Fall 2009 |
South Omaha Campus Mahoney Building Renovation and Roof Replacement
The renovation of the Mahoney Building for the Allied Health and
Professional Studies Department and the Science Department is now in its final
phase. The work is approximately 80–85 percent complete and is focused on
Dental Assisting classrooms, laboratories and operatory areas; Emergency
Management paramedic classrooms, specialized breakout training rooms and
ambulance/seminar areas; and the dean's office. The major construction was
completed the third week of August, allowing College staff and faculty time to
move and set up for Fall quarter.
The Science Department moved into their original but newly renovated
Biology and Chemistry classrooms and laboratories. The joint Biology/Chemistry
and Physics/Astronomy/Physical Science laboratories were open in time for Fall
Fremont Area Center Building Remodel
Work continues on the Fremont Area Center remodeling project. MCC´s
Facilities Management staff, along with Baxter-Kenworthy Electric and Prairie
Mechanical Services, completed the majority of the first and second floor
remodeling for the return of staff to the Center on Aug. 17.
The Center was prepared for the return of students and start of classes on
Aug. 29. Work will continue on the third floor remodel and mechanical
infrastructure that will provide central heating and cooling to the building.
This third phase of construction will introduce additional classrooms, a
computer classroom, an EMT classroom and a new data processing center.
Construction is scheduled for completion in time for the start of Winter
quarter on Nov. 30.
Fort Omaha Campus The Institute for the Culinary Arts
Construction of The Institute for the Culinary Arts is moving along, with
all interior framing complete and 95 percent of the drywall up and ready for
paint. Painting throughout the building has begun, and 95 percent of the
tile work is complete. All building systems equipment is installed, and
startup is underway. The suspended ceiling installation has started in more
than 60 percent of the building. Roofing is complete, and exterior copper
sheathing is being applied. Finish work on plumbing, electrical and data
systems is started, and the installation of kitchen equipment for the labs and
production areas is in progress. All Sorensen Pkwy. changes are complete,
including the east and west turn lanes onto the campus. This new entrance is
not open to the public yet due to heavy construction traffic. Site landscaping
and improvements have begun along the Sorensen Pkwy. corridor and new entrance.
Construction completion and move-in is scheduled for Nov. 2009, followed by a
March 2010 opening.