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Northridge Middle School

One of our latest projects was completed for Northridge Middle School in
Tuscaloosa, AL. This project featured a three different TVM products –
sunshades, overhead supported canopies and walkway covers. Sunshades were
installed in multiple lengths on all sides of the building to block the sun
and reduce energy costs for the school. The school’s entrance is
highlighted with a student-drop off walkway cover using long-length welded
trusses and 8″x8″ columns.

We also provided several overhead supported canopies using rod and clevis
supports with pan and cap decking.

Northridge Middle School is a new, 134,000 square foot facility that will
hold more than 900 students. WAR Construction was the project’s general
contractor.

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Architect: Ellis Architects
Owner:Tuscaloosa City Board of Education
Materials: Extruded aluminum. Roll formed aluminum decking on walkway
covers.
Finish: Standard class 2 clear anodized
Support: 6″x6″ and 8″x8″ columns, Rod w/ clevis (for overhead supports),
multiple welded trusses on walkway covers
Deck Style: TVM extruded pan and cap interlock system (canopies),
roll-formed flat deck (walkway covers)
Fascia: 6″, 7″ and 8″ tall extruded profiles