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WDC construction moving right along

The concrete that's ground level at the bottom of this photo will support the walls of the gymnasium. To the right, will be the locker rooms and in the background are the academic wing (at left), the main entrance (middle) and the Commons wall (at right).1 / 4
Plumbing for kitchen area.2 / 4
Photos by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools Laying foundation block for Commons wall.3 / 4
View of the academic wing.4 / 4

Every day, progress is made in building Wadena-Deer Creek's high-performance school. Thanks to beautiful weather and long days, the construction companies are moving ahead and on schedule. The goal is to have the school completely enclosed by winter, said Bill Born, project site manager, Kraus-Anderson Construction. So far, all is going well, he said.

Here's a rundown of what's going on today, Tuesday, Oct. 4:

• Community Center Drive and 5th Street road preparation is under way.

• 40 percent of the concrete on second floor academic wing is poured.

• West gymnasium wall is nearly completed up to joist bearing.

• Music area roof steel being installed.

• Kitchen and academic area plumbing installation under way, as well as the main electrical room.

• Exterior geothermal system is complete. Drilling of wells is finished on west side of school.

The concrete is being poured this week for the second floor academic wing.