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Description of Current Projects

Pardon Our Dust! Allerton Apartments Abatement and Demolition, Phase 2: Units A, B, C and D
Design and bid documents are being prepared by The Osborn Engineering Company for the abatement and demolition of the remaining Allerton Apartment Units A, B, C and D. Corresponding studies are being produced to show this green space being utilized as athletic fields. This project is anticipated to be advertised for bidding in late spring. Demolition will begin late summer 2015 after leases expire. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Beall, McDowell, Prentice, and Dunbar Halls HVAC Replacement and Student Room Improvements
The three buildings within the Twin Towers Complex, Beall and McDowell halls, and Twin Towers Center, were all constructed in 1966; both Prentice and Dunbar halls were built in 1959. With this project, Residence Services will replace the HVAC systems and make student room improvements in Beall, McDowell, Prentice, and Dunbar halls. The project will include the demolition of the existing two-pipe convection heating units and installation of new, four-pipe heating and air conditioning fan coil units along with the associated piping, power and temperature control infrastructure in Beall, McDowell, and Prentice halls; Dunbar Hall is planned to remain a two-pipe heating-only system. All heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems will be designed to meet the university’s energy and sustainability goals. The existing asbestos-containing floor tile within the residence rooms and corridors will be replaced with carpet tile floor finishes. While Beall and McDowell halls' existing student room built-in wardrobe units will be demolished, the contractor will be responsible for managing the temporary removal and storage of the remaining student room furniture in all four buildings. The contractor will return the furniture and coordinate with the university’s furniture vendor for installation of the new wardrobe units. Van Auken Akins Architects, LLC is serving as the Criteria Architect/Engineer and Gilbane Building Company is serving as the Design-Builder for this project. Construction work within tunnels and mechanical areas is anticipated to begin in early 2015, and the main construction work within the buildings will commence and be completed during the summer of 2015. This Design-Build project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Centennial Court and Engleman Hall ADA Improvements
These projects, designed by Metropolitan Architecture Studio, detail necessary ADA enhancements, including revisions to restroom layouts, in Korb Hall and the Centennial Court residence halls. Field investigation work was completed over the summer of 2014. On March 6, Kent State will be interviewing three shortlisted Construction Management firms interested in managing these combined projects: The Cornice Co., Inc., Hummel Construction Company, and Regency Construction Services, Inc. This Construction Manager at Risk combined project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

College of Podiatric Medicine Parking Lot Rehabilitation
The existing parking lot at the College of Podiatric Medicine is being rehabilitated. The parking lot surface course was beyond its intended life span and in need of repair/replacement; curbs were damaged and some had been paved up to the top. Work includes investigation into subsurface condition and existing layers of asphalt. EnviroCom Construction's work continues for this project that was designed by Karpinski Engineering, Inc. Due to the contractor’s scheduling issues and the early onset of winter weather, the first layer of asphalt and all concrete work are anticipated to be completed prior to Winter Break. Final touches on this project will occur in early spring 2015, as weather permits. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

