North Regional Library July construction update

The general contractor continues to make substantial progress. Interior demolition is complete and was followed by the framing of new walls. The project was estimated to be 28% complete as of June 1. Current work includes:

  • Replacing the mansards and roof
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-ins
  • Connecting new air handling units and condensers
  • Rocking, taping and mudding of walls
  • Continued landscaping infrastructure

In the next few weeks the contractor anticipates work to include:

  • Curtain wall refurbishment
  • Continued work on bridge and garage roofs and mansard replacements
  • Abatement in preparation for foundation waterproofing, scheduled for installation later in July
  • Ongoing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-ins
  • Installing mechanical and electrical in main-level floors
  • Continued construction of the underside of bridge
  • Start of parking lot reconstruction

Construction is scheduled to be complete in January 2021.

Project design and construction team

Bentz Thompson Rietow

  • Jessica Kraft, AIA, Architect
  • Ann Voda, AIA, Principal

Shaw-Lundquist Associates

  • Trent Lundquist, Project Manager
  • Chuck Alvord, Site Superintendent

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Temporary site

Hennepin County Library is providing limited in-person services throughout Hennepin County, including computer use by appointment at a temporary site for North Regional patrons.

The temporary site is located at 1200 Plymouth Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN.

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