Stories about "campus improvements"
Campus Construction Update, March 22, 2011: College Chapel

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:53 am

Three years shy of its 100th birthday, the Bates College Chapel will be the object of a new construction project this year -- starting next week, in fact. For the next nine months, workers will be replacing the venerable building's slate roof and tending to the turrets at each corner.

$150,000 grant from Alden Trust supports Hedge-Bill renovations

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 2:05 pm

As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 6, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010 10:27 am

It isn't the prettiest wrapping job you'll see this time of year. But when the plastic sheeting around the Hedge Hall addition does come off, probably in January, you can expect a fine present indeed: neat courses of brick and granite that masons are laying now.

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 4, 2007

Thursday, June 7, 2007 12:00 am

The 2.5 acre Alumni Walk site will soon sprout a bit of soothing green as paper birch trees will be planted along the south edge of the site next week.

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 21, 2007

Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:00 am

At 280 College, engineers began testing electrical, mechanical and other systems as part of commissioning, a process of ensuring that everything works and looks as it should.

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 7, 2007

Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:00 am

Like tea leaves, some parts of the built environment can offer clues about the future, if you know how to read them.

Campus Construction Update: Week of April 16, 2007

Thursday, April 19, 2007 12:00 am

The latest assaults from the Winter That Wouldn't Go Home were two northeasters: one that dropped 10 inches of sloppy snow on April 12, followed three days later by its big brother, a bully that brought more than six inches of rain and tree-cracking winds. Lewiston was spared the worst of that storm, but it nevertheless slowed the pace of campus construction projects.

Campus Construction Update: Week of March 26, 2007

Thursday, March 29, 2007 12:00 am

The three-story scaffold staircase wobbled, the stair treads were small, and it was all exposed, so there was no question about how far away the ground was.

Campus Construction Update: Week of March 19, 2007

Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:00 am

An interior tour of the new Commons on March 14 impressed Campus Construction Update many times over.

Campus construction update: Week of March 12, 2007

Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:00 am

In April, work resumes on the cross-campus connector originally known as the Bates Walk, now officially titled the Alumni Walk.

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