First Day Of School Goes To Plan As Key Construction At High School Site Nears Midpoint

Photo: A third of the piles have been installed in phase one of the Belmont Middle and High School project. It was a long Wednesday, Sept. 4 for Belmont Superintendent John Phelan. After a busy Tuesday welcoming teachers and staff back to the district after the summer recess, Phelan’s Wednesday began bright and early at […]

Bang! Bang! Bang! Pile Driving At High School Starts Tuesday, Aug. 20

Photo: Pile driving set to start on Tuesday. Get ready, Belmont. Beginning early next week, the neighbors living near the Belmont Middle and High School construction site will soon be listening to 10 hours a day of “the rockinest, rock-steady beat” of pile driving madness. That’s the word from Skanska, the project’s general contractor, which […]

Drillin’ for … Thermals As 7-12 School Project Gets Underway

Photo: They’re drillin’ on the rugby field, lookin’ for geothermal heat. It could have been mistaken for an oil derrick drillin’ for Texas Tea (1960s cultural reference) a few meters from the track at Harris Field adjacent Concord Avenue. But what the team was boring 500 feet into the earth since Dec. 12 was to […]

Skanska Named New High School Construction Manager; Completes Project ‘Team’

Photo: Skanska USA named construction manager of the new high school. A familiar face will construct the new Belmont High School as Skanska USA was selected as the project’s Construction Manager by a subcommittee of the Belmont High School Building Committee on Tuesday, May 8. Subcommittee Chair Patricia Brusch told the Belmontonian the multinational construction and development company […]