May 2007 Photos

The first phase of the Los Banos Campus is now complete and classes will begin this summer. Buildings A and B have been completed and construction of Building C has also begun. Work is continuing on Highway 152 with the installation of traffic signals. A public grand opening for the new campus has been scheduled for September.

  • Los Banos Campus projectBuilding A - Lobby
  • Los Banos Campus project
    Los Banos Library
  • Los Banos Campus projectScience Lab - Room 2

April 2007 Photos

Classes will begin this summer in Merced College’s new Los Banos Campus. The first phase of the development includes two buildings that house administration, the library, classrooms, computer labs, and science and technology labs. The project continues in May with work on the Highway 152 intersection and the beginning of construction on “Building C.”

  • Los Banos buildingLos Banos library with furniture
  • Los Banos campusMural at Los Banos campus
  • Los Banos campusLos Banos campus

March 2007 Photos

Finishing touches are being applied to Building A this month with the installation of window blinds. Building B will have cabinets installed and the electrical and plumbing will be completed. On-site landscaping is still being developed and some additional work on parking lots will be completed. Next month will see more work being done on the Campus’s roads, parking lots and intersection. The new campus is almost complete!

  • Los Banos campusLos Banos campus Room A 130
  • Los Banos campusLos Banos campus office
  • Los Banos CampusLos Banos Campus mailroom

February 2007 Photos

The Los Banos Campus is near completion with this month’s activities including completion of flooring, installation of shelving in the library, and finishing touches on cabinetry, electrical and plumbing. These photos show a portion of the carpets in Building A, polishing and staining of the concrete floors, and the fume hoods in the science lab.

  • Los Banos campusBuilding A carpet installation
  • Los Banos campusBuilding A stained cement work
  • Los Banos campusLos Banos campus classroom

January 2007 Photos

The Los Banos Campus is almost complete. The first of the buildings will go on-line in a few weeks. Landscaping is now being installed and some exterior work remains to be completed. Finishing work to cabinets, plumbing fixtures, and tiles are being completed. These photos show the library area, student services area, and the tile work in one of the bathrooms.

  • Los Banos campusLos Banos Student Services Lobby
  • Los Banos campusLibrary desk
  • Los Banos campusTiling in a bathroom at Los Banos Campus

December 2006 Photos

A new campus is taking shape where once an open field existed. The Los Banos Campus is on schedule for completion this spring and promises to expand education opportunities for residents on the Westside of Merced County. Work is continuing this month on exterior landscaping, site concrete and glass installation, completion of electrical systems, installation of gas lines and site lighting.

  • Los Banos campusBathroom tile installation
  • Los Banos campusSide of Building B
  • Los Banos campusSide of Building A

November 2006 Photos

Drive west on Highway 152 from Los Banos toward Pacheco Pass and you’ll see definite signs of the new campus. The major buildings are up and are in the process of receiving the finishing touches to their interiors. Next month’s activities include installation of site lighting and landscaping.

  • Los BanosBuilding B
  • Building A & BBuildings A and B
  • Los BanosBuilding A, South

October 2006 Photos

The Los Banos Campus is beginning to look like a real college campus with exterior work being completed. Exterior painting is continuing and floor coverings are being laid down. More stucco work is being done this month, as well as the installation of windows and doors. Highway 152 has also been widened in front of the campus.

  • Los Banos campus construction projectBuilding B
  • Los Banos campus construction projectBuildings A & B
  • Los Banos campus construction projectView of Los Banos campus from Hwy 152

September 2006 Photos

 These photos show the interior of Building A, which will house the Los Banos Campus' library. Painting of the interior is scheduled to begin, as well as installation of the ceiling. The building's heating and air conditioning units have been installed and next month the stucco work on the exterior will be completed.

  • Los Banos Campus
    Construction at Los Banos Campus
  • Los Banos Campus
    Construction at Los Banos Campus
  • Los Banos Campus
    Construction at Los Banos Campus

August 2006 Photos

The new Los Banos Campus will feature a 50,000 square-foot educational facility to replace the current 30 year-old campus. The first phase of the project is two buildings housing administrative offices, the library, classrooms, computer labs, and science and technology labs.

These photos show the continuing work being done on the exterior of the two buildings.

  • Los Banos campus construction
    Exterior
  • Los Banos campus constructionExterior
  • Los Banos campus constructionExterior

July 2006 Photos

  • Los Banos campus
    The hallways inside Building A are beginning to take shape.
  • Los Banos campus
    This shows Building B from the front.
  • Los Banos campusThis is Building A as seen from the front.

June 2006 Photos

In-wall plumbing has begun on Building B at the new Los Banos Campus. Insulation work will be completed this month on Building A as well as metal work on the building's exterior. Electrical work continues to make progress.

  • Los Banos campusLos Banos campus
  • Los Banos campusLos Banos campus
  • Los Banos campusLos Banos campus

May 2006 Photos

Progress continues on the site of the new Los Banos Campus. After weather delays, construction picked up its pace with the erection of steel on the buildings and continued electrical work. Also, crews began installing plumbing.

  • Los Banos CampusConstruction of Los Banos Campus
  • Los Banos CampusConstruction of Los Banos Campus
  • Los Banos CampusConstruction of Los Banos Campus

April 2006 Photos

  • Los Banos Campus
    Work continues at the site of the new Los Banos Campus as the steel beams on the main building begin to take shape.
  • Los Banos Campus
    March's rainy weather hampered construction on the new Los Banos Campus. This photo from April 19 shows the progress being made on the campuses main building.

March 2006 Photos

  • Los Banos CampusProgress is being made despite the weather.
  • Los Banos CampusThis is the main building as seen from the interior road.
  • Los Banos CampusCrews continue to pour concrete.

February 2006 Photos

  • Los Banos CampusThe first building of the new Los Banos Campus begins to go "vertical."
  • Los Banos CampusAnother look at the construction of the new campus.
  • Los Banos CampusCrews begin paving the interior roads and parking lots.