ADSS demolition to start July 15

Alberni Valley School District has chosen a contractor to demolish its old high school.

School District 70 (Alberni) has awarded the contract for the demolition of the old Alberni District Secondary School on Burde Street to Bowerman Excavating, at a cost of $832,859.

Work will begin by July 15, 2013 and be completed by Jan. 31, 2014.

The initial phase of demolition will entail interior work to the buildings.

Updates will be posted on the School District website ( as work progresses.