Belmont Middle & High School

Polar Park
September 26, 2019

Skanska USA Building recently awarded W. L. French the site enabling contract for the proposed renovations and expansion to Belmont Middle & High Schools.

Working under multiple contracts with construction manager Skanska USA Building, W. L. French is responsible for completing the early site enabling, pile foundations, building excavation, site grading, utility work and site finishes for Belmont Middle & High School.
Designed by Perkins+Will, this logistically challenging project includes a multi-phased renovation and new construction of over 445,000 SF of building while ensuring safe access for over 2,500 students and teachers who occupy the existing school building during construction. The complexity of this project has required W. L. French to participate in intensive operational planning and scheduling sessions with the construction manager to make certain all project goals are met.

Key Project Statistics

  • 26 ACRE site
  • 22,000 CY of mass excavation
  • 46,000 CY of site fills
  • 110,000 TON of gravel & stone import and placement
  • X,XXX LF of structural precast concrete piling
  • X,XXX LF of structural steel H-piling
  • X,XXX LF of structural drilled micropiles
  • 14,000 CY for pile cap and grade beam excavation
  • 12,800 LF for underslab MEP trenching
  • 7,700 LF of water, sewer & drainage piping
  • 66 EA sewer & drain structures
  • 9,600 LF of concrete encased duct banks
  • 27,200 SY of bituminous concrete paving
  • • 7,600 LF of curbing