New Construction News

Blog Entries - 2019

new siding on a building

Several Pieces Working at Once

Posted on: April 4, 2019

This week at the construction site, we've seen several areas of progress that we want to share with you.  First, the siding has begun on the bus barn itself, along with furlim cross supports along the roof beams. There is also a trench that extends

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stack of bricks

Masonry Work Along the Base of the New Barn

Posted on: March 29, 2019

While we were on Spring Break, construction continued and this week we saw a new group enter the scene...the masons.  Their expert masonry work has given a different look to the new structure as brick form the bottom half of the walls.   We've

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roof beams of a construction

We Have Roof Beams!

Posted on: March 13, 2019

This week on the construction site of the new bus barn, we've seen the addition of roof beams with the use of equipment lifts.  

There's also been a fair amount of ground movement and things have gotten quite muddy in the surrounding areas.  

 

 

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vertical beams of a new building

The New Structure Takes a Vertical Jump

Posted on: March 7, 2019

The new bus barn is getting easier to envision as we saw a few more changes this week. 

Vertical structure supports are put into place which will frame the new building.   

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The Concrete Has Arrived

Posted on: March 1, 2019

As promised and right on time, the concrete trucks and concrete pump were busy pouring the foundation of the new bus barn today.   Once the concrete has set up, they will be covering the new floor with blankets to prevent freezing. The schedule

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foundation of a new building

Prepping the Foundation

Posted on: February 28, 2019

From a distance, it looks like a pool of blue, but once up close, you see that the foundation is being prepped this week for a concrete pour on Friday.   The blue plastic sheets cover the sub-foundation, followed by mesh supports, and finally,

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barn foundation

Electrical and Plumbing Foundation Work Begins

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Now that the footers have been poured and set, the next step is to lay the foundations for Electrical and Plumbing.  The contractors will revisit both electrical and plumbing several times before the project is complete because both pieces require

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drill bits

Continued Soil Sampling

Posted on: February 21, 2019


Today, we saw some new equipment on the school property as a geotechnical engineering team continued pre-structural soil sampling.

 

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constuction materials

Construction Materials are Delivered

Posted on: February 6, 2019

Update:  2-5-2019 Despite uncooperating weather these last few weeks, the footers have been poured for the new bus barn. The constuction materials have also been delivered and are currently lining the back parking lot right next to the construction

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pipes and bricks

The Bus Barn Begins

Posted on: January 14, 2019

Update:  1-11-2019 In construction terms, there are three "Fs" that happen at the beginning of a new building; footings, foundation, and framing.  Recently, you'll notice that pipes and bricks have been delivered in the back of the school

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