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)
Reinforcement steel is installed on the third floor before a concrete pour.
Area B (north side of building)
Half of the third-floor concrete is smoothed. Preparation continues for the other half of the concrete pour.
Storm sewer installation continues.
Area C (building center)
The second-floor concrete pour is complete. Shoring and decking to support the third floor begins.