School security entrances moving along

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Multiple schools in DD2 are undergoing upgrades to their main entrances in order to stay up to date on security measures.

At DD2’s board meeting March 24 Facilities Director Rick Rogers gave an update on the renovation projects occurring with the listed schools. The capital needs for each school’s security – along with budget amounts – is as follows:

• Alston Middle: renovate front office/reception area - $135,000

• Beech Hill Elementary: reconfigure front office, add glass wall and doors to limit access - $85,000

• Dubose Middle: add security walls / relocate main entrance; added canopy renovation to project - $250,000

• Fort Dorchester High: renovate office for added space and security - $175,000

• Gregg Middle: entrance/reception renovation - $150,000

• Fort Dorchester Elementary: add glass wall to left of lobby - $10,000

• Spann Elementary: add storefront with doors at front office - $35,000

• Knightsville Elementary: front office lobby/reception alteration - $15,000

• Newington Elementary: nothing noted for facilities infrastructure – $85,000

• Oakbrook Elementary: front lobby renovation - $75,000

• Oakbrook Middle: add security walls/renovate entrance, reception - $85,000

• Rollings Middle: add some glass walls at reception? - $12,000

• Summerville Elementary: office vestibule school, expanded concept to correct additional issues including front - $350,000

• Summerville High: add storefront and office remodel - $25,000

• Windsor Hill Elementary: front office renovation, same as Beech Hill - $85,000

The total estimated projected total comes to $1,487,000 -- excluding Newington’s amount because that project is scheduled for summer 2015.


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