28 August Construction Update: A gas line has been moved to prepare for parking lot curbing that will start this week, followed by asphalt paving the next week.
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14 July Construction Update: The delivery delay of masonry materials has slowed the pace of exterior work, but the contractor assures us that we will be ready for our dedication ceremony on 11 November.
5 June Construction Update: Now with the roof and windows almost sealed, much more interior work is now possible, such as installing insulation and drywall. Work on the exterior masonry will continue, although there's a slight delay waiting for some pre-cast materials. We're still pretty much on schedule!
1 May Construction Update: Progress continues on the roofing shingles and the exterior masonry. The contractor is working to complete the building envelope to keep water out so that sheetrock can be hung on interior walls.
20 March Construction Update: With warmer weather, you will notice a lot of progress in coming weeks, as the exterior block and brick begin to be laid, and the shingles get installed on the roof. Interior work on the HVAC, sprinkler and electrical systems continues, as well as the installation of the wooden ceiling trusses.
21 February Construction Update: It's been amazing that even in the coldest weather, work has continued on our new building. Framing in the exterior walls is almost complete, and the air ducts and fire sprinkler pipes are being run throughout the building... and the wooden trusses for the church ceiling have been delivered!
17 January Construction Update: Someone asked recently why there weren't any shingles on the new church roof. Shingles have an adhesive on the underside which seals with warmer weather. Without sealing, they would lift up and rip off when the wind blows. So shingles will have to wait for the warmer spring weather!
3 January Construction Update: We've learned now that not much construction work goes on between Christmas Day and New Year's Day! But big things will happen soon this week (weather permitting) as the roof trusses for the
front part of the building will be lifted into place, and the metal wall studding for the worship space will begin to close in that area for protection from the wind and weather so that work can (hopefully) continue through the winter months as much as possible.
20 December Construction Update: Half of the cement slab has been poured, and the other half is scheduled to be poured this week, as roof and wall studding work continues.
13 December Construction Update: Let us thank God for the great weather we have been having! Welding work continues on the steel structure while the roofing beams are put in place. Roofing work will continue for the next 3-4 weeks with the hope of closing in the envelope of the building as much as possible to allow work to continue through the cold of winter. All the under-slab plumbing and electrical conduits are being installed so that the concrete floor can be poured while the weather is good. Then the metal stud framing for the walls will begin.
8 November Construction Update: It is so exciting to see a steel structure up in the air starting to form our new church! Work on the steel will be going on for several weeks. In addition, some foundation work is continuing, and the lines for the sanitary sewer and the water line have been dug and laid to the building foundation.
1 November Construction Update: As so often happens in construction, the steel work was delayed for one week, but should be starting this week. But the storm sewer piping was completed, so we gradually move ahead!
25 October Construction Update: Current work includes completing underground storm sewer piping and foundation footers, and laying foundation block. I'm very excited to share with you that a crane will be on site, and steel beams will start being put in place this week, a project which should last about three weeks. As work progresses, you will begin to get a sense of the location and shape of the main body of the new church!
18 October Construction Update: Many children (and perhaps even some adults) will be sad that the sledriding hill on our property is not as high anymore because fill dirt was needed to level the site for our new church. Footers are being poured, and storm water management ponds and driveways are being dug. Before you know it, we will be seeing steel beams sticking up out of the ground for our new building!
11 October Construction Update: Work on rough grading is preparing for the beginning of foundation work, in addition to underground laying of storm sewer piping. We are pretty much staying on schedule so far!