El Paso, TX (El Paso Co.) –
Work will consist of the construction of a 3-story building for administration, classroom, library and dining areas at the Jefferson High School/Silva High School for El Paso ISD. Also, there will be the construction of an approximately 96,000 sf Academic Building, a 4,000 sf Weight Room Building and 50,028 sf of renovation in the existing Auxiliary Gym. These buildings will require structural steel framing, concrete foundations, slab on grade, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology work.
Additionally, there will be the demolition of the existing Social Studies, Special ED, Cafeteria, Administration, JROTC, and Art Buildings and their respective foundations as well as selective demolition for the renovation of the Auxiliary Gym described below.
The selective demolition of the Auxiliary Gym will require the relocation / renovation of MEPT infrastructure as well as the construction of new exterior envelope wall and its supporting foundation.
Due to the removal of the Art Building, work includes the relocation of the existing Art Kiln to an existing classroom in the 9th Grade Building. This classroom is to remain as is, and is not scheduled for any major renovation work.
Exterior site improvements include, new sidewalks, entry / exit drives, bus loop, parking areas, storm drainage / detention ponds, new Field Events facilities, and a new softball field with press box, spectator seating, dugouts, scoreboard, and fencing. This includes work for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Technology disciplines.
Work is phased by the contract documents to allow for the existing campus to remain accessible and operational during construction. This includes the construction of a temporary bus loop at the northwest of the site prior to all other work commencing. However, the phasing of construction activities, staging, and user facility access is the responsibility of the contractor.
Trades involve the following: existing conditions; concrete; masonry; metals; wood, plastics, and composites; thermal and moisture protection; openings; finishes; specialties; equipment; furnishings; special construction; conveying equipment; fire suppression; plumbing; HVAC; electrical; communications; electronic safety and security; earthwork; exterior improvements; and utilities.