Tuesday, September 16, 2014

De Soto High School: PHASE 2 (Complete)

De Soto High School: Phase 2 Status: Complete

Phase 2 was completed in March 2013.

What is included in Phase II?

Activities Wing Building Addition (44,105 sf)
Description: The Building Addition consists of a new activity entrance, concession stand, 2000 Seat Gymnasium, Wrestling Room, Weight Room, Cardio Room, Activity (Multipurpose) Room, Fine Arts Flex Room, Teachers Work Room, and Training Room.


Existing Wrestling Room Renovation (2,600 sf)
Description: With the wrestling room moving to the new building addition, this renovated space became a new Health/ PE Classroom, Men's/ Women's Restroom, PE Storage Rooms & a storage vestibule for wrestling mat delivery from the new building addition to the existing Gymnasium.

Existing Locker Room Renovation (8,000 sf)
Description: With the weight room moving to the new building addition, this space was renovated to expand the existing locker rooms. New lockers were added as well as an officials' room.

Existing Gymnasium Renovation (17,622 sf)
Description: The renovation consists of refinishing the existing wood gym flooring, updating the existing lighting & installing a new sound system.

Existing Performing Arts Center Renovation (6,072 sf)
Description: The renovation consists of updating the existing lighting, installation of a new sound system, replacing original stage curtains and installing new stage extensions.

The Phase II project included reinforced construction materials to create a storm shelter at De Soto High School. The shelter qualified for a reimbursement grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the amount of $827,339. Based on the bid results and the reimbursement from FEMA, the budget for Phase II was $ 8,471,578 . Manning Construction and HTK Architects recommended the low bidders for all packages.


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