Blog: Construction Corner

Theatre Frame Takes Shape

The construction team has continued to make great progress on the Theater Renovations. Much of the fall consisted of bracing the existing structure and adding underpinning to existing foundations. Foundation walls took shape in October and new stair towers began to grow out of the ground in November. Then, in December, winter officially arrived in the form of 18 inches…

Construction Corner: 2017 Summer Update

It’s been an exciting and rewarding summer on campus as we put the finishing touches on one major project and began work on another! The Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center The Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center became the newest addition to campus on June 10th.  The building was transformed from the old central heating plant into a state-of-the-art…

Brick by Brick: Masons Work on Music and Campus Center While Studios and Classrooms Take Shape

  Winter conditions have not slowed the rapid progress on the Music and Campus Center as the majority of the work is now taking place behind a heated tent around the structure. Insulation has been sprayed on the exterior of the building which has allowed bricklaying by the masons, who are making incredible progress despite the cold temperatures. The brickwork…

Geo-Thermal Wells Continue to Impress on Site of Music and Campus Center

The Music and Campus Center continues to take shape and as the cold weather approaches (indeed, the campus has already seen snow!), the site continues to work toward being weather tight. Fiberglass mat gypsum sheathing has been installed around the entire building, with the exception of window openings. Window openings have been tarped due to weather and the crews are…

The Music and Campus Center: Steel Superstructure Complete!

The Music and Campus Center continues to develop day by day as what was once innovative thinking and imaginative renderings now becomes a reality. Working to move the engineered beam system into place throughout August and September, crews now have the steel superstructure officially in place. Exterior sheathing also began this month with slab pouring starting just this past week.…

Welcome to Campus, Landry House!

Middlesex is excited to announce that Landry House is officially complete! Though students moved into the dorm over Labor Day weekend, landscaping continued throughout September. We are thrilled that the dedication of the dorm, which happened on Friday September 23, 2016, marked the end of the long process of planning and building our newest addition to campus.  The dorm itself…

The Music and Campus Center Takes Shape

With the successful completion of Landry House, the ongoing construction of the Music and Campus Center has taken center stage. While building progressed throughout this past school year, noticeable progress will greet students upon their arrival for this school year as steel beams have arrived and are being swung into place to frame the structure. Every day visible improvements emerge…