North MS updates

  • May 15, 2019

    Posted by Cody Hendrickson on 5/15/2019

    Brick is complete and exterior siding is about 60%.  All utilities are connected.  Paint, ceiling grid and ceramic tile finishes are underway and cabinets are being installed.  The elevator cab and hoist are in place.  The kitchen exhaust hood and walk-in cooler and freezer have been installed.  We are preparing for a busy summer with plans to work throughout the entire school site when school is out.

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  • May 7, 2019

    Posted by Communications dept. on 5/7/2019

    North Middle School construction site The North Middle School project continues on schedule.

     

    The electrical rough-in is now complete and installation of sheetrock, mudding and taping continues. Installation of the ceiling grid has begun and the exterior brick veneer is nearly complete with metal and cementitious siding well underway. Frontier has installed the cable for the new phone service and sitework around the building has begun, including setting of the new lighting pole bases.

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  • April 15, 2019

    Posted by Communications on 4/15/2019

    Interior painting has begun.  Elevator installation began 4/10/19 and will continue for about three weeks.  Electrical and mechanical rough-ins are nearing completion, as is window installation.  Sheetrock installation and taping continue.  Wood siding and data cabling started today.  Brick and metal siding are complete in the courtyard and continue in other areas.  The West connector has been left open to allow access to the courtyard.  Work to close this up begins next Monday.

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  • April 9, 2019

    Posted by Communications dept. on 4/9/2019

    Siding going up, crane lifting siding The exterior siding has begun, brick continues to be installed and windows are 75% installed. Sheetrock mudding has begun and painting will soon follow.

     

    Most mechanical units have been placed and the elevator parts have begun to arrive. Permanent power and the gas service are on. The new boy’s locker room was turned over for school use on April 8.

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  • Mar. 26, 2019

    Posted by Communications dept. on 3/26/2019

    Wood and beams at North Middle School The new building at North Middle School is under permanent roof, with only finishing details remaining for roofing.

     

    Sheetrock started on schedule March 5, and permanent power was energized March 14. Window installation started the first week of March and a portion of the building has temporary heat. Interior painting will begin at the end of March. Brick is nearly complete in the courtyard and the mason will move to the outside walls very soon.

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  • Mar. 6, 2019

    Posted by Communications dept. on 3/6/2019

     

    Drone photo of North Middle School The contractor continues to install exterior sheathing, interior framing, plumbing, electrical and mechanical rough in. Installation of roofing materials is approximately 90 percent complete, as is the exterior weather barrier. The masonry subcontractor has begun applying the masonry veneer on the courtyard walls. The general contractor continues to strategically use overtime to accelerate the critical path items on the schedule.

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  • Feb. 25, 2019

    Posted by Communications dept. on 2/25/2019

    Heavy snow at North Middle School construction site While productivity was slowed by the weather, the contractor continued to install exterior sheathing, interior framing, and plumbing and electrical rough in. Some work items however, such as roofing and exterior weather barrier couldn’t be installed in the snow.

     

    At this time, the general contractor is looking for ways to make up time, including overtime.

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  • Feb. 1, 2019

    Posted by Communications on 2/1/2019

    The project is dried in as of yesterday via the vapor barrier membrane.  Two crews of roofers are on site and installation of the PVC roofing membrane is well underway.  Metal studs and interior rough-in continue.  Exterior sheathing is about 50% complete.  The electrical feed for the new building will begin soon and enable the move into the new boy’s locker room.

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  • Jan. 23, 2019

    Posted by Communications dept. on 1/23/2019

    architect, electrical engineer and contractors discuss details of a teaching wall electrical rough-in (conduit and electrical As weather permits, the contractor at North Middle School continues to install roofing material on the northern portion of the new building. Interior and exterior metal stud framing is well underway.

     

    Plumbing, electrical, ductwork, and fire sprinkler rough-in are being installed. The newly constructed boy’s locker room in the gymnasium is nearing completion and will be ready for use in February.

     

    Here, the architect, electrical engineer and contractors discuss details of a teaching wall electrical rough-in (conduit and electrical box locations and routing).

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  • Jan. 18, 2019

    Posted by Communications dept. on 1/18/2019

    Concrete slabs poured, steel deck installed and half roof finished on new building Contractors have been taking advantage of the dry weather!

     

    The concrete floor slabs have all been poured, the steel roof deck is placed and half of the roof on the new building has been completed sufficiently so that weather-sensitive materials and work can begin indoors without damage by rain or snow.

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