AISD Bond Construction Projects

List Sorted by Stage of Completion

Projects completed early in the bond program ran close to or under budget, but cost projections for schools now in construction or design phases are more problematic. The worst budget hassles are on campuses being remodeled or expanded. BLGY/Sverdrup says escalating costs are due to market pressure and protracted negotiations with campus task forces. Contractors say prices are up to offset the costs of doing business with Sverdrup. Some budget overruns could no doubt be worse; many projects have been scaled back considerably through value engineering. Schools in design phase highlighted below (*) have recently received bids as high as 60% over budget.

Grades key:
BLGY/Sverdrup assigned grades from A - D to each of the ongoing projects in the following categories: budget, schedule, and issues.

A grade B indicates slight problems which are being resolved. Grade C means the prognosis for resolving cost overruns, getting projects back on schedule, and satisfying campus committees is not good.

See maps for specific school sites.

See also: list sorted name of school/project.

Finished Projects -- 1.5% under budget

Project Budget New Cost Overrun % Grades
Allison $569,023 $644,244 $75,221 13% A A A
Houston $308,672 $366,922 $58,250 19% C A B
Brooke $410,694 $436,484 $25,790 6% B A B
Bedichek MS $2,530,022 $2,542,135 $12,113 0% A A A
Widen $39,451 $47,948 $8,497 22% B A A
Read Center $331,498 $334,916 $3,418 1% B B B
Boone $19,515 $0 ($19,515) -100% A B A
LBJ HS $1,696,664 $1,667,287 ($29,377) -2% A A B
Lee $1,231,874 $1,094,860 ($137,014) -11% A A B
Mills (new) $8,266,576 $8,109,506 ($157,070) -2% A A B
Hart (new) $7,467,734 $7,293,526 ($174,208) -2% B A B
11 Projects $22,871,723 $22,537,828 ($333.895) -1.5%

Projects Under Construction -- 0.7% over budget

Project Budget New Cost Overrun % Grades
Zavala $4,175,334 $4,473,024 $297,690 7% C B B
Blackshear $3,421,374 $3,636,224 $214,850 6% A A B
Murchison MS $2,751,489 $2,956,971 $205,482 7% C B B
O. Henry MS $7,862,768 $8,061,478 $198,710 3% B C B
Reagan HS $3,753,450 $3,919,928 $166,478 4% A B B
Barrington $2,173,650 $2,294,920 $121,270 6% B B B
Pease $1,250,971 $1,329,375 $78,404 6% C C B
Bryker Woods $1,273,101 $1,348,950 $75,849 6% B B B
Sunset Valley $1,086,344 $1,155,859 $69,515 6% B A A
Menchaca $230,393 $297,097 $66,704 29% C A B
Becker $9,801 $58,597 $48,796 498% A A A
Brown $467,280 $513,500 $46,220 10% B B B
Blanton $2,758,259 $2,767,876 $9,617 0% A B A
Saegert Bus Terminal $303,737 $309,640 $5,903 2% B B B
Walnut Creek $5,047,629 $5,047,629 $0 0% B A B
Rodriguez (new) $6,990,174 $6,990,174 $0 0% B B B
Porter MS $5,639,360 $5,639,360 $0 0% B B B
Casey (new) $7,849,900 $7,849,900 $0 0% B B B
Summit $5,783 $5,783 $0 0% A A A
Patton $8,068 $8,068 $0 0% A A A
Galindo $28,159 $28,159 $0 0% A A B
Akins HS (new) $31,602,908 $31,602,881 ($27) -0% A A B
Campbell $4,538 $4,243 ($295) -7% A A A
Harris $1,182,162 $1,180,502 ($1,660) -0% A A B
Baranoff (new) $7,043,236 $7,039,025 ($4,211) -0% B A A
Graham $638,281 $629,611 ($8,670) -1% B A B
Maplewood $530,437 $518,436 ($12,001) -2% B B B
Highland Park $1,653,226 $1,640,034 ($13,192) -1% A A A
Small MS (new) $16,337,064 $16,316,567 ($20,497) -0% B B B
Kocurek $69,741 $45,022 ($24,719) -35% A B A
Paredes MS (new) $16,379,013 $16,348,070 ($30,943) -0% D D D
Rosedale School $223,335 $190,656 ($32,679) -15% B B B
Linder $912,716 $812,516 ($100,200) -11% A B B
ALC-Ridgeview $467,223 $361,107 ($106,116) -23% B A A
Langford $1,566,005 $1,450,966 ($115,039) -7% A B B
Crockett HS $2,179,874 $2,025,300 ($154,574) -7% A A B
36 Projects $137,876,783 $138,857,448 $980,665 1%

