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New library project timeline

An abbreviated design and construction timeline for the new Crete Public Library and community building has been updated as of January 2020. (This timeline is subject to change.)


May - June 2018: Engineering plans and specifications

July 2018: Construction bidding

August 2018: Pre-construction staking, permits, mobilization

September - October 2018: Site finish grading

October - November 2018: Utilities and power installation

October - December 2018: Footings and foundations

November 2018 - January 2019: West retaining wall

December 2018 - February 2019: Structural steel construction

January - May 2019: Roofing

July - August 2019: Exterior brick

August 2019: Retaining wall; window/glass installation; new parking lot and parking lot reconstruction

February - October 2019: Interior construction

November - December 2019: Finish construction

January 13 - 29, 2020: Estimated closure of old library/moving to new building

January 30, 2020: Estimated opening of new library facilities


Spring 2020: Off-site hard and soft-scape installation