University of Pitt Unveils $60.2M Plans

Mon August 31, 2009 - Northeast Edition

PITTSBURGH (AP) The University of Pittsburgh has approved expansion projects that will cost more than $60 million and create nearly 500 construction jobs.

The university said a $32.4 million three-story renovation of its Chevron Science Center will serve its synthetic organic chemistry and biomedical research program.

The university’s latest plans will create four full-time maintenance posts.

The university also has approved construction of a $27.8 million Olympic sports complex that will house men’s baseball, women’s softball and soccer programs. That project is expected to be completed by fall 2010.