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VBCPS School Plant team is busy getting schools ready for September

VBCPS School Plant team is busy getting schools ready for September
Posted on 07/07/2018

The Monday after school was out, School Plant’s 166 craftsman descended across the division’s schools to start work on a multitude of remodeling and replacement projects.

“We’re painting entire buildings. We’re doing lighting projects. We’re doing pipe lining projects as well as flipping school libraries,” said Eric Woodhouse, director of School Plant Services, the school division’s maintenance office which is responsible for the upkeep and care of more than 11 million square feet of building space.

“We try not to interrupt the educational process so the best time to do it is in the summer – right when schools close from June 18 to our deadline date, which is Aug. 15,” according to Woodhouse.

Underway right now or about to begin soon are at least 80 projects – most of which are done by School Plant with some specialized work completed by contractors.

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