The progress of your new library building!
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AUGUST 30, 2007
Meet our Project Superintendent!
Jamie Rochleau of Story Construction is our Project Superintendent (or "Construction Manager") for the new library building.You may have seen him around the library, as he currently has an office set up in the basement.
According to his company bio, Jamie has a solid background in the many aspects of a construction project, whether in the field or in the office.He started his career as an estimator with Morton Buildings, Inc.In addition to his estimating duties, he performed design work as well as project coordination.With a desire to return to Iowa (he's a native of Algona), he went on to work for a general construction firm as a project manager/estimator, completing a number of multi-million dollar building projects.In 2000, he joined Story Construction Co. as a project engineer and was promoted to project superintendent in 2001.
Some of the projects he's worked on:
Community Recreation Center (Story City, IA) Ames Racquet & Fitness Center North (Ames, IA) ISU Foundation Advancement Center renovation (Ames, IA) Bliss Cancer Center (Webster City, IA) Northeast Elementary School (Ankeny, IA)
The builders are currently preparing a flat pad on the site to receive the foundation of the building. If you go past the site, you can tell how large the building will be by the size of the flattened surface!
They are also working to re-route the electrical and phone lines this week.
Concrete work will begin next week, if weather permits.