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Planning & Construction Updates and Photos

February 2019

  • 97% of windows installed. 
  • Spray insulation is being installed in the mechanical addition. 
  • Metal framing, gypsum wallboard, and finish work continues in various parts of the school.
  • Lighting and low-voltage systems are in progress


January 2019

Site: Service yard placement of electrical transformer, gas meter and emergency generator complete.

Building exterior: Continued masonry tuckpointing, terra cotta patching, and joint sealant at the central and south wings. 90% of metal-clad wood windows installed

North wing: Metal stud wall framing and gypsum wallboard (GWB) complete at basement and floor 1; continuing on floor 2. Library historic steel window installation started. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) rough-in complete at basement and floor 1; continuing on floor 2.

Mechanical addition: MEP equipment installation and rough-in continues.  

Central wing: Window installation complete. Metal stud wall framing complete on floors 2, 3 and 4; continuing on floor 1. GWB installed on floors 3 and 4, with work continuing on floors 1 and 2. Started finishes including paint, ceiling grid, casework and ceramic tile. Lighting and low voltage installation have started on floors 3 and 4. 

South wing: Window installation complete. Metal stud wall framing continues. GWB work beginning at floors 1 and 2. MEP rough-in continues on multiple floors. 


December 2018

Site: Transformer set, permanent power complete available to the building.

Building exterior: Window flashing, masonry tuckpointing, terra cotta patching, and joint sealant activities continue on the central and south wings.

North wing: Metal wall framing continues on floor 2. Window frame blocking continues on all floors. Plaster repairs in library complete. Gypsum wallboard (GWB) activities began in basement and floor 1. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) rough-in activities complete for basement and floor 1.

Central wing: Miscellaneous structural steel improvements complete. Commons concrete stair seating poured. GWB activities continue on floors 1 and 2. Window blocking, flashing and frame installation on-going. Painting work began on floors 3 and 4. Acoustical ceiling grid and restroom ceramic tile started on floor 4. MEP rough-in on-going at corridors.

South wing: Metal wall framing continues. GWB installation began on floor 1. MEP rough-in continues on multiple floors.


November 2018

Site: Transformer pad and meter prepped for permanent power

Gym: Piping continues for new steam boilers in basement; gym partition wall removed

North building: Wall framing continues; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-in throughout; plaster restoration continues in library; gypsum wallboard installation continues at basement and first floors

North mechanical addition: Roofing and exterior wall sheathing continues

Central building: Window installation continues; gypsum wallboard Installation continues at first through fourth floors; mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough-in continues

South building: Window flashing and installation continues; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-in complete throughout; mechanical equipment placed at penthouse

Building exterior: Roofing complete at central, south and portion of north buildings; historic masonry improvements continue, including tuck pointing and terra cotta repairs at north, central and south buildings


October 2018

Site:

  • Poured loading dock walls and transformer pad
  • Pulled conductors for transformer placement
  • Placed gravel and rolled for service drive slab-on-grade
  • Installed gas meter

Gym: Continued piping for new steam boilers in the basement

North building:

  • Continued metal wall framing on 2nd floor and window blocking on all floors
  • Began plaster restoration in the library

North mechanical addition:

  • Installed fireproofing 
  • Roofing work continues
  • Continued mechanical rough in

Central building:

  • Continued window installation
  • Installing gypsum wallboard on floors 2 and 3
  • Framing on floors 3 and 4
  • Continued mechanical/electrical/plumbing rough-in

South building:

  • Began window flashing work
  • Continued mechanical/electrical/plumbing rough-in
  • Completed roofing

Exterior:

  • Installing temporary windows in locations without permanent windows
  • Continued historic masonry improvements


September 2018

Site: Installed electrical utilities and vault at the new service yard

Gym: Continued piping for new steam boilers in basement

North building:

  • Continued metal wall framing 
  • Continued mechanical/electrical/plumbing rough-in

North mechanical addition:

  • Completed structural steel and slab installation
  • Began mechanical rough in. 

