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Construction nears peak on Thunder Vista P-8

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:45am

New school about 65 percent complete

As the Thunder Vista P-8 construction process moves into March, construction activity is near a peak level.

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) site superintendent Kevin Harrison estimates there are more than 200 employees on the site on any given day. The list of workers includes heavy equipment operators, ironworkers, masons, plumbers, pipefitters, sheet metal workers, welders ...

Cotton Creek construction accelerates in February

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 1:15pm

Expansion being built for 2018-19 school year

Site challenges that slowed initial progress on the Cotton Creek expansion were left behind in February as construction accelerated on the project.

Drilling and pouring of foundational caissons finished in February, which allowed work to begin on the preparation and pouring of concrete grade beams and foundation walls for the Westminster school's 14,000-square-foot addition. By the end ...

STEM staff tours new building addition

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:30am

First phase of work pushing toward summer completion

With the first phase of construction on STEM Lab in Northglenn now past the halfway mark, school teachers and staff got an up-close look at the construction during a recent tour.

The school is in the midst of a multi-phased, $20 million renovation that will transform the 47-year-old building into a state-of-the-art learning environment for more than 700 students from across the ...

Start of steel planned for Arapahoe Ridge expansion in March

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 4:00pm

Construction moves forward on 18,000-square-foot addition

March will be a big month for the ongoing expansion of the Arapahoe Ridge Elementary in Westminster.

According to the current construction timeline, steel work on the 18,000-square-foot expansion is scheduled to begin about mid-March. The start of construction on the addition's steel skeleton marks a major milestone in project.

Most of the work in February focused on foundation ...

Ceremony kicks off construction on Arapahoe Ridge expansion

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

Twelve classroom addition on way for 2018-19 school year

Dec. 18 was a day nearly 20 years in the making as Arapahoe Ridge Elementary students and staff celebrated the start of construction on an expansion project that will mean the end of mobile classrooms used since the school opened in 1998.

Construction is under way on an 18,000 square-foot addition to the Westminster elementary school. When it is finished for the start of the 2018-19 ...