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Construction is kicking off!

We are committed to keeping you informed as we complete construction from the MMSD 2020 facilities referendum.

Construction is kicking off!

Findorff has started the first phase of construction work for what will be Southside Elementary School at the Badger Rock site. Construction equipment and trailers are on site to kick off the work this summer.

Last week crews prepped the site for construction activities and installed signage and fencing around the area for safety. A temporary sidewalk leading to the rear entrance of Badger Rock was installed, which will be used for student and staff building access when school is back in session.

Investigation work for existing onsite utilities is underway. Workers have also started constructing a new stormwater retention basin and underground piping system.

Construction equipment and trailers are starting work on the Southside Elementary School

Construction equipment and trailers are on the Badger Rock site starting work on the new Southside Elementary School

 

What’s happening this summer?

  • Beginning demolition of the over head canopies at the existing building entrances

  • Continuing investigation work for onsite utilities

  • Starting the foundation excavation process to create a solid base for the new addition

Workers constructed a stormwater retention basin on the construction site

Workers constructed a stormwater retention basin on the construction site

 

For additional information or questions, visit the MMSD construction page.

Did you know?

A stormwater retention basin collects water runoff from sites after a large rain. The retention basin holds the water and slowly releases it to avoid overflowing the storm sewers or backing up into the nearby streets.

Temporary sidewalk was added as a new access path to the rear entrance of the Badger Rock building

A temporary sidewalk was added as a new access path to the rear entrance of the Badger Rock building

Crews installed stormwater piping, which will drain water into the stormwater retention basin

Crews installed stormwater piping, which will drain water into the stormwater retention basin

 
Architectural rendering of the new Southside Elementary School on the Badger Rock site

Architectural rendering of the new Southside Elementary School on the Badger Rock site