East Campus Chilled Water Plant New Chiller
This project, designed by Scheeser Buckley Mayfield, adds a new chiller and cooling tower to the existing East Campus Chilled Water Plant facility. As more residence halls have been upgraded to have air conditioning, the demands on the existing infrastructure have increased. This new equipment would allow for system growth and redundancy while providing energy savings and peak performance. Design work is underway and the project budget is under review. Construction will proceed in phases so as to not interrupt any chilled water service to the residence halls. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Engleman Hall Roof Replacement
Engleman Hall’s existing EPDM roof will be removed and replaced. The garden roof system/pavers will be removed and replaced with a new paver system. Fall protection equipment will be installed. This project was designed by Braun & Steidl Architects. Contractors' bids for construction will be opened on March 20. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Geauga Classroom Building HVAC Replacements, Multiple Phases
In 2010, Kent State University at Geauga commissioned a study to evaluate the Classroom Building's heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to determine and recommend which HVAC equipment and systems are most in need of replacement and to recommend a system type for replacement. Karpinski Engineering, Inc. designed the multiple phases of this project to complete the HVAC replacements as separate work during the course of several years. Design of the final Phase 4 has been completed and this phase should be advertised for bidding this spring. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Institutional Advancement Building
A new Institutional Advancement Building is being built as a public/private partnership with GMS Development as the Developer and Gilbane Building Company as the Construction Manager at Risk. The project is being financed through the Portage County Port Authority. The new Institutional Advancement Building will house the Advancement Operations, Alumni Relations, The Center for Gift and Estate Planning, Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Office of Institutional Advancement, and the University Foundation. The facility will include administrative offices, a call center, meeting rooms, an 80-person event space with an adjacent exhibition hall, and associated support spaces. The three-story building will encompass approximately 34.000 SF, and will be situated prominently on the northwest corner of Lincoln and Summit streets. As a result of the sloping site, the first floor entrance will located at the northwest side of the building, while the second floor could be accessed from the southeast side of the building. Exterior materials will be similar to and compatible with adjacent KSU buildings - Franklin and McGilvrey Halls. Exterior walls will be comprised of masonry brick, cast stone, and precast concrete veneers. A 120-car tiered parking lot will also be constructed as part of this project; it will be located on the west side of the site. The parking lot will be accessed from Willow Street to the west and Lincoln Street to the east. Stormwater will be collected via a stormwater detention basin at the very northwest corner of the site. This project will be built to comply with the USGBC standards to achieve a Silver LEED certification level. The building envelope will incorporate high levels of insulation and be thoroughly air-sealed. Mechanical and electrical systems were designed for enhanced efficiency in their operations. An existing residential home and a former bookstore building have been abated and demolished. Construction contracts have been issued for site work, building foundations, and site utilities. Currently, contractors are excavating the site and preparing the building pad. Footers and foundations, as well as underground site utilities, will commence shortly. Construction will continue through the winter and into 2015. Project completion is anticipated in November 2015.

Kent Campus Classroom, Laboratory, Auxiliary Buildings and Utility Assets Energy Conservation Project, Phase I
In mid-November 2012, The Brewer-Garrett Company commenced activity on their Performance Contract services for energy conservation measures in Kent Campus classroom, laboratory and auxiliary buildings, Summit Street Power Plant and utilities infrastructure. This project impacted over 3.6 million square feet of buildings, plus parking lot and roadway lighting and campus utilities (electricity, natural gas, chilled water, steam, domestic water and sewer). The potential fifty million dollar project was limited to a twenty-five million dollar Phase 1 with a possible, but yet to-be-determined value, future Phase 2. External special bond funding was approved by the Kent State University Board of Trustees and the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority; funding all-in rate achieved 1.25% with a very positive effect on project cash flow. The project is utilizing Ohio House Bill 7 Performance Contracting regulations for payback of the project costs with guaranteed energy savings and possibly operational and avoided capital costs over a maximum 15-year time period. Expectations for Phase 1 of this project are that the majority of the House Bill 251 energy use reduction goals of 20% will be met. New windows were installed at: Administrative Services Building, Bowman Hall, DeWeese Health Center, Dix Stadium, Library and the Kent State University Museum at Rockwell Hall. New HVAC equipment was installed at: MAC Center, Schwartz Center, and the Ice Arena. Exterior lighting poles were retrofitted with LEDs. The Power Plant’s gas and electric utility contracts and operation re-negotiations were also part of Phase 1. Select envelope deferred renewal projects are complete at: Administrative Services Building, Bowman Hall, DeWeese Health Center, Dix Stadium, KSU Museum, Library and Nixson Hall (skylights). Bowman, Henderson, Moulton, and Nixson halls received new roofs. Lighting with occupancy sensors was retrofitted in seventy-seven buildings/structures, air handlers were replaced in the MAC Center gym, chillers, boilers, pumps, heat exchangers and domestic water heating systems were replaced (Schwartz Center), piping system insulation was installed, building envelopes were repaired, and comprehensive utility metering was installed. As of October 31, 2014, this project was substantially complete; the contract was extended to December 31, in order to complete extra items with left-over project funds.

