A new elementary school to address overcrowding at the existing Tanglewood Elementary campus.
KEY INFORMATION
Trustee
Anne Darr
Budget
$31,560,875
Opening Date
August 2020
Design Process
Address
4049 Kingsridge Rd
Fort Worth, Texas
91,867
New Square Footage
N/A
Renovated Square Footage
Construction Process
PROJECT TEAM
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Matt Tanner
Matt Tanner
Owner Representative
Steele & Freeman
Contractor
Bennett Benner Partners
Architect

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PROJECT UPDATES
Exterior Finishes

10/02/2020

Take a look at the new Overton Park entrance!

Nearly Finished

09/18/2020

Take a look at some of the finishing touches of Overton Park!

Playfield Update!

09/04/2020

The playfields are nearly complete, and the project is wrapping up!

A Few Finishing Touches

08/21/2020

The “Pocket Park” turf has been installed and the multipurpose room screen install has begun

Exterior Progress

08/07/2020

All of the concrete in the back field of the school is complete and the lower grade playground is currently […]

Cafeteria Nearing Completion

07/24/2020

The kitchen equipment and serving line have been installed, and the flooring in the cafeteria is complete.

We Have Furniture!

07/17/2020

The library furniture install is complete!

Front Entry Work

07/15/2020

The front entry ramp is ready for its concrete pour and the front sidewalk is being prepped for the flatwork.

Interiors

07/10/2020

The proscenium flooring is being installed, the library shelves are being set up, and some of the classroom furniture has […]

Ready for Concrete

07/03/2020

The front retaining wall form and footers have been prepped and are ready for concrete

Poured to Perfection

06/26/2020

Site improvements are ongoing at Overton Park and starting to take shape. The south entry concrete sidewalk has been poured, […]

Exterior and Interior Glimpses

06/18/2020

The front retaining wall concrete pour was completed and we are installing the interior stone for the main entry hallway

Bring on the Installations!

06/12/2020

Installations seem to be occurring all over Overton Park! The kitchen equipment is being installed, the work on the hallway […]

Future Fire Lanes + Irrigation

06/03/2020

Rebar for the new fire lane has been set and is ready for the concrete pour this week. The trench […]

Ready for Rebar!

05/29/2020

The east fire lane has been formed and is ready for rebar! Meanwhile, the retaining wall footer rebar is being […]

Grading and Painting

05/22/2020

The sidewalks have been cut and are ready to begin grading, and the library ceiling paint is complete!

What’s Been Happening?

05/15/2020

The two-story classroom wing has millwork installed and markerboards on the walls, and lights in the ceiling grid. The geothermal […]

Paint + Panels

05/01/2020

Steele & Freeman has finished painting and started installing millwork and marker boards in the two- story classroom wing. Paint […]

We’re All About the Installs

04/20/2020

Installations are here, there, and everywhere around Overton Park. The exterior finishes of the building are being installed, the front […]

Eagerly Awaiting the Installations

04/13/2020

Across the courtyard, the masonry install at the preschool & kindergarten wing is being installed, and the installation of the […]

We’re Still Here, We’re Still Working!

04/03/2020

Progress is being made all over Overton Park!  The exterior of the building is moving along with the brick and […]

Working Through the Weather!

03/20/2020

We want to give another huge thank you to our partner Steele & Freeman. They have been making incredible progress […]

We Have Windows!

03/06/2020

Windows have been installed along the front face of the school  which will bring lots of natural daylighting into the […]

Making Connections

02/27/2020

Students will enjoy lots of natural daylighting and views to the outdoors in their new cafeteria.  Did you know that […]

Celebrating Every Little Completion

02/24/2020

Steele & Freeman have been working through the weather the last few weeks and making great progress on the building. […]

It's All About The Details

02/19/2020

We’re working on the detail of the iron work for the second-floor library!

It’s Not All Rough!

02/17/2020

Check out the hallway view of the metal framing, the above ceiling mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough, and the in-wall […]

All Hands on Deck

02/13/2020

It seems everyone is on site these days! Steel Freeman is finishing up the last wing of the steel installation, […]

Shout Out – Steele Freeman!

01/29/2020

Steele Freeman has been pushing hard these last few weeks throughout all of our weather. We are so excited to […]

Ductwork, Installs, and Pours – Oh My!

01/22/2020

Big things are happening over here at Overton Park! For the interior, we’ve been working on the mechanical ductwork and […]

Strong as Steel

01/21/2020

The building is taking shape! We have been working on the interior metal stud framing (photo 1), the setting steel […]

Burning the Early Morning Oil

01/13/2020

The sun rises, and the concrete sets! Right now it may just look like slabs of concrete; but this will […]

First Things First: Foundations

12/23/2019

Overton Park is moving upwards! The second story steel is being worked on by Steel Freeman, and we are preparing […]

Poly...Rebar...Repeat!

11/20/2019

This is how structures are built! Void boxes, poly and rebar, and large concrete pours. The upper grade classroom wing […]

Pad Prep

10/31/2019

An aerial view of the site shows preparations for pouring the building pad.

Foundation Work Continues

10/12/2019

Concrete is being poured to continue building the foundation in preparation for the slab pour.

Gradebeams!

09/25/2019

Gradebeam forming is underway on part of the school, while Gradebeam forms are removed prior to backfill for other parts.

A lot of framing

08/29/2019

Gradebeam framing and rebar are being set up.

Drilling & Excavating Activies

08/07/2019

Aerial shots of the general contractor drilling foundation piers in the administration wing and excavating for grade beams in the […]

Drilling!

07/30/2019

Drill rig is currently drilling piers along the building pad.  Wooden safety structures are created for the open holes being […]

Grading and Excavation

07/17/2019

Site grading and excavation is taking place, with a 5’ cut out of the Northwest corner of the site.

Dirt is Moving!

07/01/2019

Construction is underway at Overton Park Elementary School with site work commencing.

Getting a glimpse

05/01/2019

Preliminary renderings give a glimpse of what the recently named Overton Park Elementary School may look like.

Pre-Proposal Meeting Recap

12/04/2018

A pre-proposal meeting was held where vendors could find out more information about aspects of the procurement process, proposal requirements, […]

Bid Opportunity and Pre-Proposal Meeting

11/26/2018

A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Monday, December 3rd, at 10:00am for the bid opportunity, CMAR 19-071 New Elementary […]