February 2017 Updates
Building Permits have been approved by the City of Houston. The Contractor is completing the AISD badging process for all of their appropriate employees. Temporary partitions were installed at the ends of the 400 Classrooms Corridor to isolate this renovation area from students and staff.
The construction of the New Addition's building pad is in progress. The contractor has started the placement of the structural fill materials to form the structural base for the new concrete floor slab. Meanwhile, the demolition of the 400 corridor is complete. As scheduled, the back of the wall infill framing and installation of other finish materials are in progress. The current Career and Technology Education areas are being prepared for construction activities, which is scheduled to begin May 2017.
The New Addition’s foundation grade beams and pier caps are completed. Formwork and steel reinforcing are now being installed for the concrete building slab.
Installation of the scheduled finishes is completed in the renovated Career and Technology Education (CTE) areas, while some final, miscellaneous mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work is near completion in the relocated Culinary Arts area. All CTE shop areas have a new coat of epoxy paint on their floors. Most of the scheduled millwork cabinets and storage units are installed in the Fine Arts classrooms, with some final painting and ceiling work still being completed.
The 100 corridor’s new wall panels, ceiling grid, tile and light fixtures are installed. The classroom areas are all currently repainted and have ceiling grids installed, with the new flooring about 85% completed and ceiling tile being installed. Electricians have been installing the new LED light fixtures.
December 2017 Updates
The three entrance frames and doors are installed, with glass installation in the door lites and transom areas 80% complete. All classroom and corridor doors and hardware have been installed, with the door frames painted. Ceiling grids and LED lights are installed in 95% of the corridor areas. Scheduled vinyl flooring, rubber base and ceiling tiles are installed in all classroom areas. Classroom walls have a final paint coat applied. Counter top mill-work is being installed in the JROTC Officers and Teachers Workroom areas. Cleaning crews have started general cleanup and mopping in the classroom areas.
April 2018 Updates
May 2018 updates
The General Contractor’s project trailer has been removed from the job site. The final elevation grading of the crushed concrete base and removal of excess materials are currently underway to prepare for the installation of the asphalt paving by the end of May 2018.
All punch list items for the renovated B Wing classrooms and office areas are completed, and furniture has been moved back into these areas. Demolition is ongoing in the classrooms of the Corridor 600 and 700 areas scheduled for Summer renovations. The plumbing and electrical connections for the main corridors mechanical HVAC fan coil units are still ongoing. Painting of all corridor lockers is 50% completed.