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Olney Library Renovation


Construction updates

Sunday, May 20, 2012

May 2 to 16, 2012

Olney Library Renovation from entrance driveway May 16 2012

During this period, Milestone Construction Company:

  • completed salvage of the "Delights of Reading" mosaic mural and arranged for offsite storage;
  • completed salvage of three of the four glu-lam beams that will be reused during the renovation and wrapped them for storage on the library site;
  • began selective pavement, interior, roof, and floor slab demo;
  • shored up existing walls and roof;
  • participated in a masonry recovery meeting;
  • began underpinning of the existing foundation;
  • staked out the stormwater management area; and
  • arranged for delivery of storm/sanitary structures to the site.

The construction project has been underway forty four days.

Posted by R. Gale

POSTED: 10:44:00 AM |

Thursday, May 17, 2012

April 18 to May 2, 2012

During this period, Milestone Construction Company:

  • began interior scrap-out;
  • demolished the existing flat roof;
  • started selective roof demolition;
  • began demolition of mechanical equipment at the penthouses;
  • disconnected and capped existing sanitary and storm lines; and
  • started salvage of the "Delights of Reading" mosaic mural on the brick exterior of the building (current plans are to reinstall the artwork on an exterior wall of the building when the renovation is completed).

The construction project has been underway thirty days.

Posted by R. Gale

 

 

CATEGORIES: April 2012
POSTED: 8:01:00 PM |

Monday, May 14, 2012

April 2 to April 18, 2012

Olney Library Renovation from entrance driveway April 28 2012

During this period, Milestone Construction Company:

  • installed the project sign on the site;
  • installed and inspected the trailer and temporary power to the trailer;
  • completed refrigerant recovery;
  • completed a fixture count (done by WSSC)
  • participated in a preconstruction meeting for demolition;
  • began grubbing and tree clearance; and
  • began interior scrap out and selective interior demolition.

The construction contract has been underway for sixteen days.

Posted by R. Gale.

CATEGORIES: April 2012
POSTED: 6:10:00 PM |
Entrance of the renovated Olney Library
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