Past Updates

October 2016

The college received certificates for temporary occupancy for the Innovation Center and the Heavy Equipment Diesel Center, opening up the centers for teaching. Additional work in the Heavy Equipment Center will be done to increase the lifting capacity of the overhead crane and increase the maximum temperature on the exhaust system.

Grand Opening Celebration was held Thursday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m.

July 2016
With the steel structure in place, roof work is now underway. The project is on schedule to be ready for fall term classes in September.

June 2016

The structural steel framing is up, and work continues. Construction progress is being recorded each day and compressed into a time-lapse video that can be viewed on the ATTC main web page. Project is on schedule and on budget. Work is scheduled for completion end of summer 2016.

April 2016

Site preparation and foundation work are being completed for the two projects at the Advanced Transportation Technology Center: the Innovation Center, and the Heavy Equipment/Diesel Center. The construction progress is being recorded each day, with progress being compressed into a brief time-lapse video that can be viewed on the ATTC main web page.

The $7.9 million, 37,000-square-foot ATTC project is being constructed by T.S. Gray Construction and Wildish Construction. The construction project is on budget and expected to be completed by the end of summer 2016.

February 2016

The Innovation Center construction bid was awarded to T.S. Gray Construction. The Heavy Equipment/Diesel construction bid was awarded to Wildish Construction. Both projects are within budget. Construction should be completed on both projects by the end of summer 2016.

December 2015

The college was granted federal approval on the Heavy Equipment and Innovation Center projects. Both projects are out for bid, with a two month turnaround expected. Construction will start shortly after bid is awarded.

November 2015

All documents have been submitted to the federal government and are awaiting federal approval. Once approval has been granted, the Heavy Equipment Center and the Innovation Center will go out for construction bid.

October 2015

The Innovation Center project is waiting for federal project review. The project will be sent out for construction bid once the review is complete.

Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2016, with a completion date of fall 2016. The goal is to have both the Innovation Center and Heavy Equipment Center open and ready for classes fall term 2016.

Estimated cost, Innovation Center: $4.7 million
$1.5 million from federal funding, balance from bond funds and the college Foundation continuing fundraising efforts

Estimated cost, Heavy Equipment Center: $4.5 million
$1.5 million from state funds, balance from bond funds the college Foundation continuing fundraising efforts

July 2015

DJ Architecture is completing the redesign of the Heavy Equipment Center to help lower costs. Redesign of the Innovation Center is complete, and design documents are under review by the EDA. The college plans to re-initiate the bidding process once EDA has approved the design.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday, September 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Advanced Transportation Technology Center, 2000 Oak St., Lebanon.

May 12, 2015

The college has cancelled the invitation to bid for the Innovation Center, in response to the most recent independent estimate, which showed some redesign is required to bring the project back into budget. The college plans to restart the bidding in June.

March 2015

D.J. Architecture has already completed the initial design, and the college will go out for construction bids within the next month. Designs for the Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanics Center will be completed with bond funding. The college is seeking additional project funding before construction can begin.