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Renovate Track and Field Facility


Project Description: Mass backfill was completed behind the retaining wall along Cooperstown Drive, the stairs at the new main entrance for track and baseball, as well as ramp from the upper concourse to the track level.  Utilities have been extended up the stairs (mentioned above) and are being routed on to the concession/restroom building at the southeast corner of the complex.  Pavers along the north side drive of the track were completed. And physical relocation of the scoreboard is complete.  Utilities for the scoreboard are being completed now.  Sod installation in the practice areas is beginning.  Prep work for the areas along the site perimeter is beginning to allow sod installation to continue as well.


UK Project Manager: Keith Ingram - kingram@email.uky.edu
Consultants: Ross Tarrant
Contracter: Abel Construction Co.
Construction Start: 4/30/11

Project Status: Work to be ongoing will be the continuation of sod in the practice throws area and Building B.  Complete the sanitary sewer installation.  Masonry is scheduled to complete on the ramp between the upper concourse and track level, and begin brick install at the main stairs between the upper concourse and track level and the retaining wall at Cooperstown Drive.  Installation of slabs on the ramp will commence as well as the stairs between the upper concourse and track level.  Installation of track surface is scheduled to commence on July.

Location: Shively Track & Field Center
Project Scope: $14,000,000

Major Features:

  • Newly designed Track to host SEC & NCAA events
  • Seating for 3,000
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Last update:06/29/12

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