Construction Watch: U of Maine at Presque Isle begins construction on research greenhouse

By: | May 3, 2019
U of Maine at Presque Isle held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $935,000, 2,400-square-foot teaching and research greenhouse, which is slated for completion this fall.U of Maine at Presque Isle held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $935,000, 2,400-square-foot teaching and research greenhouse, which is slated for completion this fall.

 

The greenhouse—a $935,000, 2,400-square-foot structure to be located in a spot adjacent to Gentile Hall and close to the year-round composting site on campus—will include two climate-controlled research labs, a teaching classroom and a faculty office for Robert Vinton Akeley, chair of agricultural science and agribusiness at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Read more.

In other construction news:

Due to delays in securing state approval and constant rain this winter, a new $62 million Saddleback College football stadium in Mission Viejo, California, will not open until next spring. Read more.