile activities in progress

Status Update As of: 08/10/2022

  • Excavation of cold-water lines along Verdugo Rd. completed
  • Abandoned data line cutting and capping activities completed
  • 2-inch drainage lines placing activities complete
  • Rebar and Concrete placed at ramp to Sartoris Field
  • Drilled foundation pile activities in progress

Status Update As of: 07/19/2022

  • ADA ramp demolition activities complete
  • Location of micropiles reviewed
  • Schedule update activities in progress

Status Update As of: 07/05/2022

  • 6/17: Electrical system power down activities complete
  • Lead abatement activities complete
  • Mold survey complete
  • Revised logistics plan received
  • Parking Lot I demolition setup complete
  • Temporary chillers installation complete
  • Chilled water lines flushing activities complete
  • Chilled Water report received

Status Update As of: 06/07/2022

  • Week of 6/07: Scheduling of lead abatement
  • Chilled water transfer to temporary chiller from Central Plant completed
  • Chilled water line flush and water report received

Status Update As of: 05/17/2022

  • Schedule revisions and logistics in progress
  • Chilled Water lab report proposal under review
  • Install temporary chillers by mechanical contractor
  • Kick off meeting by all participants
  • Temporary Chilled Water lines installation activities in progress
  • Clearing alleyway of materials and equipment in progress

Status Update As of: 05/03/2022

  • Temporary chiller installation mobilization in progress
  • Reroute line design updated
  • CP1 Gas meter installed

Status Update As of: 04/18/2022

  • 4/18: Chiller delivery complete
  • Review of logistics plan in progress
  • Underground utility lines design review with project teams in progress

Status Update As of: 04/04/2022

  • Week of 4/04: Review and site walk of chiller and underground investigation
  • Project schedule update and review in progress

Status Update As of: 03/21/2022

  • Review of chillers and delivery logistics in progress; target timeline of delivery – 2 weeks
  • Review of chiller and underground investigation in progress

Status Update As of: 03/07/2022

  • Temporary chiller logistics plan and update review in progress
  • Pathway use review and follow-up discussions in progress
  • Coordination of chiller delivery with Construction Manager in progress

Status Update As of: 02/07/2022

  • Project path of travel and access route discussions in progress
  • Third party inspectors for project site under review

Status Update As of: 01/10/2022

  • Temporary chiller location discussions with Construction Manager in progress
  • Coordination meetings with Instruction Building & Conference Center and Athletics & Kinesiology Expansion project management teams in progress
  • Contract documentation review with Construction Manager in progress

Status Update As of: 12/20/2021

  • Schedule review with Construction Manager in progress
  • Coordination of prospective temporary equipment in progress
  • Central plant equipment timing schedule review in progress

Status Update As of: 12/06/2021

  • Central Plant equipment review and selection in progress

Status Update As of: 11/15/2021

  • 11/12: Site walks with bidding contractors completed
  • Project schedule review with Construction Manager in progress

Status Update As of: 11/01/2021

  • Construction Manager bidding to mechanical and electrical contractors in development
  • Temporary power identification site walk for chiller line routing completed
  • Final DSA plan check complete

Status Update As of: 10/18/2021

  • Week of 10/11: Job walk for temporary power planning completed
  • March 2022: Target start date of project
  • Construction Manager bidding revisions to contractors in progress
  • Division of State Architect (DSA) approved plan check

Status Update As of: 10/04/2021

  • Schedule and logistics plan review with Construction Manager in progress
  • Identifying power source for temporary chillers with Construction Manager in progress

Status Update As of: 9/20/2021

  • Week of 9/13: Jobsite walk with prospective contractors and trade vendors
  • 11/1: Target date for Division of State Architect (DSA) final plan check completion
  • Construction Manager bidding processes to Mechanical and Electrical Contractors in progress

Status Update As of: 9/1/2021

  • Operations and management meetings in progress

Status Update As of: 8/2/2021

  • Week of 8/2: Opening of Cooling Tower bids; chiller order completed
  • Investigations of utilities under Auditorium in progress

Status Update As of: 7/19/2021

  • 7/15: Site walk to identify temporary chiller locations

Status Update As of: 6/21/2021

  • Chilled water extension designs in progress

Status Update As of: 5/17/2021

  • No update

Status Update As of: 5/03/2021

  • Discussions of climb prevention mechanisms near north wall in progress

Status Update As of: 4/19/2021

  • Initial geotechnical site work and report complete
  • 4/12: Completed HAZMAT survey of roof sampling – report received

Status Update As of: 4/5/2021

  • 3/16: 60% Design Development (DD) phase in progress; target date for completion and issued for DSA review – 5/14/2021
  • Analyzing pathways for chilled water loop connectivity in progress
  • Geotechnical report for site completed

Status Update As of: 3/15/2021

  • 3/9: Received geotechnical report of site
  • Contractor for HAZMAT investigation report selected

Status Update As of: 3/1/2021

  • 30% Schematic Design stage complete
  • Proposals for Hazmat assessment of site under review
  • Awaiting additional geotechnical report of site
  • Review of potential chilled water pipe routes in progress

Status Update As of: 2/15/2021

  • No update

Status Update As of: 2/1/2021

  • 2/04 – 2/05/2021: Bore drillings completed
  • Construction Manager schedule updates in progress
  • Project Design Engineer updates to planned utility improvements based on surrounding construction project needs in progress

Status Update As of: 1/4/2021

  • Draft of 30% design review documents received from Design Team
  • 2/26/2021: Anticipated date to receive final geotechnical report of site
  • 2/15/2021: Anticipated date to receive preliminary geotechnical report of site

Status Update As of: 12/21/2020

  • No update

Status Update As of: 12/7/2020

  • Reviewing potential chilled water pathways presented by the Design Team
  • Site walk with selected Design Team and Construction Manager completed on 10/14/2020
  • Conducted Initial Planning Discussions Meeting with selected design team on 10/14/2020
  • Post-selection Introductory Meeting held on 09/30/2020 with selected Design Team
  • GCC has selected Affiliated Engineers (AEI) as the Design Team for the project
  • Review of proposals in progress
  • Site walk conducted on 8/12/2020 to understand piping route underneath Auditorium to the Science Building
  • Proposals from prospective design teams due 8/7/2020
  • GCC posted RFI responses on 7/30/2020
  • Mandatory Job Walk of site conducted on July 20, 2020