Center for Computing & Data Sciences – Construction Update – 11/18/22

During the weekend of November 19th

  • On Saturday, crews will continue the installation of the finishes around the atrium’s monumental stair. On the upper floors of the tower, ceiling installation will continue in the corridors. The final coat of paint will be applied to the stairs and walls throughout. At the terraces, green roof materials will continue to be installed.
  • On the exterior of the building, installation of landscape site features, curbing, and sidewalks continue.
  • On Sunday, crews will return to the site to continue to install finishes on the ground floor, elevator lobbies, stairways, and other high-traffic areas.
  • Deliveries for miscellaneous materials will also occur throughout the day.
Installation of millwork panels at the sit-step.

During the week of November 21st

  • Crews will continue installing finish wall panels and the finish ceiling system around the atrium. Finish material at the stair guardrails continues to be installed.
  • Installation of finishes will continue throughout, including whiteboards, corner guards, cabinetry, wood and acoustical ceilings, interior glass walls, doors, final paint, concrete floor polishing, office carpet, and plumbing fixtures.
  • On the terraces, installation of green roof material continues.
  • On the 17th floor, crews will continue installing wood flooring in the corridors and the event space.
  • Start-up, testing, and commissioning of the building’s systems continues.
  • Exterior site work continues with the retaining wall, ramp, stair, planter, and tree installation at the laneway between the building and the rear of the Bay State Road brownstones.
  • Demolition of the sidewalk on the west side of Granby Street, adjacent to the Stone Science Building, will begin on Monday. The new sidewalk next to the Center for Computing and Data Sciences will be open for pedestrian travel.
  • Deliveries and assembly of office furniture will continue, working up the building.
  • The project will continue utilizing a second shift, from 3 pm to 11 pm, Monday through Friday to advance interior work, accommodate off-hour deliveries, material loading, and debris removal. Select subcontractors will continue working on a third shift, from 11 pm to 7 am, to advance the start-up and testing of building systems while the workforce is less than during normal business hours.
  • Please be aware in addition to daily deliveries, trucks with large trailers will be staged adjacent to and moving around the site. Pedestrians should be aware of all safety and directional signage in the areas as pedestrian and vehicle travel paths may be altered.
  • There will be no work on site Thursday, November 24. Crews will return to the site on Friday and throughout the weekend.
13th Floor open workspaces.

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