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September 2021

September 17, 2021

Foundation work continued this week under a clear blue sky! 

September 9, 2021:  The footers are being poured today!


Late August 2021

Click here for the latest Progress Update. 

August 2021

The foundation prep work is almost complete!   Enjoy these aerial views...you can compare the photo to the floor plan to visualize how spaces will be utilized.

July 2021

Construction of drainage and sewage lines is taking place as well as continued site prep work.  

June 2021

Site prep work continued in June with grade work, compaction, and soil stabablization work occurring throughout the month.   In addition, initial preparation work on drainage and sewage lines began at the end on June. 

May 2021
We would like to thank Yaniga Sports Photography (Aaron Yaniga) for taking photos during our Groundbreaking Ceremony!  He has graciously given us permission to share the photos with you!  To view the photos, please click here. 

April 2021

Summit Construction has released the Early Site Construction Timeline.  Please click here to view the timeline.

March 2021

At the March 8, 2021 Board of Education meeting, the Board of Education received an update on the PK-12 project from Tim Williams, Superintendent and Andy Rodgers, Summit Construction.  

  • Utility Pipeline has begun the installation of the pipeline that will bring gas to the property.  The estimated time to complete this project is six weeks.
  • Summit Construction is accepting bids for an early site package and the steel package for the project.  Superintendent Williams and Mr. Rodgers expressed their concern with the cost of steel.  They are both hoping to receive favorable bids for this part of the project but have concerns with the current steel market.
  • The project is scheduled to begin in mid- April, with the first step being soil stabilization.  In the upcoming week, we will have more information about this phase of the project.
  • Summit Construction has a list of Pre-Qualified Contractors that will accept bids on each phase of the project.  If companies are interested in being on the list, they should e-mail Mike Mendenhall, Owners Rep for Logan Elm Local School District at: [email protected]

February 2021
Some Logan Elm staff members recently viewed flooring samples for the new PK-12 building and provided feedback to the design team at Fanning-Howey. 

January 2021

At the January Board of Education meeting, Josh Shaw, The Kleingers Group, updated the Board on the traffic study completed for our PK-12 project.  Mr. Shaw presented three traffic options and provided a cost for each option.  Tim Williams, Superintendent and Mike Mendenhall, MSC and Associates, informed the Board that design development (D.D.) is in the final stages and the architects, Fanning-Howey, and Summit Construction are working on getting tentative estimates for the project, which is required in design development.   Mr. Williams also informed the Board that the core team is working to determine if they must address soil stabilization for the project. The District still anticipates an early site package and breaking ground this spring!

MCS and Associates has created a website for the Logan Elm PK-12 Construction Project.  Tentative floor plans and photos of the site can be viewed on their website.  MCS and Associates will update their site frequently during the construction process.  You may visit their site at:  http://mcsagents.com/loganelmlsd/ .

December 2020
At the Board of Education meeting on December 7, 2020,  the Board approved a resolution to remove the storm shelter from the new PK-12 building.  Mike Mendenhall (MSC and Associates) and Tim Williams (Superintendent) gave the Board an update on the soil conductivity test, the design development stage of the project and Mr. Mendenhall presented a webpage, dedicated to Logan Elm's project, that his team has created and will update.  A link to that webpage will be posted soon.

November 2020
At the November Board of Education meeting, the Board approved the Program of Requirements (P.O.R.) and Schematic Design (S.D.) for our PK-12 facility.   The signifies the project moving into the Design Development (D.D.) phase.

October 15, 2020
A traffic study is being conducted on Tarlton Road at the site of the new PK-12 building. 

October Update
To view the October construction update, please click on "October Update" above.

September 29, 2020
The site investigation consultant began drilling for soil borings today on the site of our new PK-12 building.

September 2020
September Update  
To view this month's update, please click on "September Update" above.

At a Special Board Meeting on August 28, 2020, the Logan Elm Board of Education approved a contract with Utility
Pipeline, Ltd./Madison Energy Cooperative Association, Inc. (UPL/MECA) to extend piping and provide transportation of natural gas to the PK-12 building.  

August 2020 Update
We will begin posting monthly updates on the construction of our new school.   To view this month's update, please click on "August 2020 Update" above. 
July 2020
We are please to provide these DRAFT representations of our new PK-12 building! 
Media Center--Draft
Upper Hallway--Draft 
Exterior Views--Draft
First Floor Plan:  Click here to view draft
Second Floor Plan:  Click here to view draft 
View the Visioning Team Report that was used to design the new building here.   

Archive of Previous Construction News and Updates
Timeline of the Project 

Previous News Updates

Photo Gallery:  Educational Visioning Team Meetings and School Visits

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