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William Wirt Middle School

Status
Construction
Funding Model
Traditional
Project Type
Replacement
Budget
$85,000,000
Architect
Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates Architects
General Contractor
Keller Brothers, Inc.
Project Manager
Henry Lewis

School Information

Principal
Rhonda Simley
Address
6200 Tuckerman Street, Riverdale, MD 20737
Neighborhood
Riverdale
School Board District
District 2
County Council District
District 3
State Legislative District
District 22

Project Timeline

Project Scope

Demolition of the existing 106,318 SF facility built in 1964 with a State Rated Capacity (SRC) of 850 students and replacement with a new 170,900 SF facility with a SRC of 1,200 students at the same site.

News & Announcements

There are currently no announcements for this project.

Project Updates

June 2024

Past Month's Accomplishments

  • Construction of the building is approximately 95% complete.
  • Landscaping was installed and reached 75% completion.
  • The roadway around the building was completed.

July Lookahead

  • A Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) will be obtained.
  • Delivery of furniture is expected.
  • Gym and dance flooring will be installed.
  • HVAC commissioning will be completed.
  • Demolition of the existing school building will begin.

April 2024

Past Month's Accomplishments

  • The building exteriors were completed.
  • Washington Gas hook-up was completed.
  • Locker and VCT flooring installations were completed.
  • Installations of interior finishes and terrazzo flooring are ongoing.
  • Equipment start-ups are in progress.
  • The creation of a punch list has begun.

May Lookahead

  • Site work, top coat asphalt, and the site entrance at Norman Ave will be completed.
  • Terrazzo flooring installation will be completed.
  • Final trade inspections will commence.

February 2024

Past Month's Accomplishments

  • Phase 2 site work continued, including installation of stormwater structures, bio-retention structures/piping, sidewalks, curbs,
    gutters, site lights, stone base, and paving at the roadway and bus entrance.
  • Washington Gas began the onsite installation of the gas line and continues to wait for the gas permit from the
    Prince George's County Department of Permits, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE).
  • Installation of metal siding, curtainwalls, glazing, exterior fixtures, exterior doors, and sunshades was completed.
  • Installation of mechanical and electrical controls and connections to the rooftop equipment was completed.
  • Installation of flooring, ceiling grid, light fixtures, devices, and trim in all gender-neutral restrooms was completed.
  • Wiring and installation of light fixtures and low voltage devices and trim out in the electrical rooms was completed.
  • All overhead work, overhead quality control inspections and installation of overhead equipment and the divider in the gym was completed.
  • PEPCO installed the electrical service connection to the building and energized permanent power.
  • Installed temporary heat as required in the building.
  • Continued making electrical connections to the mechanical equipment, tested, and certified the back flow preventer, and installed exhaust fans and unit heaters in the Sprinkler Room.
  • Continued to prepare floors and install flooring and base on all three floors of Areas C, B, and A .

February Lookahead

  • Phase 2 site work, including installing stormwater structures, bio-retention structures, and piping, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, site lights, stone base, and paving at the roadway and bus entrance, will continue.
  • Washington Gas to tie in the gas line at Norman Avenue.
  • Complete the installation of exterior fixtures.
  • Continue installation of heat trace at the cooling tower piping.
  • Complete the finishes, toilet partitions, final paint, ceiling tile, and accessories in all Gender-Neutral Restrooms
  • Startup and test the emergency generator.
  • Complete the insulation, electrical, and mechanical work in the Main Mechanical Room.
  • Complete the installation of lights, grilles, and diffusers on the first floor of Areas C, B, and A.
  • Continue flooring preparation and installation on the first floor of Areas B, C, and A, and the third floor of Area B.
  • Complete installation of millwork and casework on the first floor of Area A, B1, and C1, and the second floor of Area B2.
  • Continue marker board, tackboard and architectural specialty installation on the second and third floor of Area C, and the second floor of Area B.
  • Begin marker board, tackboard and architectural specialty installation on the first floor of Area C.

November 2023

Past Month's Accomplishments

  • Structural steel and roofing installation were completed.
  • The switchgear was installed and is waiting on permanent power by Pepco.
  • In-wall electrical and plumbing rough-ins and sprinkler rough-ins were completed.
  • Exterior Veneer and interior stone veneer were completed.
  • Installation of rooftop equipment screens was completed.

November Lookahead

  • Commissioning activities and equipment start-ups throughout the building will commence.
  • MEP above ceiling rough-ins and ceiling grid installation are ongoing.
  • Floor preparation, VCT installation, interior paint, and interior finishes will continue.
  • Elevator adjusting and balancing will be completed.
  • Site work and curtain wall assemblies are ongoing.

Documents & Presentations

Live Construction Camera

Project Update Meeting - 04/24/2024 | Recording; Presentation (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic); Q&A (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic)

Project Update Meeting - 10/30/2023 | Recording; Presentation (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic); Q&A (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic)

Project Update Meeting - 06/05/2023 | Recording; Presentation (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic); Q&A (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic)

Construction Update Meeting - 10/26/2022 | Recording; Presentation (English, Spanish, French); Q&A (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic)

Construction Update Town Hall - 12/08/2021 | Presentation (English, Spanish, French); Q&A (English, Spanish, French, Dari, Pashto, Arabic)

Project Design Community Meeting - 10/07/2019 | Presentation

Board Approval of William Wirt Feasibility Study - 01/08/2015 | Board Action Summary

Feasibility Study - 12/03/2014 | Feasibility Study