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December 4, 2012

Cost of fairgrounds project estimated at $12.4 million


Woodward, Okla. —


The $12,414,087 cost estimate from project architect firm Architects in Partnership (AIP) is broken down as follows:

• Construction costs (TOTAL: $10,631,687):

- New Multi-Purpose Arena & OSU Extension and DA's Offices = $8,407,459 (including approximately $1.77 million for contingency, insurance, bond, construction management and other misc. fees)

- Renovations/Updates to existing facilities (not including demolition costs) = $2,224,228 (including around $473,000 for contingency, insurance, bond, construction management and other misc. fees)

• Miscellaneous fees, equipment, relocation costs (TOTAL: $1,782,400):

- Architect/Engineering fees (6% of construction costs) = $637,900

- Project fees (permits, surveying, testing) = $37,500

- Relocation costs: temporary facilities for OSU Extension Office = $12,000; lump sum to move Soil Conservation Office = $250,000

- Furniture, fixtures and equipment (bleachers, panels, wash-down, tables, chairs, carts, portable stage, rigging equipment, office furniture etc) = $640,000

- Kitchen/catering equipment = $130,000

- Demolition assistance (dumpster, site provisions) = $10,000

- Wayfinding signage (including monument sign) = $25,000

- Any new maintenance equipment required (i.e. scissor lift or lawn equipment) = $40,000

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