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Current Construction Projects

Under Construction

Overview:

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) projects include the complete replacement of systems at various schools.

Status:

While Costa Mesa Middle and High School and Newport Harbor High School have partial air conditioning, the remainder of classrooms are expected to get air conditioning in Summer 2020.

See below for the status of all district-wide HVAC projects. Please note that the following schedule is tentative and subject to change due to varying unforeseen factors.

SCHOOL HVAC NOTES
California Yes Completed Summer 2015
TeWinkle Yes Completed Summer 2015
Killybrooke Yes Completed Summer 2015
Early College HS Yes Completed as part of modernization in 2016
Paularino Yes Completed Summer 2016
Sonora Yes Completed Summer 2016
Adams Yes Completed Summer 2016
Victoria Yes Had HVAC prior to projects
Rea Yes Had HVAC prior to projects
Eastbluff Yes Had HVAC prior to projects
Andersen Yes Had HVAC prior to projects
Lincoln Yes Had HVAC prior to projects
Newport Coast Yes Had HVAC prior to projects
Estancia HS Yes Had HVAC prior to projects
Corona del Mar MS/HS Anticipated Completion 2020 Partial HVAC; full HVAC anticipated 2020
Davis Magnet Yes Completed Summer 2018
College Park Yes Completed Summer 2018
Wilson Yes Completed Summer 2018
Pomona Yes Completed Summer 2018
Kaiser Yes Completed Summer 2018
Woodland Yes Completed Summer 2018
Whittier Yes Completed Summer 2019
Mariners Yes Completed Summer 2019
Newport Heights Yes Completed Summer 2019
Ensign Yes Completed Summer 2019
Newport El Yes Completed Summer 2019
Harbor View Yes Completed Summer 2019
Back Bay HS Yes Completed Summer 2019
Costa Mesa MS/HS Anticipated Completion 2020 Partial HVAC; full HVAC anticipated 2020
Newport Harbor HS Anticipated Completion 2020 Partial HVAC; full HVAC anticipated 2020

 

Corona del Mar Fence RenderingOverview:

The project consists of replacement of the existing six-foot chain-link along Mar Vista Drive and Vista Del Oro with a new, permanent eight-foot chain-link fence. Trees along this section will also be removed, however they will be replaced upon completion of construction. 

Additional enhancements include:

  • Installation of permanent fencing along the perimeter of the school. 

    • Some sections will continue to be chain link fencing, while other sections (front entrance to the high school, student parking lot - adjacent to the pool and Learning Resource Center (LRC), and parts of the fencing near the baseball field/middle school entrance) will have ornamental fencing. 

  • Construction of new sidewalks throughout the campus to allow for pedestrian traffic within the interior and exterior of fence perimeter. 

  • Reconfiguration of the school bus pick-up/drop-off along Mar Vista Drive to allow construction of additional sidewalks.

  • Reconfiguration of the student parking lot near the pool and LRC for accessibility enhancements.

  • Construction of a new entry structure at the athletic entrance adjacent to the pool and LRC.

Status: 

In construction. Completion anticipated by the start of 2020-2021 school year.

Documents:

Overview: 

Replacement of tennis court chain link fencing, including posts, footings and chain link mesh. New gates and concrete walkways, where necessary, for access. Resurfacing and re-striping improvements as well as relocation of electrical to underground distribution.

Status:

Construction anticipated to begin in Summer 2020.

Ensign Rendering

Overview:

The project includes a variety of construction upgrades, including:

  • Replacement of temporary fencing with permanent fencing
  • Reconfiguration of existing parking lot
  • Construction of an additional parking lot along Irvine Avenue to accommodate approximately 45 parking spaces. 
  • Construction of a new pick-up/drop-off lot at the front of the school. The front lot, as some have called the “banana lot”, includes a one-way drop-off/pick-up lane which minimizes traffic congestion on City streets, and approximately 20 parking spaces.
  • Remodel of the front office to improve visibility and access. 

As part of the project, several trees will be removed to accommodate construction, additional trees will be planted throughout the school.

Status:

Under construction. Anticipated completion by the start of 2020-2021 school year.

Documents:

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Ensign Schematic - School Fencing and Parking Lot

Estancia PoolOverview:

Project includes infill of the existing Estancia High School pool and installation of a new 50 meter pool and support facilities. The project will be phased into two increments. 

  • Increment 1: Construction of the pool only
  • Increment 2: Construction of supporting tenant improvements for the locker rooms, new team rooms and athletic support spaces.

Status:

  • Increment 1  - Construction complete.
  • Increment 2 - Under construction. Anticipated completion in May 2020

Documents:

Community Meeting 4/29/19 - EHS Library, 6:00 pm

Overview:

Replacement of NHHS aquatics center and practice fields scoreboards. Aquatic scoreboard to be replaced with new building mounted scoreboard. Practice field scoreboard to be replaced and relocated to increase visibility from practice field areas.

Status:

Anticipated Construction: Summer 2020

Overview:

Replacement of single lane batting cage with new two lane batting cage. Batting cage will be chain link with interior sports netting to match the batting cages at other District schools.

Status:

Under Construction, anticipated completion Summer 2020.

Planning Phase

Overview:

Planning continues on a new theater for Estancia High School, which is expected to include a new 350 seat theater, black box, lobby and support spaces. 

Status:

The project is in the design phase. 

Documents:

N/A

Overview

Project includes modernization of the existing courtyard in the middle of the Home Arts Building at Newport Harbor High School. This includes improvement in accessibility, drainage, landscaping as well as the kiln yard, equipment and roof structure.

Status:

The project is in the design phase. 

Documents:

N/A

Overview:

The parking lot will be reconfigured to improve pedestrian safety, add parking stalls, and beautify the front of campus at Newport Heights Elementary School. 

Status:

Construction expected Summer 2020

Contact Us

Ara Zareczny
Director, Facilities Development, Planning and Design
azareczny@nmusd.us
714-424-7522

Lori Horrell
Administrative Assistant
lhorrell@nmusd.us
714-424-8934

Steve Morris
Facilities Planning Coordinator
smorris@nmusd.us
714-679-9891

Mark Manstof
Facilities Analyst
mmanstof@nmusd.us
714-424-7567