This summer SSC's Engineering, Design & Construction Services (EDCS) is managing the construction of a $5.3M parking lot on the RELLIS campus. The parking lot will support the newly constructed Blinn Building as well as the Gateway Building currently under construction. Brazos Paving, Inc. is the contractor and the parking lot is scheduled to be construction complete by the beginning of the fall semester in late August. The project is managed by Mikael Olsen, Ph.D., P.E. and includes the construction of a retention pond, decomposed granite walkway surrounding the pond, and benches that will serve as a recreational area. The total project budget is $6.7M.