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December 8, 2020
November 2020 Construction Update


No neighbor issues to report.



Summer Construction 2020

Continue to complete punch list activities, commissioning and close out documents at each school currently.  Progress of ongoing work by school is listed below.

Maine East:  Field House CMU walls are complete and steel roof joisting and metal decking are installed.  Roofing commencing over the next several weeks as well as the brick veneer over the CMU walls.  Mechanical, electrical, fire protection and plumbing overhead commencing over the next several weeks as well.

The Potter Wing renovation project continues toward a December completion.  Ceiling tiles and casework installation is on-going on Level 1 and Level 3.  Flooring is also substantially complete on Level 1 and in progress on Level 3.  2nd floor is lagging by about a week but great progress.  Ceiling grid and painting is on-going currently and overhead trim and flooring will follow shortly after.

The 1st half of 3rd Floor of Area C has been turned over and progress is on-going on the 2nd half.  Demo is completed and MEP overhead is on-going.  This 2nd half is anticipated for a turnover at the winter break. 

Maine South:  The A Building link façade is substantially complete.  Interior finishes continue to progress.  Link will be turned over to the District in the next 2 weeks.  The corridor flooring in the link and balance of the corridor will be installed during the summer. 

The courtyard infill addition has been roofed and the exterior windows have been installed.  Mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection overhead rough in has started in this area. 

Space that becomes extension of Dining Area adjacent to the courtyard has been demolished and MEP/FP overhead work is progressing.

The Food Labs are currently under construction and scheduled for completion in early January. The coordination of underground / concealed conditions continues to be a battle in this area of the building.  The District, Wight and PCC continue to work thru the issues.  Overhead rough in and walls in areas not impacted by underground work are on going.

The façade replacement continues to progress well.  1st section of masonry wall and windows are complete and preparing to move to the 2nd section of wall along the east façade.

Maine West: The Field House roof structure has been completed and already under roof.  The slab on grade was poured in early November and is currently curing prior to tradesperson starting overhead installation within the Field House.

The pool renovation is complete and passed IDPH inspection in early November.

2nd floor of C Wing continues to progress well.  Flooring has commenced and MEP/FP overhead is wrapping up.  Expectation remains a 11/30/20 turnover.


COVID 19 Impacts

Weekly Owner / Architect / Contractor Coordination remain remote via Google Meetings but the District and Wight continue to be present at each campus as needed to resolve issue and monitor the progress of the work.  

We have seen in increase in COVID cases at Maine East over the last 3 weeks.  We staggered workforce in the Potter Wing in order to help control the volume of tradespersons in the space at once.


Construction Budget

PCC continues to vet changes to the work with Wight and the District.  Overall budget updated provided at last meeting.  Nothing new to report until after the Bid Period No. 2 opening.


Bid Period No. 2 Design

Bid Period No. 2 design is complete and currently out to bid.  Below bidding breakdown remains unchanged from last month:

Bid Period 2: All Schools: BOE Approval 12/21/20 (special)

Bid Period 2F: All Schools BP2 Finishes: BOE Approval 01/18/21 (special)

Bid Period 3: BOE Approval May 2021