Kilachand Hall Phase 2 – Construction Update – 1/6/23

General Project Information

Kilachand Hall site plan during the course of construction.
  • Daily Work Hours from 6 am – 3 pm. The team will be starting at 6 am during the winter recess for interior work only to take advantage of the unoccupied dormitory. The exterior hoist will hold to a 7 am start time.
  • The Traffic Management Plan for the project has been approved by the Boston Transportation Department and is in place.
  • Relocated accessible parking spaces posted for use on 6/29 (in front of 81 and 83 Bay State Road).
  • Jersey barrier site containment in place, pedestrian walkway also in place and operational. The city sidewalk in front of Kilachand Hall is permitted to be used as part of the construction site limits.
  • Bike lane is fully functional in front of Kilachand Hall
  • BU parking spots directly behind Kilachand Hall on Back Street remain a “no parking zone”. This will continue for the duration of the project to maintain an adequate drive lane for local traffic on Back Street and allowing for the construction team to safely contain a work area North of the dormitory.
Removal of the scrim from exterior staging is underway.

During the weekend of January 7th

  • Daily Work Hours are from 7 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Empire masonry on site removing staging from elevator hoistway.
  • Mass Acoustics – Sheetrock delivery and unloading.
  • Murphy Electric – Continuing with panel replacement and corridor fire alarm rough-in.
  • Riggs – Delivery and unloading of brick and block.
  • Consigli – On site for supervision.
Level 9 elevator hoistway nearing completion.

During the week of January 9th

  • Riggs masonry crew will be working on the brick rebuild of the level 8 façade on the north elevation.
  • Empire masonry crew continuing to finish up level 9 stair core construction. The team will also be finishing up the removal of scaffolding from the elevator hoistway.
  • Badd Bros will be working on the basement-level elevator pit steel.
  • Royal Steam Plumbing and Murphy Electric to continue with rough in work on levels 1, 7, and 8.
  • Mass Acoustics will be framing headers for the curtain wall on level 9, exterior framing at the elevator penthouse on level 9, and continuing with sheetrock on levels 2 through 6 in renovated suite areas.
  • Cogswell continuing with rough in of the fire protection system in renovated suite areas.
  • JC Floors will be continuing with floor prep in bathroom locations in suite areas.
  • Consigli/Riggs team on site cleaning, support, and supervision.

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