School District 40 - Lord Tweedsmuir Elementary

Project Status: Occupied

City/Town: New Westminster

Project Scope: This project includes the seismic upgrading of École Lord Tweedsmuir Elementary.  The school was built in 1937, with an additional classroom block added in 1943. The original portion of the school, including the gymnasium, is rated as having a high risk of failure in the event of a significant earthquake. Six portables will be brought in to accommodate students while the school is upgraded. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer and expected to be complete in fall 2020.

Estimated Project Value:  $6.1M

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Estimated Project Milestones:

  • Tender and Award: Fall 2018 - Complete
  • Construction Initiation: Fall 2018 - Complete
  • Occupancy: Fall 2020

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School District Project Contact

Dave Crowe
Manager, Projects & Capital Planning