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Construction Update - September 2009

South Shore Grand Opening  Cultural Flags displayed in preparation for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

South Shore Grand Opening – Cultural Flags displayed in preparation for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Seattle Public Schools is proud to announce the completion of construction and opening of the new South Shore School. All major construction was completed by the end of August, 2009 in time to celebrate the grand opening on September 8th and the first day of school on September 9th, 2009.

During the month of September landscaping will be completed. Starting in September, and proceeding for the next three months, the mechanical systems will be commissioned and the punch list activities will be completed. Contractor closeouts will also begin.

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project.


Construction Update - August 2009

South Shore - Front Entry of School Nears Completion

South Shore - Front Entry of School Nears Completion

This is an exciting month for the South Shore School, with all major construction scheduled to be completed by the end of the month, in time for the Grand Opening, Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 and the beginning of the new school year, Wednesday, September 9th.

Seattle Public Schools and the South Shore School cordially invite you to the South Shore School Grand Opening Celebration, September 8th, 2009. The celebration, which starts at 9:30 a.m., includes a blessing by the Haida tribe, Cultural flag ceremony, ribbon cutting, remarks by Superintendent Dr. Goodloe-Johnson and other dignitaries, music, and more. The celebration will end with tours of the new school facilities. The school is located at 4800 South Henderson Street. Please assemble starting at 9:00 a.m. at the new Rainier/Henderson Plaza, located at the corner of Rainier Ave. South and South Henderson Street.

As of the end of July, 2009 exterior finishes were 95% complete, site utilities 95% complete and interior finishes 88% complete.

This month, August, 2009, we expect all major work to be completed including exterior finishes, utilities and furniture move-in. Faculty and staff will begin moving in at the beginning of August. Landscaping work has begun. Work will continue on the interior finishes, including installation of plumbing fixtures, painting of the interior walls, ceilings installation, bathroom ceramic wall tiling and installation of the classroom cabinetry.

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project.

Please note - it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.


Construction Update - July 2009

View of Front Entry and new parking lot.

View of Front Entry and new parking lot.

As of the end of June, 2009, the site utilities are 99% installed. The exterior cement veneer finishes are 98% complete and interior finishes are 88% complete.

This month, July, 2009, all exterior finishes will be completed and the site hardscape (concrete, sidewalks, asphalt, etc.) installation will also be completed. Furniture move-in is scheduled to start mid-month.

Work will continue on the interior finishes, including:

  • Installation of plumbing fixtures
  • Interior walls sheet rocking
  • Painting of the interior walls
  • Ceilings installation
  • Bathroom ceramic wall tiling
  • Installation of the classroom cabinetry

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project.

Please note - it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.


Construction Update - June 2009

South Shore School Front Canopy and Entrance Under Construction

South Shore School Front Canopy and Entrance Under Construction

As of the end of May, 2009, the site utilities are 95% installed. The permanent power was installed on May 2nd, 2009 and all exterior walls are now in place. The exterior cement veneer finishes are 95% complete.

This month, June 2009, commissioning (initial testing) will start on the mechanical , electrical and plumbing systems. All exterior finishes are scheduled to be completed and the site hardscape (concrete, sidewalks, asphalt, etc.) installation is well on its way to completion.

Work will continue on the interior finishes, including:

  • Exterior metal wall panels
  • Interior walls sheet rocking
  • Painting of the interior walls
  • Ceilings installation
  • Bathroom ceramic wall tiling
  • Installation of the classroom cabinetry

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project.

Please note - it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.


Construction Update – May 2009

South Shore May 2009 Construction Update

Application of Exterior Metal Wall Panels

 

As of the end of April, 2009, the site utilities are 90% installed with permanent power scheduled to be installed at the beginning of May. The gas line and fire water lines are completed and all exterior walls are in place. 

This month, May 2009, work will be completed on the application of exterior cement veneer finishes as well as the construction of the interior steel framing of walls. Also to be completed this month are the mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-in as well as the mechanical spaces rough-in.

Other construction work that will take place in May includes:

  • Boiler installation
  • HVAC controls
  • Trim work

And the continuation of:

  • Exterior metal wall panels
  • Interior walls sheet rocking
  • Painting of the interior walls
  • Ceilings installation
  • Bathroom ceramic wall tiling
  • Installation of the classroom cabinetry

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project. 

