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Plant Growth Environment Facility

Plant Growth Environment Facility

  • Replace aged greenhouses with new state of the art greenhouses with the ability for greater temperature control.
  • Construct a facility that can be shared across CNAS departments & support a wide range of research functions & environments.
  • Balance the opportunities for segregated/isolated and shared/collaborative workspaces.
  • Space for both walk-in and cabinet growth chambers with adequate infrastructure

Plant Growth Environment Facility

Current Activities

  • Site Wall on North Access Road
  • Grade North Slope
  • Waterproofing
  • Concrete Topping Slab
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Next Steps

  • Site Grading on North Slope
  • Landscaping Activities
  • Topping Slab Pour
  • Greenhouse Activities

Construction Notice

07/13 - 07/17

  • Truck and equipment will be in Vivarium Access Road
  • Concrete trucks backed in access road

07/20 - 07/31

  • Final grade north slope near Vivarium Access Road
  • Use of grading equipment, bobcat, skip loader, etc
  • Road will be cleaned with street sweeper when scope is finished

07/20 - 07/31

  • Use of Kettle to melt fluid applied membrane
  • Kettle will produce rubber/asphalt smell

07/23 - 07/24

  • Use of concrete pump
  • Concrete trucks backing into site

We ask users please exercise caution when in this area, please pay attention to, and follow traffic direction from construction safety workers

Plant Growth Environment Past Construction Updates

  • Construction Updates May 2019

    Construction Notice #1 - May 9, 2019

    5/16-5/17 Equipment Delivery (minimal impact)

    • Back up beeping

    5/21 - 5/24 Tree Removal (moderate impact)

    • Chain saws
    • Wood Chipper
    • Back up beeping
    • Overhead hazard (trees coming down)
    • Heavy equipment operation
    • Heavy haul trucks to the MLK exit

    5/21 - 5/27 Demolition (significant impact)

    • Heavy equipment operation
    • Back up beeping
    • Jackhammering
    • Heavy haul trucks to the MLK exit

    5/28 - 6/12 Grading & Excavation (significant impact)

    • Back up beeping
    • Heavy equipment operation
    • Soil excavation vibration

     

  • Construction Updates June-July 2019

    6/3 – 6/21 Grading and Compaction (Significant Impact)

    • Back up beeping
    • Heavy Equipment Operation
    • Soil Compaction Vibration

    7/1 – 7/5 Sewer Line Connection (Significant Impact)

    6/24 – 8/2 Underground Utilities (Moderate Impact)

    • Heavy Equipment Operation
    • Back up beeping
    • Installing underground pipe
    • Minor Vibration for Soil Compaction
    • Deliveries of equipment and material

    7/15 – 8/15 Site Wall Construction (Significant Impact)

    • Portions of the perimeter road directly north of Glasshouses 18-21 will not be accessible during this time period
    • Deliveries of block and concrete trucks daily
    • Back up beeping
    • Heavy Equipment Operation
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