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Moore Public Schools – Highland West Jr. High School Gymnasium

Boldt has completed a number of projects for Moore Public Schools, one of Oklahoma’s largest school districts, including the addition of a new gymnasium and storm shelter to the existing Highland West Jr. High School. The new, single-story, 25,700 SF addition project was completed in 12 months. Construction was scheduled to maximize use of the summer off-months, completed in time for the start of the school year.

The full-size competition gymnasium with retractable bleachers, concessions and restrooms, is constructed of a brick veneer with drilled piers and a slab-on-grade foundation system. The new addition also includes a cast-in-place concrete, FEMA-rated storm shelter that houses girls’ and boys’ basketball locker rooms, volleyball locker rooms, coaches’ offices and storage. The mechanical, electrical and plumbing of the storm shelter are separate and independent of the rest of the building in case of a storm-related emergency.

Client
Moore Public Schools
Location
Moore, Oklahoma
Architect/Engineer
The Abla Griffin Partnership
Boldt Role
  • Construction Manager
  • General Contractor
Project Type
Addition
Project Size
25,700 SF

Project Highlights

  • This project was part of a larger $209M bond referendum, with construction at a number of schools to be phased over a five-year period.
  • The addition includes a FEMA-rated storm shelter with independent utilities in case of an emergency.
  • Boldt uncovered nearly $130,000 in project savings, which was returned to the district to reinvest in additional scope.