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Jun 05, 2013

Crew is raising the walls on Cascade’s new academic building

NAB-under-construction

Crews are working on the new academic building along N. Albina Avenue. The building is scheduled to open for classes in fall 2014.

Now that the new underground garage has concrete walls and a roof in place, Hoffman Construction is moving to construct the ramp into the garage so PCC students, staff and faculty can start using it sometime this fall.

At the same time, Hoffman is raising the walls for the new academic building along N. Albina Avenue.  The academic building is one of two buildings that will eventually sit above the new 210-space garage. The building will open for classes in fall 2014.

Pacificmark Construction is taking the lead on the other building, a new student center. Construction is slated to start later this summer

Project logistics and material deliveries have been tricky throughout the project. In order to reduce possibly disruptions and traffic congestion for the surrounding neighborhoods and campus users, PCC and the general contractor have worked hard to contain all construction materials and large equipment within the fenced area.  As the fenced site does not provide sufficient space for staging construction materials, the crew has relied on “just-in-time” deliveries throughout construction.

Construction site at Cascade

Now that crews have finished the roof of the new underground garage, they will start construction on  Cascade Campus’ new student center.

Gina

Media Inquiries

Interested in learning more about this topic or including information from this post in a news article? Contact Gina Whitehill Baziuk, Public Involvement and Stakeholder Engagement Manager for the PCC Bond Program.

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