2016 Bond Program News Articles

First bond improvements take place at Horizon High School

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:30am

Aging modular ramps, stairs get refresh

The first of two years worth of bond improvements planned at Horizon High School got under way over the recent winter break.

Aging wooden stairs and ramps to five mobile classrooms, located on the east side of the school campus, were replaced with aluminum stairs and ramps. The stairs and ramps, original to the installation of the mobile classrooms - had begun to deteriorate and cause ...

Cotton Creek expansion moving forward after water slows work

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:45pm

Unexpected water sets back first month of construction

Water slowed the first month of construction on the expansion of Cotton Creek Elementary in Westminster.

When construction crews excavated the massive hole on the northwest corner of the school to begin foundation work, they found the water table was higher than anticipated. The discovery prompted three tedious weeks of pumping water out of the hole and looking for a permanent solution ...

First month of Arapahoe Ridge construction complete

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 8:15am

New addition planned to open for the 2018-19 school year

Bouts of cold, snowy weather could have put a damper on the first month of construction on the Arapahoe Ridge Elementary expansion in Westminster but, other than plenty of mud to navigate around, construction kept moving in January.

The main construction activity over the past month was the excavation of the spot where the two-story, 18,900 square-foot addition will be built. With that ...

Construction on Thunder Vista P-8 keeps pace in January

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:15pm

Building concrete work wrapping up as window installation begins

The new Thunder Vista P-8 in Broomfield is now less than eight months away from welcoming its first students.

The rapid pace of work inside and outside the new 142,000 square-foot building is indicative of the fact that the opening of the school gets closer each day.

But, when one pauses to marvel at the enormous amount of work happening in the new school, Adolfson & ...

Construction moves briskly on STEM Lab renovation

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:00pm

Window, exterior brick installation begins on expansion

Construction continues to move forward on the first phase of the two-year renovation and expansion to STEM Lab in Northglenn. The first phase involves the renovation of the building's existing east wing and the addition of a 25,000-square foot expansion.

Highlights from construction in January 2018

The exterior “skin” of the 25,000 square-foot east expansion is complete. ...