NOTE: The play area and back fields are currently accessible through the covered play area (next to the school building), but please stay out of the fenced construction areas and avoid the paths of construction vehicles going into and off the gym site.
July 14, 2021
Photo 1: renovation has started on the entry vestibule to install added security measures.
Photo 2: access to the entry vestibule will soon require identification and monitored entry via a control panel.
Photo 3: work continues as much as possible while awaiting delivery of delayed exterior wall panels.
Photo 4: electrical conduit hangs from the ceiling of the hallway.
Photo 5: inside the gym, rings hang from the ceiling in preparation for installation of HVAC ductwork.
Photo 6: a sewer utility line is being installed toward the street.
June 29, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: exterior wall panels have arrived and are being installed by the crew.
Photo 3: a protective barrier is being placed against the brick wall of the gym in preparation for an upcoming concrete pour of a walkway.
Photo 4: the ceiling grid is being installed under the gym roof.
Photo 5: a view of the gym interior showing crew members installing ceiling grid inside and other crew members installing wall panels outside.
June 22, 2021
Photo 1: roof panels have been installed, providing protection from the weather.
Photo 2: crew members install framing for the exterior wall panels, expected to be delivered and installed next week.
Photo 3: each piece of the wall panel framing must be bolted together and measured to ensure accurate installation.
Photo 4: the interior of the gym so far shows framing up for the interior walls and the underside of the roof panels.
Photo 5: plumbing work continues for the sinks in the restroom area.
June 14, 2021
Photo 1: plastic sheeting is wrapped and heat-sealed around the gym to provide protection for interior work until exterior panels are delivered and installed.
Photos 2 and 3: framing, reinforced steel bars and styrofoam molds for the concrete benches have been set up on both sides of the gym.
Photo 4: a crew member installs conduit for the scoreboard electrical box.
June 8, 2021
June 1, 2021
Photo 1: the front entry of the gym is taking shape as masonry is completed and framing continues.
Photo 2: a crew member solders copper pipe for fire sprinklers in the ceiling.
Photo 3: the perfect job on a 95-degree day - washing off newly-installed brick on the gym wall.
Photo 4: this interior view of the gym shows all the framing work at the front vestibule, restroom, utility room, PE room, and mezzanine areas.
Photo 5: on the mezzanine, duct installation continues on the HVAC mechanical unit.
May 25, 2021
Photo 1: masonry continues on the exterior walls of the gym. On the mezzanine, crew members continue to connect ductwork to the HVAC mechanical unit.
Photo 2: masons mix mortar for the brick that will be applied to the exterior.
Photo 3: inside the gym, framing continues. Ring clamps have been installed in the ceiling that will hold the large HVAC ducts overhead.
Photo 4: plumbing lines are being connected for the sinks in the restroom area.
May 17, 2021
Photo 1: this aerial view shows the HVAC mechanical unit placed on the mezzanine floor and the ductwork that extends above the restroom and entry areas.
Photo 2: brick has started to be installed over the exterior sheathing.
Photo 3: exterior sheathing has been applied all around the lower half of the gym, ready for brickwork.
May 10, 2021
Photo 1: an aerial view of the gym construction so far shows placement of the mechanical unit in the mezzanine area and installation of exterior siding around the gym.
Photo 2: crew members install one of the final panels of exterior siding.
Photo 3: a crew member carries an HVAC duct to be installed in the mezzanine area.
Photo 4: the mezzanine and entry areas of the gym shows the ductwork installed so far.
May 3, 2021
Photo 1: crew members install an HVAC duct and attach it to hanging guy wires in the entry vestibule area of the gym.
Photo 2: a third member of the crew at left double-checks the alignment of the duct.
Photo 3: a view of the gym structure toward the school (west). In the foreground are framing materials.
Photo 4: an aerial view of the southwest corner of the gym shows the work installing the floor of the mezzanine and the exterior insulation panels.
April 19, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: a crew has started painting the structural steel of the gym. The painted columns and beams will remain exposed in the gym interior.
Photo 3: the base of the mezzanine floor is built; the air handler unit will be lifted to this area once the floor is completed. In the foreground, pipes for the bathrooms stand up from the foundation.
Photo 4: an aerial view of the construction and painting so far.
April 12, 2021
Photo 1: a cross-beam is being placed by crew members onto the roof after it was craned up. On the ground, a crew member prepares another beam for lifting.
Photo 2: crew members guide another cross-beam into place.
Photo 3: bolts on the roof beams are being tightened.
Photo 4: edging is being installed on the roof beams.
April 5, 2021
Photo 1: structural steel has been delivered and is being arranged in its proper places on the gym foundation. Erection of the steel will soon follow.
Photo 2: concrete anchors are also placed around the site to help secure the steel columns as they are erected.
March 22, 2021
Photo 1: the concrete in the gym foundation is curing. Structural steel is expected to be delivered on March 29, after which the building skeleton will start to be erected.
March 16, 2021
Photos 1-3: concrete is poured over the foundation slab as crew members smooth it out over the reinforcing bar on the base. After curing and the delivery of steel, the gym structure will start being erected.
March 8, 2021
Photo 1: rebar has been placed across the foundation membrane to reinforce the concrete that will be poured over it.
Photo 2: the rebar is re-measured and adjusted as the final section is put together.
March 1, 2021
Photos 1-3: crew members install rebar inside the frames for the concrete footings. A pour is expected early next week.
Feb. 22, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: trenching has started around the foundation area to begin framing of forms for the concrete footings. The concrete pour is expected shortly afterward.
Feb. 16, 2021
Photo 1: the recent snow has started melting over the gym construction site as work continues on laying utility pipe.
Photo 2: in this section that will serve the gym bathrooms, newly-installed utility pipes stand above the recent snow.
Feb. 8, 2021
Photo 1: crew members lay pipe in a trench leading from the foundation area to a utility box.
Photo 2: markings designate locations for utility lines on the foundation area.
Feb. 2, 2021
Photo 1: excavation and grading start to define the gym foundation area.
Photo 2: a crew member measures the elevation of the graded area.
Photo 3: crew members continue with trench work.
Jan. 25, 2021
Photo 1: utility pipes are ready to be placed in trenches being dug around the gym site.
Photo 2: aerial view of the gym construction site.
Photo 3: an excavator backfills a utility trench with gravel.
Photo 4: a crew member smooths out the backfill in this utility trench.
Jan. 19, 2021
Plastic sheeting and dirt provides a laydown area for construction equipment.
Jan. 5, 2021
Photo 1: fencing has been erected around the gym site as the contractor mobilizes to prepare for construction. Storm/sanitary pipes are being delivered to the site.
Photo 2: a crew member cuts wood for signage on the site.
Photo 3: construction paint marks the path of some underground communications cables.