Ribbon Cutting Held at Colchester Middle School

A ceremonial ribbon cutting was held at the William J. Johnston Middle School in Colchester, Ct., on Aug. 24 to celebrate the opening of the school’s new administrative and classroom wing.

Colchester Middle School

O&G Industries, the construction manager for the project, was responsible for overseeing the construction of the 70,000-square-foot addition, which includes the new main entrance, administrative offices, cafeteria, media center, multipurpose room/black box theater, and over more than classrooms. Site improvements related to the addition include a new courtyard and patio with expanded parking and redesigned bus and pick up loops that will optimize traffic flow.

Phase 2 of the project includes a 29,000-square-foot renovation of the school’s west wing, which includes a gym, kitchen, cafe, choral, and band rooms. The project will be fully completed in the winter of 2019.