Construction Update

SD81's Weekly report - July 1, 2022

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Construction in SD81

This summer District 81 has four major construction projects in progress. Below is a summary of the work being completed and a weekly progress update.
All photos below were taken on June 30, 2022

Demolition of Old Washington School & New Site Work

The old Washington School facility has been demolished. Anticipated timeline for completion is the week of August 12, prior to the start of the 2022-23 school year.

As of this week, they are working on the storm trap sewer system. Landscaping includes seedwork and planting around the new school.

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Storm Water Retention at Lincoln Middle School

Adding a stormwater retention system will alleviate flooding and erosion of the LincolnMiddle School fields. The large chambers (pictured below)are installed underground, and temporarily store runoff water before releasing it at a controlled rate. This work is necessary in order for the fields to be used as intended, for sports and outdoor activities. The project is being funded through American Rescue Plan - ESSER 3 grant funds. The estimated completion of the work is the week of August 12th.

As of this week, the storm trap structures are installed and the work on the sewer system has begun.

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Curtain Wall Repair at Lincoln Middle School

Repairing the curtain wall is necessary to address leaks that have been occurring consistently within the middle school. A new wall is being installed and will be sealed tight to prevent future leaks. The project is also being funded through the American Rescue Plan - ESSER 3 grant funding. Completion date of the project is the week of August 12th.

As of this week, the old window has been completely demolished. The storefront window framing has been installed and the base is complete.

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Courtyard Enclosure at Kennedy School

The courtyard will be enclosed to provide additional instructional and large-motor space at Kennedy School. The project is being funded through the American Rescue Plan - ESSER 2 and 3 grant funding. The majority of the work will be completed the week of August 12th. Finish work will be completed in October of 2022, with no disruption to learning.

As of this week, the steel is installed to secure the walls and roof, poured concrete for foundation. The work on HVAC and controls continues.

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