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Week 23 - July 18 - July 22

  • Second floor classroom flooring
  • Second floor classroom lighting
  • Frame connecting bridge rail system
  • Data cabling final network connections
  • Install second floor exterior windows
  • Install Hallway lights

Week 22 - July 11 - July 15

  • Install first floor classroom lighting
  • Install second floor emergency lighting
  • Test HVAC system
  • Install interior classroom door and window frames
  • First floor classroom flooring
  • Steel framing for second floor bridge connection
Click here for a slideshow of Week 22 photos.

    Week 21 - July 4 - July 8

    • Install acoustical ceiling grid in second floor classrooms
    • Begin excavation for paving and landscaping work
    • Paint first floor classroom walls
    • Drywall and finish new Gym lobby wall
    • Install first floor ceiling tiles at device locations
    • Pour concrete stair pans
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 21 photos.

    Week 20 - June 27 - July 1

    • HVAC drops and registers first floor
    • Prime first and second floor hallways 
    • Steel framing for entrance canopy
    • HVAC control wiring
    • Complete utility connections
    • Install chemistry lab waste neutralization system
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 20 photos.

    Week 19 - June 20 - June 24

    • Install acoustical ceiling grid in first floor classroom
    • Install hot water boilers for HVAC system
    • Prime second floor classroom walls
    • Pipe insulation on second floor
    • Steel framing for staircase
    • Plugs and switches on first floor
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 19 photos. 

    Week 18 - June 13 - June 17

    • Prime 1st floor walls
    • Demo lobby temporary wall
    • Open lobby ceilings and walls
    • Begin connecting utility lines 
    • Green Roof steel reinforcing 
    • Begin exterior sitework
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 18 photos.

    Week 17 - June 6 - June 10

    • Close up walls on the 2nd floor
    • Prime 1st floor walls and ceilings
    • Begin window flashing and cladding
    • Finish piping in the 2nd floor hall
    • Continue exterior waterproofing
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 17 photos. 

    Week 16 - May 30-June 3

    • Tape and sand 1st floor walls
    • Install 2nd floor classroom canopies
    • Close 2nd floor walls
    • Continue above ceiling wiring on 2nd floor
    • Prime 1st floor walls and ceilings
    • Begin exterior waterproofing
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 16 photos. 

    Week 15 - May 23 - May 27

    • Tape and sand drywall on the 1st floor
    • Above ceiling wiring 1st floor
    • Continue 2nd floor window openings
    • Continue 2nd floor drywall
    • Install 1st floor HVAC units
    • Complete 1st floor above ceiling piping
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 15 photos.

    Week 14 - May 16-May 20

    • Continue 1st floor drywall
    • Continue Electrical, HVAC 
    • Begin 2nd floor drywall
    • Continue 2nd floor rough plumbing
    • Begin Data cabling on 2nd floor
    • Continue 2nd floor window openings
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 14 photos.

    Week 13 - May 9-May 13

    • Continue first floor drywall
    • Insulate plumbing pipes on the first floor
    • Begin data cabling on the first floor
    • Complete 2nd floor framing
    • Continue Electrical and HVAC on 2nd floor
    • Begin rough plumbing on the 2nd floor
    Click here for a slideshow of Week 13 photos.

    Week 12 - May 2-May 6

    • Install door frames on 2nd floor
    • Start exterior demo for glass curtain wall
    • Begin creating exterior openings for new windows on 2nd floor
    • Continue rough framing on 2nd floor
    • Begin drywall installation on 1st floor
    • Continue sprinkler installation on 2nd floor

    Week 11 - April 25-29

    • Continue rough plumbing, electrical, ductwork and plumbing on 1st floor
    • Continue rough HVAC piping
    • Wood blocking on the 1st floor
    • Continue rough electrical, ductwork and sprinkler work on 2nd floor
    • Continue rough framing on 2nd floor
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 11 photos.

    Week 10 - April 18-22

    • Installation of fire sprinkler system on 1st floor
    • Continue rough framing on 1st and 2nd floors
    • Continue rough-in of electrical on 1st floor
    • Continue HVAC and ductwork on first floor
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 10 photos. 

    Week 9 - April 11-April 15

    • Continue rough framing on the 1st and 2nd floors
    • Finish fireproofing roof rafters and deck
    • Continue rough-in of electrical on 1st floor
    • Continue HVAC and ductwork on 1st floor
    • Continue rough plumbing on the 1st floor

    Week 8 - April 4-April 8

    • Inspection of fireproofing
    • Continue rough framing of 1st floor
    • Begin installation of sprinkler system on 1st floor
    • Continue rough HVAC, plumbing and ductwork on 1st floor
    • Open roof for steel connections
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 8 photos.

    Week 7 - March 28-April 1

    • Install temporary stairs to 2nd floor
    • Begin rough framing on 1st floor
    • Begin layout for gypsum wallboard on 2nd floor
    • Continue fireproofing roof rafters and deck
    • Start rough HVAC, ductwork and plumbing on 1st floor
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 7 photos. 

    Week 6 - March 21-March 25

    • Concrete curing and hardening
    • Fireproofing of 2nd floor beams and deck
    • Demo 2nd floor electrical
    • Demo 2nd floor sprinkler system
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 6 photos.

    Week 5 - March 14-March 18

    • Install wires mesh and rebar in preparation for concrete pour
    • Create ventilation openings on south side of building
    • Pour concrete over metal decking to create second floor
    • Test and inspect concrete
    • Mobilize and prep for fireproofing
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 5 photos.

    Week 4 - March 7- March 11

    • Demo mechanical and storage room interiors
    • Welding inspections
    • Install studs
    • Prep and install mesh for concrete pour
    • Mesh and rebar inspection
    Click here to view videos from Week 4. 

    Week 3 - February 29 - March 4

    • Continue steel structure installation
    • Complete steel inspection
    • Complete second story deck installation
    • Install studs in existing concrete
    • Begin prep work for concrete pour
    • Install temporary lighting on ground floor
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 3 photos. 

    Week 2 - February 22-26

    • Continue demo of ductwork
    • Complete existing finishes demo
    • Continue installation of interior steel framing
    • Delivery of metal decking for 2nd floor installation
    • Begin installation of metal decking to create 2nd floor
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 2 photos.

    Week 1 - February 12-19

    • Construction fence erected around the construction site beginning the afternoon of February 12th
    • Gym lobby cubbies and Lost and Found relocated within the lobby area
    • Erected a wall to replace the window between the Athletic Office and the Blue Gym
    • Temporary wall built in the Gym lobby area to segregate the construction area from the lobby
    • Created construction entrance opening to the exterior for contractor use and deliveries
    • Structural steel delivered to campus
    • Demo of interior Blue Gym sheetrock begins
    • Prep concrete slab for steel column installation
    • Begin to erect structural steel framing
    Click here to view a slideshow of Week 1 photos. 
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