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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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Campus Construction Update: Feb. 19, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016 12:05 pm

Campus Construction Update braves the wind and rain for a tour of Bates College's new residences.

With the 65 Campus Ave. residence at left and the Muskie Archives quad at right, the Central-Campus intersection will serve as the gateway to campus. Notice the storefront glass and the stepped-back fourth floor on the dorm. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Jan. 15, 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016 12:37 pm

The construction of two Bates College dorms has reached that transitional point when you can see how the buildings will interact with their surroundings.

The new student residences at 65 (left) and 55 Campus Ave., seen at dusk Nov. 6, 2015. The cupola in between belongs to Lewiston Middle School. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Dec. 4, 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015 11:18 am

Whatever the weather may bring, this winter will not be like last winter on the site where two new Bates College residences are being built.

Project manager Chris Streifel, photographed during the June 19 topping-off ceremony that marked the end of structural steelwork on the Campus Life Project dorms. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Oct. 23, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015 11:05 am

An hour spent with Chris Streifel, Bates College's point person on a new residential project, afforded insight into the work that Bates project managers do.

The Chase Hall courtyard with the 55 Campus Ave. student residence in the background, photographed on Sept. 2, 2015. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Sept. 25, 2015

Friday, September 25, 2015 11:10 am

As the bricklayers finished the north side of the Bates College residence being built at 65 Campus Ave., the difference was striking in a surprising way.

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Campus Construction Update: Aug. 28, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:54 am

"My mantra has been, 'Summer is coming,'" laughs Chris Streifel, project manager for two new dorms being built for Bates. Of course, he means summer 2016.

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