Winthrop University: Projects
Contact Information
Facilities Management
349 Columbia Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29733
803/323-2261
803/323-4295 (Fax)

Projects

Recently Completed

North Campus Monument Sign

North Campus Monument Street Signage

Project Overview: Replace monument sign at Oakland and Cherry road and repair brick walls that were damaged during the Cherry Road pedestrian improvements and resurfacing projects. 

COMPLETED May 2022

 

Current Capital Renewal & Major Maintenance

Scholars Walk Improvement

Scholars Walk Improvements

Project will remove pergolas and install group seating options. 

Construction Start: June 2022

Expected completion: September 2022

 

DiGiorgio Campus Center Plaza

DiGiorgio Campus Center Plaza Tile Replacement

Project Overview: Project will replace the tile at the plaza between the West Center and Campus Center as well as tile plaza overlooking the Campus Green.  The construction will be phased to accommodate the various user groups who regularly use these spaces. 

Project Cost: $480,000 (ICPF Funds)

Project expected to bid October 2021

Expected Construction Start: June 2022

Expected Completion Date:  September 2022

 

Coliseum Exterior

Winthrop Coliseum Roof Replacement

Project Overview: Roof replacement was identified in Winthrop’s ten year deferred maintenance plan and prioritized by the Strategic Risk Management plan.  When the roof has been replaced, an assessment of the interior space will be conducted to determine a schedule and budget for repairing water damage.

Project Cost: $2,000,000 (Capital Reserve Funds)

Construction Start: February 2022

Expected Completion Date:  October 2022

 

Joynes Exterior

Joynes Hall Renovation

Project Overview: Interior renovations will improve the building to accommodate the relocation of Alumni Relations and the Division of University Advancement offices along with Admissions. 

Project Cost: ($1,100,000 Gift)

Construction Start: May 2022

Expected Completion Date:  December 2022

High Voltage Substation

High-Voltage Electrical Substation & System Upgrade

Project Overview:  Prioritized by the Strategic Risk Management plan, project will replace the university’s main substation of its 50-year-old electric distribution system.

Project Cost: $2,000,000 (EDA Grant & Capital Reserve Fund)

Construction Start: April 2022

Expected Completion Date:  September 2023

 

Byrnes Exterior  

Byrnes Fire Restoration

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

Project Cost: $4,900,000 

Construction Start: August 2022

Expected Completion Date: March 2023

 

Byrnes Interior

Byrnes Auditorium Renovation & Accessibility Improvements

Project Overview:  Will provide accessibility improvements including an exterior ramp, elevator, restrooms, and seating within the auditorium. 

Project Cost: $3,700,000 (Capital Reserve Fund)

Construction Start: November 2022

Expected Completion Date: August 2023

Oil Tanks

Oil Tank Removal

This project will remove existing oil tanks containing heating oil once burned in the boilers to create steam.  Winthrop University no longer has the need to burn number 6 fuel oil because since 2012 natural gas has become more widely dependable and the clean fuel choice for modern permitted combustion operations. 

Estimated Project Cost: $1,200,000 (Capital Reserve Fund)

Expected Completion Date: August 2023

 

Other Projects

Johnson Hall Fire Alarm Replacement

Installation Start: June 2022

Estimated Project Cost: $545,000 (Capital Reserve Fund)

Expected completion: October 2022

Campus Accessibility Improvements

Study to determine scope and priorities underway. 

Expected completion of study: June 2022

Fountain Restoration Project

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.

Estimated Project Cost: $500,000 (Gift)

Upgrade Campus WiFi 

Design and installation on going.

Estimated Project Cost: $3,000,000 (Capital Reserve Fund & Aux Net Position)

Campus Classroom Technology & AV Improvements

Installation of model classroom underway.

Estimated Project Cost: $2,866,000 (ICPF)

Joynes Hall Mechanical System Replacement

Selecting A/E to begin planning project scope and design.

Estimated Project Cost: $1,000,000 (Capital Reserve Fund)

Architectural Detail and Boxing Repairs Bancroft, Johnson, McLaurin, Sims, and Joynes

Project scope and design underway.

Estimated Project Cost: $1,200,000 (Capital Reserve Fund)

 

Projects Pending Approval

The following projects are funded and are pending approval from CHE, JBRC, and SFAA.  

Roof Replacements: West Center, Joynes Hall, Dacus Library, Central Energy, and Operations Building  

Phase I approved - selecting A/E to complete preliminary design for Phase II submission. 

Phase II Approval expected June 2022.

Estimated Project Cost: $4,100,000 (Capital Reserve Fund)

Phelps Residence Hall and Lee Wicker Residence Hall Roof Replacement

Phase I approved - selecting A/E to complete preliminary design for Phase II submission. 

Phase II Approval expected June 2022.

Estimated Project Cost: $2,090,000 (Capital Reserve Fund)

Wofford Demolition 

Phase I approved to begin design of demolition for Phase II submission. 

Phase II Approval expected June 2022.

Estimated Project Cost: $3,600,000 (Aux Net Position)

Richardson Demolition 

Phase I approved to begin design of demolition for Phase II submission. 

Phase II Approval expected June 2022.

Estimated Project Cost: $3,600,000 (Aux Net Position)

 

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.

2019-2020 Comprehensive Permanent Improvement Plan (For plan years 2020-2024; pages 1121-1145)  

E&G Deferred Maintenance Master Plan 2019-2030

Auxiliary Deferred Maintenance Master Plan 2019-2030

Last Updated: 5/25/22