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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by tenn hen » Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:51 pm

you got it. 8) from "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road"
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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by Henweigh » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:34 pm

Good song choice.

Who exactly is saying that the project is behind? Honest question.

Anyone here ever build anything greater than a tree fort or a Lego car? There was a bunch of folks proclaiming that the stadium seating wouldn't be done by the opening game this past season. How'd that prognostication work out? They've got every trade on site and they have a plan and a deadline.
And as for the Star campus, I don't know the financing of the entire site, but I do know the next $38 million building will be owned by Delaware Technology Park, financed by Discover Bank, and leased by UD.

UD isn't spending the dollars there. How that is related to what UD needs for building a donor-based stadium complex for athletics would be a stretch.
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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by UD77 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:03 am

Well the Empire State building took about a year to build (according to the history channel, one of our members said it was a little longer). Seems to me (Mechanical Engineer, project planner, etc) that the Empire State Building is a little more complicated project than our little stadium up grade and WAC. Just an observation on my part. No discussions with UD personnel, janitors or bag boys at the local golf course.

You could very well be correct that the plan is to complete the project on the first day of school this coming year and if they finish right on that day that is perfect timing. BUT since almost all projects do not finish on time it would be really smart to plan on finishing at the start of the Summer session so they have a couple of months to get the punch list items done and the WAC, press boxes, etc. are all in top working order for the grand opening.

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by The January Man » Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:30 pm

I just drove past the stadium. Looking good. Will be awesome when its completed!

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by 93BlueHen » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:32 pm

UD77 wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:03 am
Well the Empire State building took about a year to build (according to the history channel, one of our members said it was a little longer). Seems to me (Mechanical Engineer, project planner, etc) that the Empire State Building is a little more complicated project than our little stadium up grade and WAC. Just an observation on my part. No discussions with UD personnel, janitors or bag boys at the local golf course.

You could very well be correct that the plan is to complete the project on the first day of school this coming year and if they finish right on that day that is perfect timing. BUT since almost all projects do not finish on time it would be really smart to plan on finishing at the start of the Summer session so they have a couple of months to get the punch list items done and the WAC, press boxes, etc. are all in top working order for the grand opening.
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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by Hen78 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:07 pm

I wonder how high the Liquidated Damages are?

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by UD77 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:21 am

Empire State building.

The project involved more than 3,500 workers at its peak,[2] including 3,439 on a single day, August 14, 1930.[117] Many of the workers were Irish and Italian immigrants,[118] with a sizable minority of Mohawk ironworkers from the Kahnawake reserve near Montreal.[118][119][120] According to official accounts, five workers died during the construction The Empire State Building cost $40,948,900 to build, including demolition of the Waldorf–Astoria (equivalent to $554,644,100 in 2018). This was lower than the $60 million budgeted for construction.[5]

Completed 45 days ahead of schedule

Although no deaths are acceptable there may have been that many if that project was done today even with the tougher OSHA standards.

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by rooneyguy » Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:45 am

UD77 wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:21 am
Empire State building.

The project involved more than 3,500 workers at its peak,[2] including 3,439 on a single day, August 14, 1930.[117] Many of the workers were Irish and Italian immigrants,[118] with a sizable minority of Mohawk ironworkers from the Kahnawake reserve near Montreal.[118][119][120] According to official accounts, five workers died during the construction The Empire State Building cost $40,948,900 to build, including demolition of the Waldorf–Astoria (equivalent to $554,644,100 in 2018). This was lower than the $60 million budgeted for construction.[5]

Completed 45 days ahead of schedule

Although no deaths are acceptable there may have been that many if that project was done today even with the tougher OSHA standards.
UD77 wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:21 am
Empire State building.

The project involved more than 3,500 workers at its peak,[2] including 3,439 on a single day, August 14, 1930.[117] Many of the workers were Irish and Italian immigrants,[118] with a sizable minority of Mohawk ironworkers from the Kahnawake reserve near Montreal.[118][119][120] According to official accounts, five workers died during the construction The Empire State Building cost $40,948,900 to build, including demolition of the Waldorf–Astoria (equivalent to $554,644,100 in 2018). This was lower than the $60 million budgeted for construction.[5]

Completed 45 days ahead of schedule

Although no deaths are acceptable there may have been that many if that project was done today even with the tougher OSHA standards.

No reported deaths at the WAC so far -- but some suicides are anticipated if worst GoHens fears are realized.

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by Henny » Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:56 am

Just a reminder of the finished product.

https://www.hok.com/projects/view/unive ... ic-center/


It looks comparable to some of the big time school facilities when you look at the related projects at the bottom.
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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by BlueHenBobby » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:27 am

It will be beautiful and an asset to all athletic programs. While I don't advocate a crazy rush to finish, conventional wisdom would say that UD should want it finished sooner, not later.

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by jd of de » Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:45 pm

A ton of inside work has been done and the exterior front looks to have a gray skim coat on now.

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by jl1968 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:21 pm

93BlueHen wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:32 pm
UD77 wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:03 am
Well the Empire State building took about a year to build (according to the history channel, one of our members said it was a little longer). Seems to me (Mechanical Engineer, project planner, etc) that the Empire State Building is a little more complicated project than our little stadium up grade and WAC. Just an observation on my part. No discussions with UD personnel, janitors or bag boys at the local golf course.

You could very well be correct that the plan is to complete the project on the first day of school this coming year and if they finish right on that day that is perfect timing. BUT since almost all projects do not finish on time it would be really smart to plan on finishing at the start of the Summer session so they have a couple of months to get the punch list items done and the WAC, press boxes, etc. are all in top working order for the grand opening.
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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by Henzone » Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:45 am

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The @bartonmalow / EDiS Company Joint Venture construction of the @UDelaware Whitney Athletic Center and Stadium Renovation Project is proceeding according to plan. Look for more updates in the future as it nears its completion date in August of 2020!
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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by UD77 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:43 am

Henzone wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:45 am
EDiS Company
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The @bartonmalow / EDiS Company Joint Venture construction of the @UDelaware Whitney Athletic Center and Stadium Renovation Project is proceeding according to plan. Look for more updates in the future as it nears its completion date in August of 2020!
Good to see that it is on schedule. Of course all construction companies say that 7 months out. Just as it was on schedule last year and they ended up putting in temp press boxes. Oddly enough no additional progress has been made on the press boxes. Would have thought that the plan would have been to continue working on the boxes, but apparently the "plan ... schedule" was to ignore the boxes until it gets closer to August. "nothing to see here ... just move along"

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Re: Live Construction Footage

Post by 77HEN » Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:22 am

First rule for capital project managers: No project is over budget until the budgeted amount is actually exceeded and no project is late until the completion date is passed. There is plenty of time still and we will see.

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