Bakersfield College

Measure J Project Schedules

Measure J Project Schedules Updated 4/27/21

Current Projects

1.Wireless Infrastructure

Program Value: $2 Million

Two Separate Phases:
Phase 1 Complete
Phase 2

Construction Dates: TBD

Current Phase: Second phase of expanding access points

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

Contractor: TBD

2. Science and Engineering Building

Construction Dates: December 2019 – November 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: $61.9 Million

Contractor: Bernards

Architect: HMC Architects

3. Renegade Athletic Complex

Construction Dates: January 2021 - March 2023

Current Phase: In Construction

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: $59.6 Million

Contractor: S.C. Anderson, Inc.

Architect: Cannon

4. Arvin General Education Center

Construction Dates:

  • Demolition: March 2020 - September 2020
  • Civil Package Construction: August 2020 – February 2021
  • Building Package Construction: August 2022 - January 2024

Current Phase: Design

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: $25.9 Million

Contractor/Project Manager: Kitchell CEM, Inc. (CM@Risk)

Designer: IBI Group

5. 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
  • TES Tank Repair
  • Math/Science Coil Replacement

Projects to Come:

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

6. Administrative Services

Construction Dates: April 2021 - March 2022

Current Phase: In Construction

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: $8.7 Million

Contractor: Multi-Prime Trades

Architect: Ordiz Melby Architects

7.Welcome Center

Construction Dates: April 2021 - May 2022

Current Phase: In Construction

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

Program Value: $7.4 million

Contractor: Multi-Prime Trades

Architect: Teter

8.Agriculture Building

Construction Dates: October 2021 - April 2024

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: $26.8 Million

Contractor: Colombo (CM@Risk)

Architect: Teter

9. Delano Learning Center

Construction Dates: November 2021 - May 2023

Current Phase: Design

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: $31.3 Million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: Klassen

10. Center for Student Success

Construction Dates: TBD

Current Phase: Programming

Program Value: $27.9 Million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: TBD


Campus Center

Construction Dates: May 2019 – April 2021

Program Value: $43.5 Million

Demolition Company: Interior Demolition, Inc. (IDI)

Contractor: S.C. Anderson

Architect: Ordiz-Melby Architects

Swing Space

  • COMPLETE - Levinson Hall: Modernized to accommodate SGA, Veterans and Health center
  • COMPLETE - Gym 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
  • COMPLETE - Field House: Temporary Field House will be moved near the practice field during construction

Parking Lots (Phase I)

Construction Dates: April 2018 - October 2018

Current Phase: Complete

Program Value: $3.6 Million

Contractor: Central Valley Asphalt

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

Memorial Stadium

Program Value: $18.5 Million

Phase 1 and 2 COMPLETE

Construction Dates: April 2019-January 2021

Contractor: Ohno Construction Co.

Architect: Klassen Corporation

Veterans Resource Center

Construction Dates: November 2018 – December 2019

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

Contractor: JTS Construction

Architect: IBI Architect

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. Previously only monument at Haley and Panorama

Contractor: Upland Construction

Architect: AP Architects