- Bayside Parking to Close for Summer and Other Roadway/Parking News
The UMass Boston Bayside Parking Lot will close for summer sessions on May 25. Also, the Saturday detours planned for the rest of the month have been cancelled.
- “Dishing out the Dirt” on UMass Boston Construction
Join Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance Ellen O’Connor and members of the Construction Impact Awareness and Advisory Committee as they “dish out the dirt” on upcoming construction.
- Get an Update on UMass Boston Campus Construction
The UMass Boston community is invited to enjoy ice cream and hear the latest on upcoming campus construction projects on May 14, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.
- University Drive Detour Begins Thursday, April 25
University Drive North between the General Academic Building No. 1 construction site and the Massachusetts State Archives will be closed from April 25 through April 27 and on Saturdays May 4 through June 1.
- Test Pile Driving Begins for New Building
Ten test piles will be driven into the ground at the General Academic Building No. 1 (GAB No. 1) construction site starting April 3.
- Integrated Sciences Complex Project Commended for Workplace Diversity
The work underway on the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Integrated Sciences Complex has been cited in a new manual aimed at ensuring construction owners, managers, contractors, and building trade unions have a diverse workforce.
- Ground Broken, Construction Underway on General Academic Building No. 1
One week after UMass Boston hosted a groundbreaking for General Academic Building No. 1 (GAB No. 1), construction is well underway.
- GAB No.1 Construction Site at Former North Lot
GAB No.1 construction site replaces the former North Lot, and UMass Boston Bayside opens as a full service lot.
- North Lot Closing for General Academic Building No. 1 Construction
The North Parking Lot, adjacent to the Campus Center, will close permanently prior to the beginning of spring semester on January 28, 2013, to prepare for construction of General Academic Building No. 1.
- Quinn Roadway Waterproofing Project is Nearly Complete
The utility plant roof waterproofing near the Healey Library and along the Quinn Roadway is wrapping up, with some final paving and landscaping in progress.
- Steel Skeleton Arises at Edward M. Kennedy Site
The steel skeleton of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate continues to rise above parking lot A. Meanwhile, crews have started installing granite, limestone, and glass on the exterior wall of the Integrated Sciences Complex.
- New Transportation Services Coming and Construction Happenings
As UMass Boston students settle in for the start of the fall semester, they will notice some of the exciting changes going on around campus.
- Drilling Work Begins Tomorrow
In preparation for upcoming work on the campus roadway, 15 soil borings and 8 test pits will be performed in various campus locations beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, continuing through the rest of the month.
- Ground Improvement Work and Mock-up Underway at ISC Site
Giant Lego-like white blocks will begin to be installed next week underground near the pedestrian bridge on the Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC) site’s northeast corner.
- Soil Testing to Close a Section of HarborWalk
The HarborWalk between the JFK Library and Museum and the Harbor Point Apartments will be closed from 6 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 27 for soil testing.
- Utility Work Resumes at Integrated Sciences Complex
Utility work will resume outside the Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC) construction site on Monday, April 23, near the Service and Supply parking lot and the loading dock areas.
- Sign Up for a Campus Construction Lunch and Learn
Join the Construction Impact and Awareness Advisory Committee for a free pizza lunch and learn about the latest on campus construction projects.
- UMass Boston Tops Off Integrated Sciences Complex Construction
The Integrated Sciences Complex will be UMass Boston’s first new academic building since the campus was completed in 1974.
- UMass Boston Tops Off Integrated Sciences Complex Construction
UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley marked a milestone in the construction phase of the Integrated Sciences Complex with a topping off ceremony.
- UMass Boston Community Invited to Sign ISC Steel Beam Before Topping Off Ceremony
Come out and sign the beam between 8 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, February 16.
- Preparing to Place ISC Floor Slabs
Crews are wrapping the Integrated Sciences Complex frame to prepare for a concrete placement in the north wing scheduled for the week of February 13, 2012.
- ISC Steel Arising
A second crane will arrive later this week to begin erecting steel on the east wing of the Integrated Sciences Complex.
- Steel for the Holidays
Structural steel for the Integrated Sciences Complex will arrive on December 21, 2011 from Novel Iron Works in Greenland, New Hampshire.
- ISC Utility and Tunnel Installation Continue
Utility and tunnel work are underway at the Integrated Sciences Complex. Bricks are being installed on the façade of the university's new switchgear building.
- Seeing the Light: Wheatley Hall Gets Solar Panels
On October 12, 350 photovoltaic panels installed on the Wheatley roof were wired into UMass Boston’s power grid.
- Road, Parking Changes
The Quinn roadway will be reduced to one lane for about two weeks while crews dig a trench for utilities. There will be more than 100 fewer parking spaces in Lot A beginning October 17, 2011.
- UMass Boston Breaks Ground on $155 Million Integrated Sciences Complex
Construction is under way on UMass Boston's first new academic building since 1974, the Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC), a home for research and innovation.
- Chancellor Urges Muddy Shoes at State of the University Address
During his 2011 address, Chancellor J. Keith Motley offered some statistics that seem to indicate the state of the university is better than ever.
- UMass Boston to Host Forum on Project Labor Agreement
UMass Boston will host a community forum to discuss the implementation of the project labor agreement (PLA) for the construction of campus facilities.
- UMass Boston Report Documents Continued Obstacles for Women in Building Trades
Women make up only 2.7 percent of the construction trades workforce in the U.S., according to a report issued by the Labor Resource Center and Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy.