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Sunset Expansion Project

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Expansion project at Sunset will increase permanent capacity due to anticipated enrollment growth.
The Sunset Expansion projects includes a 2-story addition housing 6 new classrooms.  The existing Multi-Purpose Room will be expanded and a new Kitchen will be constructed.
Project Information
Original Project Estimate: $7,000,000
Project Budget: $7,000,000
Budget: $9,000,000
Explanation: Escalation of costs due to City of Bellevue delays.
Funding source: 2016 Bond
Project status: Under Construction
Architect: Bassetti Architects
Contractor: Cornerstone General Contractors, Inc.
Estimated completion: September 2018
Sunset Elementary
Address: 4229 W Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE
Bellevue, Washington 98008
Principal: Amanda Dorey
Website: http://connect.issaquah.wednet.edu/elementary/sunset/default.aspx
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January 2018

  • Steel erection for the classroom addition is complete.
  • Installation of steel floor deck is underway.
  • Structural steel for the Commons addition has arrived onsite. Erection planned to be complete by January 15th.

December 2017

  • New slabs have been poured for the kitchen and commons expansion, as well as the classroom additions.
  • Waiting for delivery of structural steel to begin framing.

October 2017

  • Site utilities are approx. 70% completed.
  • Perimeter footings for the kitchen are completed.
  • Structural pilings are in place.
  • Under slab plumbing and electrical for the kitchen is completed.
  • Footings for the classroom wing are completed.
  • Damp-proofing for the footings is completed.
  • Below slab plumbing utilities is about 80% completed at the classroom wing.

September 2017

  • All temporary walls and fencing have been installed separating staff and students from construction areas.
  • Temporary kitchen is operational.
  • Demolition of the old kitchen is completed.
  • Demolition of the outer siding and exterior stairwell has been demolished.
  • Temporary emergency stairwell has been installed.

July/August 2017

  • Cornerstone General Contractors are preparing to install the structural shoring in the commons area.
  • Temporary kitchen walls will be erected the week of August 14th.
  • The District is waiting for the City of Bellevue to release the building permit.

June 2017

  • SEPA review by City of Bellevue is completed.

May 2017

  • Bassetti is continuing with the Construction Document phase.
  • Advertising May 9th and 16th. Bid date set for June 8th.
  • SEPA review by City of Bellevue is completed.

April 2017

  • Bassetti is continuing with the Construction Document phase.
  • City of Bellevue will complete their SEPA review by June 12, 2018.

March 2017

  • Bassetti is continuing with the Construction Document phase.

February 2017

  • Bassetti provided a presentation to the staff and PTA on the project scope and schedule.
  • Bassetti is continuing with the Construction Document phase.

January 2017

  • Bassetti Architects has submitted for permit to the City of Bellevue.
  • Bassetti has started the Construction Document phase.
  • Capital Projects is working with Brian Olson, the kitchen staff and Mrs. Dorey on planning for a temporary kitchen location and layout.

November/December 2016

  • Bassetti Architects is proceeding with design development.
  • Capital Projects is working with Brian Olson, the kitchen staff and Mrs. Dorey on planning for a temporary kitchen location and layout.

October 2016

  • Capital Projects has reviewed the schematic design with Mrs. Dorey and directed Bassetti Architects to proceed onto the Design Development phase.
  • Capital Projects is working with Brian Olson, the kitchen staff and Mrs. Dorey on planning for a temporary kitchen location and layout.
  • Capital Projects and Bassetti are meeting with the City of Bellevue building officials for pre-application submittal November 3rd.

September 2016

  • Bassetti has sent schematic design packet for review.