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Hillsboro High School

The project includes a full renovation of Hillsboro High School plus an addition to the school to expand the space to meet the current school attendance and academic needs as well as planning for future growth.  Interior improvements include LED lighting, flexible collaborative furniture, and new technology.  There will be a new library, cafeteria and kitchen, art spaces, outdoor courtyard areas, community room, and enrollment center. The school will be reorganized with Administrative offices and CTE spaces central to each Academy.

Hillsboro High School

Project details

Mayor
(upon funding) Karl F. Dean (current) David Briley
Council
District District 25 - (upon funding) Sean McGuire (current) Russ Pulley email
School board
District District 8 - (upon funding) Mary Pierce (current) Gini Pupo-Walker email
Location
3812 Hillsboro Pike map it
Total project square footage
305,814 SF
Allocated funding
$88,000,000
Architect
ARTifice
Contractor
American Constructors
Anticipated completion date
2020

Construction Updates

Updates will be posted on a monthly basis while the project is under construction.


Update: (01/01/2019)

The Hillsboro HS – Addition & Renovation project continues to progress. Hillsboro HS teachers were able to tour the construction progress on Dec. 20, 2018. The Phase 1 Addition is currently on schedule to be complete for occupancy in July 2019. The next community meeting date is scheduled for February 21, 2019. The new traffic signal work at the new school entry off Hillsboro Pike is being coordinated with Metro Public Works and Metro Transit Authority (WeGo). Improvements within Hillsboro Pike is time sensitive and has been coordinated with Green Hills Mall. Work in Hillsboro Pike is planned to begin during the first quarter of 2019. The site work related to the new north entrance off Glen Echo is in progress. The site work that will connect the new vehicular entrance at Hillsboro Pike is in progress as well. The Phase 1 addition is now visible from Hillsboro Pike. Once again, we thank all students, staff, and parents for their teamwork. Anticipated work over the next month includes (but is not limited to) the following:

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Processing Shop Drawing Submittals

  • Coordinating work in Hillsboro Pike with Metro Public Works & Metro Storm Water

  • Coordinate the new traffic signalization work at the Hillsboro HS & Green Hills Mall entrance with Metro Public Works, Metro Transit Authority, and Green Hills Mall.

  • Continue to schedule and coordinate MNPS move into Phase 1 (July 2019) with construction schedule.

MILESTONES:

  • Scheduling and coordinating work in Hillsboro Pike

  • Start third floor ceiling grid

 

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SITEWORK:

  • Grading work at northwest area of site off Hillsboro Pike

  • Grading work at north side of site off Glen Echo Road

  • Footers for cooling tower

  • West side retaining wall footers

 

PHASE 1 – FIRST FLOOR:

  • Electrical distribution

  • Stair 1 CMU

  • Boiler room trim out

  • Condensate mains

  • Receiving CMU

  • Bridge CMU

 

PHASE 1 – SECOND FLOOR:

  • CMU walls in area A

  • WSHP (water source heat pump) connections

  • Setting doorframes

  • Unlined duct installation

  • WSHP installations

 

PHASE 1 – THIRD FLOOR:

  • Build out of electrical room

  • Point up masonry

  • Block fill & paint

  • Misc. duct installation

  • IDF backer boards

  • Condensate pump on HPH’s

  • Overhead low voltage rough in

  • Start drywall

  • Start ceiling grid

 

EXTERIOR WORK

  • Brick ties & thru wall flashing at third floor

  • Gym exterior CMU

  • Air moisture barrier at windows – third floor/courtyard

  • Spray foam insulation – third floor and courtyard

  • Start brick on third floor, west side


Update: (12/01/2018)

