CTA Construction Celebrates Topping Off for Lowell Elementary School in Watertown

Construction on the renovation and expansion of the Lowell Elementary School in Watertown, MA recently hit a new milestone.

WATERTOWN, Mass., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Watertown community recently celebrated the completion of the steel structure for the new Learning Commons addition to Lowell Elementary School with a topping off ceremony.

CTA Construction staff joined school officials, town building committee members, project management firm Hill International, and Ai3 Architects at the ceremony. The final beam, signed by Lowell Elementary school staff members was placed on the structure.

CTA Construction was awarded the contract in March to renovate the existing historic school and add two new additions. "We are very happy with the progress our combined teams have made," said Jeff Hazelwood, Principal at CTA Construction. "The teams are now installing underground utilities prior to preparing for placement of concrete slabs at the addition. The renovation work is wrapping up demolition activities and commencing mechanical trades as well as starting installation of interior walls to facilitate the next phase of construction," Hazelwood continued.

The new addition, designed by Ai3 Architects, "will foster the students' educational engagement within a 21st century educational environment," said Daren Sawyer, Partner at Ai3 Architects LLC.

This will be CTA Construction's 41st school project in Massachusetts and second project for the city of Watertown. CTA previously built the public works facility that is near the school.

About CTA Construction Managers LLC

CTA Construction Managers is an award-winning construction management and general contracting firm specializing in municipal, academic, multi-family residential, commercial, and senior care facilities. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, CTA Construction's portfolio of projects total over $1.5 billion. Founded in 2000, CTA has awarded over $100,000,000 in contracts to certified small, disadvantaged, minority, and women owned partners. CTA is a leader in green building, helping numerous clients build sustainably and meet LEED and MA-CHPS standards. For more information, please visit: https://ctaconstruction.com/

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