Down with the old, up with the new as workers build a new Platt Tech HS in Milford

Inside, some of Platt Tech’s 850 students are learning the fundamentals of construction and building trades. Since April, construction of a brand new 237,000 square foot, $92 million Platt Tech complex has been ongoing on the 35-acre site. Its athletic fields fields were dug up, foundations poured and steel framing erected. Currently, the steel framing for the two-story academic wing and cafeteria is up and the concrete walls for the gymnasium and fitness facility are in place. Garner said setting up the pre-cast walls for the building housing the trade shops section will begin Nov. 16. The architectural design of the new complex was done by Drummey Rosane Anderson Inc. of South Windsor; KBE Building Corp. of Farmington is the construction administrator. Morganti which is the construction manager, handled renovations and construction at Bridgeport’s Central High School as well as Brookfield, Newtown and Guilford high schools.

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