Lewis County High School
Lewis County School System
The renovation and additions to Lewis County High School was a four phase project. Phase I consisted of an addition of six new classrooms, primarily science and technology. Phase II entailed the complete upgrade of the HVAC and electrical system. This work was accomplished during the school year by careful scheduling and requiring night time work. Phase III was the addition of another six classrooms to accommodate the ninth grade which was being moved from the middle school to the high school. A new bus loading and unloading lobby was also created. The Phase IV addition to the Lewis County High School consists of a new mixed-use, 400 seat theater / auditorium, a library / learning resource center, a computer technology classroom, administrative spaces, and dining facility renovations and expansions. In addition the entire existing facility received an architectural upgrade and a new fire protection system.
As is typical with TArc projects, all new facilities are developed to accommodate current communications and computer technologies, and are designed for easy modification and expansion over time. The new theater and learning resource center addition is strategically located at the front of the existing facility to provide a new entrance facade, covered arcade, and lobby. The replacement of windows at the original facade further updates the appearance of the high school. As a part of this project, a master plan for future growth, including athletic field realignment, has been developed. Taylor Consulting Engineers provided all HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, electrical, lighting, information technology, and structural engineering design.