WSU's football ops building on time & budget


Posted Apr 23, 2013


THE FOOTPRINT IS now set, with underground infrastructure dominating the to-do list until a tower crane is put in place next month for the start of heavy lifting. After months of digging down and shoring up, Washington State's $61 million Football Operations Building is now ready to start rising.

The project is not only on budget, but also on time, WSU senior associate athletic director John Johnson tells Cougfan.com.

He said the 84,192-square-foot facility is set to be completed less than 13 months from now, on May 16, 2014.

It will rise four stories above the west end of Martin Stadium, and also include a basement level. Derek Monson of Hoffman Construction reports that the project will require 4,300 cubic yards of concrete -- the equivalent of two two-inch slabs poured across the entire football field.

Add 700 tons of structural steel and 200 tons of rebar and the skeleton will be in place to build out what Mike Leach says will be the finest football operations building in the Pac-12, complete with a locker and weight rooms, training room, equipment area, meeting rooms, coaches offices, an auditorium and dining area.

See below for a broader view of the current status of the site, plus a photo gallery of what the facility will look like when finished.


AS OF LATE LAST WEEK, LOOKING OUT FROM STUDENT SIDE OF MARTIN.



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Looking southeast from the gyms area
View from the premium seating area
Looking south toward the CUB
View looking west from Stadium Way
Looking southeast from Bohler Gym area
Locker Room
Locker Room
RECEPTION AREA

Looking southeast from the gyms area
View from the premium seating area
Looking south toward the CUB
View looking west from Stadium Way
Looking southeast from Bohler Gym area
Locker Room
Locker Room
RECEPTION AREA

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Looking southeast from the gyms area View from the premium seating area Looking south toward the CUB View looking west from Stadium Way Looking southeast from Bohler Gym area Locker Room Locker Room RECEPTION AREA



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