May 3, 2021

  • Photo 1: scaffolding has been constructed to prepare for upcoming brickwork, starting with the north wall of the gym.

    scaffolding on north wall of gym

    Photo 2: construction of the restroom area continues.

    gym restroom construction

    Photo 3: the main HVAC ducts have been delivered and stand ready to be installed.

    HVAC ducts to be installed

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April 21-22, 2021 - Roof Panels

April 12, 2021

  • Photo 1: framing of the mezzanine area outlines the PE and custodian offices on the left, boys and girls bathrooms in the middle, and a single, ADA bathroom on the right. Above the offices are the HVAC mechanical units.

    framed mezzanine area

    Photo 2: a view from the inside of the gym showing ceiling framing and other construction so far.

    interior view of gym construction

    Photo 3: this aerial view shows the "skeleton" structure of the gym as it continues to develop.

    aerial view of gym skeleton

April 5, 2021

  • Photos 1-2: the crew continues to install framing for the ceiling grid in the gymnasium.

    installing ceiling framing

    aerial view of ceiling framing work

    Photo 3: at the base of the gym, crew members apply a tarry-like adhesive to the concrete and then affix insulating foam panels.

    installing ceiling frame piece

March 30, 2021

  • Photo 1: the interior of the gym skeleton.

    interior view of gym skeleton

    Photo 2: crew members install framing for the gym ceiling.

    installing ceiling frame piece

    Photo 3: installation of exterior sheathing for the gym building has begun.

    sheathing on gym building

    Photo 4: aerial view of gym after painting and start of exterior sheathing.

    aerial view of gym with partial sheathing

March 15, 2021

  • Photos 1-3: the structural steel is being painted. Soon, metal panels will be installed over these "bones" of the gym skeleton.

    gym steel is half-painted

    aerial view of the half-painted gym structure

    view of the painted steel from the south side

March 8, 2021

  • Photos 1-3: all the roof beams have been assembled; now, the mezzanine section is being added to the structure

    aerial view of gym's front structure

    a view underneath the roof beams

    view of the front from the northeast side

    Photo 4: a crew member continues attaching roof joists to secure the beams as his partners work on the mezzanine area.

    aerial view of crew members at work on roof and mezzanine

March 3, 2021

  • Photos 1-4: the roof beams are being erected and crew members assemble them in place.

    gym steel erection

    crew members assemble roof beams

    aerial view of roof beam assembly

    crew members adjust beam position

Feb. 28, 2021

Feb. 16, 2021

  • Photo 1: this aerial view shows the full gym construction site at the back of the school, just after recent snow.

    aerial view of gym construction site

    Photo 2: the gym's foundation is covered with protective blankets as the concrete underneath continues to "cure" to hardness.

    aerial view of covered gym foundation

Feb. 10, 2021

Feb. 2, 2021

  • Photos 1-3: grading and compaction continue on the foundation base. Half of the base is already covered with sheeting, over which rebar will be added which will reinforce the upcoming poured concrete.

    grading and compaction of foundation base

    aerial view of foundation grading

    overhead aerial view of gym construction site

Jan. 25, 2021

  • Photo 1: crew members take measurements along the gym's retaining wall. Orange paint is then used to mark construction lines on the foundation area.

    measuring for construction markings

    Photo 2: drainage trenches have been backfilled along the retaining wall.

    backfilled trench

    Photo 3: this aerial view shows how the foundation base has been compacted and is being prepared for an upcoming concrete pour, expected within a couple weeks depending on the weather.

    aerial view of compacted foundation

Jan. 19, 2021

  • Photo 1: work is being performed on two levels of the foundation, including backfill and compaction on the foundation base as well as laying fabric for the drainage pipes that will be placed around the footings.

    multi-level construction work on foundation

    Photo 2: a crew member compacts the rock for the foundation base. Concrete will be poured over this base in a few weeks.

    compacting foundation base

    Photo 3: crew members work in the trenches to lay fabric for the foundation drainage pipes. The drainage fabric helps prevent dirt and rock from getting into the perforated pipes.

    laying fabric in drainage trench

    Photos 4 and 5: aerial views of the site show the work on the gym foundation and the rest of the site.

    aerial view of gym foundation under construction

    aerial view of gym construction site

Jan. 11, 2021

Jan. 7, 2021

  • Photos 1-3: crew members continue building the frames to pour concrete for the foundation footings.

    crew members build footing frames

    aerial view of northeast corner of gym foundation framing

    overhead view of gym foundation framing

Dec. 28, 2020

  • Photos 1-4: part of the concrete has been poured for the foundation footings, and crew members continue building up the forms for additional pours.

    aerial view of northeast corners of gym footings

    aerial view of gym site under construction

    southwest corner of gym footings

    north side of gym footings

Dec. 21, 2020

  • Photos 1-3: crew members continue constructing the forms for the concrete footings for the gym.

    aerial view of gym foundation form construction

    crew members install rebar in forms

    crew member adds rebar to form

Dec. 14, 2020

  • Photos 1-3: forms are being constructed in which concrete will be poured for the gym's foundation footings.

    aerial view of gym foundation form construction

    crew member places wood for form

    crew member hammers wood to frame

Dec. 7, 2020

  • Photo 1: crew members are trenching the storm drains.

    aerial view of construction site

    Photo 2: an aerial view of the construction site shows the trenching area.

    trenching storm drains

Nov. 30, 2020

  • Photo 1: gravel placement and grading continue on the site.

    continued gravel placement and grading

    Photo 2: orange markings indicate placement of utility lines or conduits.

    orange markings on site

    Photo 3: orange shoring will provide safety as crew members work in underground manhole trenches.

    shoring pipe

Nov. 23, 2020

  • Gravel has been brought in to help stabilize the site and reduce mud, enabling construction vehicles to move around better. The foundation area also has been covered with heavy-duty plastic sheeting to protect it from too much water.

    construction site with gravel

    view of gym site to the west

Nov. 9, 2020

  • Work has started on excavating and grading the new gym site.

    aerial view of gym construction site

    excavating the gym site

Milestones

  • Feb. 10, 2021 - concrete pour for gym foundation completed.

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  • Nov. 1, 2020 - the contractor begins mobilizing on the gym site.

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