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Planning & Construction Updates and Photos

February 2019

  • Roof dry-in achieved with vapor barrier installed in the addition. 
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough in has been inspected and completed.
  • Exterior wall framing complete and interior wall framing is underway.
  • Window installation began.


January 2019

  • Completed structural steel erection and metal deck placement.
  • Completed concrete slab pours.
  • Mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) rough-in continues. 
  • Started installing exterior metal stud wall framing and sheathing, and began interior framing.
  • Started roofing activities.


December 2018

Building 100: One seismic X-Brace footing installed during Winter Break.

New addition: Structural steel frame erection complete. Welding of steel frames ongoing on floors 1 and 2. Metal deck placement complete on floor 2. Approximately 40% of metal roof deck in place. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) rough-in activities ongoing.


November 2018

  • Completed utility work 
  • Continued installation of concrete foundations and walls
  • Poured concrete slab-on-grade
  • Prepared for start of structural steel erection in December


October 2018

  • Construction of the new classroom addition continued including utility work, concrete foundation work and under-slap preparation for the concrete floor. 
  • Planning and preparation for structural steel erection underway.


September 2018

  • Completed interior seismic structural improvements for first two zones of existing classroom building.
  • Completed roof replacement on existing classroom building.
  • Continued construction of new Classroom Addition wing construction including excavation, utility work and concrete foundation work.


August 2018

  • Seismic structural improvements for two zones of existing classroom building complete.
  • Roof improvements on the existing classroom building were installed.
  • Excavation and utility work performed for new classroom addition.
  • Classroom furniture was reinstalled in existing classrooms following seismic work in time for teachers to return as scheduled on Aug. 28.


June 2018

  • Full notice to proceed issued to contractor, subject to issuance of building permit
  • SEPA appeal process concluded and SEPA threshold determination affirmed 
  • Building permit finalized for issuance by City
  • Mobilization and pre-permit site activities commenced


April 2018

  • Published final SEPA checklist and threshold determination (DNS) 
  • Reviewed sub-contractor bids to confirm awards 
  • Negotiated Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for GC/CM contract amendment #1 
  • Continued building permit review cycles with City of Seattle


March 2018

  • Completed final SEPA checklist 
  • Received all sub-bids for construction 
  • Continued building permit review cycles with the City


August 2017

  • In August, the Ingraham project team issued the design development package.
  • Design development documents were reviewed internally.
  • Design development construction cost estimates were issued, and the cost estimates were reviewed and reconciled.
  • Team members presented historic landmarks nomination history and facts to Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board (LPB).
  • The LPB decision was to formally nominate Ingraham High School buildings and site for landmark status.
  • The final draft of the SEPA Checklist was completed and underwent internal review.  


June 2017

  • The design development phase continued.
  • User group reviews were held for 50% design development.
  • Investigative work was undertaken to determine the scope of seismic work needed.
  • The landmarks nomination was re-submitted to the City of Seattle. 


May 2017

  • Commenced Design Development phase.
  • Conducted investigative work to inform seismic scope.


April 2017

  • Presented schematic design to BEX Oversight Committee.
  • Conducted schematic design user group reviews.
  • Completed schematic design cost estimate reconciliation.


March 2017

  • Completed schematic design for review.
  • Completed general contractor/construction manager(GC/CM) selection.
  • Seattle School Board approved engagement of the GC/CM.


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