Rawls College of Business to break ground on new building - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/8/09

Rawls College of Business to break ground on new building

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Texas Tech's Rawls College of Business building will serve as an anchor for a new North Campus Gateway that will be an entrance to the campus from the Marsha Sharp Freeway.

The groundbreaking that happens on Friday, October 9th at 10:00 a.m., begins the construction of the 140,000 sq. foot LEED-Certified building. The new building on Flint Avenue, near 9th Street, just west of Dan Law Baseball Field, is also designed to keep pace with technology and will include digital display technologies, LCD screens, laptop connections and wireless network capabilities.

The demolition of Thompson and Gaston Halls began in the fall of 2008 was the first step in the construction of the Rawls College of Business Building. The demolition included asbestos abatement of the entire facility, utility tunnel abatement and demolition, and restoration of the site.

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