Check out the latest construction updates

Madison College is continually investing in our facilities to allow us to better serve our mission, vision and values. Projects range from small updates to existing spaces to large-scale maintenance to new construction. Each project includes an overview, current status, and estimated completion date.

Contact Fred Brechlin with any questions.

Current projects are listed below:

Project Name: Truax Duplicating Remodel

Overview: Relocate the college duplication center from the second floor to space adjacent to the bookstore and the loading dock.

Timeline: Duplicating will be complete November 2019.

Project Name: Renovate Truax Athletics Locker/Shower Rooms

Overview: The locker/shower rooms adjacent to the gymnasium, pool, and fitness center will be reconfigured and upgraded to better service students and meet current ADA standards.

Timeline: Project in design. Anticipated start date December 2020. 

Project Name: Straubel Street Improvements

Overview: This project involves reconstruction of Straubel Street from Wright Street to Robin Roberts Field. The project includes a new cul-de-sac at Robin Roberts Field, new curbs, gutters, sidewalks, road surface, light poles, city bike patch connection to Straubel Street, and landscaping. All access to the parking lots will remain open during the street construction. 

Timeline: Work to be complete in November 2019.

Project Name: Pedestrian Lights at City Sidewalk

Overview: This project will install pedestrian lights at the new city sidewalk along Wright St.

Timeline: The lights will be installed early December 2019.

Project Name: Four Regionals-Reconfigure Telepresence

Overview: Five existing 16-seat telepresence rooms will each be subdivided to create 2-3 smaller 6-person distance learning labs.

Timeline: Work will be complete summer 2020.

Project Name: Truax-Relocate Child and Family Center

Overview: Relocate and expand the Truax Child and Family Center at the former Penske Building north of the Ingenuity Center or A wing.

Timeline: TBD.

Project Name: Commercial Ave – Civil Engineering, Architecture, and Interior Design

Overview: Relocate classrooms and labs from the Truax Main Building to the Commercial Avenue campus, building A.

Timeline: TBD.

Project Name: Truax-Relocate the Truax Data Center

Overview: Relocate the Truax Data Center from the 2nd floor interior to an exterior wall. Modernize the room and equipment installed with the orginal building.

Timeline: Work will be complete in September 2020.

Project Name: Truax-Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Overview: The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and A/V will be relocated and the space reconfigured to better meet instructional support needs.

Timeline: Work will be complete September 2020.

Project Name: Truax – Replace Asphalt Near Human & Protective Services Building

Overview: Replace asphalt between Hoffmann St. and Pearson St. north of the Human & Protective Services Building.

Timeline: Work will be complete in the summer of 2020.

Project Name: Truax – Renovate Technology Services

Overview: Connect all adjacent Technology Services spaces into one Technology Services office area.

Timeline: Work will begin in March 2020 and be complete in December 2020.

Project Name: Public Safety Reconfigure

Overview: The existing director’s office will be reduced in size and repurposed for officer workspace, changing area, and equipment storage. The project will also create two enclosed supervisors’ offices, a technical support area for officers, an interview/meeting room and enclose the dispatch center.

Timeline: Dispatch will move to B1244 on November 26, 2019. Project will be complete on January 23, 2020.


Please visit the college SharePoint site for more information including PDFs and updates.

Published May 12, 2019. Updated November 13, 2019.