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WDC construction progressing

The entrance to the Commons on the west side is buttoned up for the winter months.1 / 3
Photo by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools A view of the gymnasium at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School construction site.2 / 3
Workers are busy enclosing the school temporary for the winter. This is a view of the north side of the academic wing.3 / 3

Here's an update on the construction at Wadena-Deer Creek secondary school:

• Pouring cement for locker room floors this week; pouring the academic wing the week of Dec. 12.

• Exterior brick has started on the north end of the academic wing.

• Roof parapets and roofing is ongoing over the academic wing. A parapet is a low wall projecting vertically from the edge of the roof.

• Steel-stud framing started on the second-floor classrooms.

• All underground plumbing is completed.

• Both underground and overhead electrical conduit is being installed.

• The building will be temporary enclosed this week; about 33 percent of the building is now being heated to 50 degrees.

• Special inspections are ongoing; WDC has passed all current inspections.

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