Post Classifieds

Mini-Dome will undergo construction

By Elizabeth Saulsbury
On April 2, 2014

ETSU's Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center will be undergoing construction this summer.
Construction to replace the Mini Dome's roof will begin on May 15, according to Bill Rasnick Jr., associate vice president of facilities planning, management and construction.
"The Dome still has the original roof that was installed in 1977," Rasnick said. "The current roof has leaked for many years and is in need of replacement."
Rasnick said that the construction on the roof is estimated to take somewhere about seven months to complete.
"Much of the roof replacement work will be completed by Aug. 15, but the project itself will not be finalized until November 2014," Rasnick said.
According to Rasnick, the cost of the roof replacement project is about $4 million.
"The funding for the roof replacement is state capital maintenance dollars," Rasnick said.    
Other Facilities Management projects that are scheduled to occur over the summer include repaving the parking lot at Luntsford Apartments, replacing windows in several campus buildings, and replacing the lighting in several campus buildings. A full list of Facilities Management's major projects, along with details regarding progress and estimated budgets for each project, can be found on the ETSU facilities home page.
The Mini Dome's current roof has long been in need of replacement.
"The normal life of this type of roof system is 20 years so we have more than surpassed the roof's useful life," Rasnick said.
But Rasnick said that the plans for this project have been a priority for some time now.
"The Dome roof replacement project has been a priority for many years," Rasnick said. "The funding and technology have both been issues in the past. We are fortunate to receive the state capital maintenance dollars for this project and are excited to get the work started."


Get Top Stories Delivered Weekly

From Around the Web

More easttennessean News Articles

Recent easttennessean News Articles

Discuss This Article

GET TOP STORIES DELIVERED WEEKLY

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER

Log In

or Create an account

Employers & Housing Providers

Employers can list job opportunities for students

Post a Job

Housing Providers can list available housing

Post Housing

Log In

Forgot your password?

Your new password has been sent to your email!

Logout Successful!

You just missed it! This listing has been filled.

Post your own housing listing on Uloop and have students reach out to you!

Upload An Image

Please select an image to upload
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format
OR
Provide URL where image can be downloaded
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format