Projects in Design Phase -- 4.6% over budget

Project Budget New Cost Overrun % Grades
Anderson HS $5,881,668 $6,856,049 $974,381 17% B A B
*Pearce MS $8,765,558 $9,629,830 $864,272 10% C C B
*Zilker $474,815 $783,336 $308,521 65% B A B
*Johnston HS $6,913,011 $7,213,011 $300,000 4% C C C
McCallum HS $4,346,977 $4,633,601 $286,624 7% A A A
Davis $1,076,399 $1,344,711 $268,312 25% B B A
*Lamar MS $7,616,507 $7,858,750 $242,243 3% B C B
Casis $2,401,038 $2,603,216 $202,178 8% B B B
*Wooten $1,222,296 $1,413,265 $190,969 16% C C C
*Wooldridge $469,136 $626,024 $156,888 33% C C B
*Burnet MS $3,903,077 $4,058,403 $155,326 4% C C B
*Brentwood $1,485,178 $1,611,179 $126,001 8% C D B
Dawson $599,148 $722,056 $122,908 21% B A A
Martin Jr. High $1,432,583 $1,543,869 $111,286 8% B A B
Austin HS $5,740,904 $5,831,546 $90,642 2% C C B
Gullett $639,313 $695,212 $55,899 9% B B B
St. Elmo $966,548 $1,013,415 $46,867 5% B A A
Travis Heights $704,244 $728,892 $24,648 3% B A A
Barton Hills $467,812 $482,524 $14,712 3% B D A
Mendez MS $124,153 $132,294 $8,141 7% A C A
Pickle (new) $7,000,779 $7,000,779 $0 0% A B B
McBee (new) $7,000,779 $7,000,779 $0 0% A B B
Cowan (new) $7,012,487 $7,012,487 $0 0% A B B
Bedichek (Phase II) $0 $0 $0 -- A A A
Bowie HS $815,336 $815,037 ($299) -0% B B B
Webb MS $1,723,516 $1,719,739 ($3,777) -0% A A A
Cook $1,017,869 $1,011,998 ($5,871) -1% A B B
Lanier HS $4,952,016 $4,944,201 ($7,815) -0% A B A
Fulmore MS $4,162,749 $4,149,666 ($13,083) -0% B B B
Travis HS $4,066,472 $4,046,051 ($20,421) -1% A A B
Andrews $517,909 $479,579 ($38,330) -7% A A A
Burger Ctr $889,662 $726,126 ($163,536) -18% A B A
32 Projects $94,389,939 $98,687,625 $4,297,686 5%

Projects Not Yet Begun

Project Budget New Cost Overrun % Grades
Mathews $214,425 $239,294 $24,869 12%
Oak Springs $364,464 $374,467 $10,003 3%
Palm $94,601 $103,661 $9,060 10%
Oak Hill $330,940 $338,485 $7,545 2%
Ortega $268,928 $269,798 $870 0%
Winn $777,471 $777,471 $0 0%
Old Pleasant Hill School $447,805 $447,805 $0 0%
Metz $20,412 $20,412 $0 0%
Kiker $6,723 $6,723 $0 0%
Jordan $2,850 $2,850 $0 0%
House Park $288,029 $288,029 $0 0%
Dobie MS $2,290,143 $2,290,143 $0 0%
Dill School $228,265 $228,265 $0 0%
Covington MS $75,906 $75,906 $0 0%
Clifton Ctr. $5,146 $5,146 $0 0%
Bailey MS $389,306 $389,306 $0 0%
Activity Ctr. $6,523,528 $6,523,528 $0 0%
Sims $404,200 $404,200 $0 0%
Reilly $397,425 $397,425 $0 0%
Williams $593,792 $593,792 $0 0%
Pleasant Hill $8,279 $8,279 $0 0%
Oak Springs/Rice $209,986 $209,986 $0 0%
Kealing Jr High $233,632 $233,632 $0 0%
Govalle $156,593 $156,593 $0 0%
Robbins School $0 $0 $0 ?
Rio Grande School $0 $0 $0 ?
Odom $1,168,461 $1,166,199 ($2,262) -0%
Carruth Admin $5,311 $2,626 ($2,685) -51%
Service Center $172,068 $167,879 ($4,189) -2%
Ridgetop $381,293 $375,641 ($5,652) -1%
Joslin $438,286 $430,394 ($7,892) -2%
Hill $1,392,656 $1,382,526 ($10,130) -1%
Central Warehouse $5,827,822 $5,812,305 ($15,517) -0%
Cunningham $196,057 $179,616 ($16,441) -8%
Pecan Springs $613,060 $594,756 ($18,304) -3%
Pillow $608,823 $585,066 ($23,757) -4%
Norman $291,630 $266,076 ($25,554) -9%
Sanchez $408,924 $370,462 ($38,462) -9%
Allan $2,042,091 $1,987,074 ($55,017) -3%
Doss $1,210,490 $1,108,811 ($101,679) -8%
40 Projects $29,089,821 $28,814,627 ($275,194) -1%
Subtotal for Construction $284,227,266 $288,896,528 $4,669,262 2%

Non-Construction Expenses

Project Budget New Cost Overrun % Grades
Land Acquisition $7,704,275 $7,711,275 $7,000 0%
New Portable Construction $6,230,000 $6,235,441 $5,441 0%
Total Program $40,405,820 $40,405,820 $0 0%
Technology $63,983,584 $63,983,584 $0 0%
Miscellaneous $4,338,445 $4,338,445 $0 0%
Fire Alarm $5,138,441 $5,138,441 $0 0%
Field SportsFacilities $884,533 $884,533 $0 0%
Asbestos/HazMat $500,000 $500,000 $0 0%
Contingency $7,419,945 $7,019,945 ($400,000) -5%
Subtotal $136,605,043 $136,217,484 ($387,559) 0%
Grand Total $420,833,309 $425,115,012 $4,281,703 1%

Grades key:
BLGY/Sverdrup assigned grades from A - D to each of the ongoing projects in the following categories: budget, schedule, and issues.

Source: BLGY/Sverdrup

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