King Elementary School Van Buren School District

Project Description

The King Elementary School project is a replacement school for the Van Buren School District in Van Buren, Arkansas. The project included the construction of a new 81,600 square foot elementary school that is the first Gold certified LEED project in the State of Arkansas. Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, the project features a FEMA storm shelter, geothermal heating system with 135-count well field, full service kitchen, dining room with stage, gymnasium, media center, computer lab, music room, art room, two (2) multi-purpose instructional areas, administrative offices, and 27 classrooms. The civil engineering services included the design of the stormwater collection and conservance system, including a rainwater collection and reuse system. Also included in the design is reconstruction of Baldwin Street, new parking facilities, relocation of an 8-inch sanitary sewer line, relocation of a 12-inch water line, and a grass paved pervious fire lane.