Verdugo Campus: Saturday (10/2) to Friday (10/15) – Lane closure of Verdugo Rd. near the walkway bridge area to accommodate utility connection activities to City utility lines for the New Science Building Project to take place from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM for a period of 12 days. Alternative pathway will be provided for pedestrians to be routed up the walkway bridge; this activity will minimally impede traffic entering or exiting the campus.
Verdugo Campus: Friday (10/15) – Concrete repair for the Sierra Vista Building walkway to take place from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Concrete trucks will enter via Mountain St.; flag persons will be stationed in the area to ensure pedestrian safety and there will be minimal impedance on traffic entering or exiting the campus.
Garfield Campus: Saturday (10/16) – Concrete sawcutting activities to take place near the Parent Support Center, mechanical enclosure, and project construction trailer areas. Barriers will be stationed in the area to ensure traffic and site safety; activities will minimally impede traffic entering or exiting the campus.
Verdugo Campus: Week of Monday (10/25): Assembly of fence to safely enclose the following locations in Parking Lot B – Northwest corner of parking lot (near CA-2 freeway) to house large-size New Science Building (NSB) façade mock-ups and a select area of parking spaces near the hillside to store soil pile-up from the NSB project; the areas will remain fenced in until the Spring of 2023. These activities will impact parking for Parking Lot B.

Garfield Projects

Garfield Parking & Landscape – Project Update History

Status Update As of: 9/20/2021

  • 9/23: Target date for additional HAZMAT survey
  • Project plans in Division of State Architect (DSA) review; target date of response by end of September
  • Demolition processes nearing completion
  • Temporary Verizon generator removal complete
  • Curb painting for 3-min Loading Zone for Parent Support Center complete

Status Update As of: 9/1/2021

  • 8/28: Asphalt removal near Parent Support Center complete
  • Project site demolition: 70% complete
  • Project documentation under DSA review; anticipated response date – 9/30
  • Final property acquisition negotiation procedures in progress
  • Temporary relocation of Verizon generators approval processes and procedures under review

Status Update As of: 8/2/2021

  • 7/28: DSA Intake
  • 7/31: 100% DSA Drawing-Spec Package received
  • 8/2: Start of demolition of selected properties
  • Power disconnection effort complete; soft disconnection of water complete
  • Potential telecommunication utilities relocation options under review

Status Update As of: 7/19/2021

  • 7/12: HAZMAT surveys and abatement of remaining vacant properties
  • Week of 7/19: Target timeline for demolition activities
  • Week of 7/19: Target completion timeline for tree and vegetation removal
  • Disconnection of utilities of selected properties in progress

Status Update As of: 6/21/2021

  • 6/14: Architect presentation of Schematic Design package completed
  • 6/17: Soil testing completed
  • Week of 6/21: Target date to receive boring and percolation test findings
  • Week of 6/21: Site walk with vendor to confirm tree and vegetation removal and schedule
  • Week of 6/28: Anticipated receipt of final report
  • 6/28: Start of abatement procedure
  • Finalizing eminent domain negotiations

Status Update As of: 5/17/2021

  • 5/19: HAZMAT abatement survey conducted
  • Flyer for community notification in progress

Status Update As of: 5/03/2021

  • 5/04: Completed formal Kick-Off meeting with Design Build Entity – Menemsha/MMA Architects
  • Contract review discussions and pre-demolition considerations in progress

Status Update As of: 4/19/2021

  • 4/06: Completed interview of prospective Design Build Entity (DBE)
  • 4/19: Completed introduction and coordination meeting of selected DBE – Menemsha/MMA Architects

Status Update As of: 4/5/2021

  • 3/26: Proposals from prospective Design Build Entities (DBE) received

Status Update As of: 3/15/2021

  • RFP due date: 3/19/2021

Status Update As of: 3/1/2021

  • 2/24/2021: RFP has been posted
  • 3/19/2021: Bid due date

Status Update As of: 2/15/2021

  • No update

Status Update As of: 2/1/2021

  • GCC posted project RFQ/P in week of 2/1/2021

Status Update As of: 1/4/2021

  • No update

Status Update As of: 12/21/2020

  • Week of 12/14/2020: Additional securing of acquired property units and fencing material installed

Status Update As of: 12/7/2020

  • Reviewing RFQ/P status
  • Programming complete
  • Reviewing potential delivery method for project
  • Reviewing requests of storage and parking items from Users
  • Feasibility study shared and reviewed with Users
  • Reviewed revised conceptual design proposal with Garfield Campus Leadership
  • Received updated conceptual design proposal from Architect
  • Received revised proposal reflecting more green space; Architect to revisit with estimator and provide new proposal
  • Revising initial conceptual design to add more green space for CDC and faculty/staff use while maintaining 200 additional parking spots
  • Architect to provide 2-phase demolition versus partial demobilization options
  • Received additional fencing on 7/31/2020; installed mesh with GCC logo
  • Architect’s parking / landscape design presented
  • HAZMAT study completed for acquired properties to be demolished
  • Completed Topographical and Underground Utility surveys
  • Completed perimeter fencing of acquired properties; integrated informational content to fencing