MSB II Construction Update – April 16

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso campus is abuzz with construction as crews work to erect the new Medical Sciences Building (MSB) II.

Once complete, the MSB II will triple the university’s research capacity, adding much-needed square footage for laboratory space, classrooms and offices. With the five-story, 219,900-square-foot building scheduled for completion next year, here’s a peek at the crews’ progress as they bring the building to life, day by day.

Area A (south side of building)

Framework for roof on 5A and 5B begins.
Rebar reinforcement is installed

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Area B (north side of building)

Level 4 column framework continues.
B2 Level 1: Sprinkler installation.
Installation of a concrete masonry unit at the Mechanical and Electrical Room.

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Area C (building center)

Deck rebar work for columns begins.