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Campus Renovations and Construction

Tarleton Renovations


Campus Project Summary

Here’s a brief rundown on what’s happening as of January 2017:

  • The housing Abatement & Demolition for three lots that will be converted to parking -- P34S (All Zone), Browder Storage and Twin Oaks (Residential) -- will be released for bidding by February 1. Construction is anticipated to begin in March. 
  • The Texas A&M University System’s Board of Regents today approved the final budget and construction for Tarleton State University’s new engineering building. A ground breaking ceremony is set for March 31. Located between Lillian Avenue and St. Peter Street, north of Washington Street, the engineering building will become the new “front door” of Tarleton, serving as a major gateway to the university and a signature building for the campus. 
  • Moody Hall will undergo renovations to become office space for ITS. Construction will close lot P4, reserved for Residential Leaders, and anticipates a November completion date. The RLs affected by this lot closure have been assigned alternative spots.
  • Construction to convert the former Fire Station to the new home of the University Police Department is underway and slated to be ready for move-in by July. 
  • Phase 2 of the Pedestrian Mall project is progressing along Doc Blanchard. Anticipate the intersection of Doc Blanchard and Cain to re-open in March. Work for Phase 3 is tentatively planned for Spring 2017. 
  • Construction has begun on a major infrastructure improvement at the center of campus. The project will expand pedestrian walkways along several campus core streets. Utility improvements will eliminate flooding issues and enhance lighting. Scheduled for completion in December 2017.View information about this project.
  • The Agricultural Machinery and Fabrication Center is complete. Read more about this facility.
  • East of Memorial Stadium, two new residential living and learning centers have opened – Traditions North and Traditions South. The two buildings house more than 600 students, including the Corps of Cadets and ROTC students. A new health and counseling center for students will be constructed in Traditions North by Fall semester.
  • Groundbreaking for renovations to Memorial Stadium is expected to occur by June. The $24 million project will expand seating to 9,400 and convert the west-side stands for home fans. Anticipated completion for this project is August 2018. View more information about plans for the future stadium project.