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Auto Shop Renovations

Project Description:

This project will renovate Building 12 to house the auto collision repair program. Once completed the shop will have paint booths, space for doing body and frame repair, as well as a separate area for detailing vehicles.

Budget: $2,214,933

Construction Schedule: July 2014-January 2015

Square footage of new construction: N/A

Square footage of renovated area: 10,805

Date Update
February 27, 2015 Punch list distributed to contractor on February 13.

Final contract completion by end of February.

Owner training for new building systems held on February 27.
February 20, 2015 Punch list distributed to contractor on February 13.

Final contract completion by end of February.

Owner training for new building systems scheduled for week of February 23.
February 13, 2015 Punch list inspection conducted January 30.

Punch list distributed to contractor on February 13.

Final contract completion by end of February.
February 7, 2015 Punch list inspection conducted January 30.
January 23, 2015 Auto Body Classrooms opened for Spring Semester.

Auto Body Shop features new prep and spray booths.

Special thanks to the entire team, including Facilities, IT, A/V and faculty members.
January 16, 2015 Auto Body Shop Open House was a success.

Move-in activities are in progress.

Ready for Spring 2015 classes to start.
January 2, 2015 Auto Body Shop Open House will be held on 1/15 at Building 12, 1-2:30 p.m.

Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Move-in activities are in progress.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015 for class start.
December 12, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Move-in activities scheduled to begin at the end of this semester.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015 for class start.
December 5, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Move-in activities scheduled to begin at the end of this semester.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015 for class start.
November 21, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Move-in activities scheduled to begin at the end of this semester.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015 for class start.
November 14, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Move-in activities scheduled to begin at the end of this semester.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015 for class start.
November 7, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Move-in activities scheduled to begin at the end of this semester.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015 for class start.
October 31, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015.
October 24, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015.
October 17, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015.
October 10, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015.
October 3, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project; structural steel for mezzanine delivered and installed 10/1.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015.
September 26, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project; foundations are complete and under slab plumbing work continues.

Scheduled to open Spring 2015.
September 19, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project; under slab plumbing work is in progress; anticipated completion 12/31.
September 12, 2014 Construction continues for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project; anticipated completion 12/31.
September 5, 2014 Paving of the gravel drive at the Storage Building is anticipated to occur within the next couple of weeks.

Construction is underway for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project; anticipated completion 12/31.
August 29, 2014 Paving of the gravel drive at the Storage Building is anticipated to occur within the next couple of weeks.

Interior demolition work is complete for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project; Anticipated completion 12/31.
August 22, 2014 Paving of the gravel drive at the Storage Building is anticipated to occur within the next few weeks.

Interior demolition work is nearing completion for the Auto Body Shop Renovation Project; Anticipated completion 12/31.
August 15, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building is complete. Paving of the gravel drive is anticipated to occur within the next few weeks.

Auto Body Shop Renovation Kick-off held 8/12; Demolition will begin 8/18; Anticipated completion 12/31.
August 8, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building is complete.

The contractor mobilized for construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation on 8/6; Kick-off meeting will be held 8/12.

Anticipated completion 12/31.
August 1, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building in nearing completion.

Contractor Mobilization for construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation ‐ 8/4; anticipated completion 12/31.
July 25, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building in progress; anticipated completion date 7/28.

Construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation scheduled for July, 2014-December, 2014.
July 18, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building in progress; Door installation is complete; anticipated completion date 7/25.

Construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation scheduled for July, 2014-December, 2014.
July 11, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building in progress; roofing and exterior siding installation is complete; anticipated completion date 7/18.

Auto Body Shop Renovation Project Preconstruction Meeting held 7/2.

Construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation scheduled for July, 2014-December, 2014.
June 27, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building in progress; excavation nearing completion.

Auto Body Shop Renovation Project, Board Recommendation approved - June 24th Board Meeting.

Construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation scheduled for July, 2014-December, 2014.
June 20, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building in progress; excavation continues.

Auto Body Shop Renovation Project, Recommendation for Award - June 24th Board Meeting.

Construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation scheduled for July, 2014-December, 2014.
June 6, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building in progress; excavation underway.

