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Conway High School's Wampus Cat Indoor Practice Facility, Conway, Ark.

Conway High School's Wampus Cat Indoor Practice Facility, Conway, Ark.Nabholz Construction Corp. built Conway High School's Wampus Cat Indoor Practice Facility with a 195-foot Clear Span frame erected by 90- and 60-ton cranes. The building was constructed on a small site, which had storage and access problems to the building pad. The interior was gravel and dirt during the winter months, which made it challenging to moving equipment across the building pad.

The project utilized Varco Pruden Buildings' Rigid Frame and SSR Roof System in Cool Zinc Grey. Additionally, Varco Pruden Buildings supplied Galvalume installed under brick and EIFS and Reverse Panel Rib sheeting on the exterior.

The 55,575-square-foot Wampus Cat Indoor Practice Facility is used for football and marching band, and features a turf field, training room and locker rooms. The $5 million facility replaced the high school's old fieldhouse, which it had outgrown, and was completed in August 2016.

Owner: Conway Public Schools, Conway
Architect: WER Architects and Planners, Little Rock, Ark., werarch.com
General contractor: Nabholz Construction Corp., Conway, www.nabholz.com
Metal building system: Varco Pruden Buildings, Memphis, Tenn., www.vp.com