Their existing chain-link fence had reached the end of its useful life and they knew it was time for an upgrade. A private school in Baton Rouge, the Episcopal School decided to include a new backstop in their plans to renovate their baseball and softball fields.
Beacon’s project services team became involved when the school’s contractor questioned the architectural plans. We consulted with the contractor (Morgan Signs) and school officials and were able to demonstrate how the original design plans were significantly over-engineered. Original plans included an excessive number of steel poles, which spiked the cost of the project. The additional poles would have also left significant, unnecessary sight obstructions for spectators. [continued…]