Bakersfield College

Measure J 2018-2019 Project Schedule as of December 19, 2018

Measure J Projects Updated 12/19/18

1. Parking Lots 

Construction Dates: April 2018 – October 2018

Current Phase: Close-Out

Description: Renovation to all current BC parking lots 

Program Value: $3.6 Million

Contractor: Central Valley Asphalt 


2, Wireless Infrastructure

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

Current Phase: In Construction

Status: On schedule and on budget

Description: Updating all interior buildings with wireless access points

Program Value: $2 Million

Contractor: Gold Coast Electric 


3. Veterans Resource Center

Construction Dates: November 2018 – November 2019

Current Phase: In Construction

Status: On schedule

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

Program Value: $7 Million

Contractor: JTS Construction

Architect: IBI Architect 


4. Campus Center

Construction Dates: December 2018 – November 2020 

Current Phase: Demolition

Status: At DSA (Division of State Architect)

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: $38 Million

Demolition Company: Interior Demolition, Inc. (IDI)

Contractor: TBD

Architect: Ordiz-Melby Architects


5. Memorial Stadium

Program Value: $12.5 Million

Two separate Phases:

Phase 1

Construction Dates: March 2019-August 2019

Current Phase: In design 

Description: Artificial turf and track replacement

Contractor: TBD

Architect: Klassen Corporation 

Phase 2

Construction Dates: January 2020 – August 2020

Current Phase: Programming

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

Contractor: TBD

Architect: Klassen Corporation


6. Science & Engineering Building

Construction Dates: December 2019 – August 2021 

Current Phase: Programming 

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 


7. Gym

Construction Dates: May 2020 - November 2022

Current Phase: Programming 

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

Program Value: $63 Million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: TBD


8. Campus Signage

Construction Dates: March 2019 - September 2019

Current Phase: Design 

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: $200,000

Contractor: TBD


9. Arvin Campus

Construction Dates: September 2020 - June 2022

Current Phase: Programming

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: $23 Million

Contractor: TBD

Architect: TBD


10. 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:

  • Campus water pressure and lines
  • Thermal tank
  • EMS system and building meters (water, gas, power)
  • Sewer lines
  • Modifications and repairs to the northeast corner of campus
  • Security cameras/Data/Fiber
  •  High voltage electrical
  • Storm Drain
  • Gas lines

Program Value: $15 Million


11. Swing Space

Construction Dates: Over the course of Measure J projects

Various phases, but to date have completed projects at:

  • Levinson Building: Modernized to accommodate SGA, Veterans and Health center
  • The Huddle: Modifications made to accommodate the food services
  • Mount Vernon Commissary: Formerly known as Tony’s pizza, renovations have been made to house food services’ kitchen 

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: Ordiz-Melby Architects