Beverly, MA – Bacon Agostini Construction Joint Venture is excited to announce that they have been awarded the contract to be the Construction Manager on the new Beverly Middle School in Beverly, MA. Bacon Agostini joins the Owner’s Project Manager, Heery International, Inc. and Designer Ai3 Architects, LLC, on this $90 million dollar construction project. This project includes construction of a new 231,509 SF, 1,395studentmiddleschool serving grades 5 through 8. The project will include a 4-story classroom core with each floor dedicated to one grade and a common outdoor learning area. The project will include a 535 seat auditorium, a 352 seat cafeteria on the first floor for grades 5 & 6 and a 352 seat cafeteria on the third floor for grades 7 & 8, a gymnasium, classrooms, media center and administrationspaces. The new school will be constructed at 502 Cabot Street at the site of the existing Memorial Building. The existing 103,000 SF Memorial Building will be abated and demolished, commencing in January 2016. Existing playing fields will be renovated and reconfigured adjacent to the new building. The Bacon Agostini Team will be Bob Gilchrist as the Project Manager, Bill “Sharky” Edge as Superintendent, Rob Lanzieri as Assistant Project Manager and Tricia Saviano as the Project Administrator. Pre-Construction CM Services started in May 2015, early construction packages for sitework, concrete piles, foundations and structural steel are planned for 2016 and substantial completion is scheduled for March 2018.