January 21, 2020
We’re rounding third base with this project! Take a look at the fields and stands all the Benbrook students and fans will be filling. It’s so close we might just need an umpire to make the call!
January 14, 2020
Installations are happening here, there, & everywhere! We have the bleachers being installed (photo 1), the roofing being installed on the dugouts (photo 2), and last but not least, the fences for the batting cages are installed (photo 3).
December 11, 2019
Baseball and Softball players don’t want a bumpy outfield, and we don’t want bumpy sidewalks! We’re smoothing out the concrete around both the fields.
November 7, 2019
The exterior concrete masonry block (CMU) of the Concession Building is near complete. Fencing is being installed and the ballfield’s red infill mix is spread, giving us a preview of how the field will look.
October 12, 2019
The concession building slab has been poured, and its masonry work and setting of door frames is underway. The irrigation main was installed and fence posts are being set in the outfield.
September 25, 2019
Fire Lane and parking lot concrete has been poured, now working on fencing post and block walls.
August 29, 2019
Lime treatment has started at the new parking lot. Work is continuing on the retaining walls, and the backstop concrete walls are being formed. The rough-in for plumbing and electrical underground at the new Concession Building is complete.
August 14, 2019
New retaining walls are being installed along with underground electrical work and the underground rough-in for plumbing.
July 30, 2019
Concrete footing has been installed for backstop and excavation is underway for the retaining walls. A brick mock up for the Concession/Locker Room Building gives a peek of what the exterior wall finishes will be.
July 16, 2019
Forming grade beams for retaining walls at the baseball field before pouring concrete.
July 8, 2019
New Baseball and Softball field lighting installation.
May 6, 2019
A preliminary rendering gives a glimpse of how the new fields may look.
April 8, 2019
Demolition and excavation of existing ballfield.
January 22, 2019
A pre-proposal meeting was held where vendors could find out more information about aspects of the procurement process, proposal requirements, contract time, budget and scope. To stay up to date on upcoming bid opportunities, please visit fwisd2017bond.com/vendors.
December 19, 2018
A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8th, at 2:00pm for the bid opportunity, CSP – BP 19-032 Benbrook MS/HS Baseball/Softball Complex. Find out more information by clicking here.
October 12, 2018
Design is well underway for a proposed baseball-softball field complex to serve the students of Benbrook MS/HS. The complex will be located in the NW corner of Dutch Branch Park and will include baseball and softball playfields along with concession, restrooms, and dressing rooms. The parking lot will also be expanded for additional parking.