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Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Week of April 4-10

  • On site review of the existing “Oxford” building has been done again in preparation for the demolition bid package.
  • TQ Constructors continues to discuss and budget items such as asbestos removal, removal of stored material, and building occupancy.
  • Demo package drawings continue and will be available to TQ on April 2016. Design Development drawings continue and shall be completed late April 2016.
  • Timeline has been updated and prepared for presentation to the Board of Education.
  • SP Design and TQ continue to discuss budget, building systems, schedule, and building details.
  • Initial HVAC equipment selection has been made and is under budget review.

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Week of March 28- April 2

  • Engineers continue to make progress on system designs.
  • The structural system for the majority of the building will be load-bearing masonry with bar joists and metal roof deck.
  • The roof deck system under review is a lightweight Zonolite poured material.
  • The construction manager (TQ Constructors) has completed the first budget validation review.
  • Alternates such as additional seats in the auditorium, upper level entry and walking track, and demo/site package including recycled base material are being budgeted by the CM.
  • Schedule review and update with the CM was started on March 30th in preparation for the Board of Education meeting

Construction Update: Vidalia High School

Week of March 21-26

  • New Vidalia High School preliminary plans are complete and approved by the State Department of Education.
  • TQ Constructors Inc. was selected as the construction manager-at-risk.
  • The construction manager is now in the process of budget analysis and verification of program budget.
  • Two alternate items are being priced.
    1. Gymnasium upper walkway, stairs and elevator.
    2. Additional auditorium seating.
  • Building systems (structural and mechanical) are also under review.
  • Site preparation and demolition are being planned and scheduled.

 

New Vidalia High School

New Vidalia High School

Conceptual Design for New Vidalia High School

We are in the early design stages of a New 700 FTE High School for this long term client. The building will be constructed on the existing, occupied site and will be a phased project. Initial phase will include demolition and site development to include utilities. The SCL for construction is $28 million with an estimated completion in 2018.