WITC-New Richmond breaks ground on construction project
(5/19/10): With shovels in hand, groundbreaking began on a
$2.6 million dollar construction project at WITC-New Richmond.
Derrick Construction is in charge of the project, which is
expected to be completed toward the end of the calendar year. The 8,000 square
foot addition to the back of the main building will become the home to several
Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Tech
program will relocate from the separate Power Equipment Center to the new
space at the main building.
Welding Program will move into new space, with two
additional welding bays.
Industrial Automation, Controls and Networking will
move into remodeled space vacated by welding.
Automated Packaging & Systems Technician Program will
expand into space vacated by Industrial Automation, Controls & Networking.
A new hallway will be created to access the new square
footage, affecting the Packaging, Welding, Machine Tooling Technics, and
Trade & Technical administration and faculty offices.
Emergency Medical Services and Fire/Rescue Training
will relocate storage space to the remodeled space vacated by small engines
program in the Power Equipment Center. This also gives them dedicated space
to hold training classes.
Law Enforcement-Corrections program will be housed
entirely in the Power Equipment Center in newly remodeled space, which will
include an official jail cell and other features to enhance training
Follow this link to view live streaming video of the construction site.