LJH_Proposed2018_1Construction could begin on the new Lincoln Junior High School as soon this spring. The project has been in the planning stages for several years. The new facility will be built directly east of the current school building and scheduled to be completed by 2020.

During Tuesday’s (April 17) meeting the Plymouth School Board, Derek Anderson, Skillman Corporation project manager, made his recommendations for bids for the project.

Anderson said, “On April 10, we received bids for the new Lincoln Junior High. A total of 47 bids were received for 13 bid categories.”  Skillman Corporation representatives conducted a pre-award conference and reviewed the contractor’s qualifications. Anderson said the recommendations were based on the low base bid and alternates 1, 2, 6, and 7.

Estimates for the project were $36,500,000; however, the bids came in significantly lower at a total of $32,534,300. The board voted 4-0 to accept the bids subject to financing. Larry Pinkerton was absent from the meeting.

The bids were listed as following: General Trades, Gibson-Lewis, $10,281,000; Roofing, Seattle Roofing, $1,397,218; Masonry, Ziolkowski Construction, $6,229,400; Metal Studs/Drywall/AC, RosemaCorps., $924,900; Aluminum Windows /Glazing, Midwest Glass &Interiors, $701,590; Flooring, Art Mosaic &Tile, $1,371,450; Painting, Ziolkowski Construction, $318,330; Casework, DECO Associates, $730,600; Food Service, C&T Design, $372,987; Fire Protection, Shambaugh & Son, $400,550; Plumbing, Mechanical Concepts, $1,718,000; Mechanical, D A. Dodd, $4,408,950; and Electrical /Technology, Mead &White, $3,679,32.

Carol Anders Correspondent