July Update

Come watch construction take place on the new Wheatlands YMCA Recreation Center.  A viewing platform has been constructed on the outside of the safety fence located on Wheatlands Parkway.  The viewing platform allows you to see over the construction fence and watch as the building transforms.   The platform faces what will be the main entrance to the building.  So next time you are strolling by, feel free to stop, climb the stairs and watch the construction progress.    

Here are some of the highlights on the construction:

Curb and gutter started – 50% of it in place for parking lot

Foundation is complete and we have all of the concrete poured!

Masons – 55% complete, finish structural masonry walls before steel shows up. 

Pool slab poured

Starting to go vertical and putting up the masonry wall and vertical with steel

Something to look for at the site – If you see yellow and red barriers you will know what they mean. The yellow barrier is approach with caution and enter with caution for our construction teams. The red barrier is do not enter zone. These zones are marked off for safety especially as we have flying steel and the crane over the building.

Storm water – City of Aurora conducting weekly inspections passing and doing well

Curb gutter and asphalt – Starting next week we are working on the entrances starting with West entrance and then do the East entrance. It will be a week long activity, the following week will do the East one.

Grade beams- pouring our very last piece of grade beam for the north side of pool.  Everything else is poured out – elevator shaft, sheer walls , etc

Foundation insulation drainage pour and perimeter drain coming into completion by the end of the week.  

Steel Activity will be the next major activity – we will begin with East side wall and then do Southside beams

Perimeter pool masonry – starting early on July 13th

Submitted pool equipment RFI this week – scoreboards, tip and roll bleachers, French drain, starting block anchors,  pool equipment etc.

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