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Eufaula High School indoor athletic facility, Eufaula, Ala.

In its design for Eufaula High School indoor athletic facility in Eufaula, Ala., Blondheim and Mixon Inc. specified a metal building system with a metal roof and metal and brick cladding, rigid frame supports, and conventional secondary framing. American Buildings Co. supplied its metal building system, Loc Seam standing seam roof system in Taupe Sand, and Architectural III metal wall panels in Taupe Sand for the project.

The 23,039-square-foot building houses three areas in the main building and a fourth, renovated area in the existing space. Anderson Construction Co. was the general contractor and Usry Construction erected the building.

The first area in the main building is practice space with artificial turf replicating a 20-yard section of a football field, retractable baseball batting cages and soccer practice space. There are also weightlifting stations along the exterior wall of an exercise room. Lighting includes daylighting via borrowed wall lights and high-intensity fluorescent lights.

The second area is the west central area of the facility where there are offices and an open workroom for football staff. There is also a laundry room, data system room and mechanical equipment spaces. The third area is the east central area of the building with a locker room for the football team, gang toilets and showers.

The fourth, renovated area is the southern side of the facility, connected by a covered entrance, and houses the girls’ weight room, showers and restrooms.