School of Mines construction well underway

Quarterly community update meeting

Posted 4/22/19

Colorado School of Mines hosted a public meeting on April 18 to provide the community with an update on its construction projects and progress of reaching some sustainability goals. Mines continues …

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School of Mines construction well underway

Quarterly community update meeting

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Colorado School of Mines hosted a public meeting on April 18 to provide the community with an update on its construction projects and progress of reaching some sustainability goals.

Mines continues to update its buildings to be more modern and efficient, and has been pushing recycling efforts, said Barb O'Kane, Mines' executive director of environmental health and safety.

Ninety percent of all the waste from Engineering Days (E-Days) events was either composted or recycled, O'Kane said.

“We have hundreds of students who are excited about being more sustainable,” she said.

Mines' Master Plan is also in the final stages toward completion. Some future projects identified in the Master Plan are a child care center at Mines Park, the Subsurface Frontiers Research Building and a student innovation hub is in programming planning.

To learn more about Mines' Master Plan, visit www.mines.edu/masterplan/.

Update on Mines' construction projects

Parking Garage I

Parking garage with a classroom/office wing. Four-levels with 760 parking spaces and 23,000 square feet of classroom/office space.

Located at 13th and Maple streets.

Under construction. The parking garage is expected to open in Fall 2019 with total project completion by Spring 2020.

Parking Garage II

A second proposed parking garage on campus that would provide 800-850 spaces.

Located at Washington Avenue and 18 Street.

This parking garage is part of the Master Plan's projects in design. It is included in the projects expected for 2019-2022.

Mines Park Parking Lot

A new gravel parking lot with 120 parking spaces.

Located at Mines Park which is northwest from the main campus and across from Sixth Avenue.

Opened April 1.

Spruce Residential Hall

A student residential building that will offer traditional dorm-style living. It is expected to be 110,000 square feet with five floors.

Located at 18th and Illinois streets, just west of the Starzer Welcome Center.

Under construction. It is on schedule for a Summer 2020 completion.

Jackson Residential Hall

Apartment-style housing for sophomores and upperclassmen students. It will be a four-story building with 107 dwelling units and 4,000 square feet of commercial space. This building is a partnership between Mines and Confluence Companies.

Located at 1750 Jackson St.

Under construction with an expected project completion in Spring 2020.

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