The project status summary available below outlines the current projects and their status at Illinois State University. The last page of the document provides a legend on which you can find a description of the different colors and codes used throughout the document.
The master project schedule is composed of the overall time frame of all current ongoing projects and the specific durations of each construction activity.
Requests for state funds for capital improvement projects are submitted annually to the Illinois Board of Higher Education in a document entitled Resource Allocation Management Plan.
Estimated Project Completion: Summer 2017
Project Cost: $8,500,000
Background: When originally constructed in 1968, the John Green Food Service building on Gregory Street provided all baked goods for all campus dining venues. By the early 2000’s, the bakery equipment was beginning to fail and the baking operation was moved to Feeney Dining Center in the South Campus Residence Hall Complex. With the decommissioning of that complex in 2012, some of the bakery functions were moved to the Watterson Commons dining center and operated in an off-shift operation. This project is planned to consolidate all baking functions and food preparation services at Watterson to increase operational synergy and efficiencies.
Project Scope: A planning effort was completed in 2011 to determine the bakery and food preparation functions. This included a ‘cook/chill’ operation for processing product for the dining halls. Between these two operations a program of 12,000 gross square feet has been developed. It is planned for the expansion to Watterson Commons be on the east, along Fell Avenue. A two story addition will satisfy these functions. A modest amount of work will be performed in the existing building. This includes improvements to the loading dock staging areas and relocation of cold and dry storage of ingredients. A ‘cold prep’ room will also be created on the lower level of the existing building.
Architect/Engineer: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc.
Consultant: Ricca Design
Estimated Project Completion: Phase 1 – Spring 2019, Phase 2 – Fall 2019, Phase 3 – Spring 2020
Project Cost: $32,900,000
Background: The Board approved the Bone Student Center Revitalization project in May 2015. A public Quality Based Selection (QBS) process was a collaboration of stakeholders, including Bone Student Center, Campus Dining Services, and the Dean of Students office, and facilities leadership.
Project Scope: The first phase of the Bone Student Center revitalization project includes six major components; brief descriptions of each component are presented below.
Architect/Engineer: Dewberry Architects, Inc.
Consultants: Workshop Architects, KJWW Engineering Consultants, Hoerr Schaudt- Landscape, and Ricca Design