Category Archives: Construction Update

Letter Regarding Asbestos Abatement at Swansea Construction Site

Oct. 5, 2018 In August, Principal Munoz sent a letter to families explaining that, as construction teams started work on the art fence near Swansea, they uncovered the foundation of an old building. It was a former Denver Public Schools (DPS) facility demolished 43 years ago. Due to its age, it contained some residual material […]

Letter to our families regarding Asbestos Removal

August 1, 2018 Dear Swansea Elementary Families, As you may be aware, the Colorado Department of Transportation selected Kiewit Meridiam Partners to build the I-70 expansion project (Central 70).  For the last two years, efforts have been taken to reduce the impact of noise and dust on the Swansea campus before construction begins. This includes […]

July 11 Construction Update

The final leveling of the site is 90% complete. The playground area concrete seat walls and ECE playground rolling wall have been placed. Sidewalks and concrete paving has started on the south side of the building for student drop-off/pick-up. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has made substantial progress on construction of the wood separation […]

June 21 Construction Update

On June 1, construction officially began to relocate the Swansea playground. Elizabeth Street between 46th and 47th Ave. is now closed. The current parking lot has been removed and preparations to move the modular facility have begun. Check back throughout the summer for more construction updates.

New Playground Will Welcome Students Back in the Fall

Exciting changes are coming to Swansea Elementary! During the summer break, our playground will undergo a huge transformation, as we move it to its news home on the east side of the building. The new playground will be ready in time for the beginning of the 2018-91 school year. The playground will incorporated some of […]

Making Way for Swansea’s New Playground

Throughout the Spring break and when students return, there will be many changes happening at the site where the Colonial Motel is located at 2615 E. 46th Ave. As part of the Central 70 Project, construction crews will begin the demolition process for the Colonial Manor Motel on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Crews will begin […]