Project Scope:

IPS was selected to be the general contracting partner for The University of Toledo on the $2M infrastructure upgrade project.  The concrete, mechanical, electrical and general contracting responsibilities coupled with IPS’ underground utility experience make the project a great fit for our capabilities.  The coordination of sitework, excavation, cast-in-place concrete, waterproofing, mechanical and electrical scopes will require an integrated execution and the high-visibility campus location will require well-controlled site control and landscape restoration efforts.

Challenges:

IPS self-performed the majority of work while coordinating subcontractors already familiar with campus work.  The schedule requires start and finish dates around the campus student calendar requiring a tight delivery timetable.

IPS
N/A Total Construction
$2mm Project Cost
600+ LF of underground Facility Size
8/2019 Completion Date
4-6 Project Duration
lump-sum GC Delivery Method

Project Scope:

IPS was contracted by BGSU for this Central Heat Plant to Shatzel Hall Tunnel Restoration project. This included the replacement of the deteriorated Heat Plant Tunnel tunnel top below Thurstin Street and tunnel vault wall, pipe anchoring, and top where the secondary backup steam line enters the tunnel as it turns to the east under the parking lot heading towards Shatzel Hall, replacement of several deteriorated pipe rack supports in various locations throughout the entire tunnel, removal and replacement of up to five tunnel top expansion joints, insulating the pumped and high pressure condensate lines, plus installation of new LED lights and tunnel ventilation kiosks, etc. The utilities were contained within the tunnel system. The high pressure steam and the condensate lines were active during the construction of the tunnel renovation. IPS protected the piping located under Thurstin Ave during the replacement of the tunnel top and the walls in this area when the tunnel top was removed. IPS secured this area from accidental entry with proper protection (i.e. fencing, barricades, and signage) for the duration of the tunnel top replacement.

Challenges:

IPS dealt with the water infiltration and uninsulated piping issues before making any repairs to the tunnel structures. IPS replaced the section of the Heating Plant Tunnel for the portion under Thurstin Street. This tunnel top replacement required the removal of the roadway surface and the subbase located over the tunnel. This work was planned to be done for half of the tunnel at time to limit the disruption to traffic flow and locations and waterproofing to prevent future water infiltration from occurring.

IPS
8/2018 Delivery Method
N/A Delivery Method
Bid Build Delivery Method
$938,800 Total Construction
$ 901,000 Project Cost
8/2018 Completion Date
N/A Project Duration
Bid Build Delivery Method

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