Here is a video tour of construction as of August 30, 2014 at Salisbury High School. (Note: This is the same video as is posted on the Salisbury R-IV School District Facebook page except this video has a few seconds of video at the . . .
Click on the picture to see a slide show of pictures from inside the dome from the past several weeks and to see pictures of the start of the lobby/theater walls. The dome contractor anticipates completing the structure by April 1. . . .
It was anticipated the dome would be inflated this week or early next week. However, the strong winds yesterday caused damage to the roof membrane. This has put a halt on the roofing structure for the dome. Pictures show . . .
Construction work is continuing on the FEMA shelter and theater/lobby area. The block walls of the dome are being installed as well as footings in the theater/lobby area. Click on picture to see additional recent pictures of the . . .
The masons have been on site and block walls are now coming up out of the ground. They are making visible progress daily. Click on the picture to see several more pictures from the week of November 11-15, 2013.
All of the fill material has been brought in and compacted. Rammed aggregate piers are now being put in the ground. The pictures show the end of the site prep, the mobilization of the pier contractor, and pier installation.
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Recent construction work has included removal of unsuitable soil, hauling in, leveling, and compacting suitable material, removal of trees and sign, and some demolition. Memorial stones and bench were removed prior to . . .
Dirt Work Started 9-19-2013
Thursday, September 19, the first dirt was pushed on the site of the new FEMA Safe Room and Multi-Purpose Area. While the 19th was the first day, not much was done the 19th and workers were rained out on the 20th. Monday, . . .
On June 27, bids for the FEMA shelter and lobby/theater area were opened in the Salisbury R-IV School District Central Office. The bids were higher than expected. The design team began reviewing bids and possible cost saving . . .
On Monday, April 15, the Salisbury R-IV School District received notification from FEMA it had received final approval for the construction of a tornado safe room. In addition, the budget amendment requested by the district has also . . .
The demolition of the old Salisbury High School is complete. The district is now awaiting approval of the final building design by FEMA. Although FEMA has already awarded a grant to the Salisbury R-IV School District for the . . .
Tuesday, June 26, the old high school building was used as a training ground for area fire departments and ambulance crews. A theatrical smoke machine was used to simulate a fire. Firefighters entered the building to fight the . . .
The two story section of the Salisbury High School and the old gym will be razed this summer. Patrons of the district are welcome to walk through the old building during normal business hours through June 8. If there are items . . .
The Salisbury R-IV Board of Education approved a building concept during a special meeting held Monday, April 2, in the Salisbury HS Cafeteria. The building concept includes a dome which will serve as a FEMA Tornado Safe Room and a . . .
The Salisbury Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 12, 2012. During the meeting the board reviewed and discussed several different building options which would use the grant money recently awarded to . . .
District to Construct Safe Room/Multipurpose Facility
The Salisbury R-IV School District received official word on Friday, February 10, 2012, that it had received a grant from FEMA to construct a tornado safe room. The grant will be awarded in two phases. Phase I will provide . . .
When the district accepted the plans for the new high school classroom addition, that was only part of the project presented to the board. The plan presented also included a new gym and interior renovation, including the old central . . .
The past few weeks have seen many changes in the new classroom addition. Casework, tack boards, marker boards, doors, and ceiling tiles have been installed. The interior is really beginning to look like a school building. In . . .
Most of the recent work in the building has been overhead work. The painters finished most of their work in the new addition and the focus this past week has been ceiling grid work, running electrical, installing lighting, and . . .
The inside of the new classroom addition is really starting to take shape. Painters have been busy painting the classrooms and hallway. Today, ceiling grid installers began putting up hangers for their grid work. In the next . . .
Several things have been happening in the new addition. Topping the list is new windows have been installed. In one of the pictures, the windows are shown along with guttering being installed. Another picture has an interior . . .
December 1 the rooftop units were installed on the new building. Also, metal studs, insulation, and sheet rock were installed on the top of the interior brick walls. December 3, exterior doors are to be installed. Inside, . . .
(To see additional pictures from 10-8 through 10-18-10, click on the picture of the building.) The weather the past three weeks has been beautiful and things have been changing rapidly with the new classroom addition. The masons . . .
The interior block walls are installed and steel has been put in place for the roofing system. The next two things happening are tying the old building into the new building (on the north end of the new addition) and installing brick . . .
The final exterior wall, the west wall, of the new addition is being built this week. Once the exterior walls are finished, steel for the roof will be installed. The roof installation is scheduled to begin October 4. Masons . . .
The concrete slab has been poured and block walls are going up. Plumbing and electrical are being run in the block walls as they are installed. Currently, the exterior walls are being built. The exteriors walls will receive . . .
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Friday, September 3, the concrete pad was poured for the classroom addition to the high school. The concrete started arriving at 6:00 a.m. and was poured with a pump trunk. 158 cubic yards of concrete later, the pad was poured. . . .
(8-31-10 Rain has delayed concrete until 9-3-10)
Due to a delay in material, worked slowed on the building project last week. The storm sewer was installed around the new building site. Concrete was scheduled to be poured last week, but the new scheduled date is Tuesday, August . . .
Electrical and plumbing contractors are busy burying their lines in the ground under the future high school addition. Once the underground work is complete, hopefully the end of this week or early next week, the site will be prepared . . .
Footings have been recently been poured. Two layers of concrete block will be installed around the perimeter of the building and the concrete slab will be poured. Inside, the nurse's station and restroom have seen brick walls . . .