Things are Looking Up at DMS
Yes, things are looking up...quite literally! We've got our eye on the 2nd floor as the steel decking and the cafeteria truss are set, and the concrete slab for the second floor is being poured today. This side-by-side photo comparison gives a sense of what the...
Stairway to…the Second Floor
Cue Led Zeppelin. It’s not quite the stairway to heaven, but these stairs did touch the heavens when they flew today.
Steel Yourself for Big Changes
This week, Rocky Mountain Steel begins setting red iron for the decking of the second floor in the middle school addition. The steel goes up quickly, so big changes will be evident in a short time.
Beyond the Pale
Here's a history lesson and a construction update for you. Academics befit a school building project, so here goes. Ever wonder where the idiom "beyond the pale" came from? Or what it means for that matter? And (cough cough) what it has to do with construction?...
Last week, structural steel columns were placed, and the insulated concrete forms (ICF) started going up to demarcate walls. Now it's much easier to visualize the layout of the middle school addition. In the image above, the architectural drawing overlays an aerial...
Progressing with Pours
Today's slab pour came in at 80 yards -- the biggest pour for the Delta Middle School addition to date. Rise and shine! It's a great day for a pour. The last slab pour is scheduled for Friday, 1/11. Getting these slabs poured may seem like a long time coming, but...
Baby, It’s Cold Outside
While middle schoolers are enjoying their last week of winter break, KGCI continues to push forward with the building addition...in spite of the cold temperatures. Rebar is placed at the site of the next slab pour. The cold affects the planned concrete pours due...
A Concrete Education at Delta Middle School
Pioneer of modern architecture Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe said that "each material has its specific characteristics which we must understand if we want to use it. This is no less true of steel and concrete." Bernhardt Construction, Inc. smooths the freshly poured...
First Slab Pour at Delta Middle School
Today the first slab of the Delta Middle School addition got poured! Grab and drag the 360-degree image below to get an on-site view of the action. Post from RICOH THETA. - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA In the image below, you can see how the band and choir...
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