Menomonee Falls School District

Menomonee Falls School District project – for their Community Center facility-included securing permits for an additional staff parking lot, storm water verification, permits, full curb and gutter installation, island relocation to assist traffic flow, cement base stabilization, fine grading, paving, striping and landscaping. Total project cost, approx. $250,000.

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Liberty Mutual – Hoffman Estates

Hardscape – Liberty Mutual Group, Hoffman Estates, Illinois Problem: Commercial office building was constructed on a landfill site; poor drainage and base condition was resulting in premature pavement deterioration due to heaving and excessive cracking. Storm water permitting and fill disposal restrictions made the cost of a full reconstruction prohibitive. Solution: Our new design attempted to reduce disturbance to the greatest extent possible and installed new subsurface drainage piping to mitigate base saturation. The use of cement soil stabilization improved...

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St. Elizabeth Seton Church

Roofing – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Carmel, Indiana (Catholic Diocese of Lafayette) Problem: Original lead-coated copper roofing was leaking due to thermal movement, poor detailing and wind damage. Water infiltration was starting to cause damage to masonry walls; the original windows in the sanctuary dormers had also been leaking for some time. Solution: Our new design included thermally-efficient windows and improved detailing; maintaining the original aesthetic of the building as well as matching the newer additions to the...

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Frank Whiteley School

Walls - Frank Whiteley School, Hoffman Estates, IL. School was originally constructed with a mix of brick masonry and frame walls with a cement-stucco finish. Water infiltration through the stucco on the exterior and condensation from the interior resulted in accelerating deterioration and dangerous conditions for mold development. Project removed the deteriorated stucco-clad walls and replaced them with a new rain-screen panel system that also improved overall aesthetics. Original punched window openings were also upgraded with new curtain wall sections, extending...

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St. Luke’s Church

A complete building envelope survey was performed of the St. Luke’s Church building in Park Ridge, Illinois. The survey identified the location and extent of surface deficiencies as well as conditions which were adversely affecting the interior/exterior masonry walls and installed roof systems. The survey findings led to both masonry and roofing projects to address the identified issues. Complicated detailing was a result of the building’s plan and configuration. The original building, constructed in 1928, consists of masonry bearing walls...

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Lora Batchelor Middle School

The comprehensive hardscape project at Lora Batchelor Middle School for the Monroe County Community School Corporation replaced asphalt and concrete pavements, including the reconfiguration of vehicle (automobile and bus) and pedestrian traffic routes. The project design involved the undercutting and rebuilding of select areas of deteriorated pavements; milling and reconstruction of asphalt paving based on traffic and drainage requirements; installation of curbing to control storm water runoff; removal and replacement of deteriorated concrete pedestrian pavements and stairs. A thorough pre-design...

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Henry Harrison High School

The re-roofing project on the William Henry Harrison High School in West Lafayette, Indiana involved the steep-slope roof areas totaling approximately 15,000 square feet. The existing metal panel finish had deteriorated and surface rusting was occurring at the seams. The new roof system features 4-inches of rigid insulation, a 1/2-inch plywood and synthetic underlayment followed by the installation of a distinctive 24 gauge prefinished galvanized architectural standing seam metal roof. OWNER:TIPPECANOE SCHOOL CORPORATION LOCATION:WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA LEAD CONSULTANT:GREGGORY H. NICHOLS,...

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