In the next two years, the Sunset will replace its gravel roof
with a white membrane and upgrade compressors.
"You can't have them lying here sick, looking out on this gravel roof
We're hoping that when the bid comes in, the economy being what it is, that we will have enough funds to fix the 900-square-foot tarred roof and two small leaks in the 2,700-square-foot gravel roof
," said Mr.
The rubber membrane roof on the junior high was installed in 1996, replacing a sand and gravel roof
. If the district is not awarded the grant, Mr.
Districts whose school improvements will be limited to repairs but are a priority for funding include Fitchburg's Crocker Elementary School, where sections of the original 1964 tar and gravel roof
are still in place, according to the school's statement of interest to the School Building Authority.
SOM's bid stated "remove current gravel" instead of "remove current gravel roof
" as requested in the town's bid specifications, Mr.