December 13, 2016
Construction is over 80% complete with the roof, siding, windows and many exterior doors in place. All interior framing is complete and drywall is being installed. Electrical and plumbing rough work is nearly complete and the elevator has been installed. Outside, the sidewalks, curbing, patio installation and initial paving work have been completed. Exterior building signage will be installed this week. Final landscaping will be deferred until the spring.
Proposed security systems have been reviewed by the Town, public safety officials, library staff and project engineers. Photographs have been selected from the town-wide photo contest and will be incorporated into signs throughout the library. Contracts for the selected furniture and audio-visual equipment purchases are being reviewed by the Town. Field measurements have been completed by the shelving manufacturer. The Trustees continue to develop and implement revised policies to support uses within the new Library.
The Public Building Commission of the Town of Scituate, Massachusetts issues periodic public updates about the construction progress for the Town Library project. Groundbreaking occurred on September 1, 2015. The project remains on budget.Completion is anticipated for Spring 2017.