UHEF & Uni News


May, 2015

All-weather track now installed at Uni as field project completed

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[Posted May 15, 2015] The hard, uneven dirt that was the University High School football field and track are no more. A gorgeous AstroTurf field and bright red, Rekortan S all-weather track are now available after the completion of the field and track renovation this week. The old field and cinder track were plowed under in late 2014 and the site cleared in December. From there, the lengthy process of getting the field surface installed took a little more than four months. The track under-surface was completed about the same […]



Mar, 2015

New Football Field and Track Moving Forward to Spring Completion

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[Posted March 6, 2015] Excellent progress is being made on the installation of the new AstroTurf football field and eight-lane, all-weather track at Uni. This L.A. Unified School District (LAUSD) project, being built by Ohno Construction, is expected to be completed in late May. Pictured above: An aerial view of the Uni field and track project from December 2014. (Photo courtesy Ohno Construction) When completed, several new elements will be added to the complex. One will be a new scoreboard to be mounted on the Westgate Avenue (west side), which […]



Dec, 2014

Big changes as Uni’s new field and track under construction

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[Posted December 11, 2014] After all the politicking and promises, the conversion of Uni’s ancient, pitted football field and dirt track is now well underway. Ohno Construction, the contractor responsible for the job sent these now-and-then pictures, from September 10 as the work was just starting (below), and from November 19 (above). In the November photo, the clearance and grading of the field and track areas is nearly complete, ready for the next phase. Also of interest is the graded area behind the existing football-field bleachers, being cleared under a […]