The renovation of Franklin Hall is more than 80 percent complete and is on target for a summer move-in.
Twenty glass panes weighing 9 tons crown the roof of the commons.
A crane lowered several steel beams that will support the roof of the commons area in Franklin Hall.
Renovation is still on track for substantial completion in June.
Work will resume after further testing and clean-up.
Conservator Giorgio Gikas has corrected a typo on the sleeve of the bronze Ernie Pyle sculpture outside Franklin Hall.
Dozens of workers are busy on every floor of Franklin Hall, updating the infrastructure and framing the walls for future offices and classrooms.
A detailed plan of the renovation work at Franklin Hall indicates visible changes starting at the end of the semester.
Weddle Brothers Construction has begun asbestos removal, the first step in the interior renovation process.
The sculpture of Ernie Pyle arrived on campus Oct. 9. It’s sitting in its permanent spot outside Franklin Hall, ready for a formal dedication Oct. 17.