Korb Hall Elevator Modernization
This project, designed by Van Auken Akins Architects, details the modernization of Korb Hall’s elevator. This project will utilize the existing hoistway while making improvements to the elevator machinery and adding necessary fire prevention features. The contract award is pending with the Apparent Low Bidder, Stitle Construction Corporation, for bids that were opened on February 10. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Medium Voltage Loop 6B
This project completes the process of abandoning the old, unreliable 5kv electrical distribution system in favor of the new and more efficient, higher voltage system. Work involves upgrading cabling and electrical equipment to enable the remaining buildings (Allerton Apartments, Art Building, Child Development Center, DeWeese Health Center, Ice Arena, Harbourt, Heer, Stewart, and VanCampen halls, Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and WKSU Broadcast Center) to accept the 13.2kv distribution voltage. All pre-existing, remaining 5kv cabling and equipment are being removed and a new, 13.2kv capacitor bank is being installed. To date, Lake Erie Electric has converted all buildings, except the Art Complex, over to the new system. The electrical contractor is coordinating with the Center for the Visual Arts construction project to have access to the site and electrical room in order to install the new equipment. Although this work had been delayed, it is tentatively scheduled to be completed in late January/early February of 2015. The new 13.2 kV capacitor bank was delivered and set in place. Lake Erie Electric is installing and terminating all power and control wiring. The power factor correcting capacitors will enable additional energy efficiencies within the electrical distribution system. Work on this project is anticipated to continue through March 2015. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Multiple Science Buildings Renovations and Addition
The construction of a new Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) and the renovations of three existing science buildings are being reviewed and considered as a single project to provide a cohesive approach to science instruction and research space in these areas. Ayers/Saint/Gross, Incorporated, the Architect of Record, is designing and providing project management for all phases of the project. The Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing engineering firm, Prater Engineering, is under contract with the Architect of Record. Turner Construction Company is serving as Construction Manager at Risk. In addition, separate consultants are under contract to assist Kent State on this project: The Ruhlin Company is serving as the Major Construction Program Manager, Karpinski Engineering, Inc. is the Commissioning Agent, and Doty & Miller Architects & Planners, Inc. is the LEED Process Consultant. This project will be registered with the USGBC for minimum Silver LEED certification. This Construction Manager at Risk project is being managed via OAKS-CI. As construction commences, the following are details for each individual building:

Cunningham Hall Renovations (Biological Sciences)
The initial scope of work for Cunningham Hall is in the Design Development Stage. The first phase of work includes installations of a new ADA elevator and lobby addition, as well as major infrastructure improvements to the air handling units and electrical system. Construction will commence in July of 2015. With the support of the JPOC, the final scope of the remaining renovation work was identified for this building, as well utilizing currently allocated funds. Major facility repairs will be undertaken to ensure Cunningham Hall is “warm, safe and dry” and several areas will be renovated to enhance instruction and the student experience in the building.

Integrated Sciences Building
The Integrated Sciences Building project is in the Design Development Stage and is currently tracking on budget. Construction is scheduled to start in the fall of 2015 and complete in May 2017. ISB will open for classes for Fall Semester 2017. A shelled-out basement is being considered as an added alternate to the project. This shelled-out space would provide for future research growth in the building.

Smith Hall Renovations (Physics)
Construction is nearly complete on the Smith Hall exterior envelope work. The structural corrections to the concrete frame are complete and the color coating will be installed in the spring of 2015, as weather permits. Roofing work will be fully completed this December. Matching the current budget and with the support of the JPOC, the final scope of the remaining renovation work was identified for this building. Major facility repairs will be undertaken to ensure Smith Hall is “warm, safe and dry” and several areas will be renovated to enhance instruction and the student experience in the building. An extensive effort will be undertaken to replace the current to-pipe hydronic mechanical system with a modern, forced-air system more suitable for a modern research and instructional building. In addition, a major restroom renovation will correct the accessibility, gender and fixture count issues from the original building design.

Williams Hall Renovations (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
Air handler replacement work continues in the Williams Hall basement. With the coordination of the Construction Manager at Risk, this work is proceeding while maintaining full occupancy and classes in the building. The first air handler is installed and will be operational in December. This will allow the removal of the existing air handler and the installation of the second new air handler which is scheduled to start-up in spring of 2015. Work associated with the connection of Williams Hall to the Integrated Sciences Building is progressing concurrently with the ISB and is in the Design Development Stage. The construction will follow a similar schedule to the ISB. With the support of the JPOC, the final scope of the remaining renovation work was identified for this building to align with the proposed budget. Major facility repairs will be undertaken to ensure Williams Hall is “warm, safe and dry” and several areas will be renovated to enhance instruction and the student experience in the building.

