Feb. 1, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: PE equipment awaits being moved into the PE office, which is being prepared with shelving to store the equipment.
Photo 3: fixtures have been installed and touch-ups in the bathrooms have been finalized.
Photo 4: installation of fencing and landscaping is complete as the exterior of the gym receives its final touches.
Jan. 26, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: the gym floor has been striped and final coat of varnish applied.
Photo 3: the bathrooms and corridor are being touched up prior to substantial completion.
Photos 4 and 5: fencing and landscaping are adding final touches to the gym exterior.
Jan. 20, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: bike racks have been installed and fencing is starting to be erected around the gym and exterior HVAC equipment.
Photo 3: the bus dropoff/parking lot extension has been striped.
Photo 4: a crew member cleans the gym's floor to prepare for painting and final coating.
Jan. 11, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: sealing of the wood floor in the gym is complete; striping for basketball and volleyball is coming up.
Photos 3 and 4: outside, landscaping is being placed and final grading smooths out areas around the gym.
Jan. 5, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: the wood floor for the gym has been installed. Buckets of sealant await application.
Photo 3: electrical and security lines continue to be worked on. Control switch panels have been installed.
Photos 4-5: installation of bathroom doors and fixtures is complete, and soap and towel dispensers have been installed at the sinks.
Dec. 28, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: assembly of the wood floor for the gym has begun.
Photo 3: irrigation is being installed for the landscaping around the gym.
Dec. 21, 2020
Photo 1: the wood for the gym floor continues to condition as most equipment has been cleared from the building.
Photo 2: blades for the ceiling fan have been attached; the fan is now running to help condition the space.
Photo 3: the exposed ceiling in the hallway shows the electrical and security pathways and wiring.
Photos 4 and 5: in the bathroom area, mirrors have been placed over the sinks and doors installed for the bathroom stalls.
Dec. 14, 2020
Photo 1: wood for the gym floor is getting acclimated to the interior temperature before it gets installed.
Photo 2: a crew member connects the electrical wiring for the gym's large ventilation fan.
Photo 3: finishes in the gym include painting the panels and beams.
Photos 4 and 5: landscaping is being added in the parking lot extension, including the swale area, adjacent to the gym.
Dec. 7, 2020
Photo 1: classroom furniture is starting to be moved into the modular building.
Photo 2: automated blinds are being installed on the gym windows.
Photo 3: conduit and wiring for the security system and electrical power continue to be worked on in the gym's hallway ceiling.
Photo 4: inside the PE storage room, base panels are being installed on the walls.
Photo 5: landscapers are preparing for plantings in the renovated parking lot.
Nov. 30, 2020
Photo 1: gym equipment has been installed, including basketball backboards and hoops, scoreboard and projector.
Photo 2: framing has been set for a concrete pour for the team bench on the north side of the gym.
Photo 3: storefront windows in the entryway are complete with glazing.
Photo 4: the external view of the entryway.
Photo 5: work in the parking lot extension is nearly finished, with the islands prepared for landscaping and striping to be done pending weather conditions.
Nov. 23, 2020
Photo 1: crew members install glazing for the storefront windows of the entry vestibule.
Photo 2: the frame for the canopy has been installed over the entry.
Photo 3: high above, crew members install the base for the large ceiling fan that will help ventilate the gym.
Photo 4: after the concrete has cured, sheeting and forms are removed to expose the finished bench.
Photos 5 and 6: priming of walls has started inside the gym, the bathroom and corridor areas to prepare for final painting.
Nov. 16, 2020
Photo 1: the base layer of asphalt has been applied to the parking lot extension.
Photo 2: the storefront for the entry vestibule has been framed; glazing is just beyond the doorway, ready to be installed.
Photos 3 and 4: bracing has been added to the forms for the benches.
Photo 5: electrical work continues overhead in the corridor area.
Photo 6: the bathroom area has been sheetrocked and ready for finishing touches and fixtures.
Nov. 9, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: forms for the gym benches are being prepared for a concrete pour.
Photo 3: HVAC duct installation has been completed and the wall to the mezzanine has been sheetrocked.
Photo 4: outside, the parking lot extension is being fine-graded to prepare for eventual paving, subject to the weather.
Nov. 2, 2020
Photo 1: one of the two HVAC duct connections is finished in the ceiling of the gym.
Photo 2: remaining ductwork awaits installation.
Photo 3: a crew member trims framing pieces for the gym walls.
Photo 4: large foam pieces are cut to form the interior molds for the concrete benches.
Photo 5: this aerial view shows installation of the entry canopy for the gym as well as preparations for paving of the parking lot extension.
Oct. 26, 2020
Photo 1: the gym building exterior is nearly done; remaining work includes the installation of the entry canopy and the storefront windows for the vestibule.
Photo 2: light base installation and concrete work continue in the parking lot extension and around the gym.
Photo 3: canisters for lighting in the entry vestibule and other electrical-related work is progressing.
Photo 4: large HVAC ducts have been painted and await installation overhead.
Photo 5: the ducts will be connected to the mezzanine ductwork above, and sheetrock will be installed to cover the wall insulation.
Oct. 16, 2020
Photo 1: tectum is being installed over the ceiling grids. These help dampen noise in the gym.
Photo 2: interior work in the gym includes installation of the ceiling tectum as well as the HVAC ducts. Wall framing is ready for drywall installation.
