IT&C Primary Operations Facility Construction 2019-20

The IT&C Primary Building under construction
An image of the "IT&C Primary" building under construction as of 2 March 2020, from the McMurdo webcam.

ITC Primary construction timelapse
This YouTube video is a timelapse of the ITC Prime construction project between
February and May 2019, produced by the McMurdo Oceanographic Observatory.

labeled photo of McMurdo
This 6 January 2020 labeled map from Elaine Hood shows the IT&C building project in relation to the rest of McMurdo...it is #4, with the new addition in the foreground. Also seen: #1:helicopter pad; #2: Crary Lab; #3: uppercase dormitories; #5: one of the fuel tanks. This is from the USAP Photo Library (link to original). Also, an unlabeled version of the photo is here.
steel erection on the ITC addition
Jump back to early summer 2019-20, steel erection is underway in this 9 November photo. This and the next 4 photos are from Elaine Hood (USAP photo library link to original).
a close look at the ITC steel
A 9 November closeup of the steel and Q-decking (USAP photo library link to original).
steel erection on the ITC addition
18 November, more crane activity, and some SIP panels have been installed (USAP photo library link to original).
steel erection on the ITC addition
Another 18 November view of crane activity (link to original).
the ITC is closed in
Jump to 6 January...here's what the building looked like. and there are some SIP panels left over (link to original).
the breezeway under the center of the building


Here's a closer look through the breezeway between the old (left) and new sections of the building as seen in the webcam photo at the top of the page. This and the next few photos were taken on 30 March 2020 by Jack Mutty and are also from the USAP Photo Library (link to original).
looking at the southeast corner
Here's a look at the southeast corner of the addition (link to original).
southeast corner stairwell











A closer look at the southeast corner (link to original).
SW corner of the ITC building
Here is a view of the southwest corner of the building (USAP photo library link to original).
Next (soon)...more on the aggregate production...demolition, and similar stuff!