The Hillsboro HS Phase 1 Addition is currently on schedule to be complete for occupancy in July 2019. The next community meeting date is scheduled to occur during the first quarter of 2019 (actual date TBD). The new traffic signal work at the new school entry off Hillsboro Pike is being coordinated with Metro Public Works and Metro Transit Authority (WeGo). Improvements within Hillsboro Pike are time sensitive and have been coordinated with Green Hills Mall. Work in Hillsboro Pike is not planned to begin until after the Holiday Shopping season. Winter school activities in the existing gymnasium should not be impacted by construction. The site work related to the new north entrance off Glen Echo has begun. This site work will align the north school entrance with Benham Road. The current traffic pattern on the school site will be in place for the remaining school year. We thank all students, staff, and parents for their teamwork and making the traffic transitions on site a success while we are under construction. Anticipated work over the next month includes (but is not limited to) the following:

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Processing Shop Drawing Submittals

  • Coordinating work in Hillsboro Pike with Metro Public Works & Metro Storm Water

  • Coordinate the new traffic signalization work at the Hillsboro HS & Green Hills Mall entrance with Metro Public Works, Metro Transit Authority, and Green Hills Mall.

  • Continue to schedule and coordinate MNPS move into Phase 1 (July 2019) with construction schedule.

 MILESTONES:

  • Phase 1 new roofing installation has begun.

  • Stair installation has been completed.

 

SITEWORK:

  • Grading work at northwest area of site off Hillsboro Pike

  • Grading work at north side of site off Glen Echo Road

  • New sanitary line installed on west side of school

  • Electrical underground work

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PHASE 1 – FIRST FLOOR:

Ductwork

  • Electrical feeders and distribution

  • Mechanical room equipment and piping

 

PHASE 1 – SECOND FLOOR:

  • Duct rough in

  • Set door frames

  • Electrical rough in work in walls

  • CMU walls

 

PHASE 1 – THIRD FLOOR:

  • Steel loop water mains

  • Electrical above ceiling rough in

  • Electrical wall rough in

  • Interior masonry walls

  • In wall blocking

  • Domestic water

  • Fire protection rough in

  • Complete ductwork

  • Frame soffits

  • Frame walls

  • Install Water Source Heat Pump stands & related ducts

 

PHASE 1 VERTICAL CIRCULATION

  • Complete the concrete pan pours in Stair #2 & #3.

 

STRUCTURE/ROOFING

  • Stair #1 lintels

  • Stair #1 CMU to roof bearing

  • Stair #1 roof framing


Update: (11/01/2018)

The Hillsboro HS – Addition & Renovation project continues to progress. The Phase 1 Addition is currently on schedule to be complete for occupancy in July 2019. A community update meeting was held on October 25, 2018 in the school library. The next community meeting date is to be determined, and is anticipated during the first quarter of 2019. The new traffic signal work at the new school entry off Hillsboro Pike will be coordinated with Public Works. Improvements within Hillsboro Pike is time sensitive and has been coordinated with Green Hills Mall. The work related to the new north entrance off Glen Echo (aligning with Benham Road) will begin this month. Coordination between football playoff practice and new construction is in progress. The new on site vehicular traffic pattern was implemented November 1, 2018. All traffic had to be moved to the south side of the site to accommodate new site work on the north side of the site. This new traffic pattern will be in place for the remaining school year. Improvements to the traffic pattern change will continue throughout the year.  Anticipated work over the next month includes (but is not limited to) the following:

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Processing Shop Drawing Submittals

  • Coordinating work in Hillsboro Pike with Metro Public Works & Metro Storm Water

  • Coordinating traffic signal upgrades with Metro Public Works

  • Schedule and Coordinate MNPS move into Phase 1 (July 2019) with construction schedule

MILESTONES:

  • Vehicular & pedestrian traffic pattern change. All cars enter off Richard Jones and exit on Hillsboro Pike.

