Merit Construction began site work for the new Sacred Heart Cathedral on March 16, 2015. Architects of record are BarberMcMurry of Knoxville, Tennessee and ecclesiastic consultant James McCrery of Washington, D.C.
Site Grading & Utilities – Site work will be phased to allow continuous access to the existing facilities as needed. New electrical service.
School Renovation – Demolition of the Rectory and existing school entry canopy. Demolition of classroom windows and installation of new windows. All other work limited to the interior of the school – 100 wing demolition and renovation.
Cathedral Construction – Site excavation and fill, storm sewers, installation of stone walls between Chancery and Cathedral and Parish offices and People’s Bank.