New Facility for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design
The College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) is fractionalized with classroom, studios and faculty offices scattered across the campus in three separate structures that do not reflect the caliber of the program. Taylor Hall is the base of CAED's operations and its location within the May Fourth Historic District makes it impossible to modify that building in a constructive way. The new building is programmed at approximately 120,000 SF and includes studios, classrooms, administrative offices and various shop and research spaces. The new building is being located on the Lefton Esplanade extension; the project includes all sidewalks, parking lots, landscaping and utility extensions to the site and building. Richard L. Bowen + Associates, Inc., in collaboration with Weiss/Manfredi, is serving as the Architect of Record for this project. Gilbane Building Company is serving as the Construction Manager at Risk. In addition, separate consultants are under contract to assist Kent State on this project: The Ruhlin Company is serving as the Major Construction Program Manager, Doty & Miller Architects & Planners, Inc. is the LEED Process Consultant, and Four Seasons Environmental, Inc. is the Commissioning Agent. This project will be registered with the USGBC for minimum Silver LEED certification, but is being designed to a LEED Platinum target. Maximizing energy conservation is a critical component of the design goals to comply with House bill 251. An initial Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) Amendment was executed on November 20 for early site work and foundations. The Construction Manager at Risk has mobilized on-site and construction has commenced. Demolition of several of the houses will be completed in the first weeks. Site clearing, utility disconnections and steel shoring will permit excavation to begin for the basement and deep foundations. The remainder of the building is in the Construction Documents phase which will be completed in December. At that time, a final GMP Amendment will be executed for the remainder of the work which is currently still tracking on budget. Construction is anticipated to be completed in summer of 2016 with classes commencing Fall Semester 2016. New Kent State Architecture Building Generates Excitement in the Architecture Profession. This Construction Manager at Risk project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Nixson Hall Kitchen Renovation
Kitchen equipment in Nixson Hall's Food Lab is original to the building, circa 1965, and is showing its age. This project will provide new finishes, new cabinets, ceilings and MEP systems in the kitchen space. Contractors' bids for construction will be opened on March 31 for this project that was designed by David Ports Architect, Inc. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Olson Center Rehabilitation for Undergraduate Studies
Olson Center, located along the Lefton Esplanade and adjacent to the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center, was built in 1961 as a dining facility, but was converted to offices in the early 1980s. Building renovations will address the growing list of deferred maintenance issues, but more importantly, will enhance the building facade facing this highly-visited section of the campus. The Department of Undergraduate Studies was located in the Olson Center; the Undergraduate Studies Center for Excellence tutoring and other operations are located in the Schwartz Center and the Library. At 28,000 SF, the former kitchen and dining hall areas that recently housed Undergraduate Studies and two departments from the School of Art are being transformed into a modern, student-focused tutoring and exploratory advising center. With its prime location in the center of campus, students could easily access tools to help them achieve success at Kent State, including group tutoring, walk-in tutoring, online tutoring and scheduled tutoring. The Art programs that were located on the north side of the building are being permanently relocated into the new Art Complex once it is completed. Domokur Architects designed this project; it will be registered with the USGBC for minimum Silver LEED certification. Maximizing energy conservation is a critical component of the design goals to comply with House Bill 251. Separate consultants are under contract to assist Kent State on this project: The Ruhlin Company is serving as the Major Construction Program Manager, Doty & Miller Architects & Planners, Inc. is the LEED Process Consultant, and Four Seasons Environmental, Inc. is the Commissioning Agent. Dunlop & Johnston's on-site construction will be completed in March in time for Undergraduate Studies’ planned move-in during and immediately after Spring Break. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Renovations and Additions for the School of Art
