Norwell High School

Athletic Facilities Improvements Project
Norwell, MA

This project was named American Sports Builders Association’s 2015 Track and Field Facility of the Year

The Project:

  • Reconstruction of existing 400m, eight-lane track including increasing track radius to accommodate a larger interior field width
  • Reconstruction and expansion of various track and field events including four long jump/triple jump venues, three pole vault venues, two high jump venues, dedicated shot-put venue, and dedicated hammer/discuss venue
  • Natural turf field conversion to synthetic turf inside the track
  • Natural turf field conversion of a multi-purpose rectangular field to synthetic turf
  • Improved athletic lighting, site access, and gathering areas

Gale’s Services:

  • Existing conditions assessment (i.e., survey, wetlands flagging, soils exploration, etc.)
  • Provided schematic planning and presented various alternatives for reconstruction
  • Provided detailed design development to include grading, drainage, site utilities, etc.
  • Permitting through the Norwell Conservation Commission and third party review
  • Massachusetts public bid services and bid review/recommendation
  • Construction period services included weekly construction meetings and general construction observation