Masjid Construction Update-November 17, 2017

Excellent progress on the foundation work this week, Alhamdu lillah.  Due to the rain forecast on Thursday of this week, the pouring of concrete has been re-scheduled for next Tuesday, InShaAllah.  City inspections and engineering inspections have also been moved to this Friday and Sunday, respectively. We are taking the necessary steps to get ready for pouring concrete.

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Masjid Construction Update-November 4, 2017

Great progress this week, Alhamdu lillah.  Trenching is complete.  Installation of vapor barrier sheet and 8" cardboard riser has started.  Iron rebars are being assembled for underground beams.  Next week, we will bind the foundation steel and get the necessary inspections completed, InShaAllah.  If everything goes as planned, pouring of concrete is scheduled for Saturday, November 11th, InShaAllah
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Masjid Construction Update-October 20, 2017

Cardboard material needed for the foundation was delivered on site this week.  We need about 7 days, with no rain, to complete the following work—trench for underground beams, install the cardboard, bind the foundation steel over cardboard, and engineering & city inspections— before pouring the concrete.

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Masjid Construction Update-October 6, 2017

Steel for the foundation has been delivered on site.  However, the soil is still too wet to start binding the steel.  We are also waiting for feedback from our Geo-technical Engineer on certain design criteria.  Upon receiving the Engineer’s report, foundation work will resume immediately thereafter, provided no more rain. Sleeve for fire sprinkler system has been installed and the […]

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Masjid Construction Update-September 22, 2017

The framing of the foundation boundary and the plumbing work are complete and inspected by the City.  Termite treatment has been completed and inspected as well.  Electrical & other low voltage contractors visited the site and no sleeves were needed under the foundation.  Delivery of foundation steel has been delayed. Service contract with our structural engineer has been signed to [...]
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Masjid Construction Update-September 15, 2017

The process of fabricating steel columns has resumed after storm-related delays.  The framing of the foundation boundary is complete.  Trenching for plumbing is complete and plumbing piles will be in place by tomorrow. City inspections for framing of boundary and plumbing will be done in the next few days.  The next step is to install electrical & other low voltage sleeves [...]
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Masjid Construction Update-September 1, 2017

The recent rains have delayed the construction work by 2-3 days.  Water and dirt from the drilled holes have been removed.  A safety fence and silt fence have been installed around the work area. Pouring of concrete for piers is scheduled for next week, InShaAllah.  The steel frame for the foundation pad is expected to be ready in about two [...]
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Masjid Construction Update-August 25, 2017

Alhamdu lillah, drilling to install piers has been completed this week.  Steel rebars and rings have been delivered on site.  The next step is to start fabricating and installing the steel columns inside the drilled holes. Pouring of concrete for the foundation pad will be scheduled in 1-2 weeks, InShaAllah.
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Masjid Construction Update-August 18, 2017

Alhamdu lillah, we have completed the compaction of road base for the foundation pad of the new masjid. Material sample testing and compaction testing are being conducted.  We are awaiting the delivery of steel rebars and rings.  The next step is to drill at 41 locations in order to install piers to support foundation slab. Drilling is scheduled for next [...]
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Masjid Construction Update – August 11, 2017

The recent heavy rains has caused some delay, only by a couple of days though.  For the past several days, we are in the process of back filling and compacting with road base material at the site of the new Masjid.  Surface will then be ready for drilling to install piers to support foundation slab. We have completed installation of security [...]
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