University of Kentucky Multi Disciplinary Sciences

The University of Kentucky’s Multi Disciplinary Sciences programs is composed of or combining several usually separate branches of learning or fields of expertise within the healthcare field.

Calhoun Construction Services served as the General/Trade Contractor on the renovation of the Multi Disciplinary Sciences building. The existing interiors were demolished creating new Labs, Evaluation Rooms and Auxiliary Research Space.


Fern Creek High School

Fern Creek Traditional High School is a Communications, JROTC, Media and the Arts magnet school located in Louisville, Kentucky and is part of Jefferson County Public Schools. It was founded in 1923 as the first high school in the Jefferson County (Ky.) School System. Today, it has a population of around 1,400 students.

Fern Creek is a Communication and Media Arts school with program offerings in Cinematography and Video Production; Graphic Design; Visual Arts; Instrumental and Vocal Music; Theatre; Busines,s Multimedia, and Marketing; Computer Science; Marine Corps Junior ROTC; and Advanced Placement.

Calhoun Construction Services served as the Trade Contractor on various projects throughout the school providing all demolition work on mechanical and electrical and self performed the renovation work on all drywall within the school.


University of Louisville Belknap

University of Louisville’s Belknap Academic Classroom Building is a four-story structure with 150,000 square feet set aside specifically for student needs.

Included in this renovation are 17 new classrooms, new science labs, group study rooms, gathering spaces and new food-service options.

The group study rooms are larger, more interactive spaces where students can come together, exchange ideas and motivate one another.

As part of the new building, U of L also created a student success center that will offer academic support, advising and career services in one spot.

Calhoun Construction served as a Trade Contractor self-performing all of the metal-stud framing, drywall and acoustical ceilings throughout the facility.


University of Kentucky – The 90

Construction on the dining facility first began in 2014 and completed in less than a year.

Located across the street from William T. Young Library, the 80,000-square-foot, $32 million building is part of a 15-year partnership between the university and Aramark, a national food service contracting company. As part of the partnership, Aramark is funding nearly $70 million in new and renovated facilities for dining services across UK’s campus.

Calhoun Construction Services served as a Trade Contractor self performing the work on the drywall, ceiling, metal framing, millwork, doors and hardware frames for the structure within the University of Kentucky. The 90 is a 1,000-seat dining hall for a Taco Bell and Aqua Sushi restaurant located within the university.

In addition, a research institute aimed at bolstering the use of locally grown food, class rooms and administrative offices are also located in The 90.


University of Kentucky

Service is the most important product of the Physical Plant Division. The Physical Plant serves students, faculty, and staff by maintaining the campus buildings and grounds. The mission of PPD is to provide support services for instructional, research, and public service functions of the University of Kentucky. Support services include maintenance and operation of facilities and grounds, utilities, minor renovations, and other related services.

Calhoun Construction Services served as the General Contractor on the boiler replacement for the University of Kentucky’s Physical Plant Division. This project included demolition of existing masonry walls with the intent to reuse the original bricks, installation of new windows, demolition of old roof top and old boiler, repair and pour concrete, temporary structural shoring throughout the project before the install of a new roof and new boiler.


Indiana University Southeast Nursing Lab

The history of IU Southeast goes back to before 1941, when they were a branch campus of Indiana University located in Jeffersonville. The current New Albany location started in 1945. As a vital part of our community,

Calhoun Construction Services was proud to serve as the General Contractor for a complete demolition and rebuild of the nursing lab for Indiana University Southeast. This renovation was completed in an existing operating facility on campus. The project included new patient bed lab space, three new procedure rooms, pharmacy and area control room.


Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University ( KSU ) is a public co-educational university in Frankfort, Kentucky. Founded in 1886 as the State Normal School for Colored Persons, KSU was the second state-supported institution of higher learning in Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,025 and a total graduate enrollment of 134.

Calhoun Construction Services served as the General Contractor for the Boiler repairs and distribution line upgrades. This scope of work included creating two new boiler rooms within existing occupied buildings on campus. This required demolition of existing finishes, drywall and cmu, and ceilings which Calhoun self-performed. Installation of doors and frames to form the new spaces were also self-performed by Calhoun. Extensive sound isolation was required since the new boiler rooms are within an operating library and gymnasium space. Calhoun installed rubber isolated drywall and ceilings to reduce the operating noise within the space.

In addition to the new boiler rooms, Calhoun was responsible for creating access to the distribution line tunnels throughout the campus. Within the tunnels, Calhoun executed a number of concrete repairs including repairing spawl, expansion joint replacement, embedded channel repair and replacement, and rust conversion.


Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium is a football stadium located in Louisville, Kentucky and serves as the home of the University of Louisville football program. Debuting in 1998, it is one of the last football stadiums in NCAA Division I-A (now Division I FBS) to open in the 20th century. The official seating capacity in the quasi-horseshoe shaped facility was 42,000 through the 2008 season. An expansion project that started after the 2008 season was completed in time for the 2010 season has brought the official capacity to 55,000. An additional expansion project aiming to close the open end of the horseshoe to add 10,000 additional seats was announced on August 28, 2015, with the goal of opening within 2 years.

Calhoun Construction served as General Contractor/Trade Contractor for a systematic repair and rehabilitation of the concrete around the aisle railings throughout the stadium.


University of Louisville Medical-Dental Research Building

The Medical-Dental Research Building (MDR) is a 116,672 SF building that was built in 1962 in Louisville, KY. The building serves as a home-base for reseach of Anatomical Science and Neurobiology, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Neurology, and several other facets of the medical industry. Working for the University of Louisville, Calhoun Construction recently completed a major renovation within this facitily for the Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology. Their research focuses on the form and function of developing sensory systems.

The renovation project that Calhoun completed was Phase 7 of a multi-phased renovation to the seven-story MDR building. Phase 7 consisted of a 2,445 SF renovation of the 4th Floor, where all the work had to be performed with the building remaining operational. The renovations included complete demolition of the existing lab areas and new rooms being constructed for new offices, student work areas, open labs, wet lab, surgery areas, RIG rooms, and a behavioral area. Calhoun installed all new finishes, laboratory casework, fume hoods, exhaust snorkels, and reworked and installed new mechanical and electrical systems. The contracted project schedule was for 15 weeks. Due to extensive planning and critical coordination, Calhoun was able to cut the schedule down to 13 weeks and enable the Owners to move into the space 2 weeks early.


University of Louisville School of Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is an essential partner of a research intensive academic health science center in a nationally recognized University serving a metropolitan community. The U.S. News & World Reports ranks the UofL School of Nursing #60 among America’s best graduate schools in nursing.

Calhoun Construction Services served as the General Contractor on the renovation of an existing space into two 100 person classrooms. Calhoun installed new electrical wiring, HVAC, flooring, aluminum storefront, furniture and paint throughout the first, second and third floors.