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Schools and Universities

Your school is under pressure to perform. It’s a balancing act to provide high-quality education while managing workload and budget constraints. And when fire or water damage comes into the equation, it can impede your operational performance. Interstate Restoration provides fast emergency restoration services and high-quality business continuity planning for schools and universities. We will ensure that learning continues in a safe and clean environment for students.

Interstate has the resources for any type of project. We’ve established partnerships nationally to ensure that students and faculty return to their educational environment as quickly as possible. This includes a team with an average of 19+ years’ experience and state-of-the-art equipment.

In addition to fire or flood damage, our team knows the hazards that can be in place at universities and colleges such as chemicals or other tools used for teaching or in labs. Safety is our first priority. Interstate can help you develop a safe and scalable plan that takes the right approach to responding to and handling any type of disaster including hazardous material caused by a science experiment gone awry. And if your facility team needs a helping hand to handle any type of disaster, Interstate will safely handle the job, communicating every step of the way so your facility crews are empowered to make smart decisions.

Learn more about how to create a strong University Disaster Plan for your team.

Interstate understands the challenges and provides quality service at a fair cost to expedite the recovery of your educational facility. Through our 24/7 rapid response and expert workmanship, we’ll work together as partners to restore your critical operations and return your school or university to pre-loss conditions.

Featured Projects


Lebanon Valley College, PA

Recovering After The Storm

Learn how Interstate was able to help Lebanon Valley College recover after heavy storms flooded 21 of their academic and residential buildings.
 

Thurgood Marshall School, LA

Getting Kids Back To School 


Service:
Emergency Response Restoration and Reconstruction

Situation:
Thurgood Marshall Middle School was hit by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, causing $8.5 million worth of damage to the 65,000 square foot three-story building.

Solution:

  • Substantial restoration and reconstruction services were required to open the school in time for fall sessions
  • Interstate completed the work in three months working double shifts to meet the aggressive timeline and produced a safe and high quality building
  • The school opened in record time, allowing kids to get back to their regular school schedule

Westmont College, CA

Maintaining Core Operations


Service:
Emergency Response Restoration

Situation:
Westmont College in California experienced more than $10 million worth of damage from a nearby forest fire (Interstate worked on $1.35 million). The force of the Santa Ana winds caused major soot and ash damage to 53 buildings on the campus.

Solution:

  • Interstate worked closely with Risk Management and various departments to establish a plan to return students back to school while keeping core operations and faculty working
  • Emergency services, including deodorization and clean-up, were critical to protect the health of the students and faculty
  • Interstate worked nonstop to complete the project. All 53 buildings were fully operational within 3 weeks allowing students to return to school quickly