General Status

Skills Center Demolition Status
Project: Skills Center Demolition
Description: Demolition of Old Skills Center Campus (located downtown).  Once this building is removed, this area will be used for construction equipment laydown, staging, construction parking, etc. for City College
Location: Downtown block bound by 13th and 12th Street, between E and F Streets
Start Date: 6/22/2010
Finish Date: 10/11/2010
Phase: Demolition
Funding: N
Comments: As of 01/2011- Site demolition and site clearing has been completed and the site is now being used for construction equipment laydown, staging, construction parking, etc. for the various City College construction projects. SWPPP Measures are in place on site and the site is routinely checked by the District SWPPP Inspector for compliance.
Campus Master Plan Status
Project: Campus Master Plan
Description: City College master plan of 16th St. corridor. Includes new building layout, parking plan, pedestrian travel and landscaping plan.
Location: Campus Wide - 16th St. Corridor
Start Date: 7/1/2003
Finish Date: 6/30/2008
Phase: Complete
Funding: S & N
Comments: As of 10/2010- Master Plan Completed and presented to District/Faculty in August 2008.
R Building Status
Project: R Building Renovation
Description: Solar Panel Installation Project- This project began at the LRC on 10/18/2010. The contractor will be connecting the Solar Panel system to the SDG&E power grid on 12/22/2010 and the building will have a power outage from 8am- 12 noon this day. This Solar Panel work will be completed prior to the Spring 2011 Semester.
Location: Park and C Street
Start Date: 9/1/2005
Finish Date: 8/31/2007
Phase: Complete
Funding: S
Comments: As of 10/2010- Completed in August 2007 and Project achieved LEED Silver Certification
Modular Village Status
Project: Modular Village
Description: Installation of 12 temporary portable classrooms and a restroom facility to be used as "swing" space for construction improvements throughout the campus.
Location: Student Parking Lot #2
Start Date: 7/3/2006
Finish Date: 1/28/2008
Phase: Complete
Funding: S
Comments: As of 02/2011- In order to clear the way for the future Science Building site, and in order to provide contractor staging/laydown for the Central Plant and Storm Drain/Sewer Upgrade projects, the District hired a contractor to remove all of the T-Modular Classrooms.  These were then relocated to Mesa College and this work was completed the weekend of 9/18-9/19/2010.  The Contractor also installed fencing around the site and this will remain in place throughout the duration of the new Central Plant and Science Bldg construction.  As of 02/2011, Parking Lot #2 is closed and fenced off, in addition to Parking Lot #1, however ADA Parking, CACT/Incubator Parking, and a Pedestrian Walkway remain in the area of Parking Lot #1.  Vehicular access to the T Bldg lower-level manufacturing bays and Facilities Maintenance areas in the "canyon" will remain open during construction, which should last until approx. early/mid-2013.
L Building Status
Project: Academic Success Center (L Building)
Description: Renovation of approximately 28,700 sf at the L building to include new space for Tutoring, Math and English Centers, Trio/Aspire, New Horizons, MESA, Puente, Umoja, EOPS, CalWORKs, City Middle College, Assessment, Title V, Advising, and General Classrooms.
Location: Central Campus, North side of B Street between the A and C buildings.
Start Date: 6/2/2003
Finish Date: 5/1/2009
Phase: Complete
Funding: S
Comments: As of 04/2011- ***L Bldg Renovation Construction Completed in May 2009 and building occupied as of August 2009***  Post-renovation, some problem areas were identified in the building, and since 11/2010 the Campus PM's office has been working with Campus Administration and Facilities to schedule these repairs.  The roof repairs were completed in 10/2010 and the lighting fixture repairs at the lobby display boards were completed in 03/2011.  As of 04/2011- District Facilities has ordered the new clamps for the lobby display boards and they will install the new clamps once they have arrived.  A contractor completed the toilet repair work needed in both restrooms from 04/18/2011 to 04/22/2011 and now a final punch walk with the Project Inspector is pending.  A contract request for the HVAC repair work needed in the English Center has been sent to Facilities Management for approval, and as of 04/2011 it is anticipated that this repair work will begin in 05/2011.  As part of the underground piping distribution work for the Central Plant Infrastructure Project, the contractor needs to route the new hot water and chilled water lines through the L Bldg lower level "subway" corridor, then through the L Bldg basement, where the lines can be connected to the building's boiler.  This work will began on 04/11/2011 and the Campus PM's office has coordinated this work with Campus Administration to have the least amount of disruption to the campus as possible. This work is planned to continue in 2 phases until the end of 06/2011 approximately.
