Turf replacement under way at Thomas Jefferson High School stadium
West Jefferson Hills School District is replacing the turf at Thomas Jefferson High School stadium for the first time since it was installed in 2001.
School board facilities and renovations chairman Debbie Pozycki said last week that work is “well under way.”
Shaw Sports Turf was awarded the $358,709 contract in May.
Shaw was among four bidders using specifications written by architect Ryan Pierce.
The company is known for its work with pro football stadiums in Baltimore, San Francisco, Cleveland and Buffalo, and at some Division I universities.
Shaw laid the turf for the new Highmark Stadium in Station Square where the Pittsburgh Riverhounds play their United Soccer Leagues Professional Division games.
Shaw will have the new lawn installed at Thomas Jefferson by Aug. 1.
Replacement of the track is expected to take place next year. Pierce said in May that further investigation is necessary to prepare specifications for bids.
Roof work is ongoing at Gill Hall Elementary, where Tuscano-Maher Roofing was awarded a $574,900 contract in May.
Last week, the school board authorized seeking bids to replace carpet in the music rooms at Gill Hall and McClellan elementary schools at a cost not to exceed $8,500, and to replace deteriorated sidewalk pads at various locations at a cost not to exceed $5,000.
Patrick Cloonan is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1967, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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