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Project #88 - Reid Park Africa Expansion – Elephant Exhibit

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Location
Reid Park Zoo  
Status
Completed  
Total Estimated Project Cost
$9,822,020.00  
Expenditures to Date Through 6/30/2013
$9,712,565.12  
Estimated date of completion as of 4/26/2011
8/6/2012  
Project Contact
Rob Just (520) 837-8037  

Description
See Website for more information. Design and construct a 7-acre expansion of the Reid Park Zoo. This expansion will include connecting pathways from the current zoo footprint, restrooms, drinking fountains, and a 3-acre elephant exhibit and holding facility. This project is a joint effort between the City of Tucson and the Reid Park Zoological Society.  
Additional Info
 
Designation(s)
City of Tucson, Capital Improvement Project  
Last Update
9/12/2013  

Project #88 - Status

08-Jun-12 Construction of base project is 100% complete. Installation of additional, owner-requested items is still in progress. Exhibit is open to the public.
08-May-12 Construction of base project is 100% complete. Installation of additional, owner-requested items is still in progress. Exhibit is open to the public.
05-Apr-12 Construction of base project is 100% complete. Installation of additional, owner-requested items is still in progress. Exhibit is open to the public.
06-Mar-12 Construction is substantially complete for the entire project. Punch list is in progress.
07-Feb-12 The Barn, Elephant Restraint Device, Life Support System (Pool Treatment/Circulation System), and Exhibit are substantially complete. Punch list is in progress. Visitor area landscape, irrigation and fencing are in progress and expected to be complete in mid February.
09-Jan-12 Shotcrete rockwork, site grading, barn exterior, drywall, painting & pool circulation system are substantially complete. Final electrical, plumbing, mechanical & hydraulic systems for barn are in progress. Sidewalks, landscape, hydroseeding and irrigation are in progress. Solar system to be installed in the near future.
01-Nov-11 Shotcrete rockwork, site grading and barn exterior are substantially complete. Final electrical, plumbing, mechanical and drywall for barn and pool circulation system are in progress. Sidewalks, landscape, hydroseeding and irrigation are in progress. Solar system to be installed in the near future.
06-Sep-11 Construction is in progress and on schedule.
Next Milestone: Substantial Completion of Construction
07-Jul-11 Next Milestone: Substantial Completion of Construction
07-Jun-11 Construction is in progress and on schedule.
16-Dec-10 The Ground breaking ceremony was held at 1:00 pm on the seven-acre expansion which is the biggest ever at the zoo.

Project #88 - Pictures

29-Apr-11 04/29/2011 aerial photo looking west.

Project #88 - Attachments

26-Apr-11 Mayor and Council Presentation: These three slides were included in the Item #5 Study Session presentation on 04/26/2011: Change Order Policy and Activity, Consultant Fees (City Wide) SS/APR26-11-169