Skanska and its joint venture partner Megen Construction signed the contract with the Northwest Local School District to manage the multi-building construction and renovation project. The total contract is worth US$77m (£53m); Skanska USA Building has a 70% share of the contract worth US$54m.
The project includes oversite of the design and construction of three new replacement elementary schools and the renovation of Colerain High School, Northwest High School, White Oak Middle School, Pleasant Run Middle School, and Monfort Heights Elementary School. All three new elementary schools are targeting Silver certification under the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) scheme.
Construction is scheduled to begin in October 2016 and is slated for completion in August 2018.