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The prolonged-awaited begin to the Concord Town Home project begun Nov. 16 with crews functioning on demolition on the initially flooring.
City Manager Stephen Crane reported he stopped by on Nov. 30 to see the early progression.
“I was there right now and it does glimpse a good deal bigger when the partitions are opened up,” Crane instructed the Choose Board throughout its virtual meeting. “As is frequent when you start out opening up walls in a really old constructing, you face some circumstances you didn’t know ended up there.”
Some merchandise in the project may possibly want some redesign as a final result of the disorders located.
“We’ve been at it for a minor above a 7 days,” Crane mentioned. “Today’s meeting was ‘Where do we go from below with what we’ve realized?’”
Crane reported the job need to even now be finished in late February or early March.
The complete cost of the City Home venture is $686,000 of which $62,000 and $78,373 have been filed sub-bids for HVAC and electrical, respectively.
In accordance to Deputy City Supervisor Kate Hodges, there is a caveat similar to climate and availability of materials thanks to COVID that enables that date to be surpassed for a number of explanations.
“I am explained to that wood is in notably limited provide so that could include to some hold off,” she explained. “Therefore, realistically, we are planning for a completion date closer to mid-March as extended as the winter season storm period is not ridiculous this 12 months.”
Crane claimed business staff may be capable to shift back again in before completion is closing, with contractors working about city workers. All offices will be located in their authentic areas.
“No divisions are getting displaced as a consequence of this undertaking,” Crane mentioned. “Everybody who was there is going back again in.”