P Building & Power Upgrade Project (Oct. 2010) Status
Project: P Building Renovation
Description: Renovation of approximately 17,500 sf at the P building to include Gymnasium Upgrades, Exercise Rooms, Locker Rooms, Faculty Offices, Team Rooms and other program specific areas.
Location: Park Ave, North of Harry West Gymnasium
Start Date: 4/3/2006
Finish Date: 1/4/2010
Phase: Complete
Funding: S
Comments: As of 04/2011- ***P Bldg Renovation Construction completed in early January 2010 and classes were held in building at the beginning of the Spring 2010*** Electrical Power Upgrade project began on 10/11/2010 and completed in late 01/2011. In order to connect all of the new switchgear and wires for this electrical upgrade, a total building power outage took place on Saturday 01/22/2011 without incident. All punchlist work by contractor is complete, and the project is now under warranty. As of 04/2011 there are still some small warranty issues being addressed and repaired, as identified by the Campus Administration.
CTC Status
Project: Career Technology Center (CTC)
Description: New construction of approximately 88,900 sf for Nursing, Cosmetology, Photography, Police Headquarters and other support space. Also includes a 700-car parking garage.
Location: 16th Street & Broadway
Start Date: 7/3/2006
Finish Date: 5/1/2010
Phase: Construction
Funding: S
Comments: As of 04/2011- ***CTC/V Bldg construction completed in May 2010 and building is fully functional and operating since Summer classes of 2010***  CTC Grand Opening Ceremony was held on Friday 9/24/10 at 10am at CTC building.  On 12/21/2010 and 12/22/2010 the LED lighting on the west side of the building facade was replaced by contractors.  Installation of an additional roof drain began on 04/18/2011 and the area affected by this work was the 5th floor vestibule outside the Photography gallery space.  This work was completed on 04/20/2011 (note- this work took place during the District Spring Break).  The Campus Police office move from the T Bldg to the CTC also took place during the District Spring Break, and the move was completed on 04/19/2011 without incident
Infrastructure Upgrade Phase 1 Status
Project: Infrastructure Upgrade Phase 1
Description: Upgrades to City and College central plant expansion to support new and renovated buildings. Also includes upgrades and improvements to the sidewalks and pathways for pedestrian travel throughout the campus.
Location: East of L Bldg, some work in Gorton Quad, some work East of Curran Plaza
Start Date: 7/26/2010
Finish Date: 12/15/2011
Phase: Construction
Funding: N
Comments: As of 04/2011- Construction is organized into 3 phases, work began in late 07/2010, and the project is currently ongoing through 2011.  [CENTRAL PLANT YARD]: Demolition of the Central Plant yard, which is immediately east of the L bldg, began in early 10/2010 and as of 04/2011, all of the underground utilities have been relocated and the over-excavation and recompaction of the soil is complete.  The contractor is now installing rebar and building the footing formwork in preparation for the concrete pouring of the footings is expected the week of 04/25/2011.  The contractor has also staged the 12kV switchgear, SDG&E transformer, and 5-way enclosures on the previously poured concrete housekeeping pads and they are preparing for the installation of the SDG&E equipment.  SDG&E's portion of work will end with a total campus power outage, which is tentatively scheduled for the week of 05/23/2011.  The Campus PM's office will coordinate with Campus Administration to provide temp power to the campus' critical functions during this power outage.  [L BLDG CORRIDOR]: As part of the underground piping distribution work, the contractor needs to route the new hot water and chilled water lines through the L Bldg lower level "subway" corridor, then through the L Bldg basement, where the lines can be connected to the building's boiler.  This work began on 04/11/2011 and the Campus PM's office has coordinated this work with Campus Administration to have the least amount of disruption to the campus as possible. This work is planned to continue in phases until the end of 06/2011 approximately.  [SHUTDOWN OF CHILLED WATER PUMP]:  The campus chilled water pump was shut down during the District Spring Break, 04/18/2011 to 04/22/2011, and this resulted in no A/C on campus during this period.  [OTHER NOTES]: The pedestrian steps that were at B Street near the old Modular Village have been removed to make way for construction fencing, which also extends from the Central Plant Yard all the way east to 16th Street.  On 01/21/2011, Parking Lot #2 and Parking Lot #1 were fenced off and closed, though ADA Parking, CACT/Incubator Parking, and a Pedestrian Walkway remain in the area of Parking Lot #1.  Also, vehicular access to the manufacturing bays at the lower level of the T Bldg will remain open during construction.  On 10/22 and 10/23 the stair case that runs from the North side of the L Bldg down to the T Bldg Parking Lot area was closed to help divert pedestrian traffic away from the construction areas. Construction signage is posted around the area to warn pedestrians and the temporary staircase will remain in place until the work is completed.
