Ryan Korona | Construction Management

The New Indian Valley Highschool

501 Sixth Street, Lewistown Pennsylvania 17044



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Building Stats 1

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Thesis Abstract

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Building Statistics

Part 1

General Building Information

Building Name: The New Indian Valley High School

Location: 501 Sixth Street Lewistown, PA 17044

Occupant Type: Education -- Group E

Building Area: Approx. 250,000

Number of Stories: 3

Total Building Cost: Appox. 42,000,000

Dates of Construction: 08/18/2008 -- 12/14/2010

Project Delivery Method: CM at risk

Project Delivery Team

Owner: Mifflin County School District

Architect: Hayes Large Architects

Construction Manager: Reynolds Construction

Consultant Engineers:

Atlantic Engineering Services (Structural) - www.aespj.com

The EADS Group - www.eadsgroup.com

Mcfarland and Kistler Associates - none listed

American Geotechnical & Environmental Services Inc.- www.agesinc.com


The New Indian Valley High School was brought about to address the existing over crowding issues at the current high school. The plan called for bigger hallways, modern classrooms and the opportunity for new fitness and theatrical arts areas. Areas of of the building have exposed ceilings to help bring a new modern edge and style to the school.

Primarily the building is made up of structural steel and CMUs, with a face brick facade. There are small glass enslosures around the fitness and cafeteria areas, with windowed ceilings in the library.

Model Codes

IBC 2003, ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998, ADA



Building Facades/Roof Enclosure

CMU walls enclosed with rigid insulation covered by face brick on the majority of the exterior walls. Small glass enclosed curtain walls surrounding the cafeteria composed of typ. alum glass used for the majority of the glazing throughout the building.

The Roof is made up of seemed sheet metal over the pitched areas of the roof and fully adhered EPDM roof system for the flat areas of the roof where the air handling units of the building will be kept, hidden out of sight from the pitched roof.


Geothermal heating and cooling systems have been placed in the New Indian Valley High School, along with smart classrooms with moition sensitive lighting. There was no LEED rating that the design team or owner were trying to achieve.


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Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in‐progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Ryan Korona. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.


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