The School of Art currently occupies seven different buildings on the Kent Campus: the Art Building, Art Annex, Van Deusen Hall, Schwartz Center, Ceramics Building, Olson and Terrace halls. The Art Annex is the university's former central heating plant in which a two-phase renovation was planned to house several art programs. Phase one was completed in 2007 and this project will complete the second phase of renovations. Recommendations to renovate Van Deusen Hall were approved, enabling the buildings to be linked together by the addition, thus creating space for the entire School of Art to be housed under one roof. When completed, the entire Center for the Visual Arts complex will be comprised of approximately 125,800 SF. Van Deusen needs significant renovations to accommodate the program space; the old Heating Plant section of the Art Annex is being partially demolished and rebuilt. In general, the project provides new MEP infrastructure, interior finishes, and envelope repairs/replacement. This project will be registered with the USGBC for minimum Silver LEED certification. Payto Architects, Inc., the Architect of Record, completed a study with several different renovation scenarios. Ozanne Construction Company served as Construction Management at Risk for Bid Events 1A and 1B, and concluded their work in March. The Ruhlin Company is serving as the Major Construction Program Manager, Doty & Miller Architects & Planners, Inc. is the LEED Process Consultant, and Four Seasons Environmental, Inc. is the Commissioning Agent. Portions of the buildings are remaining occupied during the renovations. Two early construction packages commenced last spring to relocate existing utilities and perform abatement and demolition in the Art Annex and former Heating Plant. Utility work commenced last May and was completed in August. Demolition and abatement work began last September and continued through March. Multiple-Prime Contracts for site and structural work for the addition in between the Art Annex and Van Deusen Hall were bid by the A/E. Bid Event 02 work is progressing with Precision Engineering & Contracting, 21st Century Concrete Construction, Inc., and Lake Building Products on-site. Baumann Enterprises, 21st Century Concrete Construction, Thomarios, S. A. Comunale Co., Summit Electric, Echo 24, Johnson Controls, and ABC Piping Co. are also involved in the construction process. The project schedule currently shows the Art Annex and Addition completing work by June 1, 2015, and the remainder of Van Deusen Hall completed by December 10, 2015. Foundations of Excellence: The Center for the Visual Arts Complex, Featured Video, April 7, 2014. This multiple-phased, Multiple-Prime project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Rockwell Hall Museum Fire Suppression System Replacement
Rockwell Hall was built in 1928 as the university’s first main library. After the current main Library opened in 1970, Rockwell Hall then served as an administrative building until it was renovated and repurposed as the Kent State Fashion Museum in 1990. The Fashion Museum houses rare and historically significant garments and artifacts; these collections are currently protected from fire by a carbon dioxide (CO2) fire suppression system that was installed at the time of the renovation. The system has reached the end of its useful life and does not provide adequate protection of the collections. This project will remove the existing CO2 system and replace it with a dry-pipe, pre-action system on all floors and expanded basement level of Rockwell Hall. In addition, Rockwell Hall’s entire building fire alarm system and its funding are under review since it will be required to be upgraded to accommodate the Museum’s new fire suppression system.

