Bond Projects

Apollo and Issaquah Valley Expansion Projects

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Expansion projects at both Apollo Elementary and Issaquah Valley Elementary improved safety and security and increased permanent capacity by 120 students at each school.

The Apollo Elementary School and Issaquah Valley Elementary School Expansion Projects included the following work at each building:  Addition of 8 new classrooms, three activity areas, toilet rooms, and expansion of the multi-purpose room.  Corridor carpet was replaced with rubber flooring at each school. To enhance safety and security, exterior walkways were enclosed, offices and entrance vestibules were remodeled, and electronic keycard locking systems were installed. Permanent capacity was increased by 120 students at each building. 

Additional site work at Apollo included paving and striping the old grass and gravel parking area, and adding the new sand playfield with underdrains, new sand box and new hard surface play area.

Project Information
Original Project Estimate:
Project Budget:
Budget: $15,350,000
Explanation:
Funding source: 2012 Bond
Project status: Final Acceptance
Architect: Cornerstone Architectural Group
Contractor: Babbit Neuman Construction Company
Estimated completion: Buildings Occupied September 2014
Apollo
Address: 15025 SE 117th Street
Renton, Washington 98059
Principal: Jane Harris
Website: http://connect.issaquah.wednet.edu/elementary/apollo/default.aspx
Enews: Sign up for Apollo ENews
Issaquah Valley Elementary
Address: 555 NW Holly Street
Issaquah, Washington 98027
Principal: Amber Walsh
Website: http://connect.issaquah.wednet.edu/elementary/ive/default.aspx
Enews: Sign up for Issaquah Valley Elementary ENews

September 2014

Apollo Elementary Addition and Site Improvements

  • Building project is complete.
  • New all-weather playfield is complete and in full use; some punch list items remain open.
  • Existing parking lots and roadways have been sealed and striped.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Building project is complete.
  • Some punch list items remain open.

August 2014

Apollo Elementary Addition and Site Improvements

  • Construction of building exterior/interior improvements in complete.
  • Construction of new sand playfield and improvements to hard surface area are on schedule for completion prior to September 3rd. Paving and striping were completed 8/26.
  • Window replacement is complete. Installation of exterior trim pieces and new window shades are on schedule to be completed by August 29th.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Construction of building exterior/interior improvement is complete.
  • Construction of improvements to hard surface areas is on schedule for completion prior to September 3rd.
  • Window replacement is complete. Installation of exterior trim pieces and new window shades are on schedule to be completed by August 29th.

June 2014

Apollo Elementary Addition

  • Remodel and Addition phase 2 is complete.
  • Installation of new rubber flooring in Gym and Multipurpose room has begun.
  • Re-coating of existing roofing has begun.
  • New classroom furniture is being delivered.
  • Replacement of existing windows with dual pane units begins 6/25/2014.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Remodel and Addition phase 2 is complete.
  • Installation of new rubber flooring in Gym and Multipurpose room has begun.
  • Re-coating of existing roofing has begun.
  • New classroom furniture is being delivered.
  • Replacement of existing windows with dual pane units begins in July.

May 2014

Apollo Elementary Addition and Site Improvements

  • Completing architects punch list.
  • Interior signage installing this week.
  • TCO from King County and City will be issued at the end of the month.
  • Ready to start Gym and Commons flooring June 19th, 2014.
  • Furniture is due early June.
  • New playfield to start immediately.
  • Existing single glazed exterior glass replacement planned for July.

Issaquah Elementary Addition

  • Completing architects punch list.
  • Interior signage is being installed this week.
  • TCO from King County and City will be issued at the end of the month.
  • Ready to start Gym and Commons flooring June 19, 2014.
  • Furniture due early June.
  • Existing single glazed exterior glass replacement planned for July.

April 2014

Apollo Elementary Addition

  • Nearing competition of Phase 2 (classrooms, corridors and Multipurpose Room addition).
  • Classrooms are complete and punch list phase are in hallways and Multipurpose Room.
  • A/V systems are in final stages of completion.
  • Landscape has been repaired.
  • Roofing is complete.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Nearing competition of Phase 2 (classrooms, corridors and Multipurpose Room addition).
  • Classrooms are complete and in punch list phase, as are hallways and Multipurpose Room.
  • A/V systems are in final stages of completion.
  • Landscape has been repaired.
  • Roofing is complete.
  • New rubber flooring is being installed, carpet is complete.

