Verdugo Campus: Dec 06 (T) – Dec 14 (W) – Trenching activities near south Auditorium Building entrance for Central Plant 1 Expansion Project. Access to southern double-door exit impacted; signage for alternative paths of travel is provided.
Verdugo Campus: Dec 09 (F) – Steel delivery in Lot H for Central Plant 1 Expansion Project to take place at 7:00 AM. Trucks will enter the site via the Circle Drive gate entrance on N. Verdugo Rd; area will be taped off.
Verdugo Campus: Dec 13 (T) – Dec 14 (W) – Crane mobilization and steel placement for Central Plant 1 Expansion Project. Access to Lot H parking will be impacted.

Verdugo Projects

Central Plant #1 Expansion


This project anticipates expanding the Central Plant from its current approximate 500-ton capacity to an approximate 1500 ton capacity in anticipation of the construction of the Science Building and the David Viar Performing and Media Arts Center. The existing chillers lack both the capacity and efficiency to provide the necessary cooling for these two new buildings.


Project Completion: Under Construction – 68%

Status Update As of: 11/15/2022 (Last two week’s activities in bold)

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


Under Construction 68%

Project Team

Project Manager Jim Youngblood, Gafcon, Inc.
Construction Manager John Theis,DPR Construction
Architect of Record Sean Rosebrugh,HMC Architects
Project Design Engineer Steve Yanke,AEI
Inspector of Record TBD