Construction Updates

Rendering of Fierke addition.

Project Details

Fierke is creating additional space to accommodate the full-day kindergarten program. 

Additions include:

  • Three kindergarten rooms with restrooms
  • A kitchen and cafeteria
  • Additional resource space
  • Art and music rooms
  • A new primary early learning playground
     

Fierke Construction Blueprint
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Project Timeline

Construction will begin in July 2018 and be completed in May 2019.

Updates

Please check back regularly for updates on the construction at Fierke.

March 11, 2019

Final floor prep has been finished, allowing the finished floor to be installed soon. The kitchen floor has also been installed, and installation of the new fixtures is in progress. All exterior and internal doors have been installed along with all windows. Fiberglass laminated wall panels have been installed in the corridors and cafeteria. Ceramic tile work is in progress at the cafeteria communal sink.


February 22, 2019

The kitchen floor has been installed, and the protective wall panel system has been completed. New kitchen fixtures have been delivered and installation is in progress. Interior doors are being hung and interior light fixture installation is in progress. All cabinetry and casework in the three classrooms has been completed. Painting in the cafeteria has begun.

February 8, 2019

Electrical, plumbing, and HVAC rough-in work has been completed and HVAC units were delivered and placed on the roof. Interior painting is almost finished, and final floor prep is nearing completion which will allow the finished floor to be installed. The suspended ceiling grid system has been installed in the three kindergarten rooms and the installation of exterior doors has begun.

January 24, 2019

Interior drywall installation is complete, joint taping is almost finished, and interior painting has begun. Electricians have been installing wiring in the existing school for the new intercom system. Interior ceiling Panels have been installed.

January 14, 2019

The cafeteria curtain wall system has been completed and all glass has been installed. Interior drywall installation is 95% complete and joint taping is now in progress. Exterior gutters and sheet metal siding panels have been installed.

January 4, 2019

Three new window openings were cut into three existing classrooms that will capture natural light from the new addition's corridor skylights. All interior door frames have been installed, and new windows have been installed in four new rooms. Electrical, plumbing, and HVAC mechanical rough-in work continues.

November 30, 2018

Roofing installation on 90% of the addition has been completed. The roofing on the two entrance canopies will be finished at a later date. Exterior wall framing and sheathing has been completed. Interior framing is nearing completion and electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and mechanical rough-in work in the interior of the cafeteria is in progress.

October 25, 2018

The electricians are in the process of relocating and installing two of the west-side parking lot lights. During the next 2 weeks, interior wall framing will begin along with rough-in electrical and mechanical work. Landscaping and the warning track work are scheduled around the east side playground next week. 

October 15, 2018

Storm sewer work and retention pond excavation is now complete. The main sanitary line for the addition is in progress and the support steel installation began last week. In the coming weeks, steel columns, beams, and roof decking will continue followed by interior framing.



September 10, 2018

The underground plumbing for the building addition has been finished. Stone sub base work will soon be completed followed by the pouring of the concrete slab. Storm sewer work is also set to begin.  Work on the extension of existing roof drains is in progress. 

August 20, 2018

New fire sprinkler piping, domestic water piping, electric, and boiler piping has been installed in both locker rooms. A new suspended ceiling tile system has been installed in both locker rooms which will be ready for students on the August 23. The new roof over the locker rooms has also been installed. Concrete footings and foundation walls for the addition have been poured. 

 

August 6, 2018

Construction fencing was completed and excavation on the south side of the building is in progress. Work on the Boiler piping, domestic water lines, electrical conduit, and sprinkler piping in the existing school building has been completed.

Support steel to accommodate the new roof in the locker rooms has been completed and the new parapet walls above the locker room have been installed.

July 16, 2018

Construction fencing has been installed. Demolition work has started in both locker room areas. This work includes removing the suspended ceiling, sprinkler system piping, HVAC piping and electrical lighting system to accommodate the roof re-design. 

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