Construction begins in December on pair of school expansions

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:15pm

Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek expansions in final design

Construction is expected to start in December on two Westminster elementary school expansion projects made possible thanks to the Adams 12 Five Star Schools 2016 Bond Program.

Groundbreaking ceremonies are scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 18, at Arapahoe Ridge Elementary and 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 19, at Cotton Creek Elementary.

Arapahoe Ridge Elementary is receiving a 12-classroom expansion and Cotton Creek Elementary is adding an eight-classroom wing. The expansions will allow both schools to move students out of modular classrooms. Arapahoe Ridge will also add an Early Childhood Education program. The schools will also receive substantial improvements to the existing buildings.