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Dimitry Renovation Weekly Updates

Each week, members of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects, and G&R Construction meet with NECC staff to review project timelines, provide updates, and finalize plans. Please see the most recent updates below:

Weekly Update: September 24, 2018

Siding as well as stonework continues to be installed on the exterior of the building. The anticipated end of construction date is March 2019. Please visit the “View Construction Progress” page for weekly photo updates.

Weekly Update: September 17, 2018

With the Fall semester in full swing, parking remains available for students, faculty and staff with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A. With questions related to parking, please email: parking@necc.mass.edu or contact Public Safety: Lawrence Campus 978-738-7499.

Weekly Update: September 10, 2018

The metal paneling on the exterior of the building continues to be installed, and Contractors continue to remove and dispose of the existing siding and material. For weekly photo updates, please visit the “View Construction Progress” page.

If you have any questions or comments please email: dimitryrenovations@necc.mass.edu.

Weekly Update: September 4, 2018

Siding as well as stonework continues to be installed on the exterior of the building. A reminder for all students, staff, and visitors that all NECC-related business should be directed to 414 Common Street. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A. The anticipated end of construction date is March 2019.

Weekly Update: August 27, 2018

Parking remains available for students, faculty, and staff with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A throughout the Fall 2018 semester. Certain areas of the lot may be blocked off by temporary construction fences; however, all other areas remain open to NECC persons. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A. With questions related to parking, please contact Public Safety: Lawrence Campus 978-738-7499.

Weekly Update: August 20, 2018

The new siding is up and progress continues to move ahead! The new siding on the Dimitry building matches the existing siding of the Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health & Technology Center, helping to create a cohesive look throughout the Lawrence campus. The renovations to the Dimitry building include other improvements such as new windows, parking lot improvements, and new and beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces.

Weekly Update: August 13, 2018

This is a reminder for all students, staff, and visitors that all NECC-related business should be directed to 414 Common Street. Contractors remain on-site and continue to renovate the exterior of the building.  Please be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Weekly Update: August 6, 2018

The siding is down, debris continues to be cleared, and renovations are forging ahead! The renovation, once completed, will feature new windows, new siding, parking lot improvements, and new and beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces.  Please check out the “View Construction Progress” tab for recent photo updates.

Weekly Update: July 30, 2018

With the Summer semester in full swing, parking remains available for students, faculty, and staff with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A.  Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.  With questions related to parking, or progress of the renovations, please email: dimitryrenovations@necc.mass.edu.

Weekly Update: July 23, 2018

A reminder for all students, staff, and visitors that all NECC-related business should be directed to 414 Common Street. Contractors are on-site renovating the exterior of the building, as well as the courtyard. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Weekly Update: July 16, 2018

NECC facilities staff continues to closely monitor the renovations and work in conjunction with Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects and G&R Construction to remain on schedule. Renovation staff have met with the City of Lawrence to discuss sidewalk and crosswalk improvements throughout the Lawrence campus.

Weekly Update: July 9, 2018

Major progress has been made on the exterior of the Dimitry building.  Contractors are on-site daily, and the project continues to move ahead. For weekly photo updates, please visit the “View Construction Progress” page.

Weekly Update: July 2, 2018

The courtyard area in front of the building has been excavated.   Once completed, the courtyard will feature beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces for Students, Faculty, and the community to enjoy.  Contractors are continuing to move ahead with the rest of the renovations.

Weekly Update: June 25, 2018

A reminder for all students, staff, and visitors: All NECC-related business should be directed to 414 Common Street. Exterior renovations continue with the removal of on-site debris. Parking remains available for students, faculty, and staff with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A.  Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Weekly Update: June 19, 2018

The outer shell of the Dimitry building has been removed.  Contractors continue to forge ahead in the removal and disposal of the existing siding.  For weekly photo updates, please visit the “View Construction Progress” page.

If you have any questions or comments please email: dimitryrenovations@necc.mass.edu.

Weekly Update: June 11, 2018

The Dimitry Renovation continues to move forward, and contractors continue to make progress.  The renovation, once completed, will feature new windows, new siding, parking lot improvements, and new and beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces for Students, Faculty, and the community to enjoy.

