Integrative Genomics Building: The Final Design phase of the project is underway. The 50% Construction Development document package was delivered, and the internal review efforts are nearing completion. The 90% Construction Development documents are scheduled to be delivered in mid-March 2016. Construction is anticipated to commence by late Summer 2016.
Old Town Demolition: Demolition of the superstructures of Buildings 5, 16, and 16A is complete, as is the recycling and disposal of the resulting debris. Potholing for utilities and installation of reinforcing piers for the main retaining wall on the east side of Building 5 has also been completed. Installation of a new retaining wall north of Building 5 is currently under way and should be completed early-mid March. Upcoming field work will include removal of the Building 5 slab, footings, subsurface utilities, and upper soils. Upon completion, the soil cleanup of the former Building 5 waste processing yard will commence. A PCB cleanup application package for Buildings 52 and 52A was submitted to the EPA along with accompanying PCB sampling and characterization results. Following EPA approval of the cleanup application package, activities will include removal of floor slabs at Buildings 16, 16A, 52, 52A, and electrical pad, and removal of any contaminated soils. The floor slabs of former Buildings 40 and 41 will also be removed, but neither the slabs nor the underlying soils are expected to be contaminated.