WCS provides updates on construction projects

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Construction crews are hard at work on numerous projects throughout Williamson County Schools. Click to read updates on the county’s construction projects.

Construction crews are hard at work on numerous projects throughout Williamson County Schools. Scroll down for updates on the county’s construction projects.

Brentwood High School auditorium

The WCS Facilities and Construction Department is reviewing the final design development documents with the architect for the new auditorium at Brentwood High. The project is now in the “construction document phase.” Construction documents are scheduled to be completed by Dec. 1 with a bid date scheduled for approximately Dec. 12. The documents have been submitted to the regulatory agencies for final review and approvals.

Brentwood Middle School – Phase 2

Now that renovations are complete on Brentwood Middle School’s auditorium, the project is in its final stage, which includes an HVAC replacement and interior renovations that will bring the building up to current fire codes. The contractor will begin work during winter and spring breaks. Once school is out for the year, crews will work full time to complete the project before the start of the 2014-15 school year.

Centennial High School auditorium

Construction fences have been erected at Centennial High School as crews begin work on the school’s new auditorium. Due to the construction, traffic patterns and parking were changed for students, staff and visitors. The new traffic flows have been established and appear to be working well. The estimated date of completion for the new auditorium is summer of 2014.

Centennial High School baseball field renovation

This renovation of Centennial’s baseball field is currently under design and the process should be completed later this month. The project will then be advertised for construction bids in December.

Fairview Middle School auditorium

Competitive bids for construction of a new Fairview Middle School auditorium were received Nov. 7 at the Central Office in Franklin. Following a review of the bids, the lowest and best bid was awarded to Kerry G. Campbell, Inc.e The contract for construction will be awarded by Tuesday with a “notice to proceed with the work” included with the contract. The allowable time for construction is 270 calendar days.

New Nolensville elementary/middle school and high school projects

The design teams for each school are moving forward with the goal of having each ready for bidding in early spring of 2014. According to the district’s Five Year Capital Outlay Plan, the high school is scheduled for completion in Fall 2016; the K-8 school is scheduled to open in Fall 2015. The Capital Outlay Plan is reviewed annually by both the board of education and the county commission and is subject to change each year.

Woodland Middle School auditorium

Crews are busy at the site of Woodland Middle School’s new auditorium. The contractor has completed construction of the building pad. In addition, foundations for the new auditorium are 80 percent complete and underground utilities are 30 percent complete. The estimated date of completion for this project is Summer of 2014.

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