Category Archives: Construction

Boxed In at Sidewalk

Facilities Services staff examine an underground utility box that had to be raised to level of the new sidewalk on West Street.

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Old Brick Removal

A Knox College student working in the Grounds Department over the summer heaves bricks into a truck bed after removing them from fill dirt.

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Residence Hall Renovation

Knox College Facilities Services staff renovate a residence hall over the summer, in preparation for fall term.

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Sidewalks, New and Old

The old brick walk is uncovered during construction of a new concrete sidewalk along West Street in Galesburg, next to Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.

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Sidewalk Construction

A member of the Knox College facilities services staff smooths newly poured concrete for a sidewalk along West Street in Galesburg, next to the Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center. Photo by John Williams.

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Renovation for New Offices

Facilities services staff applies stain to trim on new windows in the entry area of Borzello Hall at Knox College, in preparation for new space for the college’s career center and community service offices.

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Storage Shed Renovation

Following completion of the new facility for the campus communication office, a temp worker cleans an adjacent storage shed. A cross-post from this month’s KnoxPix gallery. Photo by Peter Bailley.

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New Campus Entryway Nears Completion

Above, Max Getz, mason and concrete specialist on the Facilities Services staff at Knox College, checks the first course in a curved wall. Below, he and an assistant install flashing at a rectangular planter. Both are features of the new … Continue reading

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Side Walk is Central Task

Sidewalk finishing at Cherry and Berrien. Photo by John Williams Facilities services staff Max Getz, left, and an assistant finish a section of sidewalk at the campus entryway at Cherry and Berrien streets. The new entryway features curb cuts for … Continue reading

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Finishing Ingersoll House Projects

A worker welds together two pieces of the railing of the new accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll House on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Photo by John Williams Workers were out Tuesday and Wednesday finishing off the accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll … Continue reading

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