  • Stair stringer installation

 

SITEWORK:

  • Sewer installation

  • Utilities & Grading

  • Retaining Wall at Receiving Area

  • CMU work at the courtyard

 

PHASE 1 – FIRST FLOOR:

  • Ductwork

  • Electrical feeders and distribution

  • Boiler room piping and setting equipment

  • Electrical layout and rough in

 

PHASE 1 – SECOND FLOOR:

  • Electrical Branch circuit rough in

  • Electrical Layout and rough in.

  • Set door frames

  • PT Cable installation & engineer inspections

  • Slab pour and pull PT Cables

 

PHASE 1 – THIRD FLOOR:

  • Steel loop water mains

  • Electrical wall rough in

  • Electrical overhead rough in

  • Interior masonry walls

  • Roof blocking

  • Window blocking

  • In wall acid waste

  • In wall water & gas piping

  • Frame interior demising walls

  • Pulling electrical wire

  • Duct and mechanical units

  • Hang and finish soffits

  • Water Source Heat Pump above ceiling connections


Update (10/5/2018)

Click Here to see a video of the Hillsboro High School Topping Out Ceremony.


Update: (10/01/2018)

The contractor will celebrate the topping out of the Phase 1 addition with a party on October 5, 2018. All project stakeholders have been invited. There will be a community project update meeting on October 25, 2018 in the school library. Work in progress consists of removing formwork, CMU partitions, electrical feeders, sheet metal hangers, dowels/frames, HM door frames, in wall plumbing, above ceiling plumbing, sheet metal install, & exterior walls. The traffic signal design work at the new school entry off Hillsboro Pike is complete. The work is being priced by Public Works contractors and will be coordinated with the Hillsboro HS contractors. Improvements within Hillsboro Pike is time sensitive and has been coordinated with Green Hills Mall. This work is not planned to begin until after Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. The work related to the new north entrance off of Glen Echo (aligning with Benham Road) will delete the last remaining practice field, and will begin after football season. Anticipated work items over the next month includes (but is not limited to) the following:

 

  • Installing fill at the old football field to raise the elevation of the finish grade for the new field.

  • Cornice brackets /framing

  • Roof screen supports

  • Set roof curbs

  • Retaining wall footings

  • Retaining wall forms

  • Excavation for new sewer line in front of the existing school

  • Removal of tables and decking where concrete work has been completed

  • Furnish and install rebar for footings

  • Electrical rough in

  • Plumbing rough in

  • CMU Walls (interior and exterior)

  • Sheet metal hangers

  • Door frame installations


Update: (09/05/2018)

The Hillsboro HS – Addition & Renovation project has continued to progress without conflicts between construction and school activities. The work on the Phase 1 addition has reached the roof of the third floor. Work in progress consists of installing formwork, reinforcing steel, placing concrete, CMU partitions, electrical & plumbing rough in work. The project is still on schedule to move into the Phase 1 addition in July 2019. The schedule will continue to be monitored in order to reach that milestone. Upcoming work that will require substantial coordination includes completing storm water improvement work in Hillsboro Pike, traffic signal work at the new school entry off Hillsboro Pike, and the new roadway entrance off Glen Echo. Improvements within Hillsboro Pike is time sensitive and has been coordinated with Green Hills Mall. This work is not planned to begin until after Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. The work related to the new north entrance off of Glen Echo (aligning with Benham Road) will delete the last remaining practice field, and will begin after football season. Anticipated work items over the next month includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Processing submittals for approvals.

  • Installing fill at the old football field to raise the elevation of the finish grade for the new field.

  • Excavation for new storm line under the football field.

  • Set tables and decking for elevated third floor roof.

  • Removal of tables and decking where concrete work has been completed.

  • Form ramps.

  • Install concrete beam steel, sleeves, and inserts

  • Furnish and install rebar and pour elevated concrete slabs

  • Place & finish concrete for elevated concrete slabs

  • Electrical rough in

  • Plumbing rough in

  • CMU Walls

  • Sheet metal hangers

  • Set additional temporary fencing

  • Adjust the bus loop along Hillsboro Pike to accommodate construction for the office addition.


