January 21, 2020
The building is taking shape! We have been working on the interior metal stud framing (photo 1), the setting steel (photo 2), and last but not least: the exterior sheathing installation (photo 3).
January 13, 2020
The sun rises, and the concrete sets! Right now it may just look like slabs of concrete; but this will eventually become the admin, classrooms, and cafeteria buildings!
December 23, 2019
Overton Park is moving upwards! The second story steel is being worked on by Steel Freeman, and we are preparing to pour the second-floor concrete before the holidays. Once the second floor is poured, the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work begins!
November 20, 2019
This is how structures are built! Void boxes, poly and rebar, and large concrete pours. The upper grade classroom wing is prepped, and the next couple days will be focused on installing the poly & rebar.
October 31, 2019
An aerial view of the site shows preparations for pouring the building pad.
October 12, 2019
Concrete is being poured to continue building the foundation in preparation for the slab pour.
September 25, 2019
Gradebeam forming is underway on part of the school, while Gradebeam forms are removed prior to backfill for other parts.
August 29, 2019
Gradebeam framing and rebar are being set up.
August 7, 2019
Aerial shots of the general contractor drilling foundation piers in the administration wing and excavating for grade beams in the upper grades classroom wing.
July 30, 2019
Drill rig is currently drilling piers along the building pad. Wooden safety structures are created for the open holes being drilled prior to concrete.
July 17, 2019
Site grading and excavation is taking place, with a 5’ cut out of the Northwest corner of the site.
July 1, 2019
Construction is underway at Overton Park Elementary School with site work commencing.
May 1, 2019
Preliminary renderings give a glimpse of what the recently named Overton Park Elementary School may look like.
December 4, 2018
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 learn more about this bid opportunity, please visit fwisd2017bond.com/vendors.
November 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 #229. Find out more information by clicking here.