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Bowie-Belair High Annex


Funding Model

Project Type
Major Renovation


DLR Group

General Contractor
Hess Construction

Project Manager
Hiwot Haileselassie

School Information

Joe Kautzer
15200 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD 20715
School Board District District 5 County Council District
District 4
State Legislative District
District 23 


Project Schedule

Project Scope

The major renovation of Bowie-Belair High School Annex includes five major systemic projects in addition to selected educational program enhancements and systemic renovations. The scope of work will include:

  • Replacement of entire suspended ceiling system.
  • Replacement of the 1989 roofing system & update to the failing drainage system.
  • Installation of a new sprinkler system throughout the 1963 facility (includes service upgrade to the water main).
  • Replacement of all classroom unit ventilators and related piping.
  • Replacement of the entire steam system to a four pipe hydronic system (includes two new chillers for full air conditioning capacity).
  • Educational enhancements/renovation to science classrooms; a computer lab; a family & consumer room; and 9 standard classrooms along with corridors, restrooms and storage spaces.
  • Abatement & replacement of all asbestos-containing floor tiles throughout the school.
  • Painting throughout the school.
  • Repair of structural earthquake-related damage.
  • Purchase & installation of 6 portable classrooms to remain after construction completion.

News & Announcements

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Project Updates

November 2023

Past Month's Accomplishments

Final walk by the TPIP to be called by the Contractor for completed deficiency report work by the Inspector.

Next Month's Lookahead

Final walk by the TPIP to be called by the Contractor for completed deficiency report work by the Inspector.

February 2023

Current Status: Phase I and II of this project has been completed, inspected and temporary occupancy has been received. (22 classrooms on the lower level and 3 classrooms on the main level, Multipurpose room, Library and offices, New DOAS unit and AHU 1).

Upcoming Activities: Phase III is in progress (9 classrooms on main level (started on April 19). Failed Life safety Inspection- Architect has sent a response to inspection report.

Documents & Presentations

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