Update: (08/01/2018)

The start of school opened without conflicts between construction and school activities. The work on the Phase 1 addition has reached the third floor. Work in progress consists of installing formwork, reinforcing steel, and placing concrete. The storm line from the stadium to Richard Jones Road has been installed. The temporary student parking lot along Hillsboro Pike has chip & tar and has been striped. The project is still on schedule to move into the Phase 1 addition in July 2019. The schedule will continue to be monitored in order to reach that milestone. Anticipated work items over the next month includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Processing submittals for approvals.

  • Installing fill at the old football field to raise the elevation of the finish grade for the new field.

  • Excavation for new storm line under the football field.

  • Set tables and decking for elevated third floor.

  • Form ramps.

  • Install concrete beam steel, sleeves, and inserts

  • Furnish and install rebar and pour elevated concrete slabs

  • Place & finish concrete for elevated concrete slabs

  • Electrical rough in

  • CMU Walls

  • Sheet metal hangers

  • Set structures & pipe.


Update: (07/01/2018)

Blasting for rock excavation is complet except where required for Phase 1 utility excavations. Work in progress consists of installation of underground utility pipe, installation of reinforcing steel in foundations & columns, concrete pours for foundations and columns. Concrete pours for floor slabs and retaining walls. A Meeting with TDOT and Metro Water Services has taken place in efforts to coordinate work required in Hillsboro Road. Anticipated work items over the next month includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Continue to coordinate construction activities with anticipated school and summer activities.

  • Foundation excavations.

  • Processing submittals for approvals.

  • Maintain all safety precautions in accordance with state and local regulations for rock removal.

  • Installing fill at the old football field to raise the elevation of the finish grade for the new field.

  • Excavation for new storm line under the football field.

  • Layout footings, install reinforcing steel, and pour concrete footings.

  • Layout columns, install reinforcing steel, install column forms, and pour concrete columns.

  • Furnish and install radon piping, vapor barrier, and WWM in concrete slabs on grade.

  • Set tables and decking for elevated second floor.

  • Install concrete beam steel, sleeves, and inserts

  • Furnish and install rebar and pour elevated concrete slabs

  • Continue to install underground utilities and plumbing.

  • Build scaffolding at new small gym.

  • Set structures & pipe.


Update: (06/01/2018)

The Contractor continues to submit shop drawings for the Architect’s approval. Blasting for rock excavation is anticipated to continue into the month of June 2018. Precautions & warnings for rock excavation by blasting are still posted on signs around the construction site. Work in progress consists of excavation, rough grading, installation of underground utility pipe, installation of underground plumbing pipe, installation of reinforcing steel in foundations & columns, concrete pours for foundations and columns. Anticipated work items over the next month includes the following:

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  • Continue to coordinate construction activities with anticipated school and summer activities.

  • Continue drilling & blasting for foundation excavations.

  • Processing submittals for approvals.

  • Maintain all safety precautions in accordance with state and local regulations for rock removal.

  • Installing fill at the old football field to raise the elevation of the finish grade for the new field.

  • Layout footings, install reinforcing steel, and pour concrete footings.

  • Layout columns, install reinforcing steel, install column forms, and pour concrete columns.

  • Continue to install underground utilities and plumbing.

  • Start the installation of the new storm drain line from Richard Jones Road.


Update: (05/01/2018)

The Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit NRS 17.222-Hillsboro High School has been received from the State of Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Water Resources. The Contractor continues to submit shop drawings for the Architect’s approval. Blasting for rock excavation has been coordinated with student testing dates & times to ensure there is no construction noise or disturbance during testing. Precautions & warnings for rock excavation by blasting have been posted on signs around the construction site. The blasting for rock excavation is anticipated to continue through the month of May 2018 +/-. Work in progress primarily consists of excavation and rough grading. Rebar has been pre-tied in preparation for pouring footings. Anticipated work items over the next month includes the following:

  • Continue to coordinate construction activities with anticipated school and summer activities.

