Transportation Center, completed in 2006

  • Renovation of the existing Transportation Center.
  • Paving and drainage improvements, new fencing and gates, and landscaping.
  • Circulation and drop-off needs for the adjacent elementary school were addressed.
  • Coordination with Onondaga County DOT regarding student walkways.

Tennis Court Renovations, completed in 2008

  • Eight existing tennis courts were renovated to improve surface quality and overall drainage concerns.
  • Asphalt overlay over the existing surface, new color surfacing, and replacement of all posts/netting and fencing/gates. Gates were relocated based on input from athletic and maintenance departments.
  • Design to make non-playing areas compliant, installation of a linear trench drain to improve surface drainage.

Athletic Stadium Complex, completed in 2010

  • Renovation of existing athletic stadium complex including replacement of a synthetic turf field, bleachers and 8x8 lane resilient surface track.
  • Design and construction administration of a new athletic complex after the discovery of expansive soils forced the District to close it for use.
  • Extensive soil investigation to document the location and extent of expansive soils to be removed and replaced.
  • The existing Astroturf field installed on an e-layer was removed and a new sand/rubber infill turf was installed over a 10mm rubber pad. Inlaid lines for all their sports teams as well as a centerfield logo and end zone graphics.
  • New all-weather resilient 8x8 lane track with high end red float coat was installed.
  • 1,500 seat home-side bleachers and 500 seat visitor bleachers with storage space.
  • Provisions were made for future team rooms and an expanded press box.
  • A previously prepared Master Plan by AOLA and regular design meetings proved useful in final construction documents.

Appel Osborne assisted the District with a Ten Year Capital Facilities Plan in 2010 that produced multiple Capital Projects to improve site conditions at multiple campuses. Total site construction costs are approximately $6.3 million.

  • Significant improvements to vehicular and pedestrian circulation, drainage, landscaping, and renovation of a baseball field and other multipurpose athletic fields.
  • Traffic calming measures include the separation of bus and student drop-off areas at multiple schools to improve safety.
  • Additional parking, neighborhood walks, innovative storm water management, site amenities at building entrances.
  • Sustainable site design features (storm water, porous pavement, rain garden, landscaping) were incorporated to assist in achieving LEED Certification.
  • Implementation of unique health and safety site improvements in compliance with NYSDOT, NYSDEC, and SEQRA regulatory requirements.
  • Coordination with the District’s horticulturalist as well as a Professional Arborist for recommendations related to the preservation of an existing oak tree.
  • Pedestrian friendly access routes, retaining walls for utility/service improvements, and landscaping.
  • Storm water management strategies requiring NYSDEC Permit approvals included porous pavement, subsurface storage/infiltration chambers, and a subsurface structural cell system to promote growth and provide infiltration.
  • Development of a Circulation Master Plan with corresponding wayfinding signage.
  • Playscape improvements including a fitness track, transformer/chiller coordination and screening.
  • Service road replacement including drainage improvements, storm water management.
  • Entrance ramp and landing replacement.
  • Site work related to architectural components including wayfinding signage.
  • Pavement improvements at the transportation center.
  • Design at the high school athletic complex includes a new plaza area and entrance related to a new gymnasium building addition.
  • Service road and water line/hydrant improvements.
  • Improvements at the Fine Arts Building include a new exterior entrance/courtyard, circulation improvements, and parking expansion.
  • Decorative paver pattern in the plaza space to resemble piano keys.