Salem Classroom Building Partial Roof Replacement
Kent State University at Salem is replacing two large areas of roof at the Classroom Building with a new, single-ply, 20-year warrantied membrane system. The project was designed in-house by the Office of the University Architect. Cardinal Maintenance Roofing's on-site construction  continues, as weather permits through early spring. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Salem Classroom Building Second Floor Build-Out
This project will complete the build-out of the Salem Campus' Classroom Building second floor Science Wing and will include a biology lab and prep room; a chemistry lab, prep room, instrumentation room, and storage room; two general classrooms; a general storage room; and two student restrooms. Stitle Construction Corporation's construction work is nearing completion for this project that was designed by Hasenstab Architects. Departmental move-ins were scheduled during Winter Break. This Capitally-funded, General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Stark Library HVAC and Ceiling Replacement
The second phase of this multiple-phased project involves HVAC upgrades and interior renovations to Stark's Library Building. The Library Building, built in 1976, houses the Library, offices, classrooms and supports spaces. During the second phase, custom Moduline air terminal units will be removed on the second and third floors; the basement level was completed under phase one. The associated ductwork and diffusers will also be replaced with new VAV terminal unit with hydronic reheat coils. A boiler reheat system with distribution will be expanded under phase two. Under phase one the reheat piping was completed on the basement level and the mains were extended to the first and second floor. Phase two will extend the distribution from the mains to the new VAV terminal units reheat coils. This project was designed so that future phases can be done by floor. The second phase will include installation of a new ceiling, lighting and new sprinkler system throughout all three floors. The second phase will install a standard ceiling grid layout and replace the former custom ceiling tiles. This enhanced energy reduction design allows the HVAC system installed under phase one and with phase two shall account for the wet pipe sprinkler system, ceiling and lighting systems. Under the second phase, new lighting with LED technology will be installed so that the mechanical system will not have to be modified in the future. Peters Tschantz & Associates, Inc. designed this multiple-phase project. The Standard Plumbing and Heating Company has completed the mechanical system upgrades under the first phase. Punchlist items associated with elevator and fire alarm upgrades are being finalized. The second phase of the project will be completed with local funding. This Capitally-funded, General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Stark Sciences Building
BHDP Architecture assisted the university with designing a new Kent State University at Stark Sciences Building of approximately 41,140 SF and renovating approximately 5,250 SF of the existing Main Hall East Wing. Heapy Engineering is serving as the Commissioning Agent. The new building will support the Science programs and will accommodate science teaching and research laboratories such as Biology, Physics, and Geology, as well as Nursing laboratories and classrooms. The building will also include general and computer classrooms, faculty offices and a student cyber lounge. Main Hall East Wing will then be renovated and the existing Biology laboratories and prep/storage areas will be converted to accommodate the Chemistry program. The new building is located adjacent to the existing Main Hall East Wing with a link at the second floor to connect the new Sciences Building with the renovated science laboratories in the Main Hall East Wing. Site development includes a building receiving area, accessible parking, pedestrian walkways, lighting and landscaping. Jeffrey Carr Construction's work on the new building is currently on schedule to be completed by the spring of 2015.The project is fully enclosed with interior finishes beginning. The ground and first floor level cabinetry installation has begun. Renovations to the vacated spaces are scheduled to occur during the spring/summer of 2015. This Capitally-funded, General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Student Memorial Garden
To create a singular location for student memorials, the Student Memorial Garden is being built on the Kent Campus for students to remember and recognize students that have passed away. In August, Hummel Construction Company and W. T. Leone's Tri-Area Electric Company commenced work on this project that was designed by Robert D. Morgan, LLC. The planting and lawn areas will be completed during the spring of 2015, as weather permits. This Multiple-Prime project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Tri-Towers Residence Halls Rooms and HVAC Upgrades
Built in 1968, the Tri-Towers complex consists of two ten-story residence halls, one twelve-story residence hall and a central connecting building for dining and student activities. The complex houses approximately 1,400 students and previously received two large-scale, but partial renovations within the last ten years. This project addresses deferred maintenance issues, including aging HVAC infrastructure, building envelope failures, interior room configurations and finishes that were not corrected as part of previous renovations and extending the life of the buildings for another thirty years. Domokur Architects is serving as the Architect of Record to assist with designing and providing project management for all phases of the project. The AOR contracted directly with Scheeser Buckley Mayfield for MEP engineering design. Four Seasons Environmental is serving as the Commissioning Agent. Gilbane Building Company is serving as Construction Manager at Risk for this project. Construction was completed during the summers of 2013 and 2014 in Wright, Koonce, and Leebrick halls. During the summer of 2015, the Rotunda will undergo similar exterior repairs and receive a new roof. This Construction Manager at Risk project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Tuscarawas University Hall and Attention Center Demolition
Kent State University at Tuscarawas' University Hall and the Attention Center are under consideration by the Tuscarawas County University District Board for abatement and demolition in early 2015. Asbestos abatement analyses were conducted and Construction Documents have been prepared for the removal of both buildings. A new pole barn storage building will be constructed in the existing maintenance complex to replace the lost storage that is currently located within University Hall. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

Twinsburg Regional Academic Center Parking Lot Expansion, Phase 1
At the Kent State University at Geauga's Twinsburg Regional Academic Center, additional student parking is needed to prevent overflow of student parking in the adjacent business parking lots. This project will develop the first phase of additional student parking as planned in the original building design. Currently, this project is under design by Payto Architects, Inc. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.

White Hall Restroom Renovation
White Hall's restrooms are original to the building, circa 1966, and do not currently meet ADA guidelines; finishes and fixtures are worn. This project will provide new finishes, and upgrade HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems for code compliance and to meet ADA requirements in White Hall's existing restrooms. Currently, this project is under design by Vocon Design, Inc. This General Contracting project is being managed via OAKS-CI.