  • Continue drilling & blasting for foundation excavations.

  • Processing submittals for approvals.

  • Maintain all safety precautions in accordance with state and local regulations for rock removal.

  • Installing fill at the old football field to raise the elevation of the finish grade for the new field.

  • Layout footings.

  • Excavate and place footings.

  • Start vertical formwork.


Update: (04/01/2018)

The building permit for Phase 1 has been received. The Contractor continues to submit shop drawings for the Architect’s approval. Student testing dates have been reviewed with the contractor to ensure construction noise is not present during testing. Precautions for rock excavation by blasting has been reviewed with the Nashville Fire Department. The Phase 1 demolition appears to be complete. Another temporary walkway from the parking area on the west side of the Votech Building, directly to the west Votech building entry, has been installed to assist staff. All construction areas have been barricaded and fenced for safety purposes. The contractor’s construction offices are established on site. Anticipated work items over the next month includes the following:

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  • Continue drilling for foundation excavations.

  • Implement all safety precautions in accordance with state and local regulations for rock removal.

  • Rough grading work.

  • Install new fire service line.

  • Begin foundation work.

  • Begin trenching work.


Update: (03/01/2018)

Permits for partial demolition and site work has been received. The grading permit has been received. The Contractor and subcontractors have mobilized on the site. The parent arrival and dismissal vehicular routes has been established on site. Temporary student parking areas have been established as well. A temporary pedestrian connector from the existing school building to the Global Annex has been constructed and in use by students. New security cameras have been installed to monitor the the temporary pathways during construction. The Phase 1 demolition appears to be nearing completion. The football stadium has also been demolished. All construction areas have been barricaded and fenced for safety purposes. Anticipated work items over the next month includes the following:

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  • Obtain the full building permit.

  • Complete small gym demolition.

  • Complete the canopy above the existing school building and Global Annex connector.

  • Install electrical power to contractor office trailers.

  • Begin drilling for foundation excavations.

  • Begin blasting for rock removal.

  • Begin rough grading work.


Update: (02-01-2018)

Permits for partial demolition and site work has been received. The approved Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan has been implemented on the site. The Contractor and subcontractors have mobilized on the site. The areas to be demolished in Phase 1 have been barricaded and fenced for safety purposes. Anticipated work items over the next month includes the following:

  • Obtain the full building permit.

  • Assist staff, students, and parents to navigate safely around the construction barriers and fencing in order to keep everyone on site safe during the Phase 1 demolition work.

  • Establish new parent drop off and pick up areas for arrival and dismissal.

  • Complete new temporary student parking along Hillsboro Pike and at the entrance from Richard Jones Road.

  • Install barricades at entrances into the interior courtyard where the Phase 1 demolition starts.

  • Install construction job trailers in the construction mobilization area.

  • Install GC and subcontractor equipment storage units, staging, and soil stockpiling in the existing football stadium.

  • Install storage units for administration and athletics in the recycling parking lot.

  • Complete the separation walls between the existing building and areas to be demolished.

  • Install new security cameras to monitor temporary pathways during construction.

  • Complete demolition work for Phase 1.

  • Furnish and install new temporary connector between the existing building and the Global Annex (this connector will be used for the next 2 years +/-while Phase 1 Work is completed).


Update: (12/01/2017)

The project is in review for permitting.  Asbestos abatement work is complete.  Plans are in place to begin work during the winter break.  Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

  • Contractor mobilization.

  • Temporary parking lot installation.


Update: (11/01/2017)

The project is in review for permitting.  Asbestos abatement work continues.  Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

  • Begin selective demolition once a permit is received.


Update: (10/01/2017)

The project is in review for permitting.  Asbestos abatement has commenced.  Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

  • Begin selective demolition once a permit is received.


Update: (09/01/2017)

The project is in review for permitting.


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