Photo 3: plumbing for the bathroom sinks has been roughed-in.
Photo 4: the gym exterior is nearly finished. Coming up is concrete work for the outside benches and walkways.
Oct. 6, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: the exterior of the gym is wrapping up with the rest of the brickwork.
Photo 3: concrete has been poured for a walkway in front of the modular.
Photo 4: inside the gym, HVAC ducts are ready to be installed in the ceiling.
Photo 5: plumbing has been roughed-in for the gym bathrooms.
Photo 6: conduit lies above the wall insulation, soon to be covered by drywall.
Sept. 28, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: a masonry crew begins laying bricks on the exterior walls of the gym.
Photos 3 and 4: another crew cuts a custom piece for the gym's exterior siding, then installs it in its place.
Photo 5: frames have been constructed for concrete walkways to the modular building.
Photo 6: a bioswale has been excavated adjacent to the m,odular building.
Sept. 21, 2020
Photo 1: crew members install the caps for the exterior siding; these will be attached around the perimeter of the gym roof.
Photo 2: inside, another crew member measures out the right distance and position for installing part of the ceiling grid.
Photo 3: the interior of the gym so far, with the ceiling grid being installed above and the walls framed around the building.
Photo 4: this aerial view shows the completed modular building (bottom right), the finished roof of the gym (center right), and the parking lot extension that will be paved shortly.
Sept. 10, 2020
Photos 1-4: after a brief delay caused by high winds and amid a smoky haze from wildfires, crew members install panels on the roof of the new gym, each one lifted by crane from below. This is the fourth gym erection for this team - be sure to also watch the video of their recent roof installation at W.L. Henry Elementary School.
Photo 5: a crew member fastens a roof panel to the gym structure.
Photos 6-7: on the ground, other crew members prepare the next panel for lifting by crane.
Aug. 31, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: framework continues up in the gym ceiling as well as in the walls.
Photo 3: this aerial view of the parking lot extension shows the recent curbwork.
Aug. 24, 2020
Photo 1: the structural steel for the gym has been painted, and installation has started for exterior panels and wall framing.
Photos 2 and 3: crew members work on framing for the gym walls and doors.
Photo 3: continued grading covers up utility trenches and prepares the parking lot extension for curbing work.
Aug. 18, 2020
Photo 1: after replacement of the side walls and fresh paint, the old gymacafetorium area looks almost new.
Photo 2: the new ADA-accessible bathroom is complete.
Photo 3: the existing parking lot has been newly-paved and striped.
Photo 4: after the paint has cured, the new gym will start getting exterior siding and brickwork.
Aug. 3, 2020
Photo 1: painting has started on the structural steel of the gym.
Photo 2: this shows and aerial view of the site work so far. The modular building is at the bottom left of the photo, the new gym in the center, and the extended parking lot at the top.
Photo 3: utility trenching work is being done around the modular and gym.
Photo 4: concrete work adds curb and sidewalk to the parking lot.
July 20, 2020
Photo 1: structural steel has started to be erected for the gym.
Photo 2: sewer lines are being installed in the parking lot area.
Photo 3: an aerial view of the parking lot construction.
Photo 4: inside the building, the former custodian room is being converted into an ADA-accessible restroom.
July 13, 2020
Photos 1-2: old asphalt is being excavated for the renovated parking lot.
Photo 3: the concrete foundation for the gym continues to cure, ready for the erection of the steel beams.
Photo 4: the current aerial view of the campus construction so far.
July 7, 2020
Photos 1-2: the interior of the modular building is being finished and cleaned. The photos show the two classrooms in the modular.
Photo 3: the concrete foundation has been poured for the gym.
Photo 4: an aerial view of the campus renovations so far, showing the modular building at the bottom right, the gym construction just above it, and the parking lot construction.
June 29, 2020
Photos 1-2: all three parts of the modular building have been assembled on the site. The first photo also shows the gym foundation (foreground) is ready for a concrete pour.
Photo 3: an aerial view of the site work so far.
Photo 4: the old portable building has been completely removed.
June 23, 2020
June 8, 2020
Photo 1: the foundation for the new modular building is ready; delivery is expected June 23.
Photo 2: crew members set up framing for concrete pours for the gym foundation footings.
Photo 3: rough grading has started for the new dropoff/parking lot area.
Photo 4: a crew member digs up the old asphalt that has been sawcut for new islands in the parking lot.
June 1, 2020
Photo 1: rock is being trucked in and graded over the foundation area for the new gym.
Photo 2: framing for the modular foundation has been constructed.
Photo 3: a crew member verifies the depth of the excavation for the gym foundation.
Photo 4: saw-cutting of the existing asphalt in the parking lot will shape areas for the renovation (water sprays up as it is applied to keep machinery cool and dust down).
Photo 5: a sidewalk replacement is framed out.
May 26, 2020
Trenches are being dug to lay utility pipes that will serve the new building.
May 19, 2020
The contractor is starting to prepare for heavy equipment access to the gym site and excavation; this includes removal of trees in the parking lot. Excavation is pending final approval of permits.
July 25, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: summer maintenance crew members are assisting HSD Facilities staff in constructing walls and doors between classrooms.
May 19, 2020 - preparatory site work begins.
July 2019 - interior walls and doors are being constructed to provide boundaries between classrooms, lessening noise and distractions.