Ceremony marks progress on $130M school project
WEST HAVEN — There were people who said the new West Haven High School building currently under construction would never get built.
But a “topping-off” ceremony this week to celebrate completion of the steel framework for the addition portion of the $130 million construction and renovation project goes a long way toward proving them wrong.
City and state legislative officials got together Thursday — joined by most of the high school senior class’ 364 students — to sign a white-painted I-beam before it was erected, according to a news release.
The installation of the I-beam marked the ceremonial “toppingoff” of the project’s new addition.
On Friday, some of the key
A signed I-beam is hoisted by a large crane and set by two union iron workers atop West Haven High School’s future media center during a “topping-off” ceremony.