Issues like the roof at the Abbot School were addressed.

Study Reveals $1.4 Million Needed To Address Critical Problems In Town Buildings

The Town of Westford operates 110 buildings counting from its schools and fire stations to small sheds and water pumping facilities.

Issues like the roof at the Abbot School were addressed.

Issues like the roof at the Abbot School were addressed.

In the Spring of 2013, Town Meeting voters approved $150,000 for a study to determine the status of over 20 of those facilities.

That study was revealed on Thursday evening to an array of local officials with a series of recommendations on items that need to be addressed.

Most were considered minor, but on the list

There was a four tiered scale of items that needed to be addressed from the study.

There was a four tiered scale of items that needed to be addressed from the study.

there was $1,443,032 in items that were considered “currently critical”, primarily abatement for potential asbestos inside the Abbot and Day Schools.

Here’s a list of the facilities in the study that had some items listed with a critical need and the amount it would cost to address that need.

A full copy of the study is expected on the town website on Friday or Monday, a video of the event will also be available from Westford CAT*

Facility Cost
Abbot School $591,288
Day School $463,250
Center Fire Station $153,661
Town Farm Road Building $117,510
Crisafulli School $49,794
Rogers Fire Station $31,109
Robinson School $17,420
Westford Academy $16,650
Blanchard School $2,350
*- Disclosure: Westford Template Editor Andrew Sylvia operated a camera for Westford CAT during the meeting.