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Welcome to the fourth issue of PGCPS Blueprint Schools News and Updates!
We are excited to share construction updates and news about our Community Asset Program. Stay tuned for more great issues to come!

 For more information about the program, please visit
www.pgcpsblueprintschools.org.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

Construction continues to progress. Below is a construction at-a-glance:*


ADELPHI AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL

Project Executive: Christian Broyles

Past Month’s Accomplishments:
  • Demolition of existing building slab and foundations completed.
  • Grading of site for building pad and laydown areas completed.
30-Day Look Ahead:
  • Pouring of concrete building foundations will continue.
  • First slab on grade pour will begin.
  • Underslab utilities will continue.

DREW-FREEMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Project Executive: Christian Broyles

Past Month’s Accomplishments:
  • Phases I and II of existing building demolition completed.
  • Stripping of topsoil and grading of building footprint completed
  • Filling of north side of building pad in progress.
  • Pouring of concrete building foundations underway.
30-Day Look Ahead:
  • Installation of onsite haul road/crane pad to begin.
  • Pouring of concrete building foundations to continue.
  • Rough grading of site and rough under slab electrical and plumbing work to continue.
  • Existing building demolition Phase III to continue.

HYATTSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Project Executive: Arland Knipe

Past Month’s Accomplishments:
  • Phase I and II of demolition of existing school completed.
  • Phase III of demolition in progress.
  • Clearing and grading of new building pad completed.
  • Installation of new fence and erosion controls at Oliver Street completed.
  • Construction of site access roads in progress.
30-Day Look Ahead:
  • Pouring of concrete building foundations will continue.
  • First slab on grade pour will begin.
  • Demolition of existing building will continue.
  • Underslab utilities will continue.

KENMOOR MIDDLE SCHOOL

Project Executive: Christian Broyles

Past Month’s Accomplishments:
  • Cutting and hauling-off to establish rough grading at building pad sector 1 completed.
  • Temporary construction parking area installed.
  • Concrete trade contractor mobilized and first rebar delivery received.
  • Filling of remaining area of building pad to prepare for concrete foundations in progress.
  • Construction of haul road around building pad underway.
  • Pouring of concrete building foundations on south side of building pad in progress.
  • Clearing of trees at south side of site in progress.
30-Day Look Ahead:
  • Building pad rough grading will be completed.  
  • Pouring of concrete building foundations will continue.
  • Clearing of soils around site and construction of haul road/laydown areas will be completed.              
  • Installation of under-slab utilities will begin.
  • Installation of underground electrical duct bank will be completed.           

SOUTHERN AREA K-8 ACADEMY

Project Executive: Arland Knipe

Past Month’s Accomplishments:
  • Excavation of sediment trap and clearing of building pad completed.
  • Installation of diversion fence, berm, and swale completed.
  • Stripping of topsoil from building pad at west side and proof roll of building pad at east side underway.
  • Mulching of trees and plant debris in progress.
  • Installation of stone for access roads and construction trailer pad in progress.
30-Day Look Ahead:
  • Importing of dirt for building pad at east and west sides to begin.
  • Pepco installation of service for temporary power to begin.
  • Surcharge and settlement of building pad to begin.

WALKER MILL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Project Executive: Christian Broyles

Past Month’s Accomplishments:
  • Imported fill for surcharge/settlement at building pad completed.
  • Surcharging/settlement building pad and monitoring of plates by geotechnical engineer ongoing.
  • Temporary power to construction entrance for security camera and wheel wash station installed.
  • Construction of the haul road around building pad and material laydown area is in progress.
30-Day Look Ahead:
  • Surcharge will reach final settlement.
  • Cutting and filling to bring building pad to subgrade will begin.
  • Any necessary undercutting of subgrade will be completed.

*Please note: Construction timeframes shown above are subject to change.

For questions and inquiries on construction in your neighborhood,
please call (301) 317-6199 or email blueprintschoolsinfo@gilbaneco.com 
Blueprint Schools Mentor Protégé Program
is Underway!
The Blueprint Schools Mentor Protégé Program, a partnership program of Prince George’s County Education & Community Partners (PGCECP) and Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), is underway with a great amount of participation from local businesses. As shared in issue two of Blueprint Schools News & Updates, the program provides minority and county-based businesses access to financial, technical, and management training from Gilbane subject matter experts over eight, two-hour weekly sessions. This program increases local businesses’ exposure to the industry as well as opportunities to receive contracts or subcontracts.

We’re proud to introduce the first Mentor Protégé Program cohort consisting of 15 firms, 12 of which are based in Prince George’s County:
 
  1. Bengal Engineers
  2. Bright Horizon Ventures d/b/a Banneker Ventures
  3. Celsue Construction Services, Inc.
  4. Clean Sweep
  5. Conquest Solutions
  6. Global Consulting, Inc.
  7. HQ Financial
  8. J.D. Clark Professional Services
  9. Janus Contractors
  10. Josy Properties DBA Karmic 
  11. KB Squared Technologies
  12. KOBA & Associates, LLC
  13. Lewis Custom Wiring, Inc.
  14. Minority Environmental Solutions and Services, LLC
  15. Ready Temps USA, Inc.
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