Biobehavioral Health Building
The following is a overview of the construction schedule for the Biobehavioral Health Building. This schedule is intended to be a reference of milestone dates and is subject to change.
Note: grey text denotes a portion of the project that is completed.
- Lot Closure
- Henderson Parking lot (Brown G) closes October 29, 2010
- Contact JoLaine Teyssier (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding parking reassignments.
- Temporary Work Site Prepared
- November 2010
- Temporary work site prepared on south end of HUB Lawn for construction staging, material delivery, and temporary construction offices.
- 'Bridge' Closure
- December 13, 2010
- "Bridge" connecting Henderson Building and Henderson Building South abated and demolished.
- December 2010 - January 2011
- February 2011 - May 2011
- Foundations for Biobehavioral Health Building completed.
- Noise and vibrations will be heard and felt as the foundation is prepared.
- Steel Structure
- May 2011 - July 2011
- Steel superstructure erected and completed.
- Noise will be heard as steel is erected.
- May 2011 - August 2011
- Site utilities installed.
- Exterior of building completed February 2012
- February 2012 - November 2012
- Interior fit-out of building.
- Final Completion — Move-in
- November 2012
Answers to frequently asked questions about the construction of the Biobehavioral Health Building.
Building Location and Site Plan
Project Announcement and Overview
On July 9, 2010, Penn State's Board of Trustees approved final plans for the Biobehavioral Health Building, which will be located south of Henderson Building between Old Main Lawn and HUB Lawn at University Park.
Biobehavioral health will be the primary academic unit in the 93,500-square-foot building. Other units sharing the facility will include the Gerontology Center, the Center for Diverse Families and Communities, the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development, and the college's Information Systems and Services.
Other Press Releases Related to BBH Building Construction
- Progress visible for Biobehavioral Health Building
- Photos of bridge demolition (StateCollege.com)
- Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates biobehavioral health research
- Parking lot closed for construction of Biobehavioral Health Building
Past Events Related to the Construction
A list of past events related to the construction of the Biobehavioral Health Building.