Cloquet Public Schools ~ Independent School District No. 94

Cloquet, Minnesota

Project Description

The scope of work for this project was the result of a $15.9 million bond referendum that included work at Churchill Middle School, Washington Elementary School, Cloquet Middle School, Garfield and Cloquet Senior High.

Churchill Middle School
This portion of the project consisted of a two-story masonry addition that is 9,594 sq. ft. it included three additional kindergarten classrooms, a new mechanical room, one classroom, two group rooms and a staff room. Exterior work consisted of a new bus loading and unloading zone.

Washington Elementary
Washington Elementry had a single-story masonry addition that was 6,977 sq. ft. which included three additional kindergarten classrooms, a new mechanical room and a new boiler. The exterior work consisted of a new bus loading and unloading zone.

Garfield Senior High
Boldt remodeled the three-story masonry structure that was 12,857 sq. ft., adding 1,990 sq. ft. of new construction. The scope of work consisted of a complete remodel of the second floor for the central administration offices. First floor remodel work included classroom remodeling and mechanical work. Third floor remodel work involved upgrading the bathrooms. Exterior work included replacement of windows, entrance doors and masonry restoration. An addition of an elevator, stairway and ground floor lobby were provided for handicap accessibility to all levels.

Cloquet Middle School
Boldt remodeled the school this project included the installation of new mechanical equipment, restoration of the auditorium to its original design, the addition of an auditorium lobby and public restrooms, a complete remodel of the pool, which included locker rooms and new pool mechanical equipment, remodel of one entire floor for early childhood and family education/community education and a remodeled floor for administrative functions. New cabinets, countertops and science casework were added in several classrooms. Exterior work included window and entrance door replacement and masonry restoration. New construction included the addition of a link between the two building wings in addition to a link to the gymnasium.

Cloquet Senior High School
Boldt’s remodel work consisted of 21,209 sq. ft. in the remodeled portion and an addition of 34,811 sq. ft. in new construction. The new construction included:

  • A science addition, including two new biology labs and two remodeled labs with prep areas and a student workroom

  • An elevator addition with new two-stop elevator to provide access to second floor

  • A new tennis court

  • A new 1,500 seat gym including locker rooms, concession stand and a classroom

  • A new mechanical room

  • All new entrance doors and curtain walls

  • Exterior construction included additional parking and new landscaping

Remodel work included:

  • Library and the addition of a computer lab

  • Chemistry lab

  • Classrooms to provide space for the Wee-Care program

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LHB Engineers & Architects

Boldt's Role

Construction Manager

Key Points

  • Multi-bid packages and schedule phasing were required to successfully finish this project on time and on budget.