The so-called “new normal” experienced by local students and faculty members this fall is taking on an added dimension at the Burrell Elementary School.
That’s because work crews laboring through the coronavirus pandemic have wrapped up the first phase of a long-awaited building renovation and expansion project at the East Foxboro school building.
Improvements included in the recently-completed Phase I includes two building additions, new electrical services and a new heating plant. The additions include new pre-kindergarten classroom space and a new gymnasium that is being used as temporary classrooms and swing space while permanent classrooms are renovated in Phases 2 and 3.
The contract was awarded to CTA Construction Managers, a Waltham-based firm which has completed more than 70 municipal building projects in Massachusetts over the past two decades.
Along with their colleagues at Foxboro’s other four schools, Burrell teachers had returned to work at the renovated facility at