Oberlin Middle School Roof Replacement

Wake County Public Schools System | Raleigh, NC


Oberlin Middle School (formerly Daniels Middle School) was originally constructed in 1950 and then renovated a number of times throughout the 1970’s, 1990’s and in 2005. The majority of the roof replaced included two main classroom wings that were part of the original building with a total area of approximately 35,000 square feet. These roofs had experienced a long history of leaks that significantly impacted the safe use of main hallways and caused damage to interior finishes.

The designed low-sloped modified bitumen roof system incorporated a torch-applied vapor barrier over the concrete deck to allow sealing at HVAC curbs and modifications to drain layout and sumps to improve drainage conditions. Other scope included raising gas lines, adding roof access ladders, and removal of a large masonry chimney.