Ledge Drilling and Blasting Announced at Site of Demolished New Leb School

Construction Entrance. June 19, 2019. Photo: Greenwich Schools

Demolition of the old New Lebanon School is complete. An update from Greenwich Schools on Monday announced Site utilities are ongoing in the new parking lot / bus loop area.

Ledge drilling and blasting for the sitework associated in the driveway and bus loop will begin on or about July 15 and will continue for approximately 2 weeks.

A Blasting Notice was sent to each household within 500’ of the site.

Heavy Equipment hoe-ramming has been ongoing for rock removal prior to the anticipated blasting.

Parents waited outside Byram Shubert Library to pick up children from the new New Lebanon School as workers pounded away at the location of the former school. June 18, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Parents waited outside Byram Shubert Library to pick up children from the new New Lebanon School as workers pounded away at the location of the former school. June 18, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Parents waited outside Byram Shubert Library to pick up children from the new New Lebanon Workers pounded away at the location of the former school. June 18, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Parents waited outside Byram Shubert Library to pick up children from the new New Lebanon Workers pounded away at the location of the former school. June 18, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

A Playground equipment purchase order has been issued.

Ballfield reconstruction is ongoing.

The project has received its fifth reimbursement from the state, $1,196,911, totaling $16,935,078 to date.

Anyone with a concern may contact the Gilbane Project Manager, Daniel Phillips at (914) 246-4862.

This intra-district elementary IB magnet school serves students in grades PreK-5. The centrally located learning commons, equipped with flexible furnishings and adaptable technological infrastructure, allows for multiple zones of simultaneous learning.


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