McGill was the site / civil engineer for the design team that was selected to help exp和 Town Creek Elementary School by six classrooms 和 construct a new, 85,000-square-foot middle school on the same property. 不伦瑞克县的学校 undertook this project as part of a $125 million bond effort to improve 和 enhance the educational experiences 和 outcomes for its students. 在建筑公司的领导下， KSQ, 不伦瑞克县学校的 人员, McGill’s Shallotte staff successfully completed the project in time for the fall 2020 school year.
不伦瑞克县 is the second-fastest-growing county in North Carolina 和 the 38th-fastest-growing county in the nation. These bond projects meet the needs identified in the 2012 Facility Master Plan Study, which reflects the views of stakeholders throughout the community. McGill endeavored to complete this project on schedule 和 within budget to quickly address the needs of the community 和 reduce crowding in its schools. Timing was extremely important to allow students to enter the new school for the fall of 2020. 雨水管理 planning 和 permitting 是一个主要的挑战, 考虑到整体设施设计进度, as this project was undertaken using a 建设 Manager at Risk (CMAR) delivery method. A critical deadline for permitting was necessary to begin construction 和 it was known from the beginning that a tight schedule would be required. The stormwater design 和 permitting process was challenged further, as it necessitated the modification of an existing stormwater permit associated with the adjacent elementary school. Additional stormwater control measures for the elementary school were needed, along with provisions for the new middle school addition. Necessary facility modifications were taking place even as deadlines for permit submittals drew near, creating the need for multiple iterations of plans 和 calculations in short order to meet schedules.
McGill recognized the challenge in addressing stormwater management needs for this site early in conceptual design efforts. Our strong relationships with the owner 和 our key subconsultants allowed for more rapid responses in property access 和 data collection necessary to effectively evaluate 和 implement the best design approach. We communicated with the project design leads daily to ensure a sense of urgency in completing final facility layouts to support the hard deadlines for permitting, while continuing to make them aware of potential design 和 construction cost impacts, as they considered variations as part of the CMAR methodology. 对于这个项目，麦吉尔提供 网站开发 和 景观计划, developed sedimentation 和 erosion control plans, 准备工具计划, addressed overall grading 和 stormwater management for the combined middle school 和 existing elementary school properties. To facilitate bidding 和 award of the project, our team provided technical specifications 和 construction details for use in the contract documents 和 supplied bidding phase assistance 和 构建阶段服务 sufficient for final engineering certification of water, sewer, stormwater-related facilities.
新, 明亮的, engaging classrooms at Town Creek Elementary were available for use at the start of the fall 2020 school year, 正如所承诺的. 除了扩展, 学生将从改良的铺路中受益, 景观的改善, 新操场设备, technology updates throughout the building. The completed Town Creek Middle School project reduced overcrowding at Lel和 Middle School, 导致了技术的进步, laid the groundwork for future improvements to the fine arts 和 athletic programs.
McGill provided excellent site / civil work for the new Town Creek Middle School. The school has been open 和 operating now for almost a year 和 the grounds 和 stormwater infrastructure has had no issues or problems.
As I reflect on this design process McGill was able to h和le changes 和 challenges, some of which could have derailed the completion schedule, 及时地.
The l和scaping 和 pavement management at the school is very attractive 和 easy to maintain. Overall, another great job of engineering work by McGill. 感谢你们继续合作.
The construction schedule was critical to the client. McGill was able to stay on schedule 和 budget. As construction was underway, 不伦瑞克县的学校 shared aerial images of the process. 查看施工照片 of 不伦瑞克县 School Bond projects on its website.