Bond Projects Update: Elgin, Round Rock, and San Gabriel

Elgin Grand Opening

ACC Elgin Campus celebrated the grand opening of Phase 2 on February 6. View photos from the event here. The expansion includes specialized facilities for the college’s Veterinary Technology and Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship programs. The expansion features an 18,500-square-foot academic building with a surgical clinic, small animal wards for the vet tech program, a state-of-the-art processing kitchen and market for the sustainable agriculture program, and teaching spaces. It also includes an 11,000-square-foot outbuilding with space for washing and handling crops and storing farming equipment. The outbuilding also holds covered pens for larger animals and a cattle chute. The facilities will provide students with hands-on experience as they will be able to grow and place crops into a farmer’s market, and those in the vet tech program will work with dogs and cats from the animal shelter and livestock, including sheep.


Round Rock – Phase II new building and parking

Building 8000 will consist of a 200 computer ACCelerator lab, classrooms, and office space. This project also includes a new parking lot on the west side of campus. The parking lot has achieved substantial completion and is open to the public. Landscaping replacement is complete. Masonry repairs are ongoing. Building 8000 has power and the ACCelerator ceiling has been painted. Interior tape, float and paint is ongoing.


San Gabriel Campus progression

Installation of the wood ceiling grid commenced. Above ceiling work including the installation of fire sprinkler pipe, duct insulation, plumbing lines, vent/drain lines, chilled water piping and flushing, electrical conduit/boxes, and cable tray continued this month. Tape and float, block filler, primer, and paint at all three levels also continued.

The installation of access flooring at the ACCelerator commenced and is near completion. The installation of carpet flooring also commenced this month at the second and third floors east side. The installation of the traction elevator was completed.


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