Tryon Creek Nature Center Renovation: Tiling, Roof Work and Painting Preparations

The crew from Colton Construction and subcontractor crews have been working long days to keep the project on track. This week the new entry way roof continued to be built, tiling work took place in the restrooms, and the new drywall inside the Nature Center was prepped for painting.

 

Construction work should wrap up in the next few weeks. Then Oregon State Parks and Friends of Tryon Creek staff will get the inside ready to go for an opening in mid-July.

 

See post here about the scope of the project.

 

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The drywall on the new walls has been prepped for painting which will happen early next week.

 

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Floor and wall tiling is being installed in the restrooms. The three blue covers on the floor is where the three toilets in the women’s restrooms sit.

 

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The new entry way of the Nature Center continues to take shape.

 

Up next?  Continued work on the roof, continued tiling work, and painting inside!

 

 

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Tryon Creek Nature Center Renovation: Drywall and Lifted Roof

Renovation activities have been speeding along recently and the Nature Center is taking shape. Drywall has been hung and mudded on the new walls, the bones of the new front desk have arrived, preparation for tiling has started in the restrooms, and the lifted roof above the front doors is in progress. We are still on track to reopen in July!

 

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Bones of the new front desk.

 

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Drywall on new walls.

 

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Structure to support the new lifted roof above the front entryway.

 

See post here about the scope of the project.

 

Up next?  Continued work on the roof and installing the tiling.

Tryon Creek Nature Center Renovation: Restroom Demo

Recent renovation activities have included demolition in the restrooms. Crews removed tile from the walls and floor, the old stall dividers, and the mirrors. The counters will also be removed.

Work has continued inside the Nature Center, adding new duct work and electrical housing. The flagstone by the front doors was also removed. The original design called for keeping the flagstone, but demolition of the old front desk and a wall showed the stone did not extend far enough. Keeping it would have left gaps between the stone and the new walls and front desk.

See post here about the scope of the project.

 

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Men’s restroom showing removed tile and stall dividers.

 

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Women’s restroom showing removed tile and stall dividers. The counter will also be replaced.

 

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Front doors of the Nature Center showing removed flagstone and new subfloor. The entryway will have the same flooring as the rest of the building.

 

Up next? More demolition in the restrooms and hanging drywall in the Nature Center.

 

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