January 2023 Design and Construction Update

District Administration is working closely with our design team (DLR Group) and contractors (Stahl Construction). Below you’ll find an updated summary of actions that have been taking place for Valerius Elementary.


Valerius Elementary

  • Grading on the east side is underway
  • Curb and gutter, saw cutting of pavement has started; removal and curb placement is completed
  • Building envelope is enclosed and the building has heating
  • All roofing is completed in all areas. 
  • Area A
    • Duct installations have been completed 
    • Drywall completed in electrical and mechanical rooms on 1st and 2nd floors and classrooms, ready for finishes.
    • MEP rough-in has started and is ongoing on the 2nd floor; 1st floor is complete with exception of tie-ins 
    • In-wall inspections from the City have started 
    • 2nd floor framing is complete 
    • Sprinkler mains and branch are complete
    • Duct/pipe insulation ongoing 
    • FEMA windows are installed, new windows have been installed
    • Refrigeration has started, in progress
  • Area B
    • All exterior framing is complete
    • Exterior brick work is 95% complete
    • Exterior sheathing is completed
    • MEP rough-in has started
    • Interior second floor framing is complete
    • Sprinkler installation is complete
    • Framing of Learning stairs has started
    • Electrical and duct-work has started, commons is completed
  • Area C
    • Interior CMU is complete
    • Window installation in gym area is completed
    • Metal Wall Panels are completed
    • MEP rough-in is completed
    • Boiler room equipment is being set and hook ups ongoing
    • Gym has been painted and lights are installed
    • Freezer and cooler are installed, hood is installed as well
  • Area D
    • Exterior framing is complete
    • Sheathing and waterproofing has been completed
    • Chilled and hot water supply and returns are completed
    • Masonry work ongoing
    • Interior framing is completed
    • Have begun sheetrocking, ongoing
    • Overhead Inspections are ongoing
  • Scheduled to open Fall 2023-24


Many thanks to Stahl Construction for providing the following photos: