House Renewal Projects

House Renewal Projects 
Harvard University is continuing with its River House Renewal Program re-configuring the interior spaces to meet the complex needs of today’s students, relieve overcrowding, improve privacy, and comply with current building codes.  The renovations will also enhance program spaces to better support students’ academic and social development and upgrade outdated building systems and infrastructure. 

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Standish Hall

  • Rough grading will continue.
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) will continue to be installed.
  • Electrical devices and sprinklers will be finished up this week,
  • Wood flooring will continue to be installed.
Gore Hall
  • Finishes will continue to be installed.
  • Walls will continue to be painted and plastered.
  • Wood flooring will continue to be installed.
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) will continue to be installed and insulated.
Winthrop East, Riverview, and Plympton Houses
  • Siding installation will continue.
  • Roof operations will continue.
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) will continue to be installed.
Public Way Impacts
  • Plympton Street will experience temporary closures to assist with material deliveries to Winthrop East.
  • Mill Street sidewalks will continue to be installed.
Week of April 24, 2017
Exterior Activities
Standish Hall
  • Masonry restoration will continue.
  • Rough grading will continue.
  • Granite steps will begin to be set.
  • Crews will be running two work shifts. One from 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM and another from 2:00PM – 9:00 PM.
Gore Hall
  • Terrace operations and underground utilities in the Courtyard will continue.
  • Staging will continue to be removed.
  • Crews will be running two work shifts. One from 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM and another from 3:30PM – 11:00 PM.
Winthrop East, Riverview, and Plympton Houses
  • Siding will continue to be installed.
  • Staging will begin to be removed.
  • Roof installation will continue.
General Site Activities
  • Traffic cones and cone bars will be placed along the sidewalk curb of Lowell house on Mill Street during deliveries or equipment use.
  • Temporary lane closures on Memorial Drive will occur throughout the week to allow for large deliveries of equipment to and from the site.
  • Dumpsters will be removed from the site daily during the hours of 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Interior Activities
Standish Hall
  • Wood flooring will continue to be installed.
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) will continue to be installed.
  • Sprinklers, fire alarms, and electrical devices will continue to be finished.
  • Interior finishes will continue.
  Gore Hall
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) installation will continue.
  • Walls will continue to be painted.
  • Kitchen tile will continue to be installed.
  • Dining Hall extension and Historic Spaces work will continue.
Winthrop East, Riverview, and Plympton Houses
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) work will continue.
  • Flooring will continue to be installed.
  • Priming and painting will continue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If there are any specific questions or concerns regarding any of these projects or any other
construction related issues, please contact the Construction Mitigation Department at 617-496-
0857 or email mitigation@csl-consulting.com.