Soccer Field Reconstruction

Rader + Crews, LLC Consultants have been selected to develop design and construction documents as well as provide administration services for upgrading the College Soccer Field. The work shall include installation of a 1000 seat set of bleachers with an accessible ramp and 12 accessible spaces, a press box, a public address system, concrete walkways, perimeter fence and gates. The project is being bid out with a planned construction date of Spring/Summer 2019.

Building 2M CUNY 2020
As a continuation of the adaptive reuse of building 2M, CSI was awarded funds to construct offices, collaborative spaces and graduate studies areas to support the College’s collaborative Center for Big Data Analysis proposal. Demolition work has begun on the first floor of the south wing.  The College anticipates the construction being bid in the Spring 2019 with work to begin Fall 2019.

Campus Concrete Sidewalk replacement
The College will begin the phased replacement of large areas of deteriorated concrete walkways. This work will be contracted through the Dormitory Authority (DASNY). The first phase of this work will focus on the north and south academic loops, as well as the peripheral walkways around the 1C Campus Center and the 1L Library. Work is expected to begin during the summer of 2019.

Storage Shed
This project consists of designing a 4800 sf Pre-fab steel building to house a Garage Facility that will provide storage for the College’s equipment and vehicles, thus keeping them out of the elements which will prolong the life expectancy of the vehicles and other such equipment. Scope of work for this projects shall include, but is not limited to, clearing of the site, underground utilities relocation, concrete footings, walls and slab on grade, traffic coated flooring, large overhead coiling doors, skylights for natural lighting, general lighting, power and life safety, gas fired unit heaters, hose bibs.

Media Screening Room
This project consists of renovating an existing 1,100 sf Screening Room (Building 1P, Room 223) into a new Media Screening Room which will house state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment along with dimmable LED lighting. The existing room will be reconstructed, and work includes but is not limited to removal of the existing finishes, ceiling and select walls to allow for the design of new walls, new acoustical panels, relocated and new sprinkler heads, HVAC ductwork, diffusers and grills, electrical and ceiling, painting, new carpet and new seating. The newly renovated room will meet all current codes and be ADA compliant.

Athletic Fields
This project consists of turf installation at Baseball Field, Softball Field and Soccer Field. 

At the Baseball Field, this project shall include removal of the existing natural surface and installation of synthetic turf to the entire complex as well as a new drainage system.

At the Softball Field, this project shall include removal of the 2003 existing turf, laser grade and level new outfield, as well as adding additional turf to the warning track and foul territory with the infield remaining dirt.

At the Soccer Field, this project shall include removal of the 2003 existing turf, edit laser grade and level so the whole area inside the fenced complex is turf.

Also included with the Athletic fields is the replacement of the existing track to a BSS 1000 Dual Durometer, the optimal surface for training and competing. Its bioengineered force reduction layer integrates very fine SBR rubber with environmentally friendly polyurethane to create an impermeable shock-absorbing cushion. The choice of embedded, encapsulated or Hobart textured EPDM granules are mixed throughout the top wear layer giving your athletes total control.  Additionally a synthetic grass system and drainage on the infield and the installation of utilities to include power, data, and water, where appropriate, to provide series for new scoreboard, sound system and water connection. Installation of fencing for throwing area, as well as, but not limited to installation of throwing, sand pit areas, shot put, pole vault. Scope of work includes increasing the seating capacity to 1500. The objective is a Multipurpose Track & Field facility for an NCAA Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Team.

MakerSpace Lab
Through funding provided by the City Council, the College of Staten Island is creating a place where students and the Staten Island community can be exposed to new things and provide for serendipitous leaning opportunities as well as an area to support business growth in the to be constructed MakerSpace lab.  This lab provides an array of digital fabrication tools, electronic equipment and technologies within a communal area where faculty, students, researchers and entrepreneurs can freely design and prototype their ideas.  A Certificate to Proceed (CP) request has been generated and is being reviewed and sent to NYC OMB for approval.

TV Studio
The goal of this project is to upgrade the existing teach Television studio located on the ground floor of the Center for the Arts, Building 1P.  The upgrade will replace obsolete equipment with a fully digital, state-of-the-art system.  The system will include an industry standard Tricaster Studio Switcher and a secondary complete system including mobile tricaster, audio technology, and cameras for electronic news gathering.  

Chiller #4 Replacement
Chiller #4 which provides cooling to the campus is being replaced by a new high efficient electromagnetic chiller.  This additional capacity will give the campus the opportunity to expand our footprint as outlined by the MasterPlan. CONTRACT SUMMARY OFWORK SECTION 0

Electrical Substation replacement
The College continues to work with O’Brien & Gere and CUNY to finalize the construction drawings for the new Electrical substation.  It is anticipated that the Bid fo the project will be released in Spring 2019.

1M and Stair Tower Roof replacements
Merritt Consultant has been retained by CUNY to design the replacement roof for the flat portion above the electrical switchgear room in Building 1M.  100% submission of construction drawings is underway.  In addition, Merritt has been asked to review the existing conditions at the stairtowers in the Academic Quad buildings to find solutions to alleviate water infiltration.  The College has supplied drawings and historical information on the construction and performance of these stairtowers.  Anticipate design meetings to be held in Spring 2019.

2M Phase 4 – Design
Work continues on the rehabilitation of Building 2M with Ikon5 designing both first and second floors of the North Wing, top of the T, of the building.  A kickoff meeting was held in January 2019 with College constituents, CUNY and the Ikon5 Design team.  The College has submitted a program for the space which Ikon5 is using as a basis of design for the space.