Slabs and rods replace empty lot

Mia Estrada mestrada@foghornnews.com Construction for the General Academic and Music Building Phase 2 project has been well on its way, with a few unexpected delays. Electrical infrastructure issues were traced back to where the old English building used to be, which led to workers rerouting the infrastructure. “There were unforeseen underground conditions with piping for stormwater sanitary sewers, and electrical IT infrastructure,” said Michael Armbruster, project manager of Bartlett Cocke & Beecroft. English Professor Veronica Pantoja is excited for the building, especially because employees were asked to look at designs and give requests. “It sounds beautiful, especially for the indoor/outdoor…

East campus construction continues as planned after Hurricane Harvey

Completion expected in Spring 2019 With the General Academic and Music Building Phase 2 project well underway, English Professor Veronica Pantoja remembers her time in the old English building before it was demolished this summer. “I was a student worker in 1989 and I came back in 2009 and that building had a lot of memories to me,” she said. Pantoja viewed the English building as her home after spending most of her time there. Despite all this, she is excited to see the progress of the new building and how the final product will turn out. Construction of the…