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Stephenville Campus Construction Update - New and Continued Projects

Several new construction/renovation projects will commence over the holiday break while current project will continue.

Alumni Island - Alpha Building Corporation

On December 28th the first phase of improvements to Doc Blanchard Drive, Military Drive and the Alumni Island will begin.  The improvements are based on the 2020 Master Plan and the plans for Permanent University Fund allocated to Tarleton by the Texas A&M University System in 2011.  The first phase will convert the section of Doc Blanchard Drive between the Howell and Math Buildings into a pedestrian walkway.  Later phases will include restoring the east gates, resurfacing Military Drive, and creating green space on Alumni Island.  Extra care will be taken during the project to preserve the “3 Penny Triangle” and the “Horseshoe” on the Island.  A new parking lot will be constructed on McIlhaney Street to offset any reduction in parking spaces.

Wells Fine Arts Center – Kiewit Building Group, Inc.

As part of the upgrades for the Fine Arts Building replacement of the main electrical distribution equipment, the Fine arts Building will be closed through Monday December 23rd.  During this period all power to the building will be off. If anyone needs access to the building during this period, please contact the Tarleton Control Center at 968-9265.

Holiday Projects – SSC/Tarleton State University

SSC/Tarleton released the following list of Holiday construction and renovations projects with expected completion dates.

Projects scheduled to be completed by January 2, 2014

  • Howell Education Building : Carpet and Paint
  • Administration Annex-II: Rehab for ITS
  • Centennial Halls: Carpet
  • P-1 parking lot concrete construction
  • Thompson Student Center: Rehab Bottom floor for SSCI and for New ESL program
  • Math Building Lab 201J: Rehab

Projects scheduled to be completed by January 8, 2014

  • Administration Annex-I: Rehab for Risk Management

Other Projects ongoing throughout the Christmas Holidays and into January 2014 (Long Term projects)

  • O.A.Grant Roof Replacement
  • Rehab Tarleton Center 1st Floor
  • Tennis Courts Construction

As always we remind you to be cognizant of all construction zones and workers in these area. Contracted construction groups on the Tarleton - Stephenville campus work diligently to keep inconveniences to a minimum and follow high safety standards.

Have a wonderful, safe holiday,

Janice Horak
Assistant Vice President – External Relations