October 2013

Apollo Elementary Addition

  • Framing is nearly complete.
  • Brick exterior will start this week.
  • Painting of original building interior and exterior is nearly complete and prime painting of new classroom walls has begun.
  • Ceiling grid is being installed in classrooms.
  • Sheetrock is nearly complete in classrooms. Multipurpose room expansion is being sheet rocked.
  • Roofing is continuing due to the extended dry weather.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Framing is nearly complete.
  • Brick exterior will start this week.
  • Painting of original building interiors is ongoing and exterior is scheduled to start this week.
  • Mechanical work on Gym and Multipurpose room is ongoing.
  • Sheetrock portion of roofing is complete.

August 2013

Apollo Elementary Addition

  • Administration area is nearing completion and should be complete by September 3rd.
  • Classrooms 210, 202 and 203 are on schedule to be complete for LRC1 and LRC2 by September 3rd.
  • Concrete slabs are in place and framing of eight new classrooms is underway.
  • Music Room and Library alterations are nearing completion.
  • Cafeteria modifications are underway.
  • Students and Staff will have access to all facilities by September 3rd.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Administration area is nearing completion and should be completed by September 3rd.
  • Classroom 201 is on schedule to be completed by September 3rd.
  • Concrete slabs are in place and framing of eight new classrooms is underway.
  • Music room and Library alterations are nearing completion.
  • Cafeteria and Gymnasium modifications are underway.
  • Students and Staff will have access to all facilities by September 3rd.

May 2013

Apollo Elementary Site Improvements

  • Project is currently out to bid, bids are due May 29th
  • Project scope includes construction of a new sand playfield where the existing grass playfield is located, construction of a retention pond and associated storm drain piping, extension of a water line to improve hydrant flow and improve water quality, sidewalks and expansion of parking for staff.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition and Apollo Elementary Addition

  • Project is currently out to bid, bids are due June 4th.
  • Both schools are being bid as one project with an Engineers Estimate of 6.5 million dollars.
  • Scope for each school is similar and includes the addition of eight new Classrooms, revisions to the Administration area, expansion of the Commons, additions of Activity areas and Restrooms.

March 2013

Apollo Elementary Addition and Site Improvements

  • Design and construction documents are nearing completion.
  • King County is reviewing permit drawings.
  • Capital Projects is coordinating with Principal.
  • Construction should begin by end of school year.
  • Site improvement work will be under a separate contract (not included in the building addition)
  • Design and construction documents are nearing completion.
  • King County is reviewing permit drawings.
  • Capital Projects is coordinating with Principal.
  • Construction should begin by end of school year.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Design and construction documents are nearing completion.
  • City of Issaquah is reviewing permit drawings.
  • Capital Projects is coordinating with Principal.
  • Construction should begin by the end of the school year.

February 2013

Apollo Elementary Addition and Site Improvements

  • Design drawings are nearing completion and bid phase drawings underway.
  • Preliminary set has been submitted to King County and initial comments have been received.
  • Design drawings for the site improvement project are nearing completion and bid phase drawings underway. Preliminary set has been submitted to King County and initial comments have been received.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Status of design is similar to Apollo and drawings have been submitted to City of Issaquah.
  • City of Issaquah has provided initial comments to Capital Projects.

November 2012

Apollo Elementary Addition and Site Improvements

  • Schematic Design is complete and reviewed by Capital Projects staff and Principal.
  • Pre-application meeting with Construction planned for mid-November.
  • Anticipate completed bid documents by spring 2013
  • Anticipate Building Permit by summer 2013
  • Anticipate construction start summer 2013 for building additions. Field work will be completed under a separate permit. The site work permit will likely take longer to process due to the usual lengthy storm water review process; our goal is to start the building addition at the same time as Issaquah Valley Elementary School.

Issaquah Valley Elementary Addition

  • Schematic Design is complete and reviewed by Capital Projects staff and Principal.
  • Submitted to City for pre-application 10-29-2012
  • Anticipate complete bid documents by spring 2013.
  • Anticipate Building Permit by spring 2013.
  • Anticipate construction start summer 2013.
No additional documents are available for this project.