March 2014 UCIP News and Updates
The UCIP rolling program is entering year 4 with some exciting new projects coming on line. UC Merced will begin construction of the Classroom and Academic Office Building at the end of April. The Classroom and Academic Office Building (CAOB) at UC Merced is a three story building that will house 120-seat, 150-seat and 210-feet sloped floor lecture halls, two 90-seat flat floor lecture halls, classrooms, dry laboratories, offices and other support spaces, with construction values of $55mil. The project will be completed March 2015.
UC Santa Cruz will begin construction of Coastal Biology Building, a $74 million research & instructional facility which includes a new two-story lab facility, administrative offices, seminar rooms, a seawater lab with outdoor seawater tanks, ancillary greenhouses and support spaces. The expected completion date is September 2016.
UCSF has added another project to the UCIP program for the Clinical Sciences Building and UC Hall Seismic Renovation program which encompasses seismic renovations and upgrades for some of the older, historic buildings.
As these new projects come on, a number of projects have now completed and are closing out, including UCLA Dykstra Hall Repairs & Refurbishment and UC Merced Student Housing 4 – The Summits.