Kilachand Hall Phase 2 – Construction Update – 01/13/23

General Project Information

  • Daily Work Hours from 7 am – 3 pm.  Classes are back in session on 1/17.
  • 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.
New ADA shower inserts are being installed.

During the week of January 16th

  • The site will be open on Monday, January 16. 
  • Riggs masonry crew continuing with the brick rebuild of the level 8 façade on the north elevation.
  • Empire masonry on the basement level and level 1 to finish the elevator hoistway after new steel is in place.
  • Tentative: Badd Bros crane mobilization and delivery of steel for the center roof area.
  • Titan roofers on site to start roof installation at the southwest addition above the new elevators and stairs.
  • Royal Steam Plumbing and Murphy Electric to continue with rough in work on levels 1, 7, and 8.
  • Royal Steam will also be working on the plumbing associated with the elevator pit sump pump.
  • Mass Acoustics will be framing headers for the curtain wall on level 9, finishing exterior framing and sheathing at the elevator penthouse on level 9, and continuing with sheetrock work on levels 2 through 6 in the renovated suite areas.
  • Cogswell will continue with rough in of the fire protection system in the renovated suite areas.
  • JC Floors will be continuing with floor prep in the bathroom locations in suite areas.
  • Consigli/Riggs team on site for cleaning, support, and supervision.

Please be aware of all directional signage, as pedestrian travel paths may be altered. We will continue to provide up-to-date information via these notifications.

Rebuild of the brick veneer on level 8.

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