Skanska Completes Ridgeview High School

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Local dignitaries to speak at ribbon cutting ceremony October 3 at 6:30pm.

Who: Skanska’s Central Oregon office celebrates the completion of Redmond School District’s Ridgeview High School (RVHS) with a grand opening ceremony.

What: Skanska completed the $74 million (total project cost, construction value of $63M) new construction project for the Redmond School District, Ridgeview High School. The project kicked off in 2009 and opened in September 2012, in time for the 2012-2013 school year.

The 278,000-square-foot school is on 55-acres of land at the intersection of Canal and Elkhorn. The 1,400-capacity building includes 32 classrooms, 17 labs, and world-class athletics complex and theatrical facilities.

More than 70 percent of the construction budget was spent with local vendors and subcontractors, which equates to $44 million directly back into the local economy.

When: Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at 6:30 pm

Choir—“Star Spangled Banner” by RVHS Choir

Welcome—Jordan Stacy, ASB President

Introduction & Acknowledgements—Lee W. Loving, Principal

Dedication Speaker—Cathy Miller, Chair, Redmond School District Board

Dedication Speaker—George Endicott, Mayor, City of Redmond

Dedication Speaker—Michael McIntosh, Superintendent, Redmond School District

Ribbon Cutting

Band—“RVHS Fight Song” by RVHS Band

Closing Remarks—Lee W. Loving, Principal

Open House to follow

Where: Ridgeview High School

4555 SW Elkhorn Ave

Redmond ,OR 97756

RIDGEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL

NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Construction Fact Sheet

October 1, 2012


Project Description: Ridgeview High School, part of the Redmond school district, was backed by voters through a $110 million bond package passed in 2008, primarily to alleviate overcrowding at neighboring Redmond High School.

The 278,000-square-foot school is on 55-acres of land at the intersection of Canal and Elkhorn. The 1,400-capacity building includes 32 classrooms, 17 labs, and world-class athletics complex and theatrical facilities.

Local Impact: More than 70 percent of the $63 million construction value went to Central Oregon subcontractors and suppliers.

Amenities: Ridgeview features: classroom space, common areas, career technology education wing, theatre, gymnasium, administrative areas and circulation areas.

The sports complex includes: dedicated varsity and JV facilities for football, soccer, baseball, softball, track, and tennis, including support buildings and spectator seating areas.

Sustainable Features: The project was designed and constructed with the intent of earning LEED Gold certification.

Awards Earned: Ridgeview High School was awarded the Construction Management Association of America’s “2012 Project of the Year” award in the “over $20M” category.

Construction Team: General Contractor – Skanska USA Building, Central Oregon Office

Architecture Firm – Dull Olsen Weekes & Associates

Structural Engineer – Froelich

Civil Engineer and Landscaping – W&H

Mechanical Engineer – MFIA

For further information please contact:

Matt Smedley, Frause, 503.467.4686, msmedley@frause.com

Jay Weiseberger, Skanska, 206.494.5469, jay.weisberger@skanska.com

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