Math and Social Sciences Building Status
Project: Math and Social Sciences Building (MaSS) formerly General Purpose Classroom Bldg (GPCB)
Description: New construction of approximately 73,000 sf for general purpose classrooms, health center, corporate education center and associated support space. Also includes the construction of a 400-car parking garage.
Location: 15th Street & Broadway
Start Date: 11/12/2010
Finish Date: 9/18/2012
Phase: DSA review
Funding: S
Comments: As of 04/2011- Building design and construction drawings were approved by DSA on 10/07/10.  All land parcels at building site were purchased by the District and demolition of buildings on site is complete. The historic house on site was relocated on 10/30/2010 without incident and District contractor prepared foundations and infrastructure for the home's new location.  Contractor installed temporary fencing around entire jobsite block and began mobilization to the site in late 11/2010.  In 01/2011- The contractor extended the construction fencing to include the C Street sidewalk and 15th street sidewalk.  As of 04/2011- The contractor is currently installing grade beams, electrical underground work, and the 1st concrete pour occurred as well as the first concrete wall pour.  The second concrete wall pour took place on 04/22/2011.  Grade beam installation of the parking structure portion has also begun.  SWPPP measures have been installed onsite for the duration of the construction phase of work.  The design team continues to meet periodically with faculty and end-users to finalize interior materials and finishes.  The FF&E process began with the Architects, District FF&E PM, District Purchasing and Campus Representatives on 2/04/2011 and meetings/planning will continue through 2011.
D Building Roof Status
Project: D Building Roof
Description: Replacement of the D Building roof. Includes refurbishment of existing rooftop pedestrian surface.
Location: Central Campus, Russ Blvd. adjacent to A Bldg.
Start Date: 7/15/2009
Finish Date: TBD
Phase: Design
Funding: N
Comments: As of 01/2011- Design began in July 2009 and Design has reached the 100% DD Phase. Architects and District Management met in 07/2010 to review project. Design requirements and scope have resulted in a large cost increase, and due to this increase, project budget, logistics, and project schedule are still TBD and being coordinated among design team and District Facilities Mgmt. A cost proposal including the new scope and design requirements has been approved by District Management, and they are now reviewing options to combine this project with the M Bldg Remodel Project.
Humanities Building Status
Project: Humanities Building
Description: New construction of approximately 70,000 sf for Arts and Humanities including new space for Visual Arts, English, ESOL, Speech and Foreign Language, Honors, World Cultures, City Works, Common areas, and associated support space.
Location: 16th Street & B Street.
Start Date: 8/26/2009
Finish Date: 10/9/2012
Phase: DSA review
Funding: N
Comments: As of 04/2011- The demolition of the S Bldg, which was located in the footprint of the new buildings, was completed in late 08/2010. Site clearing and removal of materials was also completed in preparation for construction. Following demo, the contractor installed temporary fencing around site, from the Saville Theater around the block east and to the B Street Bridge/Curran Plaza area. The contractor also installed sound barriers at the C bldg as well as lockable gates with a District padlock, which prevents access to and from the lower South C Bldg exterior corridor. all of these barriers will remain in place throughout construction. DSA Final approval of drawings was received on 10/21/2010. The contractor who is assigned the excavation, site grading, shoring, underground utilities, and SWPPP (storm water pollution prevention program) portion of work mobilized to the site on 10/18/2010. As of 04/2011, the site storm drain work has been completed and site utility work in the street is ongoing. Onsite utility work will begin the week of 04/11/2011- 04/15/2011. The project Architects and District FF&E PM are still conducting FF&E Planning meetings with faculty and staff, and these meetings will continue through Spring 2011. The preconstruction meeting for all contractors on this project was held on 02/11/2011 and the groundbreaking ceremony for this project was held on 2/11/2011 on site, as well.
