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renovations will also enhance program spaces to better support students’ academic and social development and upgrade outdated building systems and infrastructure.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, February 25, 2017

Standish Hall

  • Jack Arch will continue to be rebuilt and repointed.
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) will continue to be installed.
  • The roof system and slate will continue to be installed.
  • Demolition activities will continue.
Gore Hall
  • Interior ceilings and finishes will continue to be installed.
  • Walls will continue to be painted and plastered.
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) will continue to be installed and insulated.
Winthrop East, Riverview, and Plympton Houses
  • Ceilings will continue to be framed.
  • 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.
Week of February 27, 2017
Exterior Activities
Standish Hall
  • Installation of the drainage and infiltration system will continue.
  • Installation of slate and the new roof system will begin.
  • Demolition activities will continue.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Installation of the chilled water line will continue.
  • Walls will continue to be topped off.
  • Roof framing and 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
  • Spray foam insulation and waterproofing will continue to be installed.
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) will continue to be installed.
  • Fire alarm installation will continue this week.
  • Priming and painting will continue.
  Gore Hall
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) installation will continue.
  • Walls will continue to be painted.
  • Floors will continue to be installed.
  • Steam room operations will continue.
  • Dining Hall extension work will continue.
Winthrop East, Riverview, and Plympton Houses
  • MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) work will continue.
  • Windows and boards will continue to be installed.
  • Rough inspections will continue.
  • Walls will continue to be topped off.
  • Roof installation and framing 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.