Campus South Program: Construction Updates

Below is the monthly update for March 2019.

Woodlawn Residential and Dining Commons - 1156 East 61st

  • Continue concrete work on the north tower, south and east towers.
  • Continue installation of electrical, mechanical and plumbing infrastructure.
  • Continue installation of the exterior wall framing.
  • Continue the layout of interior walls as floors are poured.
  • Continue plumbing and electric underground work at Dining Hall. 
  • We anticipate Saturday work throughout March.
  • Vibration Monitoring Update:  None of the monitors have been triggered since the last update.

Rubenstein Forum - 1201 East 60th

  • ComEd utility work continues along 60th Street between Woodlawn and Ellis Avenues; utility work on Woodlawn Avenue is complete.
  • The concrete structure continues to advance vertically.
  • The target completion of the concrete structure is August 2019 at (10) stories above grade.
  • Perimeter scaffold installation is ongoing and will continue as the building progresses vertically.
  • Large truck deliveries will be consistent for the foreseeable future as mechanical equipment and other systems arrive onsite.
  • Construction crews will be working weekends throughout March.  

For questions please contact Matthew Curtin at

We also have installed a message board north of the sidewalk on 61st Street - at the end of University Avenue to display construction status updates.

The next project update will be distributed via email in April 2019. 

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