FLORIDA – February 2008 – The School District of Lee County has selected GATES as the builder for the G. Weaver Hipps Elementary School in Lehigh Acres. The 122,244 square foot school is a prototype design. This school will house approximately 1,000 students grades K – 5. The School will be built using the tilt-wall and structural steel construction method. In 2007, GATES completed the same prototype design at Patriot Elementary ahead of schedule and under budget.
The campus features include a kinder covered play area with restrooms, physical education facility, classrooms, and administrative offices. Construction is expected to commence in the Spring of 2008. The project was designed by RS&H Architects & Engineers.
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