SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Savannah Chatham County School Board will vote on Sept. 6 on whether or not to approve nearly $30 million dollars for Grove’s athletic fields and fieldhouse construction. The award has a guaranteed maximum price of $29,951,769. The GMP includes “CMR Overhead Cost & Expenses, Subcontractor Costs, CMR Fee and a $1,000,000 CMR contingency,” according to the agenda item.
According to the district’s website, the facility will contain a football stadium with a field house and a competitive track & field area, multipurpose soccer fields, tennis courts, a high school baseball field, a high school softball field, a little league field, two indoor gyms, and more. The contract was awarded to a company out of Augusta, McKnight Construction, over a company from Metter, TQ Constructors.
Again, the vote is on Sept. 6. Completion of the new school is still not complete, the K-12 facility had an original completion date of Aug. 23.