Franklin Academy – Palm Beach Gardens

This project consisted of the new construction of a two-story school, a one-story gymnasium, and associated site work. The area is approximately 80,000-square feet. The subject property is approximately 9.42-acres. 

GFA Services
  • GFA’s Environmental team provided a review of the Environmental Assessment Report provided by EW Consultants, Inc. to the City of Palm Beach Gardens. This included review of the Environmental Assessment Report to determine whether the findings were consistent with the City’s Land Development Regulations and State Regulations, coordinating the performance of services with the City’s Planning and Zoning Department, a site visit to review the current land cover characteristics and other pertinent environmental features, and a brief analysis with comments based on the review of the report.  
  • GFA also performed a Geotechnical Exploration consisting of eight standard penetration test borings to depths ranging from 15 to 25 feet below existing grade.
  • GFA provided engineering field technicians and a certified laboratory to complete Construction Materials Testing for all soil, aggregate, and concrete material used for the project.
  • GFA provided licensed inspectors to perform Threshold Inspections for all reinforcing steel placements, shoring and re-shoring inspection verification, concrete and grout placement monitoring, pre and post fill cell grouting, and structural steel connections.