Schools

Fort Riley Elementery School 

Region: Fort Riley, Kansas 

 

Tonnage: 192 Tons 

 

Contractor: Hutton Construction 

Replacing a 60 year old building that formerly served military students, Fort Riley Elementary School is a 76,000 square foot single story building with the capacity to hold 500 K-5 students. Spacious classrooms, along with a state of the art library media center, and wireless technology labs, provide an innovative learning environment for students.

Derby North Middle School

Location: Derby, Kansas 

 

Tonnage: 481 Tons

 

Contractor: Coonrod & Associates 

As apart of a $66.6 million bond issue, approved by voters, the new Derby North Middle School (D.N.M.S) began construction in 2012. Built largely in response to Derby’s issue of student overcrowding D.N.M.S is spread out over 183,000 square feet, and consists of four main areas: a centralized entry space with a cafeteria and auditorium, an athletic complex, academic classroom wings, and exploratory classroom wings.

University of Kansas Hoch Auditoria

Location: Lawrence, Kansas 

 

Tonnage: 458 Tons 

 

Contractor:  

KU's original Hoch Auditorium, built in 1955, was struckdown by lightning in 1991, and was subsequently lost in a fire. When reconstruction was complete in 1992, the building held a 1,000 seat main lecture hall, two 500 seat leacture halls, and a computer lab. 

Pittsburg State University, Overman Student Center 

Location: Pittsburgh , Kansas 

 

Tonnage: 98 Tons 

 

Contractor: Crossland  

The 93,000 square foot Overman Student Center, serves as the hub of Pittsburg State University activity. Along with a student lounge and dining area, the student center provides office and meeting space for faculty and students alike. Additionally the Student Centers Crimson and Gold Ballroom can be divided to hold up to three separate events simultaneously.

Wichita State University, Shocker Hall

Location: Wichita, Kansas 

 

Tonnage: 460 Tons 

 

Contractor: Dondlinger

Shocker Hall is the newest building on the Wichita State Campus, and the first major construction project initiated under University President John Bardo’s administration. The 318,000 square foot, five story residence hall can house up to 750 students, and features a dining hall/meeting space with seating for up to 400 students.