Central building:

  • Began window installation
  • Completed concrete sheer wall installation in the commons
  • Continued gypsum wallboard installation on floors 2 through 4
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough in in progress

South building:

  • Continued metal wall framing
  • Continued basement mechanical rough in
  • Erected penthouse structural steel

Building exterior:

  • Continued roofing work
  • Continued historic masonry improvements


August 2018

  • Electrical utilities and vault were installed in the new service yard
  • Switch gear was set in the main electrical room of the north building.
  • Structural steel erection continued for the north mechanical addition.
  • Window blocking installation was underway in the central building.
  • Demolition was complete in the commons area of the central building; the concrete shear wall and gypsum wallboard installation began.
  • South building basement mechanical rough-in continued.
  • South building penthouse steel erected.
  • Roofing work continued.
  • Historic masonry improvements continued including tuck pointing and terra cotta repair on the north, central and south buildings.
  • New steam boilers were installed in the basement of the gym.


June 2018

  • Continued work on storm drainage in the north parking lot and central courtyard
  • Started work on the foundation for the mechanical addition
  • Completed selective demolition at central and south wings
  • Continued installing structural concrete and steel at north and central wings
  • Continued metal stud framing in central and south wings; began in north wing
  • Continued installation of mechanical and electrical at central wing
  • Continued masonry improvements including tuck pointing and terra cotta repairs at each wing


May 2018

  • Continued storm drainage improvements in the north parking lot
  • Started waterproofing west side central wing foundation walls
  • Completed shotcrete foundation wall in the mechanical addition between central and north wings
  • Continue selective demolition in central and south wings
  • Continued structural steel installation at north and central wings
  • Started metal framing on multiple floors of central wing and metal stud framing of south wing
  • Continued mechanical and electrical installation in the central wing
  • Completed underground plumbing at south; continuing at central wing
  • Continue masonry improvements including tuck pointing and terra cotta repairs on each wing


April 2018

  • Completed north parking lot infiltration vault; 
  • Started storm drainage improvements
  • Completed lagging, excavation and waterproofing at shoring wall between north and central wing 
  • Started shotcrete foundation wall
  • Continued selective demolition at central and south wings 
  • Continued structural steel installation at north and central wings 
  • Completed ceiling/roof insulation and gypsum wallboard installation at 4th floor central wing 
  • Started metal stud framing at central wing 
  • Continued installing mechanical and electrical at central wing 
  • Completed underground plumbing 
  • Continued masonry improvements including tuck pointing and terra cotta repairs at each wing


March 2018

  • Poured north parking lot infiltration vault walls and installed precast lid 
  • Continued installing lagging and excavating at temporary shoring between central and north wings 
  • Continued structural demolition at central and south wings 
  • Completed hazardous abatement at south wing 
  • Continued structural steel and buckling restraint braces at north wing 
  • Started ceiling/roof insulation and gypsum wallboard installation at 4th floor central wing 
  • Coordinating and installing mechanical and electrical in central wing 
  • Continued masonry improvements including tuck pointing and terra cotta repairs at each wing 


February 2018

  • Continued structural demolition
  • Completed hazardous abatement
  • Continued mechanical and electrical coordination
  • Continued excavation for north parking lot detention vault
  • Continued masonry improvements including tuck pointing and terra cotta repairs
  • Held commissioning kick off meeting


January 2018

  • Continued hazardous materials abatement
  • Continued structural demolition
  • Continued mechanical and electrical coordination
  • Seattle Dept. of Transportation approved the Street Improvement Plan


December 2017

  • Work in December included granting the full notice to proceed
  • construction mobilization and continuation of the hazardous materials abatement.
  • Structural demolition began.
  • The exterior demolition of canopies, the chimney stack and the boiler rooms was completed.
  • Seattle City Light completed their review and approved the plan.


November 2017

  • This month, the 90% Street Improvement Plan was reviewed.
  • The team responded to building permit cycle 3 comments.
  • Hazardous materials abatement continued as did selective demolition.
  • The building permit was released.

 


October 2017

  • Building Permit Cycle 3 comments were under review.
  • Opened remaining bid package on budget.
  • Began weekly construction site meetings.
  • Met with Seattle City Light about temporary and permanent power.
  • Hazardous material abatement and subcontractor mobilization continued.
  • The building permit was not released, resulting in a delay on demolition.

