Stories about "Campus Construction Updates"
Carpenters for R.S. Egenstafer Construction of Littleton, Maine, dismantling the old Bates boathouse on July 19, 2016. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: July 22, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:34 pm

As Bates College's new varsity rowing boathouse comes closer and closer to completion, the old boathouse comes closer and closer to vanishing.

A pipefitter for Johnson & Jordan works in the basement of Smith Hall. Barely visible at left is a plastic curtain that  screens passing colleagues from the torch's intense glare. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: July 15, 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 3:00 pm

Campus Construction Update was impressed to see incisions that had been made in the back wall of Wentworth Adams Hall in late June.

Facing north in the lobby of 55 Campus Ave. on June 30, 2016. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: July 8, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016 10:32 am

The construction work on Bates College's new residences at 55 and 65 Campus Ave. is winding down.

The current Bobcat emblem on the new GreenFields TX turf will replace this outmoded likeness on the Campus Avenue Field. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: July 1, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016 10:07 am

The installation of an irrigation system began a remake of Bates College's Campus Avenue Field that will include the installation of GreenFields TX turf.

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Campus Construction Update: June 10, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016 8:44 am

The new Bates College boathouse now has a roof and some walls, and two dorm improvement projects will shift into high gear after Reunion.

New plantings at 65 Campus Ave. on May 31, 2016. Note the ground cover at left — some 6,000 barren strawberry and sedge plants covering a storm runoff site. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016 10:11 am

Site work is dramatically transforming the 65 Campus Ave. residence at Bates College.

With the old boathouse in the background, an excavator moves dirt at the foundation site of the new boathouse. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: May 20, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016 2:35 pm

The construction of Bates College's new boathouse got off to a rocky start — literally.

The construction fence was on its way out and Gendron & Gendron was doing site work at 65 Campus on April 15, 2016. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016 10:35 am

All right, New Jersey didn't ask for its barriers back. But those concrete blocks and attached fence are nevertheless leaving the Campus Avenue work sites.

Smith Hall, viewed from the 60-foot Campus Construction Update stepladder. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: April 14, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016 10:58 am

Short Term will see the start of significant renovations to Smith and Wentworth Adams halls. The biggest news involves Smith, where quads will become doubles.

The view from a third-floor technology room at 55 Campus Ave. on March 22, 2016. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: March 25, 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016 1:09 pm

While a timetable is yet to be finalized, the beginning of April will likely see the start of site work at the new Campus Avenue Project residences.

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