The finalization of the base-bid addition project is near. All work on the interior of the building is 100% complete. This includes flooring, painting, and ceiling tile installation. Construction crews, the architect, and M&O Directors have completed a punch list and are estimating completion of those final details in mid- December. Furniture for the building will be delivered in the latter part of December and will be put together and set up during the Winter Break.
October’s construction update indicates steady progress, nearing completion of the base bid addition project. In ‘Block B’ and ‘Block C’ the ceiling grid has been completed. The next step of finalization will be to install ceiling tiles. In the flex learning area, the wood flooring is complete. The remaining portion will have flooring started over the next month. ‘Block D’ has been finalized, with small punch list work 100% complete. Outside building work will continue as weather permits. Overall, the base-bid addition project is 90% complete.
The construction status update for the month of September yields a vast amount of progress. In ‘Block D’, the section that contains new classrooms, almost all flooring is completed. The painting, ceilings, lighting, HVAC, and plumbing are all 100% completed. ‘Block B’ and ‘Block C’ are the areas that house the restrooms and library. The ceramic tile, exterior brick installation, window installation, and roofing has been completed in this portion. Over the next few weeks, the drywall, painting, HVAC, lighting, plumbing and fixture installation will be the next portion of the project that will be started. In the next month, flooring will be one of the final items to be installed. Overall, 86% of the total base-bid addition project has been completed. There were no damages reported from the storm that passed near our area.
During the month of May, construction steadily advanced with the additions and renovations project at Robstown Early College High School. This month, roof decking was 100% completed. The switch gear has been replaced, meaning that the new building has electricity that is ready to be utilized. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, along with the duct work is 80% complete and will be finalized in approximately two weeks. Architectural accents, including ceiling drops and steel-stud framing is 65% complete. In mid-June, window installation is scheduled to begin and flooring and ceiling tiles will be finalized. Overall, the additions and renovations project of the total base bid is 65% complete.
The construction status update brings forth great strides that have been made. ‘Block D’ has had 100% of structural steel and its’ roof installed. Duct, electrical, plumbing, and sprinkler system installations have been finalized with inspections completed for main line utilities. All walls have been sealed, primed, and have had their first coat of paint applied. In ‘Block C’ and ‘Block D’ roof decking is 50% complete. By Mid-May, onlookers can expect painting to be completed. Also, window installation, ceiling grid, and flooring to be near completion. Additionally, exterior brick installation will be started. Overall, about 50% of the total base-bid addition project has been completed. Construction status has been on schedule and no delays have occurred.
The construction status update for the month of March yields 100% of walls completed for the base-bid addition project, which includes Block ‘B’, Block ‘C’, and Block ‘D’. Roof structure is 90% complete in block ‘D’. During the first week of April, structural steel beam installation on the roof will begin. Weather permitting, painting will begin in Block ‘D’ over the next two weeks, and is scheduled to be finalized by the end of April. In summation, approximately 35% of the total base-bid addition project has been completed and construction is progressing according to schedule.
Construction has been moving along steadily, according to plan. Thus far, 100% of the concrete slab, measuring 39,000 square feet has been poured and completed. Block ‘C’ and Block ‘D’ of the base-bid addition has 40% of the walls erected, which will contain classrooms, an interactive learning center, and restrooms. As of late February, Block ‘C’ and Block ‘D’ are scheduled to be finished in approximately seven weeks. This will include roof structure and walls. On February 27, 2017 the roof structure installation process is scheduled to begin. Approximately 20% of the total project has been completed thus far.
In efforts to provide transparent communication with Robstown ISD employees, staff, and community members, we would like to provide monthly updates regarding the Robstown High School additions and renovations project. As of late January, two-thirds of the total concrete slab, measuring approximately 30,000 square feet, has been poured for the base-bid addition. Half of the block walls have been erected and 90% of the site utilities have been completed. Within the next couple of weeks, onlookers will see trusses that are scheduled to be delivered to begin the installation of roof structure processes. Overall, construction has been steadily advancing.