Pinellas County East Lake Middle School Academy of Engineering / Fast-tracked new construction and renovations on occupied school / 40,634 GSF – $7.8M
This project encompassed new construction and renovations to an occupied East Lake High School campus. The construction entailed three new buildings housing classrooms, science and computer labs, engineering labs and wood shop. Construction is cast-in-place concrete, CMU, precast planks, with metal stud trusses hardened to Category 5 hurricane wind loads to serve as an evacuation shelter for residents. Work was phased to maintain school operations through construction.