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Anderson Academy Aldine Independent school District

Anderson Academy

Additions Completion 2018-2019 School Year

Anderson Academy will include the demolition of two existing buildings, the Cafeteria and the Physical Education Building. The demolition work will be followed by the addition of a new 62,000 square foot building with 16 classrooms (and new technology), an art wing, restrooms, a cafeteria and kitchen, gym and other teacher facilities.

January 2017 Updates

The temporary units will be used to house all school related activities currently held in the existing buildings to be demolished, while the new construction is underway.

Construction is scheduled to begin in January 2017 and be completed by July 2018. The construction documents are currently under review with the City of Houston to obtain the building permits required for construction.

February 2017 Updates

Construction is in progress with the required preparatory work of locating utilities for the demolition of the two existing classroom buildings, the cafeteria and the gymnasium. The demolition work will be followed with earthwork and underground utilities for the addition of a new 62,000 square-foot building with 16 classrooms, an art wing, restrooms, a cafeteria, a kitchen, a gym, and teachers’ facilities. The new addition will include interactive monitors, security cameras and additional data wiring.

Permits have been approved by the City of Houston. The contractor has completed installation of construction fencing. The gas line, water lines and electrical rough-ins are in progress. Preparation work is in progress for the relocation exterior of air conditioning equipment. Abatement of hazardous materials has begun in the classroom buildings scheduled for demolition, which will occur during non-school hours.

MARCH 2017 UPDATES

April 2017 Updates

Demolition and debris removal of the west classroom building and the gymnasium are complete. The relocated chiller has been re-connected at the service yard and is fully functional. All utilities running to the east classroom building and cafeteria are disconnected and re-routed to the temporary service yard completing the required preliminary work for the demolition of the two remaining buildings. Demolition of the 2nd classroom building and the cafeteria began April 1, 2017.

A wood partition safety wall was erected at the temporary walk northeast of the main building to separate the school staff and students from the construction activities. A storefront will replace the windows at the walkway to provide an additional entrance for students and staff.

Demolition to the existing building continues.

May 2017 Updates

Demolition is near completion.

Earthwork at the new building pad is complete. Site utilities for the new addition have been installed and are approved by the City of Houston. Concrete foundation piers will begin mid May 2017. The concrete pour for the building slab will follow. Structural steel will be delivered the first week of July.

The canopy at the bus ramp has been removed for repairs at the roof. The students remain protected from the weather by a temporary canopy. The new storefront is in use as an additional entrance for students and staff.

June 2017 Updates

JUne 2017 Aerial View

Drilled piers for the new addition’s building pad are complete. Pier caps and grade beams are to follow. The secondary electric circuit to the mechanical room has been installed. Plumbing and electrical underground inside the building pad has begun. The concrete building slab for the new addition will begin at the end of the month. Structural Steel will be delivered upon completion of the concrete slab.

Flyover of Aldine ISD Construction Sites

July 2017 Updates

Drilled pier installation is complete at the new addition building pad. Pier caps and grade beams are in progress; the southeast and southwest grade beams are complete. Interior piers caps in the southeast area are complete and anchor bolts are in place. The first concrete slab pour for the southeast area has also been completed. The second concrete slab pour for northwest and southwest areas will follow. Structural steel will be delivered to the site in August. Electrical and plumbing underground continues throughout the building pad.

July 2017 Aerial View

August 2017 Updates

Steel erection began at the Beginning August 2017

Concrete slab on grade construction is complete for the new building addition. The concrete slab has been cured in preparation for structural steel. Structural steel has been delivered for the western half of the new addition. Structural steel framing is in progress with the erection of columns, girders, and bar joists. The eastern structural steel will be delivered and erected upon completion of the western half of the new addition. Upon completion of structural steel installation, decking for the new roof will be installed.

September 2017 Updates

Structural steel framing is complete for the new building addition, including structural columns, bar joist, and girders. Structural detailing is in progress in preparation for metal roof decking. Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing overhead will begin upon metal roof decking completion. Metal stud framing, air and water barrier sheathing, and concrete masonry will follow the roofing completion.

OCTOBER 2017 Updates

November 2017 Updates

Installation of minor structural members continues throughout the new addition.

Exterior sheathing is complete throughout the new addition.

The damp proofing of the new addition is nearing completion, with preparation for brick veneer to follow. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing above ceiling work is in progress with the installation of HVAC ductwork carriers, electrical conduits, and chilled water piping. Interior metal stud wall framing is on schedule at the classrooms. Electrical and plumbing rough-ins continues in the interior walls.

December 2017 Updates

Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing above ceiling work is in progress with the installation of HVAC ductwork carriers, electrical conduits, and chilled water piping. Interior metal stud wall framing is complete, with gypsum board wall installation proceeding on schedule.

Electrical and plumbing rough-ins continues in the interior walls at the classrooms. Restroom ceramic tile is on schedule. Fire Sprinkler rough-ins continue throughout the new addition. Concrete masonry walls are on schedule in the kitchen area. Permanent power preparations are on schedule, with installation of the pad mount transformer wiring.

Roofing installation is on schedule with installation of built up asphalt roofing, sheet metal flashings and trim. Brick veneer is also on schedule, the southern exterior wall is complete, and the brick veneer is in progress at the eastern and western walls. Brick tie installation continues at the northern and western exterior walls.

January 2018 Updates

January 2018 Aerial View

February 2018 Updates

March 2018 Updates

Gymnasium Area
Serving Line Area

April 2018 Updates

Window glazing and exterior door systems have been installed. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing above ceiling is complete and the HVAC system is operational. The ceiling grid and light fixtures have also been installed; ceiling tile installation is 95% complete. Taping, floating and priming of the drywall is complete and all casework has been installed. All restrooms have been completed and accessories installed. The basketball goals have been installed in the gym and the installation of kitchen equipment is underway. Vinyl composition tile (VCT) installation just started in the classrooms and corridors; the drywall will receive final paint once the flooring is complete. Rough grading around the building perimeter has been completed.

Main Hallway

April 2018 Aerial View

May 2018 Updates

All restrooms have been completed and accessories installed. The basketball goals and volleyball inserts have been installed in the gym. The kitchen equipment has been delivered and installed. Vinyl composition tile (VCT) installation is complete in the classrooms and corridors. The final coat of wall paint has started in areas where flooring is complete and is approximately ninety percent (90%) complete. Window blinds and acoustical panels are currently being installed in classrooms. Rough grading around the building perimeter has been completed and new sidewalks are currently being installed. Over the next two weeks, doors will be installed and the flooring for the stage and gym will be installed.

Graphic Designs in progress in the Cafetorium

June 2018 Updates

Over the next two weeks, the temporary buildings will be removed, the dance floors will be completed and the installation of the cafeteria and gym floors will be initiated.

July 2018 Updates

Graphics design installation continues

August 2018 updates

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