Please note - it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.


Construction Update – April 2009

South Shore April 2009 Construction Update

Exterior finishes at Area 3

 

As of the end of March, 2009 exterior steel erection is 100% complete. The exterior window frames are now 99% complete as is the exterior decking.

This month, April 2009, work will continue on the application of exterior finishes as well as construction of the interior steel framing of walls.

Other construction work that will take place in April includes the continuation of:

  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough in
  • Interior walls sheet rocking
  • Painting of the interior walls
  • Ceilings installation
  • Bathroom ceramic wall tiling
  • Installation of the classroom cabinetry

The Building Excellence III program Hotline is routinely updated to provide you with the most current information and activities about your school of interest: please dial (206) 368-4082 and press 5 for current information regarding the South Shore construction project.

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project.

Please note - it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.


 

Construction Update – March 2009

Arial View of Rotunda - March 2009

 This month, March 2009, work will continue on the application of exterior finishes, including the exterior brick veneer work and the installation of the exterior metal wall panels.

Other construction work that will take place in March includes the continuation of:

  • Interior steel framing of walls
  • Interior sheet rock work
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough in
  • Work will start on the following:
  • Painting of the interior walls
  • Installation of the classroom cabinetry
  • Bathroom ceramic wall tiling
  • Ceilings installation

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project. 

Please note - it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.

The Building Excellence III program hotline is routinely updated to provide you with the most current information and activities about your school of interest - dial (206) 368-4082 and press 5 for current information regarding the South Shore School building construction or press 0 to be connected to an operator who will be happy to assist you if you would like additional information regarding this project.

 


Construction Update – February 2009

 

 

Rotunda Interior Work Continues - Janurary 2008

 

Exterior steel framing has now been completed on the new South Shore School building and exterior finishings work has begun, including the exterior brick veneer work and the installation of the exterior metal wall panels. Work on both will continue through February and March, 2009. Stairs in the rotunda are currently being set and will be completed by the end of the month.

Other construction work that will take place in February includes:

  • Interior steel framing of walls
  • Interior sheet rock work
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough in

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding the construction project. 

Please note – it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.

The Building Excellence program school hotlines are routinely updated to provide you with the most current information and activities about your school of interest – dial (206) 368-4082 and press 5 for current information regarding the South Shore School building construction or press 0 to be connected to an operator who will be happy to assist you if you would like additional information regarding this project.


Construction Update - January 2009

Aerial View of South Shore School Building Construction Progress - December 2008

Aerial View of South Shore School Building Construction Progress - December, 2008

 

South Shore continues to move forward at a strong pace in order to complete the project on time to greet students for the new school year in fall 2009. This winter 2009, work will continue on the following areas:

  • Interior framing
  • Exterior framing
  • Concrete block veneer finishings work
  • The completion of the roof
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing for the underground and wall rough-in
  • Sheet rock work is scheduled to start at the end of January, 2009

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or email at c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns regarding construction. Please note - For safety reasons, visitor access is not permitted on the construction site at this time. 

The Building Excellence program school hotlines are routinely updated to provide you with the most current information and activities about your school of interest – dial 206 368-4082 and press 5 for current information regarding the South Shore School building construction.


Construction Update - November 2008

exterior view of school showing metal framework

As of October 28th, the building of the outer steel structure, which began in the summer, has reached completion for the entire building. The structural concrete blocks are now in place as are the concrete footings and foundation walls.

During October and November construction work will include:

  • Interior framing
  • Exterior framing
  • Concrete block veneer finishings work
  • The completion of the roof
  • The beginning of work on the mechanical, electrical and plumbing for the underground and wall rough-in

Please contact the on-site South Shore project manager, Dan Brown, at (206) 722-9940 or c_dbrown@heery.com if you have any questions or concerns. Please note - it is not safe to enter the construction site unaccompanied, and visitor access is not permitted through the vehicle gate.

The Building Excellence program school hotlines are routinely updated to provide you with the most current information and activities about your school of interest – dial 206 368-4082 and press 5 for current information regarding the South Shore School building construction.


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