New Goochland Elementary School

Construction Project

Construction has begun!

Logo for Goochland 2022 Bond issue

Dr. Raley signing contract with Shockey rep looking on

Dr. Raley signing contract with Shockey rep

Picture of bulldozer creating a road

Entrance being cut off Bulldog Way

Groundbreaking ceremony planned for 2/9/2023 at 10am at 2000 Bulldog Way! (Rain date 2/17/2023)

Latest update:

1/27/2023 Trees on perimeter of work area cut and silt fences starting to be installed.

1/20/2023 First heavy equipment now on site and the main construction entrance is being cut through woods off Bulldog Way.

1/11/2023 - Dr. Raley signed the Shockey construction contract and Notice to Proceed was granted for 1/12/2023. The afternoon kick-off meeting was attended by representatives from GCPS staff and School Board, Stantec, MBP, Shockey and Goochland County.

Draft rendering of new GES from main entrance from bus loop

Possible view of new GES main entrance from bus loop

Draft rendering of new GES front office reception area

Possible view of new GES reception area with transaction window

Draft rendering of new GES cafeteria, view from main entrance

Possible view of new GES cafeteria, view from main entrance

Draft rendering of new GES open library, view from classroom hallway on second floor

Possible view of new GES open library from 2nd floor classroom hallway

Project Timeline (revised 5/2022)

Design Timeline

Construction Timeline

Additional Resources

Sign on new GES site on Bulldog Way

Project design update - Stantec Presentation 5/10/2022

Second Schematic Design - Stantec Presentation 3/29/2022

Project Update and Alternative Options Considered, Dr. Raley presentation to Joint Boards, March 8, 2022.

First Schematic Design - Stantec Presentation 12/14/2021

Images from the GES Design Charette on October 28, 2021:

Images from the GES Design Community Meeting on October 18, 2021:

September 13, 2021 Community Pre-design Presentation (PDF, Stantec)

Images from the Steering Committee's new school tours on September 8, 2021: