DD2 shares look at new schools
Dorchester District Two Capital Improvements Director Robert Folkman shared a look at what the new Rollings Middle School of the Arts/Elementary School #2 might look like with the Board of Trustees Monday night.
Set in East Edisto, the schools are located at the end of the new sub-division at the intersection of Summers Drive and Highway 61.
He informed the board that overall, the Capital Improvements Program (bond referendum) is currently 1 percent complete in actual costs and 4.6 percent complete in committed costs.
Folkman highlighted some of the work completed to date.
Elementary School # at Pine Trace:
- Capital Improvement staff continues addressing SCDOT’s recommendations regarding site access and Geotech’s recommendations regarding soil conditions.
- Capital Improvement staff continues addressing due diligence issues with wet lands for the Option 3 Boulevard and is coordinating with local jurisdictions.
- Capital Improvement staff addressing SCDOT’s recommendations regarding site access and will address additional site visit to review prototype design.
- Site survey and geotech commenced at ARHS and SHS.
- MEP site visit finished; conceptual design complete; schematic design commenced.
- Site survey and Geotech continue.
- Site Survey and Geotech completed. Schematic design commenced.
- Conceptual planning for site traffic improvements commenced. Traffic study continues.
- Site survey and Geotech commenced.
- Sites still under consideration include the Ponds and Pine Trace.
- Design work commenced on three of the nine projects currently budgeted for.
- Due diligence/design work commenced for DuBose, Gregg, Alston and Oakbrook middle school gyms.
- Due diligence completed.
- Program schedule development commenced.
- As requested by the Oversight Committee site access safety and site traffic safety will be addressed for all projects included in the 2012 Bond Referendum.