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School officials adopt construction schedule for schools

Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:39 pm

MILFORD—While adopting the renovation schedule for two Caroline County schools, a school official told the architect that the two schools must not resemble other county schools.

Caroline High School will undergo an expansion and renovation that will start in September 2014 and finish in August 2016, according to Randy S. Jones, chief executive officer of the architectural and engineering firm, OWPR. That project is expected to cost $24 million.

Madison Elementary School will undergo a $4 million expansion and renovation project that will start June 16, 2014 and finish in August 2015.

“I don’t want Madison to look like Bowling Green Elementary School,” said Nancy Carson, vice chairperson of the Caroline School Board, during the board’s Feb. 10 meeting. “Each school needs to look unique.”

“Absolutely,” Jones said. “We are going to take a more conservative approach to the styling of the school to better fit in with the community.”

That means no curved walls and no cookie cutter school designs.

The School Board approved of this schedule:

CHS Athletic Improvements

3/10 – Present Design Development Drawings to School Board

3/24/14 – Submit plans to County for review

4/2/14 – Advertise for Bids

4/14 – Present Final Design to School Board

5/1/14 – Receive Bids

5/12/14 – Present Bids to School Board for approval

5/13/14 – Issue notice to proceed

5/19/14 – Construction to begin

8/1/14 – Substantial Completion

9/1/14 – Final Completion


Madison ES Additions

3/10/14 – Present Design Development Drawings to School Board

4/14/14 – Present Final Design to School Board

4/18/14 – Submit site plans to County for review

4/30/14 – Advertise for bids

5/28/14 – Receive bids

6/9/14 – Present bids to School Board for approval

6/10/14 – Issue notice to proceed

6/16/14 – Construction to begin

7/3/15 – Substantial Completion

8/3/15 – Final Completion



CHS Additions and Renovations

3/10/14 – Present revised Schematic Design Drawings to School Board

3/21/14 – Send Design Development Drawings to Cost Estimator

4/14/14 – Present revised Design Development Drawings and Cost Estimate to School Board

5/12/14 – Update School Board on progress of Construction Documents

6/9/14 – Update School Board on Progress of Construction Documents

6/13/14 – Send 95% complete Construction Documents to Cost Estimator

7/14/14 – Update School Board and present 95% Construction Document Cost Estimate

8/1/14 – Submit plans to County for review

8/11/14 – Present final Construction Documents to School Board, request permission to Advertise for Bids

8/12/14 – Advertise for Bids

9/4/14 – Receive Bids

9/8/14 – Present Bids to School Board for Approval

9/9/14 – Issue notice to proceed

9/13/14 – Construction to begin

7/15/16 – Substantial Completion

8/15/16 – Final Completion







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