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Construction Update - 3/11/2022

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 (3/07/22 to 3/12/22) scheduled work activities:


  • Fume Hood monitor & Sash Sensor Installation underway.

  • Specialty Gas Rough- In & Radio-pharmacy Casework Installation underway.

  • Installation of Biorepository continues.


  • BSL Light fixture Installation underway.

  • BSL Sterilizer installation underway.

  • BSL Biosafety Cabinet Installation underway.

  • Vivarium device trim out underway.

  • 7T MRI Slab remediation continues.

  • Overhead door installation continues.

  • Framing of walls in CSI reception area continues on G1.

  • Installation of monumental stairs from G1 to L1 continues.

Level 1

  • Controlled Environmental Room Installation underway.

  • Final connections being made to lab fixtures.

  • Finishing installation of accessories in restrooms.

  • Installation of Store front doors.

  • Installation of the Glazing at the East connector bridges continues.

Level 2

  • Installation of Store front doors.

  • Installation of glass at atrium window walls for computational lab areas.

  • Installation of fixed casework in wet labs continues.

  • MEP fume Hood connections underway.

Level 3

  • Installation of Atrium interior store front glass continues.

  • Installation of store front doors.

  • ACT grid inspections underway North & South Towers.

Level 4

  • Prime & First coat of finish paint in North Tower areas.

  • Starting installation of ACT grids.

Level 5

  • Finishing of drywall in South Tower .

  • Installation of 5 building elevators continues

Level 6

  • Finishing the ceiling in the West atrium.

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

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Installation of the acoustical plaster top skylight ring is completed.

  • 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 completed.

  • Installation of Doghouses next to exterior of skylight continues


  • 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 Drywall has begun in select areas.


  • Installation of light weight soils for plaza areas continues.

Next week's (3/14/22 to 3/19/22) scheduled work activities:


  • Installation of Biorepository to continues.

  • MEP connection to fume hoods continues.

  • Breakroom millwork installation begins.


  • 7 T MRI lab remediation continues.

  • FRP door installation begins

  • Vivarium device trim out continues

  • Monumental stair installation continues. G1 to L1

  • BSL Sealants begin

Level 1

  • Fixture and Device trim out continues.

  • MEP connections to sterilizers in underway.

  • Installation of Controlled environmental rooms underway.

Level 2

  • Installation of irrigation system for green wall to begin.

  • Installation of controlled environmental rooms.

  • Installation of finishes for Wonder Wall.

  • Fixture & Device trim out continues.

Level 3

  • Fume hood delivery.

  • Delivery of fixed casework and epoxy tops.

Level 4

  • Installation of ACT grid – North Tower.

  • Installation of air distribution grills continues.

Level 5

  • Installation of Fan Coil Units.

  • Prime & Paint - South Tower

  • Installation of ACT Grids – South Tower.

Level 6:.

  • Eyebrow and roof drain installation

  • Hanging dry wall – North Tower

  • Wall cover up inspections scheduled for South Tower.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Interior and exterior parapet metal panel installation continues.

  • Terra Cotta Installation on North Penthouse continues.

  • Mechanical tie ins to exhaust air units.


  • Marble installation continues on MC # 9, 10, & 11 (master climber).

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Installation of Overhead MEP lines and wall framing continues.

  • Rough – in of In-wall MEP continues.

  • Hang & Finish drywall.

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

  • In wall inspections scheduled.


  • Selected finish grading in some areas.

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