New Lebanon School On Time and On Budget

Greenwich Schools released an update on the progress of New Lebanon School, an intra-district International Baccalaureate magnet school will serve students in grades PreK-5.

According to chair of the building committee Steve Walko, the project remains on-time and on-budget.

The temporary certificate of occupancy date remains December 24, 2018, with a projected move-in date of February 19, 2019, which is the first day after winter break.

The centrally located learning commons, equipped with flexible furnishings and adaptable technological infrastructure, allows for multiple zones of simultaneous learning.

The building is designed to meet the sustainability goals established by the Educational Specifications and to achieve a gold-level LEED rating from US Green Building Council.

New Lebanon School, August 18, 2018 Photo: Greenwich Schools

The following work has been accomplished:
• Walkway bridges have been installed
• Temporary egress on the East of the existing building has been established
• Site Excavation and Underground Utilities; Storm drainage
• Excavation on Richard Street
• Electrical service from Mead Ave
• Roof is installed and watertight
• Ductwork, sprinkler piping, domestic water and electrical conduit are all being installed
• Furniture bid packages have been received and Purchase Orders have been issued

Work anticipated for the coming weeks:
• Ductwork, sprinkler piping, domestic water and electrical conduit
• Exterior wall framing and sheathing (envelope) underway with masonry ongoing
• Glass is continuing to be installed
• Interior framing and MEP rough-in is ongoing

The project has received two reimbursements from the state to date totaling $8,214,311.

If you have a concern, please contact the Gilbane Project Manager, Daniel Phillips at (914) 246-4862.


New Lebanon School. Aug 9, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

See also:

New New Lebanon School is Beginning to Take Shape (June 4, 2018)

Long Awaited Groundbreaking for “New” New Lebanon School Marks a New Beginning (December 2017)

Residents Heartbroken over Removal of 200 Trees at New Lebanon (December 2016)