Planning & Construction Updates

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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