Work is expected to be complete by August 2022, but the territorial government has acknowledged measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 could affect that timeline.
The successful contractor will be expected to monitor pandemic restrictions and work with the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission to reduce risk related to Covid-19, documents issued as part of the procurement process state.
If the contractor’s work is delayed by the pandemic, the Department of Infrastructure will work to determine a reasonable extension – however, the contractor will “not be entitled to payment for costs incurred by such delays.”
The new school is expected to open in the fall of 2022, approximately a month after construction is scheduled to be completed. Developers are expected to begin work on the site on October 1 this year.
The cost of the new school will not be finalized until a bidding process is complete and a contractor chosen.
Stantec Consulting completed the architectural and engineering design and construction administration service – providing the plans the developer will follow – for a cost of $1,455,501.
Floor plans of the new JH Sissons school. Click to expand.