Business Technology Status
Project: Business Technology
Description: New construction of approximately 40,000 sf for business department including new space for Business Studies, SIFE, Business and Computer Systems, Common Areas and associated support space.
Location: 16th Street & C Street.
Start Date: 8/26/2009
Finish Date: 10/9/2012
Phase: DSA review
Funding: N
Comments: ***See Humanities Bldg above***
Science Building Status
Project: Science Building
Description: New construction of approximately 73,000 sf for Science department including new space for Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Common Areas, and associated support space.
Location: 16th St. & B Street. Presently Modville.
Start Date: 5/5/2010
Finish Date: 11/20/2012
Phase: DSA review
Funding: N
Comments: As of 04/2011- Design complete in Spring 2010 and construction drawings submitted to DSA in 05/2011.  The drawings were reviewed and returned by DSA in late 10/2010.  Architects have addressed DSA comments and resubmitted drawings to DSA for final approval.  Due to some unforeseeable conflicts regarding the Fire/Life Safety Review and Deferred Approval Items, DSA final approval has not been received as of 04/21/2011 but it anticipated by the end of 04/2011.  The project began sitework and site preparation in 09/2010, with the removal of the modular classrooms, concrete curbs, retaining walls, and utilities. In 01/2011, Parking Lot #2 was closed and fenced off, in addition to Parking Lot #1, however ADA Parking, CACT/Incubator Parking, and a Pedestrian Walkway remain in the area of Parking Lot #1.  Vehicular access to the T Bldg lower-level manufacturing bays and Facilities Maintenance areas in the "canyon" will remain open during construction, which should last until approx. early/mid-2013.  Interior design planning meetings with Campus and Faculty were held in 11/2010 and the faculty selected their carpet, tile, and casework finishes.  The FF&E process with District Purchasing, District FF&E Project Manager, and Campus Representatives is scheduled to begin in Summer 2011. As of 04/2011, The Project team is currently working to prepare the bidding documents with plans to be ready to bid the project in 05/2011 or 06/2011, depending on DSA final approval, with construction beginning soon thereafter.
Infrastructure Upgrade Phase 2 Status
Project: Infrastructure Upgrade Phase 2
Description: Upgrades to City and College utilities along the 16th St. and 15th St. corridors to support new and renovated buildings. Also includes upgrades and improvements to the sidewalks and pathways for pedestrian travel throughout the campus.
Location: 16th St. Corridor/15th St. Corridor
Start Date: SDS: 11/15/2010   IT/DATA: 11/08/2010
Finish Date: SDS: 05/06/2011   IT/DATA: 04/15/2011
Phase: City Review
Funding: N
Comments: As of 4/2011- [STORM DRAIN/SEWER "SDS"]: Designs for the 15th and 16th street sewer upgrade and 15th street storm drain relocation were reviewed and conditionally approved by the City the week of 9/06/2010. In mid- 9/2010 the project scope was bid-out and contracts were awarded.  Contractor mobilized to the campus the week of 12/06/2010.  As of 04/2011- the work in 16th Street is complete and awaiting a final inspection and punch walk.  The contractor is also nearing completion on the storm drain and sewer line installation in B Street, and the lines have been upgraded from 24" to 36".  In the 15th Street Corridor area, the contractor has completed connecting the storm drain to the previously installed piping and the work in this area is now complete as of 04/08/2011.  As of 04/22/2011, the contractor has also finished tying in the storm drain laterals into the 15th Street easement pipe.  The contractor installed 120 ft. of protective casing for the new sewer line as well.  On 04/18/2011, (during the District Spring Break), the contractor started connecting the rerouted storm drain to the main line, and they are working in Parking Lot #1 just east and southeast of the T Bldg. The existing storm drain pipe, which cuts across the footprint of the new Science Bldg, will then be crushed and abandoned, beginning the week of 04/25/2011 and this work should be complete by 04/20/2011.  [DATA/IT]:  Design for project was approved by the City in 08/2010 and project scope was bid out and contract awarded.  Preconstruction meeting with contractor and campus was held on 11/05/2010 and work began on 11/15/10.  