Reed Hall Capital Renewal

Update for the two weeks beginning June 29 and July 6, 2020

About the Project

Located on Dartmouth Row, Reed Hall is closed until November 2020 while undergoing major infrastructure upgrades. Renovations will address life safety concerns, provide full accessibility to the building, provide energy efficiencies and improve lighting. Improvements will also add more classroom space, and improve paint, flooring and other finishes in commons areas, classrooms, and faculty offices.

What's Happening

  • The elevator shaft is complete and installation of the elevator is underway.
  • Installation of fancoil units has started.
  • Pathway for medium voltage feeders is installed and is being backfilled.
  • Removal of existing storm windows will begin July 8.
  • Interior partition framing is starting.
  • East side foundation work is on going.

What to Expect When the Project is Active

  • Regular work hours will be Monday – Friday, between 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., in accordance with town regulations.
  • Construction signage and fencing will be in place throughout the project.
  • Pedestrian detours will divert foot traffic from walking between Bartlett Hall and Reed.
  • Construction vehicles will travel to and from the site via Observatory Road and the parking lot behind Dartmouth and Thornton Halls.