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Construction Update - 3/04/2022

The traffic flow restrictions and lane reductions along Haygood Drive between Clifton and Ridgewood Drive that began on Tuesday 3/2/22 are the results of a DeKalb County Water line installation project.

This work is being managed by DeKalb County and not Emory's Planning, Design, and Construction Department.

We are told that weather permitting the project will take between 6 – 8 weeks and will be completed prior to Emory's Graduation weekend activities.

This past week's (2/28/22 to /05/22) scheduled work activities:


  • MEP connections to fume hoods continues.

  • Installation of Biorepository continues.


  • BSL3 labs North & South open for clean room work.

  • 7T MRI Slab remediation continues.

  • Installation of sliding glass sdoors on G1 has begun.

  • Framing of walls and ceiling in G1 West Lobby continues.

  • Installation of Stainless Steel casework in Vivarium continues.

  • Installation of monumental stairs from G1 to L1 continues.

Level 1

  • Sterilizer Installation has begun

  • Installation of casework in wet labs has resumed.

  • Installation of drywall on granting garden wall has begun.

  • Installation of Store front frames and glass on North Tower continues.

Level 2

  • Installation of Interior Atrium storefront frames & glass continues on L1 & L2.

  • Installation of Fixed casework and pegboards continues.

  • Sterilizer Installation underway L2 to L4

  • Installation of ceiling grid in corridors and offices.

Level 3

  • Installation of Atrium interior store front glass continues.

  • Installation of doors and glass sidelights continues at offices.

  • Painting of wet labs drywall with primer & 1st coats of finish paint.

  • ACT grid completion North & South.

Level 4

  • Terminate lab panels.

  • Atrium electrical rough-in continues.

  • Lab light fixture & Service panel installation continues in South Tower wet labs.

  • Finishing of drywall in South Tower continues.

Level 5

  • Finishing of drywall in South Tower Underway.

  • Finishing of drywall in the North Tower Underway.

  • Installation of lighting & service panels in South Labs continues.

Level 6

  • In wall MEP Rough-in continues.

  • Started installation of drywall on one side of each framed wall ("one siding drywall").

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Installation of Terracotta tiles on exterior of mechanical penthouses continues.

  • Exterior Eyebrow metal panels is underway at MC 1 to 4.

  • Air Handling Units (AHU) device installation continues.

  • TPO roof installation continues on the South Penthouse roof.

  • Final coat of colored stucco at exterior skylight walls is in progress.

  • Installation of Doghouses next to exterior of skylight has begun:


  • Marble installation continues on South & SW Façade of South Tower @ MC #9, #10 & #11.

  • Installation of curtainwall glass at Pedestrian bridges continues.

  • Installation of glass at Structural curtain wall scheduled to be completed Saturday.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Installation of overhead MEP pipes continues.

  • Framing of walls in interior of space continues.

  • HVAC ductwork pressure testing is underway.

  • In wall MEP rough in underway.

  • Installation of utility connections to HSRB – I are underway.


  • Installation of light weight soils for plaza areas continues.

Next week's (2/28/22 to 3/05/22) scheduled work activities:


  • Installation of Biorepository to continues.

  • MEP connection to fume hoods continues.

  • Installation of lab casework continues.

  • Partial Overhead inspections scheduled.


  • 7 T MRI lab remediation continues.

  • MEP Final connections continue.

  • Monumental stair installation continues. G1 to L1

  • Installation of overhead door to begin.

Level 1

  • Casework installation resumes.

  • Hanging of granting garden wall begins.

  • Finishing installation of Accessories in Restrooms.

Level 2

  • Installation of Fixed casework continues.

  • Installation of Atrium window wall framing continues.

  • Installation of glass at window walls at atrium.

  • Installation of Storefront doors.

  • making final connections to lab fixtures.

Level 3

  • Sterilizer installation continues.

  • Primer & first coat of paint in South Labs.

  • Atrium storefront frame installation continues.

  • North & South ACT inspections.

Level 4

  • Installation of storefront doors.

  • Sterilizer installation continues.

  • Prime & First coat of paint being applied in North Tower.

  • Atrium electrical rough-in continues.

  • Starting ACT Ceiling grid installation.

Level 5

  • Finishing of Drywalls in South Tower continues.

Level 6:.

  • In wall MEP rough - ins continues.

  • One-siding drywall in South Tower.

  • Finishing of West Atrium ceiling

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Acoustical Plaster Top Ring completed on interior of skylight.

  • Terra Cotta Installation on North Penthouse continues.

  • Finishing of stucco at skylight.


  • Marble installation continues on MC # 9, 10, & 12 (master climber).

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Installation of Overhead MEP lines and wall framing continues.

  • Rough – in of In-wall MEP continues.

  • Top out of Drywall continues.

  • Tie ins of utilities from HSRB – I expansion continues.

  • In wall inspections scheduled.


  • Installation of conduit and plaza area light bases continues.

  • Excavation for North courtyard continues.

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