Bond Update: Old Lincoln School Scheduled for Demolition

Construction is nearing completion at Lincoln Elementary School. The entire school site is beginning to take shape, with utilities, driveways, and sidewalks underway. Move coordination teams are working closely with school staff and movers to transition out of the old school building. June 18 was the last day of the school year and as of this week, the entire Lincoln campus is fenced for summer construction activities.

The district will salvage materials from the existing building, followed by abatement and demolition of the old school building.

  • Starting Thursday, June 24, the Health Clinic and outdoor play structures will be removed.

  • Starting Monday, June 28, the demolition of the gym and remaining parts of the building will begin.

Contractors are working to minimize the impact on neighbors. The public can watch a live feed from webcams at the Lincoln construction site:

Throughout the construction process, sub-contractors have separated and recycled construction materials to divert from the land-fill. The district will repurpose reusable building equipment and materials when possible.

  • Glulam timbers from the old gymnasium will be salvaged and used to build school benches for several of our other projects from the reclaimed material.

  • District facilities crews have removed usable electrical and mechanical equipment for reuse in other district buildings.

  • Wood paneling will be repurposed for renovation work in other district buildings.

School construction is expected to be completed for students to return next fall with the playground and parking areas to be completed shortly after. The site design includes a new location for the school garden, outdoor learning areas, two covered bike parking areas, and enhanced pedestrian safe zones. An in-person ribbon-cutting event is tentatively scheduled to take place in late September.

Questions may be directed to the Facilities and Transportation office at 541-757-4487.