Hillside Elementary



    Phase I: Implement high-priority improvements

    • Security - Entrance vestibule
    • Safety - Safe area for students
    • Building Envelope - Miscellaneous repairs
    Phase II: Renovation/Additions to be completed

    • Pick-up and drop-off improvements
    • Add boys' restroom to upper level
    • Add restrooms to kindergarten classrooms
    • Right-size classrooms
    • Improve special education spaces
    • Introduce project-based learning spaces
    • Replace portable classrooms
    • Replace HVAC system
    • Add dedicated art and music/world language space


    Address: 7500 Western Avenue, Omaha, NE 68114
    Year Constructed: 1954
    Additions/Renovations: 1956, 1975, 1997, 2005
    Gross Building Area: 56,267 GSF
    Site Area: 8.8 Acres
    Number of Sections: 3
    Temporary Structures: 2,013 SF
    Phase I Project Value: $803,000


     Community Engagement
  • ​Conducted community club information session for scope of work on February 18, 2016.
  • ​Ronco and PA are currently reviewing subcontractor pricing in preparation for the final GMP.
  • McGill Asbestos Contracting has been awarded abatement services.  Work to commence at end of current school year.
  • ​CM is currently procuring sub-contractor and vendor.
  • ​Preplanning meetings for moves and logistics are underway.
  • School and district staff preparing areas for renovation work to begin.
  • Construction work on track to start 5/25/16.
  • Area of refuge wall footings complete.
  • Area of refuge masonry starting.
  • Exterior masonry tuck-pointing starting.
  • Area of refuge in finish stages.
  • Office modification in finish stages.
  • Lift at stage in finish stages.
  • Exterior soffit replacement in progress.
  • Exterior tuck-point and brick repair complete.
  • Security rough-in in progress.
  • Demolition complete.
  • Permitting process complete.
  • Finalizing CMR, GMP complete by mid-May.
  • Submittal process underway.
  • Preconstruction meetings with CM and Principal mid-May.
  • Asbestos removal complete.