May 27, 2020

May 6, 2020

  • Photo 1: a crew member finishes the connections for the air and fluid hoses.

    connecting air and fluid hoses

    Photo 2: the elevator has been installed.

    elevator installation

    Photos 3 and 4: sheetrocking is complete on the first floor and is being prepared for painting, including the main office area and the driver break room.

    sheetrocked office area

    sheetrocked break/conference room

    Photos 5-7: on the second floor, sheetrocking and final fastening continues.

    sheetrocking second-floor hallway

    female crew member fastening braces

    unfinished CTE lab

    Photo 8: concrete slabs are being poured at the shop entries.

    pouring concrete slab at shop entry

    Photo 9: the half-street improvement adjacent to the site has been paved, and the main entryway is about to receive another lift of asphalt.

    half-street improvement and entry paving

  • Photo 1: recent exterior work includes installation of parking lot lights by PGE and installation of curbs for the automobile parking lot adjacent to Jacobson Road.

    aerial view of site

    Photo 2: aerial view of the rear of the site.

    aerial view of the rear of site

    Photo 3: work has started on the elevator.

    elevator shaft under construction

    Photo 4: drywall seams have been taped and finished in the office area.

    office area drywall finishing

    Photo 5: work continues in the bus maintenance bay.

    continuing work in maintenance bay

    Photo 6: the diesel mechanic CTE classroom.

    CTE classroom

    Photo 7: half-street improvements on Jacobson Road as required by the city.

    half-street improvements

April 22, 2020

  • Photo 1: a crew member adds weatherstripping to the windows.

    weatherstripping windows

    Photo 2: retractable hoses for air and fluids have been added to the bus maintenance bay.

    retractable hoses in maintenance bay

    Photo 3: the first floor offices and conference rooms have been sheetrocked.

    first floor offices sheetrocked

    Photo 4: the canopy has been installed over the maintenance vehicle storage area.

    maintenance vehicle storage area

    Photo 5: the front of the building so far.

    front of Transportation building

    Photo 6: the back of the building so far; the bus wash canopy is on the left side.

    back of Transportation building

April 14, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: aerial views show construction work in all parts of the site, front and back.

    aerial view of front of building

    aerial view of back of building

    Photos 3 and 4: on the first floor, work continues overhead with HVAC ductwork and conduit, while sheetrocking has started over the wall framing in the offices.

    crew member works on overhead conduit

    sheetrocking in first floor office

    Photos 5 and 6: construction remains active in the bus maintenance bay.

    aerial view of front of building

    crew member cutting into frame

    Photo 7: traps are placed in trenches behind the bus maintenance bay to collect automotive grease and prevent it from going into the sewer.

    automotive grease traps

    Photo 8: concrete tilt walls have been erected for the maintenance equipment storage area.

    equipment storage area walls

April 7, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: crew members are installing the frames for the second-floor classroom windows from the outside, while another works on them from the inside.

    aerial view of window frame installation

    interior view of window frame installation

    Photo 3: an aerial view of the site shows construction work in all areas, including: the window frame installation in the foreground; parking lot curbing to the left; installation of concrete slab for facilities equipment at the upper left; bus wash canopy and a fuel island to the right of the building; and roofing work above.

    aerial view of building site

    Photos 4 and 5: framing is complete on the first floor, and sheetrocking will commence.

    framing on first floor of building

    framing on first floor of building

    Photo 6: workers install a pipe.

    workers install a pipe

    Photo 7: another crew member affixes an electrical outlet box to a wall frame.

    worker affixing an outlet box

    Photo 8: a protective concrete bollard is installed and checked for levelness in front of the bus maintenance bays.

    bollard installation

March 31, 2020

  • Photos 1-3: inside the building, crews continue overhead work on conduit and HVAC ducts, while framing in the diesel mechanic classroom and lab is about halfway complete.

    interior construction at main office area

    overhead construction work in first floor corridor

    steel framing on second floor

    Photos 4-5: the diesel/unleaded fuel and the propane fuel islands are being constructed .

    diesel/unleaded fuel island

    propane fuel island

    Photos 6-7: the shop doors have been installed on the east side of the bus maintenance bay.

    maintenance bay shop doors installed

    interior view of maintenance bay

    Photo 8: a crew member works on affixing the roof above the bus wash canopy.

    bus wash canopy

March 24, 2020

  • Video (1.5 min) - construction update:

March 18, 2020

  • Photo 1: aerial view of the Transportation project site shows roofing work and preparations for installation of the storefront windows.

    aerial view of Transportation site

    Photo 2: a crew member checks around the roof joists.

    checking the roof joists

    Photos 3 and 4: a crew member bends conduit to the proper curve for his partner to install in the ceiling.

    crew member bends conduit

    crew member installs prepared conduit

    Photo 5: doors have been installed in the shop areas.

    shop doors installed

    Photo 6: the bus maintenance barn is being prepared for an upcoming concrete pour.

    bus maintenance barn preparations

    Photo 7: outside, the concrete base has been laid for the tractor/equipment storage area.

    concrete base for storage area

March 11, 2020

  • Video (1.5 min) - construction update:

March 6, 2020

  • Photo 1: concrete has been poured on the second floor deck. The diesel mechanic CTE program's lab and classroom will be located here.

    second floor

    Photo 2: an overhead view of the carpentry area from the second floor.

    overhead view of carpentry area

    Photo 3: looking down from the second floor to the shop area. Crews are working on the area around the lifts.

    overhead view of shop area

    Photo 4: the first floor of the building, looking toward the office area. HVAC ductwork is being installed.

    first floor

Feb. 17, 2020

  • Photos 1-2: Transportation building construction continues.

    exterior of building

    exterior of building

    Photos 3-4: Interior stairs are built.

    interior stairs

    interior stairs

Jan. 31, 2020

  • Roof decking is being installed over the building (photos 1-4), and stairways are being placed in various areas (photo 5).

    roof decking over office area

    roof decking over maintenance bays

    finishing remaining roof decking over shop area

    finishing remaining roof decking over shop area

    one of the installed stairways

Jan. 21, 2020

  • Photo 1: an aerial view shows the crane bringing in a roof truss to be installed.

    crane brings in roof truss

    Photo 2: crew members have welded the truss in place and are moving on to the next one.

    workers installing roof truss

Jan. 10, 2020

  • Photos 1-4: crew members receive a truss by crane, place it on a hanger, then weld the truss into place.

    worker installing roof truss

    worker grabs roof truss

    worker places roof truss

    worker welds roof truss

Jan. 2, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: concrete masonry work for the interior walls is completed. Pending weather conditions, roof trusses will be installed overhead.

    interior skeleton of Transportation building

    view of office area construction

    Photo 3: a crew member verifies measurements along the exterior wall.

    worker verifying measurements

Milestones

  • Sept. 3, 2019 - concrete is poured for the foundation slab.

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  • July 12, 2019 - excavation and grading of the site begins.

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  • February 2018 - pre-design of the facility begins.

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