Project Milestones


ABRSD submitted its Statement of Interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)

April 2016

MSBA decision to invite Acton-Boxborough Regional School District ( ABRSD) into the School Building Grant Program

February 2017

MSBA Invites ABRSD to commence Eligibility Period

February 2017

ABRSD School Building Committee First Meeting

June 2017

Informational forums held for the feasibility study

October 2017 to December 2017


ABRSD voted to have a feasibility study for a proposed Pre-K to 6 twin elementary school

December 2017

Owner’s Project Manager Selected ( Skanska USA)

April 2018

Designer Selected ( Arrowstreet)

August 2018

Educational Visioning Sessions with ABRSD faculty , district leaders and community members

October 2018 to March 2019

Educational Plan Approved

November 2018

ABRSD Submits PDP to MSBA

November 2018

Community Forums

November 2018 to June 2018

ABRSD SBC deemed Gates site to be the preferred option

January 2019

ABRSD Submits PSR #1 to MSBA

February 2019

SBC Votes for CM at Risk

June2019

ABRSD Submits PSR #2 to the MSBA

June 2019

Schematic Design (SD) Estimate Reconciliation

June 2019 to August 2019

ABRSD Submits Schematic Design

September 11, 2019

MSBA Project Scope and Budget Approval Board Meeting

October 30, 2019

Special Town Meetings

December 10, 2019

Funding the Project special ballot vote (Region Wide Debt Exclusion Vote)

December 17, 2019

Anticipated Construction Start Date

May 2020

Anticipated New Building Completion Date

August 2022

Anticipated Completion of demolition of the Douglas Elementary School and sitework

August 2023

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