Concrete: We Have placed the 8” reinforced vehicular slab where the Fire Dept. trucks will reside. This has allowed us to proceed with the final wall framing at the fire department garage. We will be continuing with the remaining concrete footings and bollards as the Spring weather allows.
Drywall/Ceilings: We will be concentrating on getting the Fire Department and Ambulance Corps. dry walled over the next few weeks. We are 100% dry walled, taped/spackled South of “C” line. Our drywall contractor is also our ceiling installer and they have been chasing the painter for ceiling grid install as the walls are primed.
Painting: Continues to follow the spackling progress in office, court/council chambers, and administration areas. We will be getting into the gymnasium area over the next few weeks to repaint the existing trusses, new ductwork and steel at the roof and attack the walls. We will also be looking to prep and start the exterior painting as weather allows.
Plumbing: Now that the shower and bathroom/turn-out rooms and decontamination shower and laundry space have been framed, the plumbing rough has been in full force over the past 2 weeks and we will be looking forward for arrival of the new fixtures, sinks, toilets, etc. over the next month. The bathrooms have all been field measured for the partitions and will be installed once manufactured.
Electrical: The electricians have been working on new light fixture and outlet install at the office and administration areas and wiring rough has been completed at the Fire Department garage. Fire alarm rough-in and devices are ongoing. The exterior site lighting has been energized and tested. We have completed the rough for all low voltage aspects to support the building. Phone, IT, security, etc. We will start to install the switches, data ports and security devices over the next few months.
Sprinkler: Starting to get into sprinkler head install in the grid, job wide. New Fire department connections have been installed at the exterior and hydrostatic testing of the system has commence and will continue over the next few weeks.
Flooring: The flooring contractor has completed all of the floor prep (outside of the gymnasium area) and vapor barrier for the eventual finishes, i.e. Carpet, VCT and LVT. Those finished floors will be installed more towards the last few weeks of the project to make sure they are not damaged. Ceramic tile at all of the bathrooms is 60% complete and will continue at the North end over the next few weeks.
HVAC: The HVAC contractor has started to install finished diffusers for conditioned air following the ceiling grid install. We will be installing the new RTU’s (roof top units and exhaust fans the week of April 11 which will allow final duct connections to the duct we have already installed on the interior of the building.
Glass and glazing: The new entry vestibule storefront glass and doors have been installed. Next step as we get further into the finishes of the interior will be transaction windows, door lights, bathroom mirrors, etc.
Roofing: We are 80% roofed in including HVAC curbs for the new RTU’s. We will be starting to finish the roof details up over the next few weeks.
Elevator: The elevator installation has begun and is 60% complete. The cab has been constructed, gear installed and protective devices, sprinkler, fire alarm, etc. are well on their way.
Concrete: We have placed the new 6” slab in the new Fire Dept. garage, the next step will be to place the 8” vehicular slab where the FD trucks will be parked. We are also prepping for the Ambulance Corps’. The Egress stairs from the 2nd floor mezzanine South of “C” line have been installed and soon as the spring weather breaks we will be doing the balance of sidewalks and patio area at the exterior.
Drywall: 95 % of the interior walls South of A line have been framed, drywall panels have been installed and are being finish coated with tape and spackle now. Ready for paint.
Painting: The interior paint contractor is on site and chasing the taper/spackle crews. They will also begin to paint the door frames that have been installed in the past week. Exterior paint will commence once the weather breaks
Plumbing: We have all of the Southernmost bathroom areas roughed in and ready for ceramic tile which commences this week.
Electrical: We have started installing some interior finish lighting and have begun installing the new fixtures at the top of the exterior light poles at the parking lots. They have also continued fire alarm wiring and getting ready for fixtures.
Sprinkler: Have continued with rough piping for eventual ceiling installation and working on the high piping at the fire department and ambulance corps. bays.
Flooring: The flooring contractor has been prepping the existing slab for finishes including installation of a vapor barrier which protects the eventual finished floor materials.
HVAC: Our contractor has been working on the prep for the new roof top units which should be arriving in March. New curb (base) install for the units and close coordination with the roofer to keep the building weather tight through winter.
Glass and glazing: Our contractor has installed about 75% of our exterior window frames and glass and should be completing their work over the next few weeks.