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Belmont High School Building Project - Quarterly Update

BHS Building Project

Thank you, Belmont! 

Your overwhelming participation in and support of the November 6th vote to fund the Belmont High School building project demonstrates the Town of Belmont’s commitment to the future of education.

Overall Project Update 

Our project team — which includes our Owner’s Project Manager (OPM) Daedalus, our architect Perkins+Will and our construction manager Skanska— is working hard to meet our budget and timeline goals. Following the successful Town Meeting and ballot votes, a Project Funding Agreement (PFA) was executed by the Town of Belmont and the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). As part of this funding agreement, the MSBA will reimburse Belmont's eligible project costs up to $80 million. The total project cost will not exceed $295 million. In addition, while the building design is in the process of being finalized, we have already started working to prepare for construction to begin in late spring. You may have noticed some construction equipment already on the high school campus. This equipment was used to dig test wells in preparation for geothermal systems installation. The construction team also took advantage of the empty campus over the December holiday break to begin some asbestos remediation
in the current building in preparation for renovation and removal.

Read the Belmont High School Building Project Update - Quarter 1 / 02.12.2019