Stalco Serves as General Contractor for $30M School Expansion in LI
Stalco Construction is currently serving as general contractor for a $30 million capital improvement program that includes additions and renovations at the Ward Meliville High School in East Setauket, New York and renovations at two Junior High Schools and three elementary schools within the Three Village Central School District in Long Island, New York.
John A. Grillo of Port Jefferson, New York is serving as the architect and interior designer for the entire program and has designed the additions for the high school in accordance with The Collaborative for High School Performance guidelines. They include a two-story, 50,000-sq-ft science wing containing 16 classrooms, a gymnasium expansion, a 4,000-sq-ft band and choir room, and a 2,400-sq-ft orchestra room. Renovations to the high school include a 16,000-sq-ft auditorium, and multiple class, hallway, and bathroom upgrades.
Renovations and expansions at P.J. Gelinas Junior High School in Setauket, New York and R.C. Murphy Junior High School in Stony Brook, New York include a new 3,000 sq-ft music wing that will house choir rooms and offices, seating replacement in auditoriums, new suspended ceilings and new and renovated masonry partition walls throughout the schools.
Renovations are also being made to four elementary schools including Setauket Elementary in East Setuaket, New York, Arrowhead Elementary and Nassakeag Elementary in Setauket and W.S. Mount Elementary in Stony Brook. Upgrades at Setauket Elementary include complete renovations to 40 classrooms in the science wing encompassing new cabinetry, ceilings, and vinyl composition tile flooring as well as renovations to the fitness center and bathrooms. The work at Arrowhead Elementary includes ceiling replacements in the gymnasium and cafeteria and work at Nassakeag Elementary includes gut renovations to the kitchen, cafeteria, guidance rooms and offices as well as the installation of a new septic system. All additions feature slab on grade foundations and steel structures as well a curved wall for the high school’s gymnasium.
The additions and renovations to the seven schools is the $10 million fourth phase of the 176,000 sq ft, multi-phase Three Village Central School District project that also includes project team member, New York City-based structural engineering firm, Eipel Barbieri Marschhausen, LLP. The $20 million third phase began last March and the entire project is slated for completion in September 2010.