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Summer construction projects underway at Truax Campus

Madison College is continually investing in its facilities in order to better serve the college’s mission, vision and values. Projects range from small updates to existing spaces to large‐scale maintenance to new construction.

2018 projects include:

  • Project Name: D18014, Truax – Southwest Plaza Restoration
    Overview: This project includes removing the deteriorated brick privacy wall at the pool, replacing the adjacent site stair and handrail, new concrete sidewalks, new site lighting, regrading for drainage, new limestone retaining walls, new landscaping, waterproofing below grade at pool equipment room, sandblasting all exposed foundation and retaining walls, and new limestone wall and metal gates at childcare outdoor playground.
    Timeline: Construction has started and wll be complete in July.

  • Project Name: D18014, Truax – Childcare Outdoor Playground Wall Replacement
    Overview: This project includes removing the deteriorated metal gates and brick privacy wall around the outdoor childcare playground. The gates will be replaced with new galvanized metal, and the wall will be replaced with limestone to match the new café/meeting room addition.
    Timeline: Construction has started and will be complete before the start of the fall 2018 academic year.

  • Project Name: D19010, Truax – Animation, Rooms D2619, D2623, D2626 and D2628
    Overview: This remodel project will relocate the Animation programming from DTEC to Truax. Three computer labs and storage will be created in four existing general classrooms. This new space is adjacent to other art programs on the second floor and is 3,000 square feet.
    Timeline:Construction at Truax has started and will be complete prior to the fall 2018 academic year.

  • Project Name: D19007, Truax – Five Classrooms
    Overview: This remodel project will create five classrooms in the vacated third floor electron microscopy lab and adjacent accounting lab. These five classrooms will replace the rooms displaced by the Animation project on the second floor. The new rooms will be built as, two active learning, two computer labs, and one lecture room.
    Timeline: Construction at Truax has started and will be complete prior to the fall 2018 academic year.

  • Project Name: D19006, Truax – Business Tech Lab and DMB Accounting Lab, Rooms D3610 and D3613 
    Overview: This remodel project will remove a wall between the existing business tech space and adjacent underutilized computer lab. The larger footprint will allow the DMB accounting lab displaced by the classroom project to be combined with the business tech lab.
    Timeline: Construction at Truax has started and will be complete prior to the fall 2018 academic year.

  • Project Name: D19008, Truax – Music, Rooms A1017Q, A1017R and Corridor A19
    Overview:
     This remodel project scope includes a dedicated new drawing lab and existing art labs E2835, E2841, and E2842 A&B. Renovations are needed in order to effectively share space with the College Transfer Art and Graphic Design programs.
    Timeline: Construction at Truax has started and will be complete prior to the fall 2018 academic year.

  • Project Name: D19008: Truax – Music, Rooms A1017Q, A1017R and Corridor A19
    Overview: This remodel project will renovate two existing music labs to accommodate the music instruction from the DTEC campus. It includes, new sound wall separation around the perimeter of both rooms, moveable partitions and structure support to better separate the two labs acoustically, an improved ventilation and lighting system, and new acoustic ceiling system. New secure storage rooms will store instruments and sheet music from the current archive room at DTEC.
    Timeline: Construction at Truax has started and will be complete prior to the fall 2018 academic year.

Contact Fred Brechlin at FBrechlin@madisoncollege.edu with any questions regarding construction projects.

Published May 14, 2018. Updated May 23, 2018.