Skanska to build elementary school in Auburn, Washington for $39 million

Press release 6/18/2019 8:00 AM EST

Skanska USA has signed a contract with the Auburn School District to build the Dick Scobee Elementary School in Auburn, Washington. The contract is worth $39 million which will be included in US order bookings for the second quarter 2019.

The new 78,000-square-foot facility will serve 650 students in kindergarten through fifth grades. The project will replace an existing school and include general and specialty classrooms, administration offices, a gymnasium, a library, a kitchen and a covered play area. Improvements to the 9-acre site will include a playground, playfields, student pick-up and drop-off areas, bus loading, as well as staff and visitor parking. There will also be space configured for six future portable classrooms.

Construction will begin on July 1, 2019 and is scheduled for completion in July 2020.