Rowe Elementary School

Stevens & Associates provided site design, structural engineering, and environmental permitting services for the Rowe Elementary School after a lightning strike ignited a fast moving 5-alarm fire, which leveled the entire school building. The site design included student drop off areas for buses and cars, parking, playground areas, and safe walking routes for students. S&A assessed the drainage and on-site septic system, developed a stormwater management system, and addressed issues with the finished grade for the athletic fields located near a water table. The building employed a unique hybrid system with structural steel, wood framing and pre-engineering trusses.