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Bakersfield College

Measure J Project Schedules

Measure J Projects Updated 9/14/20

Current Projects

1.Wireless Infrastructure

Program Value: $2 Million

Two Separate Phases:
Phase 1 Complete
Phase 2

Construction Dates: TBD

Current Phase: In Design

Description: Updating all external/green spaces with wireless access points

Contractor: TBD

2. Campus Center

Construction Dates: May 2019 – April 2021
Building A (Main Building): Anticipated Completion in December 2020
Building B (Kitchen/Cafeteria): Anticipated Completion in April 2021

Current Phase: Construction

Status: On Schedule

Description: New building to house Food Services, Administration, Bakersfield College Foundation, Student Government, and provide a new conference center with flexible room arrangements

Program Value: $43.5 Million

Demolition Company: Interior Demolition, Inc. (IDI)

Contractor: S.C. Anderson

Architect: Ordiz-Melby Architects

3. Memorial Stadium

Program Value: $18.5 Million

Two separate Phases:
Phase 1 (Track and Field) Complete
Phase 2 (Stands, Press Box, PA System, Scoreboard): In Progress

Construction Dates: February 2020 – October 2020

Current Phase: Construction

Description: Renovations to restrooms, concession stands, and press box. Also, replacement of score board, PA system and field lighting.

Contractor: OHNO Construction (Phase 1)
Colombo Construction (Phase 2)

Architect: Klassen Corporation

4. Science and Engineering Building

Construction Dates: December 2019 – August 2021

Current Phase: Construction

Description: New three-story Science and Engineering building to house offices, labs, and classrooms for the Science and Engineering department

Program Value: $65 Million

Contractor: Bernards

Architect: HMC Architects

5. Gym & Field House

Construction Dates: July 2020 - August 2022

Current Phase: All Concept Documents Submitted

Description: Building a new gym and field house on the BC campus which will house a gymnasium, office spaces, classrooms, weight room, a field house, locker rooms, training rooms, and a fitness center.

Program Value: $63 Million


Contractor: S.C. Anderson, Inc.

Architect: Cannon

6. Campus Signage

Construction Dates: July 2020 - October 2020

Current Phase: Construction

Description: Installing monument signage on the four corners of Bakersfield College: Haley & University, University & Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon & Panorama. Currently have one monument at Haley and Panorama

Program Value: $213,000

Contractor: Upland Construction

Architect: AP Architects

7. Arvin General Education Center

Construction Dates:

  • Demolition: March 2020 - September 2020
  • Civil Package Construction: August 2020 – February 2021
  • Building Package Construction: May 2021 – February 2023

Current Phase: Demolition

Description : Building a new Bakersfield College satellite campus in the Arvin community. This will be a multi-use building with classrooms, offices and other services as needed.

Program Value: $21.5 Million

Contractor (Demolition): Upland Construction

Architect: TBD

8. Infrastructure

Construction Dates: Over the course of Measure J projects

Description: To improve the aging Bakersfield College campus, monies have been set aside for repairs/renovations. These repairs/renovations have been broken up into nine (9) smaller projects.

Program Value: $15 Million

Completed projects:

  • Central Plant
  • EMS system and building meters (water, gas, power)
  • Campus Water Upgrade/Sewer/Gas

Current projects in progress:

  • TES Tank Repair
    • Construction Dates: April 2020 - October 2020
    • Contractor: Mesa Energy
    • Designer: P2S Engineering
  • Math/Science Coil Replacement
    • Construction Dates: May 2020 - September 2020
    • Contractor: American, Inc.
    • Designer: P2S Engineering

Projects to Come:

  • Modifications and repairs to the northeast corner of campus
  • High voltage electrical
  • Storm Drain
  • Security cameras/Data/Fiber

9. Swing Space

Construction Dates: Over the course of Measure J projects

Various phases, but to date have completed projects at:

  • COMPLETE - Levinson Building: Modernized to accommodate SGA, Veterans and Health center
  • COMPLETE - The Huddle: Modifications made to accommodate the food services
  • COMPLETE - Mount Vernon Commissary: Formerly known as Tony’s pizza, renovations have been made to house food services’ kitchen
  • IN PROGRESS - Field House:Temporary Field House will be moved near the practice field during construction; Construction scheduled January 2020- October 2020

Description: Temporary classroom and office space for programs to use as they are moved for Measure J projects

Program Value: $12.2 Million

Next swing space phase will include: Temporary locker rooms for athletics and physical education

Contractor: Various

Architect: AP Architects

10. Administrative Services

Construction Dates: January 2021 - October 2021

Current Phase: Programming

Description: Renovation of the current bookstore and business services building to house College Safety, the Health Center, Marketing, Human Resources, Institutional Research and Financial & Administrative Services

Program Value: $8 million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: Ordiz Melby Architects

11.Welcome Center

Construction Dates: February 2021 – March 2022

Current Phase: Programming

Description: Renovation of the current Administration Building to consolidate departments serving incoming student needs and act as a “one-stop shop”

Program Value: $8 million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: TETER Architects & Engineers

12.Agriculture Building

Construction Dates: October 2021 - October 2023

Current Phase: Design

Description: Create an “Agricultural Quad” to house a single-story general agriculture building, greenhouses, a horticulture shop, and a mechanized agriculture show (ag mech).

Program Value: $20million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: TETER Architects & Engineers

13. Delano Learning Center

Construction Dates: May 2021 - December 2022

Current Phase: Programming

Description: Create a Learning Resource Center on the Delano-Timmons campus to house new classrooms, a library and offices, along with new landscaping.

Program Value: $27.9million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: Klassen

14. Center for Student Success

Construction Dates: TBD

Current Phase: Programming

Program Value: $27.9million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: TBD


1. Parking Lots

Construction Dates: April 2018 - October 2018

Current Phase: Complete

Description:Renovation to all current BC parking lots

Program Value: $3.6million

Contractor: Central Valley Asphalt

2. Wireless Infrastructure

Program Value: $2 Million

Phase 1

Construction Dates: August 2018-March 2019 (Night Work)

Current Phase: Complete

Description: Updating all interior buildings with wireless access points

Contractor: Gold Coast Electric

3.Memorial Stadium

Program Value: $18.5 Million


Construction Dates: April 2019-September 2019

Current Phase: Complete

Description: Artificial turf and track replacement

Contractor: Ohno Construction Co.

Architect: Klassen Corporation

4. Veterans Resource Center

Construction Dates: November 2018 – November 2019

Current Phase: In Construction

Status: Slippage to December from November

Description: Improving study area, computer labs, counseling, lounge and other services for student veterans

Program Value: $7 Million

Contractor: JTS Construction

Architect: IBI Architect

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