Wisconsin General Contractor Scherrer Construction Completes School Construction During Pandemic

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[youtube id=”L65B70jSrEY”] Wausau, WI / 54401, United States, 09/21/2020 / 38 Digital Market News /

September 23, 2020 – Wausau, WI — Wisconsin construction company Scherrer Construction recently completed the additions and renovations  to The Fox Middle School in Waterford WI despite the current pandemic.

Wisconsin General Contractor School Construction
Waterford Union High School District administration, board members, representatives from Scherrer Construction and Abacus Architects

Rich Nelson safety director for Scherrer Construction Co., Inc. worked hard to ensure the safety of all staff and contractors on site during the construction project that broke ground in November 2019.

Nelson commented “We had to be certain that all staff and visitors to the site were safe, this included extensive planning to ensure that hygiene systems, personal protective equipment and social distancing was in place for all contractors, staff and visitors” 

Despite the many hurdles faced by the general contractor Scherrer Construction completed the new build and refurbishment work in time for the new school year.

The Fox River Middle School addition is complete! Check out this time-lapse showing 14 months of construction. Congratulations To Scherrer Construction on the completion of this extensive work.

After 14 months of construction it was rewarding for the Wisconsin general contractor to see how exciting it was for students and staff to start the school year in new and improved spaces.  

The Wisconsin Contractor offers congratulations to the Waterford Graded School District and the community on their new facility.

Construction work started on Sept. 6th 2019 on a renovation and expansion of Fox River Middle School in Waterford. 

Once again Scherrer Construction completed the project ahead of schedule ready for the new school term in August 2020.

Scherrer Construction was the general contractor for the project and Plunkett Raysich Architects was the architect. 

The school new build and renovations included a 137,000-square-foot-addition that will have a gymnasium along with music and science classrooms, a common area and office space. 

Beyond that, 60,000-square-feet of the existing building were also renovated. The $24.9 million project was scheduled for completion in October 2020.

The Fox Middle School in Waterford WI
Scherrer Construction Company Project Fox Middle School in Waterford WI

About Scherrer Construction Company

Scherrer Construction Company is a family run construction company based in Burlington and Wausau Wisconsin. Jim Scherrer is the current CEO of this long established contractor founded in 1929.

The contractor is a general contractor for School construction, healthcare construction along with commercial, industrial and corporate construction projects.

Having completed many projects throughout Wisconsin such as The SC Johnson Community Sports Complex, Karcher Middle School Project, the Milwaukee Public Library East Branch and aquatic centers in recent years the company continues to grow as one of Wisconsin’s largest general contractors.

Anti Bullying – Scherer Construction also run an anti bullying program for schools in Wisconsin which is called “The Buddy Bench Project” this is a bench that students can sit on if they feel concerned, bullied or alone, other students will then come to the bench  and sit with them often creating a friendship that lasts forever, creating buddies.

The Buddy Bench Project
The Buddy Bench Project

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Source: 38 Digital Market News

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