Weekly Update: June 4, 2018

Waste removal containers and access lifts have arrived on site to help aid in the demolition and removal of materials. DCAMM continues to monitor the progress of the renovation and to provide weekly inspections and reports.

Weekly Update: May 28, 2018

The weekly meeting was cancelled due to the Memorial Day holiday.

Weekly Update: May 21, 2018

A reminder for all students, staff, and visitors:  All NECC-related business should be directed to 414 Common Street.

Contractors remain on-site and continue to renovate the exterior of the Dimitry building. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Weekly Update: May 14, 2018

The summer semester has begun, and parking remains available for students, faculty, and staff with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A. With questions related to parking, or progress of the renovations, please email dimitryrenovations@necc.mass.edu.

Weekly Update: May 7, 2018

Contractors, DCAMM, Perry Dean Rogers, and Northern Essex Facilities staff continue to meet and discuss project timelines as well as share updates on the on-going exterior renovations. With finals approaching and the spring semester coming to a close, parking remains available for students, faculty, and staff with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Weekly Update: April 30, 2018

Progress continues to be made on the exterior of the Dimitry building.  Contractors are at the site on a daily basis as the project continues to move ahead.  For weekly photo updates, please visit the “View Construction Progress” page.

If you have any questions or comments please email: dimitryrenovations@necc.mass.edu.

Weekly Update: April 23, 2018

NECC facilities staff will hang additional signage regarding parking and entrance/exits to assist with the flow of traffic in and out of Lot A. These signs will also help direct street traffic to the new entrance/exit located on Common Street. Additionally, a sign will be hung on the temporary construction fence reminding students, staff, and visitors that all NECC-related business should be directed to 414 Common Street.

Weekly Update: April 17, 2018

Construction and demolition continues on the exterior of the Dimitry building.  Additional signage for parking and entrance/exits will be hung to assist with the flow of traffic in and out of Lot A.

Parking in Lot A remains available for students, faculty, and staff with a valid NECC parking decal. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Weekly Update: April 9, 2018

G&R Construction continues to make progress in the demolition of the Dimitry building and the removal of the existing front entranceway. Construction and project signs will be hung on the temporary fencing this week.  Parking remains available for students, faculty, and staff with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A. Please continue to be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Weekly Update: April 2, 2018

Demolition has officially begun! The quad area in front of the Dimitry entrance has been dug up, and the existing concrete has been removed.  The area inside the construction fence is a hard hat area; therefore, the use of hard-hats will be strictly enforced. For weekly photo updates, please visit the “View Construction Progress” page.

Weekly Update: March 26, 2018

The area inside the construction fence is now a hard hat area, and is regulated by OSHA’s “head protection” mandates, which require a hard hat to be worn by anyone who enters.  No NECC persons are permitted to enter the hard-hat area.

Any and all college-related business such as admissions, campus tours, inquiries about classes, payments, etc., will be directed to 414 Common St.

The entrance/exit to the Dimitry parking lot has been enlarged to make it easier for vehicles to enter and exit.  Parking is available for those with a valid NECC parking decal in Lot A.  Please be aware and use caution when entering and exiting Lot A.

Please note: Parking within the temporary construction fence are is prohibited. Any person(s) parking within the temporary construction fence area are liable to be towed at the owner’s expense.

Weekly Update: March 19, 2018

G&R Construction has put up a fence along the building, as well as around a small area inside Parking Lot A.  The Common St. entrance to the Dimitry parking lot will serve as the entrance and exit for this parking lot.

Currently, the opening is wide enough for only one vehicle to access at a time.  G&R Construction will soon be removing two sections of the fence in order to allow easier access; however, the curb cut for this opening is large enough to accommodate only one vehicle at a time.  This entrance/exit will be re-worked as part of the Dimitry project, but it is not scheduled until later in the construction project.

Weekly Update: March 12, 2018

G&R Construction will be putting up fences around the building beginning March 14, 2018. NECC staff, faculty, and students will no longer have access to the inside of the Dimitry Building. Also, beginning Wednesday, March 14, the entrance and exit to Dimitry Lot A will be shifted to Common St. There will be no available access via Franklin St.

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