The Student News Site of Clemson University

The Tiger

The Tiger

The Tiger

    Construction projects to watch this summer

    Clemson Facilities / Courtesy

    The Perimeter Road construction project is expected to be completed in October, pending on weather delays.

    Perimeter Road
    Perimeter Road is entering the most disruptive phase of construction. Students should expect traffic delays, lane shifts and flagger crews until the project is completed. It is expected to be done in October if the weather doesn’t delay the project any further. When completed, the road will have four lanes with a pedestrian trail and new stoplights.
    Williamson Road
    The Williamson Road realignment is entering the final phase of construction. Starting May 15, Williamson Road will be closed between the Woodlawn Cemetery and Perimeter Road. The project is expected to be done by August.
    South campus stormwater drain 
    The new stormwater pond in the Suber Dam area is scheduled to be completed in spring 2024. Utilities installation and grading are currently underway, with landscaping expected to start at the end of this year.
    Watt Family Innovation Center lawn 
    The landscaping between the Watt Family Innovation Center and the Academic Success Center is wrapping up this month. The new sidewalks and plantings will increase usability, visual appeal and ADA accessibility for Watt and Cooper Library.
    Cooper Library repairs
    The repairs have been completed, and Cooper Library has been fully opened for use during regular hours from 7 a.m. until 2 a.m. The only parts that remain closed are the classrooms, which are still being renovated.
    Daniel Hall renovations
    The Daniel Hall renovation and expansion is proceeding on schedule. Most of the mechanical work has been completed, and work has started on drywall and landscaping. It’s expected to be completed in time for the fall semester. 
    Edgar A. Brown University Union demolition 
    The Edgar A. Brown University Union is getting a temporary stay of execution. The University is several months away from hiring a contractor and doesn’t expect to start demolition until the end of this year. 
    Holtzendorf Hall elevator renovation 
    The new Holtzendorf Hall elevator is almost complete, with the project wrapping up in the middle of May.
    Tiger Walk
    Tiger Walk will be completed in August. When finished this fall, nearly 700 commuter parking spaces near the heart of campus will reopen to students.
    Byrnes Hall 
    The first high-rise renovations begin next month, with Byrnes Hall going under the hammer in early May. The project will modernize the interior, mechanical and plumbing systems, add a new stairwell and improve the courtyard area. It is set to reopen next year for fall 2024, and renovations of Manning and Lever are expected to follow.
    Advanced Materials Innovation Center
    Groundbreaking for the new Advanced Materials Innovation Center will occur on May 17. The new building will be built on top of the employee parking lot behind Sirrine Hall. It will contain new research space for chemistry, chemical engineering and materials science. It is expected to be completed by the end of 2025.
    New forestry building as Lehotsky Hall replacement
    Construction of the new forestry and environmental conservation building, which will replace Lehotsky Hall, is scheduled to start this summer. It will be built on employee parking lot E-21 at the intersection of Perimeter and Cherry roads, next to Goodly Snell. It is set to be completed summer of 2025.
    Development and Alumni Center
    Work has started on the new alumni center next to the Madren Center and Solé on the Green. Full-scale construction is expected to start next fall, and the building that will contain the Alumni Association, the Class of 1944 Visitor Center, the various fundraising organizations, the Board of Trustees Office, the Admissions Office and the Michelin Career Center. Completion is expected by September 2024. During construction, Lake Drive will be closed, and parking in the area will be limited.
    Women’s athletics complex
    The new women’s athletics facility next to the rowing docks is expected to wrap up in February 2024. It contains facilities for gymnastics, lacrosse and an elite athlete recovery center.
    Calhoun Street
    The city of Clemson will be repaving Calhoun Street between College Avenue and College Street, down toward Clemson Village, this summer. They will also be adding a sidewalk to a busy pedestrian corridor.

    Leave a Comment
    Donate to The Tiger

    Your donation will support the student journalists of Clemson University . Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

    More to Discover
    About the Contributor
    Corey Glenn
    Corey Glenn, Asst. News Editor
    Donate to The Tiger

    Comments (0)

    All The Tiger Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *