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Southlake Chemistry Lab

Project Description:

This project will add a second science lab to the Southlake Campus that will be designed to accommodate chemistry classes. It is anticipated that a small addition will be needed on the west side of the R building to create a room large enough to accommodate a lab and prep space needed to support it.

Budget: $1,674,901

Construction Schedule: March 2015–December 2015

Square footage of new construction: 750

Square footage of renovated area: 1,000

Project Updates

Date
Update
September 2, 2016 Village of Vernon Hills granted final occupancy.

Classes are in session.
May 6, 2016 Punch list in progress.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
April 29, 2016 Punch list in progress.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
April 22, 2016 Punch list in progress.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
April 15, 2016 Punch list in progress.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
April 8, 2016 Punch list underway.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
April 1, 2016 Punch list underway.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
March 25, 2016 Punch list underway.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
March 18, 2016 Ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 15.

Punch list underway.

Classes will be scheduled in new lab beginning Summer Intersession 2016.
March 11, 2016 Construction nearing completion.

Board tour scheduled for Tuesday, March 15.
March 4, 2016 Construction nearing completion.

Board tour scheduled for this month's meeting.
February 26, 2016 Tile flooring in lab area is complete.

Exterior metal paneling installation underway.

Casework installation nearing completion, plumbing and gas connections are being installed.

Board tour scheduled for March meeting.
February 19, 2016 Tile flooring scheduled to start next week.

Exterior metal paneling installation underway.

Casework installation is ongoing.

Board tour scheduled for March meeting.
February 12, 2016 MEP and drywall rough-in completed.

Casework installation underway.

Board tour scheduled for March meeting.
February 5, 2016 MEP and drywall rough-in completed.

Casework installation underway.

Board tour scheduled for March meeting.
January 29, 2016 MEP and drywall rough-in completed.

Casework installation underway.

Masonry work and glass installation is complete.

Board tour scheduled for March meeting.
January 22, 2016 Masonry work and glass installation is complete.

Lab casework scheduled for delivery next week.

MEP rough-in is in progress, drywall and taping complete.

Ceiling grid completed, lighting to be installed next week.

Board tour scheduled for March meeting.
January 15, 2016 Masonry work and glass installation is complete.

Lab casework scheduled for delivery next week.

MEP rough-in is in progress, drywall and taping near completion.

Flooring work in corridor and stairway is complete.
January 8, 2016 Masonry work and glass installation is complete.

MEP rough-in is in progress, drywall and taping near completion.

Flooring work in corridor and stairway nearing completion.

Lab casework scheduled for delivery mid-January.
January 1, 2016 Masonry work and glass installation is near completion.

MEP rough in is in progress, drywall and taping near completion.

Flooring work in corridor and stairway nearing completion.

R102 door modifications are underway.
December 25, 2015 Masonry work and glass installation is near completion.

MEP rough in is in progress, drywall and taping near completion.

Flooring work in corridor and stairway underway.
December 18, 2015 Masonry work and glass installation is near completion.

MEP rough in is in progress, drywall and taping near completion.
December 11, 2015 Masonry work and glass installation is near completion.

MEP rough in is in progress, drywall to begin next week.
December 4, 2015 Masonry work is in progress.

Enclosure is expected by mid-December.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
November 25, 2015 Getting ready for masonry and windows in the next week.

The large tank on the construction site is for mortar.

RTU scheduled to be lifted Wednesday, November 25.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
November 20, 2015 Structural steel erection is complete.

Interior overhead rough-in work is ongoing.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
November 13, 2015 Structural steel erection is complete.

Interior overhead rough-in work is ongoing.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
November 6, 2015 Structural steel erection is complete.

Interior overhead rough-in work is ongoing.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
October 30, 2015 Structural steel erection is complete.

Light metal framing is underway.

Overhead rough-in work began this week.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
October 16, 2015 Steel erection scheduled to begin in late October.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
October 9, 2015 Concrete slab poured on 10/6.

Steel erection scheduled to begin October 14.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
September 18, 2015 Construction underway, footings have been poured.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
September 11, 2015 Construction underway, footings have been poured.

Steel erection due to start 9/16.

