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Jun 13

Municipal Complex Update - June 13, 2017

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 6:40 PM by David Marino

Construction Crews have erected 100% of the steel on the Municipal Building. The building will house City Hall and the Library.
“They have started doing interior wall framing and exterior wall framing. The second floor has been poured and we’ll be laying out the interior walls for the second floors starting the first part of next week,” said Project Manager Ray Creswell.
Crews are also getting ready to put in the steps and the ramp from the lower to upper level.
Roofing work continues on the Municipal Building. And check out the Main Drive.  
“Right now they’re pouring the main drive. It has been poured on the PSB portion of it. They’re approximately 80 percent complete on the city hall and library portion of the parking lot.”    
Another big feature of the complex is the drainage channel…
 “The drainage ditch is approximately 70 percent complete. They still have to finish out some of the bed leveling, as well as putting in stones at the head wall and then the continuation of the channel wall from one end to the other.”
After that work is finished, the pedestrian bridge connecting the building to the parking lot will be poured in place.
And we can’t forget the Public Safety Building.
“They’re support to start the exterior wall finishes.  Currently they have all the exterior sheathing and green board up as well as the liquid water proofing,” said Creswell.
For the video version of this story by Public Information Officer David Marino, click on the link below.   
Jun 02

Municipal Complex Update - June 2, 2017

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 10:14 PM by David Marino

From top to bottom, the Municipal Complex is coming together. With the exterior wall frame now up for City Hall, it’s on to the next step. 
“They’re already popping lines for the interior walls. They’ll start framing the exterior walls this next week,“ said Project Manager Ray Creswell.
Steel for the library will arrive and be erected within the next two weeks. 
Inside the Public Safety Building you can actually see where some of the offices will be located. 
“They’re already putting up interior stud walls. All the exterior sheathing is in place and the roofing has been installed. It’s moving quite fast.
What was once a pile of dirt is now transforming into a parking lot near the Public Safety Building. The drainage channel is also coming together. 
“As far as the channel wall, they’re almost 95 percent complete with it. There will still be stone at the far end of the headwall of the channel that they’ll be putting up.  They’re actually pouring the headwall on the other side of the culverts for that channel.”
As far as the buildings go, the slowest part will be the interior work.
“Once they start putting up the sheet rock and putting up finishes, that will be the longest drawn out part of it.”
Below is a video version of this story by Public Information Officer David Marino.

Municipal Complex Video Update - June 2, 2017

May 23

Municipal Complex Update - Week of May 22, 2017

Posted on May 23, 2017 at 9:11 AM by David Marino

With each week that passes, the Municipal Complex gets closer to completion.  City Hall is coming together nicely.
“The roof deck for the lower level has been installed. We’ll start the decking for the second floor for the City Hall and then the roof area for that shortly after,” said Project Manager Ray Creswell.
The steel for the library will arrive at the end of this week, but we’re still a few weeks away from it being erected. Steel for the public space has arrived. 
Meanwhile, the head wall for the pedestrian bridge has been finished. The bridge will connect the parking lot to the building. 
Work also continues on the Public Safety Building.  
"They’re starting on the roofing itself and then they’ll start installing the exterior sheathing. The material is now sitting out there in front of the Public Safety Building."
Crews are starting to work on the police department parking lot.
"They are starting to lay out the Public Safety Building parking lot, the islands and the curb lines. They should start pouring the curbs later this week."   
Despite the rain we’ve seen over the last week, crews have been able to make progress.
"Actually I was totally surprised with the amount of rain that we had Sunday evening, there has been very little slowing down," said Creswell. "The steel erectors were not able to get to the site due to the mud, but that was only a slight delay on the steel."

Municipal Complex Video Update - Week of May 22, 2017