Construction Update for the week of May 11, 2018


Emergency Access from Building 9 – 2018 Graduation:


As was required last year, Emergency Egress as required by the Fremont Fire Department is being installed from exit doors of the north side of the Gym in Building 9. This is necessitated to hold the Graduation ceremonies in the Gym at its required capacity. A ramp will extend outside the north exit doors to a temporary stairway and through the south side of the Academic Core site. This feature is temporary and will only be installed to comply with the Fire Department emergency exiting requirements during Graduation on Friday, May 18, 2018.

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Construction Update for the month of APRIL 2018


Building 3 is scheduled to be demolished starting on May 20, 2018. This work is part of the Academic Core project that will be converted into an outdoor landscape area at the North East end of the project.


Renovation and upgrade of Main Street will occur to include the removal of the existing paving and replacement with new paving and selected landscaped areas. During the period indicated above this area will have limited access and is schedule to reopen in the Fall of 2018.

 We apologize for any inconvenience that may be caused and appreciate your patience as we undertake these major projects under Measure G.


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Construction Updates for the Month of February 2018


    • Progress continues to be made with the Academic Core project. Work is progressing well with all 3 buildings to include interior wall framing, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing preparations and fire proofing.
    • Drywall is being installed in selected areas of all three buildings. Scaffolding is being installed in building 2 in preparation for the final phase of Shrink Wrapping. Buildings 1 and 3 are now 95% Shrink wrapped and building 2 is 75%. The plan is to have all buildings Shrink Wrapped by mid-March. Work is progressing with the large lecture hall in building 1 with framing and installation of the roof.
    • The Design Development plans have been completed for the North Parking project. Work will now continue into the Construction Document phase.
    • Building 5 Renovation: The Architects are now proceeding into the Construction Document phase. A Preliminary Cost Estimate for the project has been developed for review and approval by the college.
    • Newark Security Upgrade: Plans for the project are at the 90% construction document phase.  Bid documents are now being prepared for possible bid opening in March.
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