As of 04/2011- the contractor is currently de-mobilizing and removing their equipment from the laydown area.  They are also conducting final clean up and a site walk was held with Campus Facilities to identify landscaping issues that were disturbed as part of the project.  The contractor has already begun reinstating some of the landscaping issues along Russ Blvd.  A final punchlist walk was held on 04/14/2011 and a few minor items were mentioned for the contractor to address.  The project team is currently in the process of completing the project closeout process.  [OTHER]:  Faculty Parking Lot #1 and Parking Lot #2 is impacted by this work and were closed in mid-01/2011, however ADA Parking, CACT/Incubator Parking and a Pedestrian Walkway are being installed in the area of Parking Lot #1.  In 02/2011- The street lighting along 16th Street and the parking lot lights in Lot #1 were reinstated.  Vehicular access to the lower-level manufacturing bays in the T Bldg and the Facilities Maintenance supplies will remain open throughout the Infrastructure, Central Plant, and Science Bldg construction. 
C Building Renovation Status
Project: C Building Renovation
Description: Renovation of approximately 34,000 sf for the media and performing arts department, including new space for Radio, TV, Journalism, Dramatic Arts, Dance, Music, common areas and associated support space.
Location: Central Campus, South side of B Street between the L building and B St.
Start Date: 4/10/2010
Finish Date: 5/6/2014
Phase: Design
Funding: N
Comments: "As of 04/2011- The design team has met with the users to verify final space programming before proceeding to the conceptual design phase. A potential phasing plan has also been submitted by the Design Build team for the relocation and renovation of the Radio Station and Journalism Dept. This plan has been approved by the District, and the Design Build team has begun meeting with the C Building design committee to develop a feasible construction phasing plan. Final programming draft documents have been submitted to the District for review, and a review meeting was held on 03/29/2011. Before the programming documents are approved, further discussions with the City College administration must take place to discuss space utilization and the inclusion of additional classrooms in the programming of this project. It is anticipated that this will take place in late 04/2011, with finalized programming documents by the beginning of 05/2011."
T Building Status
Project: Engineering Technology (T Bldg)
Description: Renovation of approximately 45,000 sf for the Engineering department including new space for HVAC/Refrig/ECT, Electricity, Electronics, Machine Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, common areas and associated support space.
Location: Existing T Bldg. East of Faculty Parking Lot #1.
Start Date: 3/31/2009
Finish Date: 9/9/2014
Phase: Design
Funding: N
Comments:   As of 04/2011- The Programming Design team, which helps to plan the initial space requirements and adjacencies for the project, met with the faculty and staff in early 2010, then were on hold during Summer 2010 break, and resumed again in 09/2010.  In 11/2010 the Campus decided to include 2 additional programs in this project which resulted in the space requests from the building's departments/programs exceeding the total building space available.  In 01/2011 the Programming Design team met with the Campus VPs and Deans to review the square footage overages.  The Campus VPs and Deans then reviewed the programming data with their departments, faculty, and staff and made reductions to allow the square footage to fit into the building.  As of 04/2011- The Campus PM's office will now schedule a follow up meeting with the Deans and VPs, along with the Programming Design team and District Architect, to review and reanalyze the project status, in addition to the request for general purpose classrooms. Once all utilization and square footage issues are resolved, the Design Build RFP for this project (for a project Architect to complete the design and Contractor team) is expected to be advertised in 08/2011 and design efforts will then begin with the project design team in 09/2011.  Design efforts & meetings with the faculty and campus will continue through Fall 2011, with construction planned to begin in early 2013.  Please note, renovation construction cannot begin until Science Bldg, BT/AH buildings, and MaSS Building are complete.
Child Development Center Status
Project: Child Development Center
Description: New Construction of approximately 20,000 sf for the Child Development Program including new space for age appropriate learning and playground space as well as general classroom space.
Location: 16th Street between C St. & B St.
Start Date: 6/7/2010
Finish Date: 10/21/2013
Phase: Design
Funding: S
Comments: As of 04/2011- Programming Design efforts resumed in 06/2010 and space planning and programming meetings with faculty and administration will continue until late 2011. Early design concepts were submitted to the State for funding approval in 09/2010. The State has informed the District that the CDC project is ineligible for State Funding. Due to this determination, the project will be funded through Proposition S. The project is scheduled to continue with planning and design, with an anticipated RFP solicitation for design build firms (for a Project Architect and Contractor) later in 2011. A meeting was held on 03/22/2011 to discuss new potential locations for the CDC on the City College campus, and it was requested that the RFP for Design Build firms include a requirement to provide site layout options in their responses to the RFP.
M Building Status
Project: M Building Renovation
Description: Renovation of approximately 15,000 sf for student support services, new bookstore, common areas and associated support space.
Location: B St. and Park Ave.
Start Date: 10/28/2010
Finish Date: 2/25/2014
Phase: Planning
Funding: N
Comments: As of 04/2011- The programming and conceptual design phase of the project began in 11/2010 with a kick-off meeting with the Campus held on 11/16/2010. Preliminary meetings with DSA have introduced the possibility of a total building seismic upgrade and the design team is in the process of reviewing the project and possibly combining it with the D Bldg Remodel in order to avoid a total seismic upgrade. As of 04/2011 and Per District Management's request, a fault study is being done by a geotechnical engineer to determine what action will be taken. This fault study is expected to be completed by the end of 04/2011. Design and planning meetings for this project will not resume until the fault study is complete and District Management has reviewed it's findings. Please note, renovation construction on the M Bldg cannot begin until Science Bldg construction is complete.
A Building Status
Project: A Building Renovation
Description: Renovation of approximately 57,000 sf for new administration services, student services, general classroom space, plant operations, science overflow, common areas and associated support space.
Location: Central Campus. Adjacent to D Bldg. Between L Bldg & Russ Blvd.
Start Date: 4/15/2010
Finish Date: 8/25/2014
Phase: Design
Funding: N
Comments: As of 04/2011- Programming Design meetings with Admin and Faculty began in 06/2010 and are expected to continue through 2011. As with the T bldg project, these initial meetings are to plan for the space requirements and adjacency needs for this project.  In 11/2010 the Campus decided to include various Student Services programs in this project, and these programs will now be relocated from the L Bldg into the renovated A Bldg.  The Programming Design team conducted interviews and office tours with the new programs, and taking into account all of the program's space requests, the requested square footage exceeded the total space available in the existing A Bldg.  In 01/2011 the Programming Design team met with the Campus VPs and Deans to review the square footage overages, and the Deans and VPs then went back to their programs and departments to identify potential reductions.  The reductions made by the faculty brought the requested square footage back into the allowable space range, however District Management would now like to review the campus' request for additional general purpose classrooms and their effective utilization.  Once this utilization issue is resolved, and a solution is agreed upon by all parties, the Design Build RFP for this project (for a Project Architect to complete the design and Contractor team) is expected to be advertised in 08/2011 and design efforts will then begin with the Project Architect team in 09/2011.  Design efforts & meetings with the faculty and campus will continue through Fall 2011, with construction planned to begin in early 2013.  Please note, renovation construction cannot begin until Science Bldg, BT/AH buildings, and MaSS Building are complete.
Solar Panel Installation @ Harry West Gym and LRC/R Bldg Status
Project: Solar Panel Installation @ Harry West Gym and LRC/R Bldg
Description: Installation of Solar Panels on the roof of HWG and LRC Bldgs.
Location: Harry West Gym on Park Blvd and LRC Bldg on Park Blvd between B and C Streets
Start Date: 10/27/2010
Finish Date: 12/31/2010
Phase: Construction
Funding:
Comments: As of 02/2011- Contractor completed the installation of solar panels on roof of LRC Bldg and Harry West Gym in late 01/2011.  The District Construction Manager and Campus PM's office is now working with the contractor to complete the commissioning of the system.