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Planning and Construction


The Department of Planning and Construction manages a six-year capital program which includes systemic renovations, additions, new construction, school modernizations, and the purchase and movement of portable classrooms. Reports are provided to advise the Board on current and timely issues and as an overview of the program status.

Monthly Project Status ReportAdobe Acrobat Document

Havre de Grace Middle/High School

Project Update - May 1, 2018

Auditorium Roof: Harford County Public Schools has engaged Harford County Building Inspections, the school system's insurance company, a restoration contractor, a design professional, and a roofing contractor to perform the following tasks:
  • Inspect the structural integrity of the roof (complete)
  • Remove roofing material to maintain safe occupancy (complete)
  • Install a temporary covering to minimize water infiltration (complete)
  • Strategically place bins throughout the building to collect water (complete)
  • Evaluate and develop options and scope of work for repair/replacement (complete)
  • Issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) to roofing contractor (complete)
  • Receive a proposal from roofing contractor (complete)
  • Insurance company reviewed and approved proposal from roofing contractor (complete)
  • Roofing contractor issued Notice to Proceed (complete)
  • See attached Havre de Grace Middle/High School Auditorium Construction Schedule
  • Cole Roofing mobilized on April 30, 2018 and has begun the roof replacement (complete)
  • They are scheduled to have the roof membrane completed by May 10, 2018, which would provide a weathertight roofing system (complete)
  • They are scheduled to compete the sheet metal and edge flashing and be 100% complete by May 15, 2018 (complete)
  • The auditorium roof replacement is complete
  • Manufacturer conducted inspection
  • Awaiting manufacturer’s warranty

Floor Plan

Youth's Benefit Elementary School

Project Update - November 6, 2017

On September 5, 2017, the remainder of the two story portion of the school, known as Area “D”, opened for staff and students.
The site around the new school has been complete with sod, as well as the storm water management features.  The final paving and stripping of the parking lots is complete.
The single story portion of the school, known as Areas “E” and “F” which consists of 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms opened for staff and students on November 6, 2017. The salvage and demolition process of the Intermediate Building is complete, with the parking lot and storm water features construction on going until late May early June. This is the final phase of the project.

Final Phase – November 6, 2017

The first link indicates the rooms complete for the start of the 2017-18 school year in yellow, and the rooms completed and occupied on November 6, 2017 in blue, red and green.

The second link indicates the construction area where the Intermediate Building currently sits, with the completed bus loop and new parking lot. This will be complete in Spring 2018.

Updated Floor Plan
Updated Site Plan