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Thursday, July 21, 2022

School Board Awards Construction Contracts for Three GOB Projects Valued at $18.4 Million

At its regular monthly meeting, the Miami-Dade School Board awarded contracts to three construction companies to complete General Obligation Bond (GOB) projects at Redondo Elementary, Palm Springs Elementary and Miami Lakes Middle schools valued at approximately $18.4 million.

 

Redondo Elementary - Veitia Padron, Incorporated (VPI) has been awarded the construction contract for the bond-funded renovations and remodeling project at Redondo Elementary built in 1960 in Homestead. The school is bordered on the north by N.W. 15th Street, on the east by N.W 10th Avenue and currently is comprised of 17 permanent buildings with 749 student stations.

 

The scope of work includes air conditioning replacement of air handling units and unit ventilators, chiller replacement, bathroom renovations, campus-wide exterior painting and full fire alarm replacement.

 

Total sub-consultant Small/Micro Business Enterprise (S/MBE) participation: 20.49 percent
Total sub-consultant Minority/Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) participation: 15.69 percent

 

Total project allocation - $3.4 million                                          Completion – November 2023

Palm Springs Elementary - Stonehenge Construction, LLC has been awarded the contract for the GOB renovations project at Palm Springs Elementary School. Built in 1954, the school is located south of Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah. The campus is made up of 10 permanent buildings and has 970 student stations.

 

The scope of work includes air conditioning replacement of air handling units and unit ventilators, chiller replacement, bathroom renovations, campus-wide exterior painting and full fire alarm replacement.

 

Total sub-consultant S/MBE participation: 25.26 percent
Total sub-consultant M/WBE participation: 8.98 percent

Total project allocation - $9.1 million                                          Completion – February 2024

 

Miami Lakes Middle - Veitia Padron, Incorporated was chosen as the construction management at-Risk firm for the GOB renovations project at Miami Lakes Middle School. Built in 1974, the school is bordered on the north by Miami Lakes Park and on the west by Ludlum Road. The school currently comprises two permanent buildings on a 35-acre parcel of land. The facility has a capacity 1,193 student stations and will have a total of 1,369 student stations upon completion of the project.

 

The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, remodeling to establish nine new classrooms, the addition of new ADA-compliant restrooms, new impact windows, a new Energy Management System for heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and demolition of portables and painting.

 

Total sub-consultant S/MBE participation: 25.99 percent
Total sub-consultant M/WBE participation: 15 percent

Total project allocation - $5.9 million                                          Completion – February 2024

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