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August 2, 2017
Housing 1B is one of four buildings that will expand UC Merced's portfolio of on-campus housing.   As part of a busy summer of work, the development team has begun form work for the third floor of what will be a six floor student residential facility in the heart of the Merced 2020 campus expansion.  Known as Housing 1B, the building is scheduled to open in Fall 2018 and will...
June 7, 2017
Every day, the team's aerial drone provides an overview of the construction work to expand UC Merced's campus.  Take a look at what happened in May.     
May 5, 2017
UC Merced's campus expansion continues to move forward.  Over the past few weeks, the designers have focused on refining the first buildings expected in Fall 2018 and the construction team has been conducting initial work for those facilities.     
January 24, 2017
  Sitework continues this month with clearing of the site, construction road development, water line installation and preparation for the arrival of construction team trailers.    For the latest construction updates, please visit the Project Construction Look Ahead page   The campus construction site  (January 2017)    
January 2, 2017
A four-way traffic light with turn arrows has been installed at the entrance to the campus.  The team is working to adjust the timing of the lights to adapt to traffic flow and minimize delays. The team is aware that initial activation of the traffic light and the alteration to the westbound Bellevue turnoff caused significant delays on the afternoon and evening of December 6th....
December 28, 2016
  In late December, the team developed an entrance to the campus that will be used for construction-related traffic. The new entrance is on Lake Road just south of the Bellevue Road intersection. The work was performed between Thursday December 22, 2016 through Friday December 23, 2016. During the two-day project, a portion of Lake Road was reduced to one traffic...
December 22, 2016
    On Thursday December 22, the construction team relocated a primary campus network fiber connection. This fiber line, a backbone used to connect to all internet services, required the team to cut the existing line, pull the fiber out of the conduit, reroute the line and then resplice to establish connectivity back to CENIC, UC Merced’s internet provider.    ...