To the Cabot Elementary School Community:

*** MARCH 14, 2019 CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Please note that EVERSOURCE will be energizing the new electrical line to provide power to the new Cabot school as part of the ongoing upgrades.  Eversource notified the project team this morning that the work will be taking place today and to expect intermittent electrical service disruption in the neighborhood while the lines are energized. We apologize for the short notice and will work with eversource to provide any assistance possible in an effort to expedite the duration of this work and to minimize power disruption. Thank you for your time and support in this matter. Should you have any questions regarding this work, please call Alex Valcarce at Newton Public Buildings at (617) 796-1000 or via email at avalcarce@newtonma.gov.

It is expected that Saturday work will continue for the next few months. Work will be performed within the job site limits and will begin at 7:00AM. A copy of the notification letter can be found under the “Construction Notifications” tab.

The next monthly update meeting with the Newtonville Area Council is on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:30PM in City Hall Room 211.

On Thursday, February 13, 2019, at 6:30PM, the Newtonville Area Council met with representatives from NV5 (Owner’s Project Manager) and WT Rich (Construction Manager). Below is a recap of the meeting:

WT Rich provided an update of the construction progress. Exterior overview/update: Windows, curtainwall and metal panel installation is ongoing in the 1929 building as well as the building additions. Interior finish work is ongoing throughout the renovation portion and the new addition, progressing from the 3rd floor down. Finish activities include prime and paint, linoleum floor tile, ceramic wall tile, acoustical ceiling tile and epoxy flooring in toilet rooms. The first millwork delivery is scheduled for this week. Elevator installation is ongoing and is almost complete. MEP activities are ongoing throughout including chilled beam installation which is close to being complete at floors 2 and 3 as well as mechanical equipment which has been installed on the library roof. In the kitchen, all equipment has been installed, as well as flooring and wall finishes.

Please visit the project site cameras: View from Bridges Avenue

and View from Parkview Avenue

As always, for general project inquiries, please contact: Alex Valcarce, City of Newton Project Manager at (617) 796-1600.

Thank you,

The Cabot Elementary School Project Management Team