Two big facilities projects in the Mehlville School District are closer to starting construction, Superintendent Eric Knost reported at Thursday’s school board meeting.
, which will be located in front of , received approval from the Metropolitan Sewer District.
After one more meeting with the engineer on details, final bids will be sent out. The bidding window will be open for three to four weeks, Knost said.
District architects are “absolutely focused” on the location for the , Knost said. Construction is set to begin in October and finish by the fall of 2013.
Original location suggestions and the . After large cables and spotty soil escalated costs, .
Knost said the project is in the construction document phase, which will run until early August. Officials will conduct a final review and then seek permits from St. Louis County. Knost predicts the board will award a company the bid for construction at the Sept. 25 board meeting.
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