WBLA Schools Transportation Building

Posted on April 8, 2021 by Jenny Frost

White Bear Lake, MN

Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction
Architect: Wold Architects & Engineers
Engineer: BKBM Engineers
Owner: White Bear Lake Area Schools - ISD #624

In 2019, voters in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, passed the largest school bond referendum in Minnesota history. The improvements are part of a long-range facilities plan that in total include 16 White Bear Lake School District projects, all funded by the $326 million referendum.

Wells was awarded the transportation facility project.  A new $8.9 million 12,900-square foot transportation facility that will house, maintain, and manage the district’s transportation vehicles and staff.

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Wells recently completed erecting nearly 10,000 sq ft of precast manufactured in its production facilities.  The exterior includes more than 40 members of architectural insulated wall panels that boast a unique circle formliner finish.  In addition to the formliner, the façade also includes sandblast, water wash and acid etch finishes.


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For more information on this project, please contact Rick Ostgard.