Construction and renovation is in full swing this summer. In addition to high school additions and renovations, work has begun at Prairie View Elementary as part of the $49.5 million generated by the bond. Work at Prairie View includes adding a fire sprinkler system and replacing and upgrading safety systems which includes fire alarms and intercoms. This project also includes adding interior walls.
Progress continues on the construction of new tennis courts and additional parking. Eight tennis courts and approximately 80 additional parking spaces are being constructed directly south of Prairie High School. The project will wrap up before the start of school.
July 7, 2017 Construction Update: The summer construction season is in full swing as Larson Construction and 7 sub-contractors have been busy during Phase I of construction. Phase I includes construction includes a cafeteria, science wing, band and choir rooms (located in the NW corner of the Concert Hall) a varsity locker room & concessions (located on the southeast corner of the high school) addition.
Also part of the summer construction is the addition of 8 tennis courts and approximately 80 additional parking spaces.
Below is an update on Phase I construction projects.
Site prep work is well underway as 100 truck loads of dirt have been moved so far.
Excavation and site prep work
Footings are 75% complete
Foundations are being poured
Masons will start to lay blocks for walls
Footings and the foundation work has started
TENNIS COURTS & ADDITIONAL PARKING
Fencing is being installed
Asphalt has been poured and set
Parking spaces have been painted
HIGH SCHOOL INTERIOR
New plumbing for hot and cold water is being installed this summer to prepare for the new additions
JUNE 6, 2017 SCIENCE-BAND-CHOIR- LOCKER ROOM UPDATE: Phase I of the high school construction project is underway. Construction has begun on a a new science wing, band and choir classrooms (located in the NW corner of the Concert Hall) and a varsity locker room & concessions (located on the southeast corner of the high school) addition.
New tennis courts and additional parking are being constructed directly south of Prairie High School to accommodate phase I of construction projects. Access to the back row parking spaces, next to the football practice fields in the Prairie High School Success Center parking lot, are not available for the remainder of the school year.