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Strategic Projects—Status and Highlights

Integrative Genomics Building:  Placement of Level 1 concrete columns concrete was completed in October.  Reinforcing and forming of West Level 1 shear walls, and the installation of shoring and plywood decking to support the construction of the second floor slab was performed in November.  A safety incident associated with the East site shear wall reinforcing halted work until corrective measures could be implemented.  The plan for December includes the placement of the West Level 1 shear wall concrete.  January plans include installation of East Level 1 shear wall concrete and the Level 2 West concrete deck.

NERSC-9:  The CM/GC has received bids for the Facilities Enhancement portion of work--from the conformed bid set drawing package and specifications--and is in the process of leveling and vetting.  NERSC is still in negotiations with the HPC vendor.  The project is in CD-1/3A, with CD-2B/3B scheduled for FY2018 Q2.

Old Town Demolition, Phase I:  The Old Town Demolition Phase I Project has completed its fieldwork.  The project is now performing final closeout activities.  The areas that have been cleaned during the Phase I project will be used during upcoming project phases for waste packaging and material staging.

Old Town Demolition, Phase II:  The Project Team is continuing its evaluation of the options for Phase II activities that will be possible in conjunction with the work being performed on other Old Town Project phases.  Building 4 has been readied in preparation for field activities to begin.  Fieldwork will begin with utility isolations, followed by the characterization of the building to determine the extent of hazardous materials such as lead, asbestos, and mercury that are present.  The schedule for Phase II activities has not been finalized.

Old Town Demolition, Phases III/IV:  Old Town Project Phases III and IV were developed to address areas of localized soil contamination, along with portions of the remnant slabs and abandoned utilities, that remained upon completion of Phase I.  Phase III soil, slab, and utility removal activities have been completed; additional soil removal may be required depending on cleanup verification sample results.  Phase III waste shipping is scheduled to complete by January, after which project closeout will begin.  Contracts for Phase IV activities have been issued, and fieldwork is being planned.  The main Phase IV fieldwork includes removal of remaining structures near former Building 16, and site stabilization and restoration activities.  Phase IV is expected to complete fieldwork by Summer 2018.  The areas within and adjacent to Old Town will be needed during these project phases for waste packaging and material staging.

ALS HVAC Controls:  Construction on the Building 34 Controls portion of the project is underway.  Final bid-level construction drawings for work in Buildings 6 and 80 have been issued, with bids anticipated in January 2018 and an anticipated start of construction in February 2018.  Project completion is planned for September 2018.