Green space created around Grimes Playfield

    PULLMAN – Construction crews will begin cutting back asphalt at the site of the Grimes Way Playfield project this week, making way for trees and grass that will create additional green space surrounding the playfield.   The new trees will add a buffer all along the west side of the playfield and along […]

Environment friendly dorm available Aug. 2009

A computer generated model of the Olympia Ave student housing facility project. (Photo by Louise Sweeney) Construction of WSU’s newest student housing facility is growing visibly in stature as the superstructure and a crane can be seen on the horizon from Stadium Way.   A facility on the WSU Pullman campus is slated to be complete in […]

Major step in housing plan before Regents

PULLMAN –  A 10-year, $200-million plan to improve student housing  on the Pullman campus of WSU is expected to take a significant step forward this week as the Board of Regents consider the budget for construction of the first new residence hall built on campus in more than 30 years. The regents will meet Friday […]

Final Library Road project underway

  (Photo by University Photographer Shelly Hanks, from on the top floor of the Administration Annex Building.)    The Phase III construction project to remodel Library Road began March 17, marking the final phase in an effort originally begun  in 2000.  The $15 million project will extend the Library Road  remodel effort from the Administration Annex building to the Bookie. The project is slated to be completed […]

Library Road Phase 3 design presentation

    Capital Planning and Development will hold a Library Road Phase 3 design presentation March 3 and 4 in the Bryan Hall Foyer.   Phase 3 is a continuation of the Library Road improvement project that began in 2000.  The infrastructure improvements will be extended north from the Adminstrative Annex Building toward the bus transit hub in […]

Crews on schedule

The skeletal frame of the new Biotechnology Life Science building continues to grow skyward this week as construction crews continue working on schedule for the June 2009 completion date. “The research building is expected to be 100 percent occupied and operational in fall 2009,” said Virgil Hanson, project manager for the biotech facility. Construction on […]

WSU sponsors Wood Composites Symposium

Seattle, Wash.- Green construction, sustainable development, wood composite panels and squeezing the most out of fiber resources at biorefineries are among the topics featured at the 41st International Wood Composites Symposium March 26 – 28 at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle. Engineers and scientists from around the globe are gathering […]

Contractors tout success of planning

Sellen Construction Company has become one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier building contractors, thanks in part to its strategic business plan. Bob McCleskey, president, and Scott Redman, executive vice president of business development and administration, will discuss Sellen’s success at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in Carpenter 102, as part of the Construction America Lecture […]

Building the future

The WSU regents not only attended groundbreaking for the Intercollegiate College of Nursing building at their regular October meeting, but they also approved several other construction projects in various stages of completion: • McCluskey Services addition. This 4,500-square-foot addition will provide offices for Architecture & Engineering Services and Construction Services staff as well as drafting […]

Ceremony for construction project milestone

TRI-CITIES – Washington State University Tri-Cities will hold a Topping Off Ceremony for the Bioproducts, Sciences, and Engineering Laboratory at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30. The ceremony will take place on the WSU Tri-Cities campus at the northern boundary of the construction project-just south of the Consolidated Information Center, 2770 University Drive, Richland. A topping […]