Tagged with 'construction'

PHOTOS: Take a tour through the new Des Moines Elementary School

PHOTOS: Take a tour through the new Des Moines Elementary School

Courtesy Highline Public Schools comes this photo tour of the new, still under construction Des Moines Elementary School located at 23801 16th Ave South. With passage of the 2016 bond, this new, 700-student... [Read more]

UPDATE: Progress being made on renovation of historic Des Moines Theater

UPDATE: Progress being made on renovation of historic Des Moines Theater

At top, a rendering of what the renovated Des Moines Theater will look like when completed. Below, the theater circa 1948. If you’ve noticed construction work and busy workers around the historic... [Read more]

Construction work in Des Moines has been slowed down due to labor strike

Construction work in Des Moines has been slowed down due to labor strike

Construction work on South 223rd Street has significantly slowed down due to a labor strike that began on Tuesday Aug., 21, 2018. Here’s more info sent out by the city Thursday, Aug. 30: The International... [Read more]

Demolition Day marks launch of major renovation at Highline College

Demolition Day marks launch of major renovation at Highline College

Pictured from left: Board of Trustees Chair Debrena Jackson Gandy, Trustee Sili Savusa, Trustee Dan Altmayer, Rep. Kristine Reeves, Interim President Jeff Wagnitz and Trustee Bob Roegner. Rep. Reeves and... [Read more]

May 7 demolition to mark launch of Highline College building renovation

May 7 demolition to mark launch of Highline College building renovation

Rendering courtesy McGranahan Architects. Students seeking in-demand health care careers can look forward to learning in a state-of-the-art facility on Highline College’s main campus, marked by a demolition... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool project wrapping up, will re-open in March

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool project wrapping up, will re-open in March

The Mount Rainier Pool project is in its final stages, with plans to re-open sometime in March. The District’s closure project was originally to replace the pool shell, but critical repairs were detected…

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment runs into clogs & snags

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment runs into clogs & snags

The Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment project is underway after encountering some unforeseen issues that required repair before reopening.  Officials say that when replacing the pool liner and tile surfaces... [Read more]

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Des Moines Theater hosted an open house on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 26. It’s in the process of construction, with plans to add housing to the upper floors... [Read more]

‘Unforeseen issues’ may delay Mount Rainier Pool reopening to January 2018

‘Unforeseen issues’ may delay Mount Rainier Pool reopening to January 2018

The Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment project has encountered some unforeseen issues that will potentially delay the reopening date to January 2018. The original plan for this project was to replace the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool remains closed through Fall for repairs

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool remains closed through Fall for repairs

Des Moines’ Mount Rainier Pool is closed through the Fall for repairs, and here’s the latest update courtesy pool staff: Progress is being made in two key areas: First, the portable bulkhead... [Read more]

Des Moines Theater holding Open House on Saturday, Aug. 26

Des Moines Theater holding Open House on Saturday, Aug. 26

The Des Moines Theater – bought and soon to be renovated by Artist/Developer Dan Spalding and Jeff Angell – will be holding an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, starting at 2 p.m. This will... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Field House Park Play structure to be replaced. The Des Moines Citywide Playground Project – approved by the City Council in March of this year – will provide designs to repair and replace play structures... [Read more]

After two years (and some tears), rebuilt Redondo Boardwalk is now open

After two years (and some tears), rebuilt Redondo Boardwalk is now open

THEN: In Nov. 2014, the Redondo Boardwalk was shredded by a storm. Photo by Gene Achziger. NOW: The renovated Boardwalk has re-opened! After being closed by damage caused by a catastrophic November 2014... [Read more]

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

WSDOT is warning drivers who use southbound Interstate 5 in South King County to expect extended overnight work hours from Friday evening, Sept. 16, through Sunday morning, Sept. 18. The additional... [Read more]

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Drivers should be prepared for overnight lane reductions on southbound Interstate 5 this weekend, Sept. 9-11, from South 200th Street in SeaTac to SR 516 in Des Moines. With a rainy fall forecast on the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

Major construction work begins this Friday night, July 15, on a project that will reduce southbound I-5 to two lanes between SeaTac and Des Moines for the entire weekend. WSDOT says that this is the first... [Read more]