Construction is Underway!

March 07, 2022

March 2022 Construction Update

Middle School Addition

  • Steel joist installation was completed. Metal roof decks are being laid down over the Auditorium and remaining
    Classroom/Commons areas.
  • Concrete floor slabs have been poured on 2nd floor and in the Locker Rooms.
  • Structural block walls were completed. Masons began work on non-structural walls inside building & at south
    mechanical enclosure.
  • Exterior wall framing was completed on the north & east facades (both floors), exterior sheeting is nearly complete.
  • Electrical & plumbing rough-ins were completed in 1st floor classrooms & science rooms. Electrical rough-ins began in
    Kitchen and Commons.
  • Ductwork installation began in Gym, starting with the large spiral duct mains.

What's up Next

  • Precast braces will be removed and remaining precast panel set in Auditorium once roof deck installation is complete.
  • Grouting of precast panels (where caulk is applied between the individual panels) will be completed, this will make
    these spaces weather tight.
  • Roofing materials are scheduled to start showing up at the end of March, will begin installation at Auditorium and then
    over classrooms.
  • Concrete floor slabs will be poured throughout 1st floor. Will wait on the Auditorium, because the floor is sloped we
    will first complete all work at ceiling while there is a level floor surface to work on.
  • Masons will complete all interior walls and then start brickwork on building’s north façade
  • An air barrier will be applied to the north & east facades and then windows will be installed on both floors.
  • Framers will move inside building and start erecting metal stud walls where floor slabs have been poured.
  • Ductwork will be completed in Gym and then move into Multipurpose. Electrical rough-in will follow behind ductwork,
    installing conduit for future lighting and athletic equipment controls.


Construction Images

High School Renovation

What's up Next

  • Library will be vacated, to be turned over for construction at Spring Break.
  • HS Art Room and storage rooms north of Library will be vacated, to be turned over for construction at Summer Break.

Site Improvements

What's up Next

  • Shot put and discus fields will be seeded so grass is in place by start of track & field season.
  • New shot put and discus equipment (metal rings and cage) will be installed on concrete pads.
  • Temporary road south of construction site will be shut down at start of Summer Break and portion of rear HS parking
    lot will be closed to allow for installation of new parking lot south of school buildings.

February 2022 Construction Update

Middle School Addition

  • Steel erection is 90% complete, all columns are in place and roof joists are being completed at the new south MS entry.
  • Precast erection is complete. One panel was left out on the south side of the Auditorium to allow steel erector crane
    access to the space.
  • Areas of the building have been tarped off and heat is being pumped into the spaces to create warm enough
    temperatures for concrete slabs to be poured.
  • Structural block walls (those that support joists and framing above) are 95% complete, only a small section remains by
    the Men’s Locker Room.
  • Exterior wall framing has begun in the classroom/office spaces on the first floor.
  • Electrical panels were set in the Generator & Gym Storage rooms.
  • Electrical & plumbing rough-ins were completed in the locker rooms/restrooms near the Gym and electrical rough-ins
    are underway in the newly framed classroom/office spaces.
  • Sprinkler piping was installed in the Gym & Multipurpose.
  • Windows were installed in the Gym & Multipurpose.

What's up next

  • Steel joists will be installed in Auditorium and then remaining roof decks will be put down. Steel contractor will be
    welding all final connections over the next month.
  • Precast braces will be removed and remaining panel set in Auditorium once joists are installed.
  • Roof slabs will be poured above the storm shelter spaces. Remaining areas receive sheet membrane roofing and those
    will not be completed until early spring.
  • Will continue working in sections to get concrete poured on both first and second floors.
  • Masons will start on non-structural block walls inside building and brick work at building façade.
  • Exterior wall framing will wrap up on the east façade and then move to the 2nd floor once concrete floors are poured.
    Framers will then begin work on interior metal stud walls.
  • Ductwork will be installed in the Gym & Multipurpose ceiling, electrical can then follow behind with their conduit
    install for lighting and power to gym equipment.


Construction Images


High School Renovation

January 2022 Progress

  • Water switchover was completed in new Fire Pump Room inside existing high school.

What's up next

  • No other work is taking place in the existing high school at this time. Next steps will be teachers preparing to vacate the Library and 2nd Floor Art Room in preparation for their renovations this summer.

Site Improvements

January 2022 Progress

  • None

What's up next

  • Construction will not begin on the new parking lots north and south of the Middle School building until Spring 2022. Most of the work at this point will focus on the new building while winter conditions prevent much exterior work from taking place.

Middle School January 2022 Construction Images


November 2021 Construction Update

Middle School Addition

What happened this past month?

• Demolition of the existing Intermediate School building was completed and dirt was hauled in to infill old building site.
• Rock piers that will support the concrete footings were completed for entire addition.
• Concrete footings and foundation walls have been started, goal is to have these completed by 11/12.
• Electrical and plumbing are following along with foundation walls to rough-in any below grade piping.
• Mixing station & wash-out station were erected by the mason in for use in CMU wall erection which began 11/1.
Mason started on elevator shaft located in center of site and will then move to wall adjoining the existing high school.

What's up next?

• Building pad will receive rock in preparation for new concrete pad, and to provide pads for cranes to use when setting
the steel and precast panels.
• Steel beams will arrive on site mid-November and erection will start in the northeast corner of the building (where
future classrooms spaces will be located).
• Precast concrete wall panels and precast concrete roof panels will arrive on site late-November and erection will begin
in the new gym space.


Middle School October 2021 Construction Images


High School Renovation

What happened this past month?

• Concrete floor was poured back and work has resumed on the pump equipment installation.

What's up next?

Fire pump will be installed, then the final sprinkler and plumbing piping will be run connecting to equipment.
• A water shutdown will be scheduled once all equipment is in and connections are installed.

High School October 2021 Construction Images


Site Improvements

What happened this past month?

• Remaining underground utilities were run in areas under the new middle school addition.
• New transformer was set in existing mechanical enclosure behind high school and new feeds were run into existing
building and to feed new middle school building.
• New concrete pad for bleachers was poured by the track & discus fields.
• The O’Shea job tent is erected and in use! This is where we hold daily meetings with the contractors on site and bi-weekly check-ins with representatives from the school.
• Subcontractors have begun setting up their own job trailers and making a “home” for themselves on site.

What's up next?

The City of Maroa will complete their final connections to the new water loop servicing both the high school and
middle school – this will not impact the school or construction, but will benefit the city for future work.
• Construction will not begin on the new parking lots north and south of the Middle School building until Spring 2022.
Most of the work at this point will focus on the new building while winter conditions prevent much exterior work from
taking place.

Site Improvements October 2021 Construction Images

Middle School Construction


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