 


August 2017

  • This month, the Lincoln project team completed the construction document phase and the constructability review.
  • The 90% street improvement plan was issued.
  • Comments were received on the building permit cycle 2.
  • The Landmark Architect Review Committee approved all proposed exterior improvements.
  • Bid packages 1 and 2 were opened and are within budget.
  • Bid packages 3-18 have been advertised.
  • Work continued to move the schools out that were housed in the building.
  • A presentation was made to the Class of 1943 Alumni. 


June 2017

  • The Construction Document Phase continues.
  • Construction documents are at 90% and the estimate reconciliation is complete.
  • The Constructability Review began.
  • The 90% Street Improvement Plan is being drafted.
  • Building permit cycle 1 comments have been received.
  • The Final Certificate of Approval packaged was developed for Landmark Board.
  • Bid Package 01 and 02 were advertised, and a pre-bid walk occurred.


May 2017

  • Continued the Construction Document Phase.
  • Achieved 85% Construction Documents (CD).
  • Lydig completed the75% CD estimate development, and project staff began reconciliation.
  • Gave Notice to Proceed No. 1 and 2 g for brace frames and fan equipment due to the long lead time for these items.
  • The 60% Street Improvement Plan (SIP) was approved, and work began on the 90% SIP set.
  • BegamBuilding Permit Cycle 1 comments.
  • Briefed Landmark Architectural Review Committee.

 


March 2017

  • The Construction Document Phase and the 60% Street Improvement Plan continued.
  • The SEPA/DNS appeal hearing remained scheduled for March 27.
  • The Landmark Architectural Review Committee was briefed.
  • The team took a tour of the Roosevelt High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) space.
  • Mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MPE)/structural/architectural Building Information Modeling (BIM) Clash coordination began. 

 


February 2017

  • This month, the project team began the Construction Document Phase.
  • The 60% Street Improvement Plan also began.
  • The SEPA/DNS appeal hearing was scheduled for March 27.
  • Additional building investigation took place during mid-winter break.
  • The Capital department was reviewing the Design Development.
  • The pre-submittal meeting with the city was held.
  • The commissioning agent contract was executed. 


January 2017

  • The design development estimate reconciliation was completed.
  • The SEPA/DNS was advertised, and the appeal period ended.
  • An appeal was received.
  • Additional building investigation occurred over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
  • The design review meeting with the Department of Neighborhoods took place, as did the pre-submittal permit meeting with the City of Seattle.


December 2016

  • The design development phase is now complete, and the SEPA checklist has been finalized.
  • Additional building inspection took place over winter break.
  • The mechanical contractor/construction manager (MCCM) was awarded to Robison through Lydig Construction.
  • Estimate development on design development began.
  • The team met with Solid Ground to discuss parking needs.


November 2016

  • Reached 75% design development phase and finalized the SEPA checklist.
  • The design development document is under review.
  • A community meeting on high school curriculum was held.
  • Additional building investigation took place.
  • The mechanical contractor/construction manager RFQ closed and interviews occurred.
  • The Landmarks Architectural Review Committee was briefed.


October 2016

  • Design development reached 50%.
  • The SEPA public meeting took place and the comment period was extended.
  • The team revised the SEPA checklist began reviewing additional comments.
  • The city approved the parking determination.
  • This project will not require a Master Use Permit.


September 2016

  • Reconciled final recommendations of the value engineering/value analysis items.
  • Issued approval to proceed to design development.
  • The SEPA Checklist was drafted and the SEPA public meeting was held.
  • The parking determination was issued to City of Seattle for verification.
  • A Master Use Permit pre-submittal conference was requested, and the Certificate of Approval for Landmarks was submitted.


August 2016

  • Value engineering/value analysis session was held with project team.
  • Multiple value engineering sessions were held with project team.
  • The SEPA checklist was completed and issued for public notice.


June 2016

  • The final SDAT meeting took place on June 2.
  • The General Contractor/Construction Manager agreement has been approved by the School Board.
  • A community meeting was held on June 23.
  • Work continues on the SEPA checklist, traffic/parking and hazardous materials investigations.
  • The design team continues work on the schematic design.


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