Projects

 

Byrnes floor seatingCrane lifting bulky metal object and placing in outdoor open storage siteTillman AuditoriumSun shines through green trees, dappling on the roadScaffolding outside of JohnsonByrnes attic spacePresident and First Lady standing in front of new fountainNew carpeted hallway in McLaurin

 

Current Projects

    Project Scope: Will begin with full abatement followed by demolition.

    Estimated Project Cost: $3.6 million/building (State Funding)

    Construction Started: Fall 2023 with installation of site fence. First phase of demolition to begin at the end of September (estimated), with the utility disconnection/relocation overlapping. 

    Update 01/19/24: Abatement complete in Richardson; near complete in Wofford. Demolition and utility relocation are in plan review with the state waiting a bid date.

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    Project Scope: Improve accessibility and modernize dated facilities on all floors of the building.

    Project Cost: $1.1 million

    Construction Started: Summer 2023

    Expected Completion Date: Fall 2023. 

    Update 02/9/24: Painting plywood for new studio flooring.

    Project Scope: Will replace the university’s main substation of its 50-year-old electric distribution system.

    Project Cost: $2 million (EDA Grant & Capital Reserve Fund)

    Construction Started: Fall 2023

    Expected Completion Date: Spring 2024

    Update 01/19/24: Installation ongoing.

    Project Scope: The restoration of Byrnes will address the smoke and extinguishing agent that was spread through the building by the mechanical air handling system during the 2018 roof fire. This work must be completed prior to beginning the renovation project. 

    Project Cost: $4.9 million (Capital Reserve Fund)

    Construction Started: Fall 2023

    Expected Completion Date: August 2024

    Update 01/19/24: Abatement, demolition, and clean-up ongoing. Coordinating removal/cleaning of the D.B. Johnson Memorial Organ.

    Project Scope: Will provide accessibility improvements including an exterior ramp, elevator, restrooms, and seating. 

    Project Cost: $3.7 million (Capital Reserve Fund)

    Construction Started: Fall 2023

    Expected Completion Date: August 2024

    Update 02/9/24: Excavating for new ramp and donor wall. Abating, cleaning ductwork, and reinsulating select attic spaces and under the balcony.

    Project Scope: This first phase of 33 rooms, the work is being completed and is in the system final testing phase. Phase II will commence in the fall. New furniture was also delivered and installed in several classrooms.

    Estimated Project Cost: $2.86 million (ICPF)

    Installation and Completion Date: Summer 2023

    Update 01/19/24: Installed new classroom furniture in Bancroft 264 and 267. 

    Estimated Project Cost: $2 million (Capital Reserve Fund & Aux. Net Position)

    Expected Installation and Completion Date: Design and installation is ongoing. Includes new wiring and access points in Kinard. 

    Additional funds will be employed to upgrade Roddey. Work continues on Kinard, Margaret Nance and Thomson.

    Project Scope: Winthrop funded refreshing most residence hall lobbies, including Margaret Nance, Lee Wicker, Phelps and Thomson, with new flooring, new furniture, lighting, and painting.

    Other residence hall-related work has included new furniture in West Thomson, repainted stairwells in Lee Wicker, and new flooring in several Courtyard hallways.

    Project Scope: Overall beautifying of campus buildings

    On-going

    West Center and Dacus Library roof replacements ongoing 

    Update 01/19/24: Work delayed due to weather.

    Estimated Project Cost: $1.2 million (Capital Reserve Fund)

    Expected Completion: Spring 2024

    Update 02/9/24: Work continues, including painting soffits and fascia on Sims.

    Update 01/19/24: Replacement of fire sprinkler heads in Courtyard has begun.

 

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January 2024 Project Update (PDF - 1.5 MB)

September 1, 2023 Project Update (PDF - 3.9 MB)

June 1, 2023 Project Update (PDF - 3.5 MB)

 

Upcoming Capital Renewal & Major Maintenance

    Estimated Project Cost: $1.2 million (Capital Reserve Fund)

    Expected Project Starting Date: Spring 2023

    Expected Completion Date: August 2024

    Update 2/9/24: Design plans ready for review at the end of February.

    Estimated Project Cost: $1 million (Capital Reserve Fund)

    Expected Construction Starting Date: Fall 2023

    Expected Completion Date: Spring 2024

    Estimated Project Cost: $1.2 million (Capital Reserve Fund)

    Expected Construction Starting Date: Summer 2023

    Expected Completion: Spring 2024

    Estimated Project Cost: $4.1 million (Capital Reserve Fund)

      Roof replacement and brick repair advertised. Bid opens Feb. 27.

      Roof replacement advertised. Bid opens Feb. 29.

      Submitted for review for expected start in Fall 2024. 

      TBD

      TBD

 

Future Capital Renewal & Major Maintenance

The Comprehensive Permanent Improvement Plan (CPIP) is a tool that informs decision-makers of the anticipated permanent improvement projects an agency plans to initiate over a five-year period. It promotes awareness of funding needs for permanent improvement projects and informs the Joint Bond Review Committee and State Fiscal Accountability Authority of the projects that will be forthcoming through the approval processes.

2020 Comprehensive Permanent Improvement Plan (For plan years 2020-2024; see pages 1121-1145)  

E&G Deferred Maintenance Master Plan 2019-2030

Auxiliary Deferred Maintenance Master Plan 2019-2030

 

Past Completed Projects

    Project Scope: Sound system repairs, new LED lights for seating, court lighting.
    State-funded.

    Work Started: Summer 2023

    COMPLETED

    Project Scope: Replace select aging fan coil HVAC units.

    Expected Construction Starting Date: Fall 2023

    Expected Completion: Early 2024

    COMPLETED

    Dacus Library COMPLETED

    Project Scope: This project will address accessibility campus wide and improvements will be ongoing.

    Estimated Project Cost: $50,000 per phase

    Accessible Route Upgrades Phase II Expected completion: August 2023

    Accessible Route Upgrades Phase I Completed: September 2022

    Project Scope: Fundraising efforts currently underway will replace the existing fountain. Click here for additional information about the history of the fountain and the proposed replacement design.

    Project Cost: $500,000 (gift)

    COMPLETED November 2023

    Project Scope: Both sides of this major thoroughfare will soon convey a more consistent and welcoming look.

    Construction Started: September 2023

    Project Overview: Project replaced the tile at the plaza between the West Center and Campus Center as well as tile plaza overlooking the Campus Green. 

    Project Cost: $480,000 (ICPF Funds)

    COMPLETED December 2022

    Project Scope: Project involved removing pergolas and installing group seating options. 

    Project Cost: $50,000 (ICPF Funds)

    Construction Started: May 2023

    COMPLETED August 2023

    Project Cost: $2 million (Capital Reserve Funds)

    COMPLETED December 2022

    Project Cost: $50,000 (ICPF Funds)

    COMPLETED December 2022