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Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Demolition of existing structures are complete.  The crushing of existing concrete is complete.  The crushed concrete will be reused as aggregate base under new paved areas.  This sustainable design practice will save a substantial amount for the owner.  Site work has been bid and awarded to the low bidder, McClendon Construction Company of Vidalia, GA.

The attached video shows the ongoing site work and the stored crushed concrete.

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

 

Demolition of the “Oxford” Manufacturing Building continues with 75% completed.

Early clearing and grubbing is underway.

TQ Constructors advertised for all local businesses that are interested in participating in the construction of the New Vidalia High School to attend a local participation meeting.  The meeting was held in the lunchroom of the existing high school on Friday, July 29th.

The 95% contract documents were reviewed by the owner’s and user groups representatives.  The transparency of the design/programming process continues to receive positive comments from all involved.

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Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

The 95% completed Contract documents were delivered to the Owner, the Georgia Department of Education and TQ Constructors (CM).  The demolition of the existing “Oxford manufacturing building “ is underway.  The Construction Manager (CM) is expected to deliver the “GMP” (Guaranteed Maximum Price) on or before July 20th, 2016.  Recycling of the concrete, brick, and some steel is also underway, with an eye on cost savings and sustainability.

 

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

The demolition bids for the “Oxford” building at Vidalia High School were received by TQ Constructors, Inc. the construction manager for the new Vidalia High School. The low qualified bidder is McLendon Enterprises of Vidalia, Georgia. Work on site is expected to begin in approximately 15 days.

 

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Planning continues for the new Vidalia High School.The construction documents are 75% complete, and the construct-ability review and budget review are underway by TQ Constructors (CM). Communications continue between TQ Constructors and SP Design Group (architects). Demolition bid documents have been delivered to TQ Constructors and bids are expected to be received and evaluated by June 8th, 2016.

An on-site pre-bid meeting was complete on June 3rd, 2016. This meeting was attended by the owner, architect, construction manager, and all demolition subcontractors interested in bidding on the project. All parties were allowed to tour the site and the “Oxford” building. The subcontractors were encouraged to question and comment.

TQ Constructors are working on a final budget estimate in preparation of the GMP (guaranteed maximum price).