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School Bond Projects are Underway! August Update with Photos Available…..

School Department
August 21, 2017

School Bond Projects Underway 

Update August 21, 2017

View Update & Pictures (pages 2-4) Here

The Forest Avenue School Boiler and HVAC project is nearing completion.

  • We now have 100% redundancy with our new high efficiency boilers and pumps.
  • Direct digital control technology for system operation
  • Fresh air make up unit with energy recovery technology
  • Construction management self-performed by MPS – cost savings of $9,000
  • MPS staff performed all demolition, perimeter insulation boards, duct painting, and bookcase construction at a cost savings of over $25,000

The Forest Avenue School asbestos abatement and new flooring is complete.

  • MPS staff installed new flooring in office area

The Forest Avenue School parking lot and storm water mitigation is nearing completion.

  • New parking lot with 50% more parking spaces
  • Improved site circulation
  • Enlarged area for parent drop off and pick up
  • Extensive upgrade to storm water drainage system to mitigate storm water issues

The MHS and Aquidneck Elementary School roof projects are well underway.

  • The Aquidneck Elementary School roof is complete except for the fascia metal edge
  • The MHS roof is in the insulation stage for section I


Contact David Fontes, Director of Facilities Management (dfontes@mpsri.net) with any questions.