Schools get face lift in Walnut and Rowland Heights
Posted: 08/12/2010 11:06:14 AM PDT
Dirt has been flying all summer at Blandford Elementary School as work crews rush to complete its massive renovation in time for the first day of school on Aug. 23.
"Just last week we had 9-foot-deep trenches, where the new water, power and sewers lines were being installed," said Principal Mercedes Lovie.
The proud principal led a tour of the sprawling Rowland Heights campus, where workers are gutting the brick buildings before rebuilding the classrooms in them.
"The contractor began the day after school let out for the summer," Lovie noted, "and they've been working six and seven days a week since."
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