Site work delayed due to unexpected piping discovered during excavation.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
September 4, 2015 Construction underway, footings have been poured.

Steel erection due to start 9/16.

Site work delayed due to unexpected piping discovered during excavation.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
August 28, 2015 Construction underway, site work delayed due to unexpected piping discovered during excavation.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
August 21, 2015 Construction underway, site work delayed due to unexpected piping discovered during excavation.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
August 14, 2015 Construction underway, site work delayed due to unexpected piping discovered during excavation.

Scheduled completion end of February 2016.
August 7, 2015 Construction underway, site work delayed due to unexpected piping discovered during excavation.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
July 31, 2015 Construction underway, site work continues.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
July 24, 2015 Construction underway, site work continues.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
July 17, 2015 Construction underway, site work continues.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
July 10, 2015 Construction underway, submittal review and site work continues.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
July 2, 2015 Construction underway, site work continues.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
June 26, 2015 Construction underway, plumbing work in the corridor is complete, and corridor has been opened.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
June 12, 2015 Construction underway, plumbing work in the corridor is complete, and corridor has been opened.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
June 5, 2015 Construction underway, plumbing work in the corridor is complete, and corridor has been opened.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
May 29, 2015 Construction underway, corridor closure between the R and V Buildings for plumbing work through the end of this week.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
May 22, 2015 Construction scheduled to begin in June.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
May 15, 2015 Pre-construction meeting held May 12.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
May 8, 2015 Pre-construction meeting scheduled for May 12.

Scheduled completion January 2016.
May 1, 2015 Contract approved at April 23 Board meeting.

Construction start, including submittals, to begin next week.
April 24, 2015 Contract approved at April 23 Board meeting.

Construction start scheduled for May 1.
April 17, 2015 Bids were opened on April 17.

Bids will be reviewed at April 23 Board Meeting.

Construction start scheduled for May 1, pending Board approval.
April 10, 2015 Bids due April 16.

Construction start scheduled for May 1.
April 3, 2015 Bids due April 16.

Construction start scheduled for May 1.
March 27, 2015 Ceremonial groundbreaking on March 24 was well‐attended.

Pre‐bid meeting was held March 26.

Bids due April 16.

Construction start scheduled for May 1.
March 13, 2015 Ceremonial groundbreaking to be held March 24 at 5 p.m. at Southlake

Vernon Hills Planning and Zoning voted to recommend Variance; approval scheduled for Vernon Hills Board Meeting March 17; out to bid afterwards, pending approval.
March 6, 2015 Ceremonial groundbreaking to be held March 24 at 5 p.m. at Southlake

Vernon Hills Planning and Zoning voted to recommend Variance; approval scheduled for Vernon Hills Board Meeting March 17; out to bid afterwards, pending approval.
February 27, 2015 Final Bid Documents were reviewed at team meeting on February 25.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.

Vernon Hills Planning and Zoning voted to recommend Variance; approval scheduled for Board Meeting March 17; out to bid afterwards, pending approval.
February 20, 2015 Final Bid Documents to be reviewed at team meeting on February 25.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.

Variance approval scheduled for Board Meeting March 3; out to bid afterwards, pending approval.
February 13, 2015 Final Bid Documents to be reviewed at team meeting on February 25.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.

Variance approval scheduled for Board Meeting March 3; out to bid afterwards, pending approval.
February 7, 2015 Variance application has been submitted.

Final Bid Documents being prepared for team review meeting to be scheduled in February.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
January 23, 2015 Technical Review comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills; variance application will be submitted.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
January 16, 2015 Technical Review comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills; variance application will be submitted.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
January 2, 2015 Technical Review comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills; variance application will be submitted.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
December 12, 2014 Technical Review comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills; variance application will be submitted.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
December 5, 2014 Technical Review comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills; variance application will be submitted.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
November 21, 2014 Initial comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills. Additional submissions will be required for approval.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
November 14, 2014 Initial comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills. Additional submissions will be required for approval.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
November 7, 2014 Initial comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills. Additional submissions will be required for approval.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
October 31, 2014 Initial comments have been received from the Village of Vernon Hills. Additional submissions will be required for approval.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
October 24, 2014 Exterior facade renderings were presented at the Village of Vernon Hills Board Meeting on 10/21 and received favorable comments.

