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$11.5 million PE and Food Services project will begin construction in late spring

East County News Service

February 9, 2018 (El Cajon) - The Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD) and Erickson-Hall Construction are hosting a Contractor Outreach Event, designed to bring the District’s construction management team together with local general contractors, subcontractors and small and/or historically underutilized businesses looking for opportunities on the upcoming construction of the new PE and Food Services Buildings at Granite Hills High School.

Designed by Ruhnau Clarke Architects, the $11.5 million project is scheduled to start construction in late spring.  It will consist of two single-story wood-framed buildings, comprising more than 21,000 square feet of space, and associated site work. The project will include new locker rooms, team rooms, wrestling rooms, a dance studio, and a new state-of-the-art kitchen. The project will also include complete renovations to the heating and ventilation system in the adjacent gymnasium.

The project team will discuss the new project, project schedule, pre-qualification process, bonding, insurance, and other forthcoming projects.

There will be approximately 15-17 bid packages associated with the project, expected to be advertised in early March.

When:  Monday, February, 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Granite Hills High School Theater, 1719 E. Madison Ave., El Cajon, 92019 (Get Directions) Please park in Lot A off East Madison Avenue.  (See Campus Map)

About the Grossmont Union High School District

Established in 1920, Grossmont Union High School District encompasses an area of approximately 465 square miles, including the cities of El Cajon, Santee and Lemon Grove, most of the city of La Mesa, a small portion of the city of San Diego, and the unincorporated areas of Alpine, Dulzura, Jamul, Lakeside and Spring Valley. Over 24,000 students are served by the district’s schools. The district consists of nine comprehensive high schools, two charter schools, one continuation high school, two alternative education sites, four special education facilities, a middle college high school program, a Regional Occupational Program (ROP) and an adult education program. The district employs 2,300 full-time employees, as well as hundreds of hourly employees, making it one of the largest employers in the East County. More information about Grossmont Union High School District can be found at


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