Auto Body Shop Renovation Bid due date extended - 6/11.

Construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation scheduled for July, 2014-December, 2014.
May 16, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building scheduled May, 2014-July, 2014.

Bids for Auto Body Shop due 6/3.

Construction for Auto Body Shop Renovation scheduled for July, 2014-December, 2014.
May 9, 2014 Construction for the Storage Building - May, 2014

Construction Bids will go out in 5/14 for the Auto Body Shop renovation. Construction July, 2014-November, 2014.
May 2, 2014 The Storage Building has been awarded to Boller Construction; construction start May, 2014

Construction Bids will go out in May for the Auto Body Shop renovation. Construction July, 2014-November, 2014.
April 28, 2014 The Recommendation for Award for construction of the new Storage Building was approved at the April Board meeting. Construction is scheduled to start in May. The Construction Documents (CD) for the Auto Body Shop Renovation are nearing completion and scheduled to be out for bids in May. The Auto Body Shop construction is anticipated to begin in July.
April 14, 2014 Renovations to the Auto Body Shop scheduled to be out for bids in May, with construction scheduled to begin in July. Bids were opened for the Storage Building; award expected in late April.
April 4, 2014 Renovations to the Auto Body Shop scheduled to be out for bids in May, with construction scheduled to begin in July.
March 21, 2014 Construction of the new Storage Building is out for bids on March 18, with construction beginning in May.

Renovations to the Auto Body Shop scheduled to be out for bids in May, with construction scheduled to begin in July.
March 14, 2014 Construction of the new Storage Building will be out for bids on March 18, with construction beginning in May.

Renovations to the Auto Body Shop scheduled to be out for bids in May, with construction scheduled to begin in July.
March 7, 2014 Preparation of final Bid Documents continues for the new Storage Building. Design Development (DD) continues for the Auto Body Shop renovation.
February 28, 2014 Review of draft Construction Documents (CDs) for the new Storage Building is complete and preparation of final Bid documents is in progress. Design Development (DD) is on-going for the Auto Body Shop renovation.
February 24, 2014 Preparation of Construction Documents (CDs) for the new storage building is in progress. Design Development (DD) is on-going for the Auto Body Shop renovation.
February 14, 2014 Design Development (DD) is on-going for the new Storage Building and Building 12 renovation.
January 31, 2014 Schematic Design (SD) of the Auto Body Shop is complete and Design Development (DD) is in progress.
January 24, 2014 Schematic Design (SD) of the Auto Body Shop is complete. Approval was received for Legat Architects to move forward into Design Development (DD).
November 15, 2013 The Auto Body Programming Committee attended a site visit at Wabaunsee Community College on 11/11. Construction is anticipated to start spring 2014.
November 8, 2013 The Auto Body Programming Committee is scheduled to visit Waubonsee Community College on 11/11. Construction is anticipated to start Spring 2014.
November 1, 2013 The Auto Body Programming Committee attended Site Visits at Waukesha County Technical College and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College on 10/28. Construction is anticipated to start Spring 2014.
October 25, 2013 The Auto Body Programming Committee will attend Site Visits at Waukesha County Technical College and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College on 10/28. Construction is anticipated to start Spring 2014.
October 18, 2013 The Auto Body Programming Committee performed a Site Visit at Parkland College in Champaign, IL on 10/7. Construction is anticipated to start Spring 2014.
October 11, 2013 The Auto Body Programming Committee performed a Site Visit at Parkland College in Champaign, IL on 10/7. Construction is anticipated to start Spring 2014.
October 4, 2013 Interior space and flow are being confirmed. Site visits to other Automotive Collision Repair locations are being explored. Construction is anticipated to start Spring 2014.
September 30, 2013 Programming Kick-Off held Sept. 27, 2013. Construction starts Spring 2014.
September 23, 2013 Programming starts September 2013.
Construction starts Spring 2014.

Committee Meetings

Meeting Date
Minutes (PDF)
Programming Committee
December 6, 2013 Minutes
November 1, 2013 Minutes
October 25, 2013 Minutes
October 18, 2013 Minutes
October 11, 2013 Minutes
September 27, 2013 Minutes

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