100% Design Development plans received on 10/20 for review.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
October 17, 2014 Exterior facade renderings will be presented at the Village of Vernon Hills Board Meeting on 10/21.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
October 10, 2014 Southlake Chemistry Lab technical review meeting was held on 10/6.

Exterior facade renderings for the Southlake Chemistry Lab will be presented at the Village of Vernon Hills Board Meeting on 10/21.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
October 3, 2014 Drilling for soil borings completed on 10/2.

Southlake Chemistry Lab technical review meeting scheduled 10/6.

Exterior facade renderings for the Southlake Chemistry Lab will be presented at the Village of Vernon Hills Board Meeting on 10/21; anticipated construction March-December, 2015

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
September 26, 2014 Revised exterior facade renderings of the Southlake Chemistry Lab will be submitted to the Village of Vernon Hills for review on 9/23.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.

On schedule to open Spring 2016.
September 19, 2014 Revised exterior facade renderings of the Southlake Chemistry Lab will be submitted to the Village of Vernon Hills for review on 9/23.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.
September 12, 2014 Revised facade studies for the Southlake Chemistry Lab are due 9/12.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.
September 5, 2014 Design of facade elevations continues for the Southlake Chemistry Lab.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.
August 29, 2014 Design of facade elevations continues for the Southlake Chemistry Lab.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.
August 22, 2014 Design Development complete for Southlake Chemistry Lab, review of facade renderings continues.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.
August 15, 2014 Design Development complete for Southlake Chemistry Lab, and facade studies are in progress.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.
August 8, 2014 Design Development complete for Southlake Chemistry Lab; Preparation of submittal to Vernon Hills is in progress.

Anticipated construction March-December, 2015.
July 18, 2014 Design Development is complete for the Southlake Chemistry Lab; anticipated construction – March 2015 – December 2015.
July 11, 2014 Design Development is complete for the Southlake Chemistry Lab.
June 27, 2014 Design Development nearing completion for the Southlake Chemistry Lab.

Southlake Chemistry Lab anticipated out for bids - August 4th; Construction anticipated - October 2014.
June 20, 2014 Design Development continues for the Southlake Chemistry Lab, cost estimates are being studied.
June 2, 2014 Design Development is proceeding for the Southlake Chemistry Lab.
May 2, 2014 Design Development is underway based on committee's consensus on scope and location.
April 28, 2014 Review of alternate options is nearing completion for the Chemistry Lab remodeling and building addition.
April 21, 2014 Alternate options are being reviewed for the Chemistry Lab remodeling and building addition.
April 14, 2014 Alternate options are being reviewed for the Chemistry Lab remodeling and building addition.
April 4, 2014 Alternate options are being reviewed for the Chemistry Lab remodeling and building addition.
March 21, 2014 Alternate options are being reviewed for the Chemistry Lab remodeling and building addition.
March 14, 2014 Alternate options are being reviewed for the Chemistry Lab remodeling and building addition.
March 7, 2014 Alternate options are now being considered for the building addition.
February 28, 2014 Schematic Design (SD) continues for the Southlake Chemistry Lab.
February 24, 2014 Schematic Design (SD) has begun for the Southlake Chemistry Lab.
February 14, 2014 Programming for the Southlake Chemistry Lab resumed on Feb. 14.
October 18, 2013 The Southlake Chemistry Lab Programming Kick-off was held on scheduled for 10/15. Construction is anticipated to start Summer of 2014.
October 11, 2013 The Southlake Chemistry Lab Programming Kick-off is scheduled for 10/14. Construction is anticipated to start Summer of 2014.
October 4, 2013 The Programming Kick-off Meeting is tentatively scheduled for the week of October 14, 2013. Construction is anticipated to start Summer 2014.
September 23, 2013 Programming starts September 2013.
Construction starts Summer 2014.

Committee Meetings

Meeting Date
Minutes (PDF)
March 14, 2014 Minutes
November 15, 2013 Minutes
November 1, 2013 Minutes
October 14, 2013 Minutes