Landry/French breaks ground on Wells public safety complex

July 20, 2018 - Construction Design & Engineering
From left, Greg Rossnagel (Landry/French); Mason Rowell (Landry/French);
former selectman Richard Clark; Sean Landry (Lavallee Brensinger); Kevin French (Landry/French);
fire chief Wayne Vetre; police chief Jo-Ann Putnam; selectmen Dan Hobbs,
John Howarth, Karl Ekstedt, Kathy Chase; and town manager Jon Carter.

Wells, ME Landry/French Construction participated in a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the new Town of Wells public safety complex. 

On June 19th, town officials, staff and members of the community gathered to celebrate the long-awaited facility. Planning for the new 40,000 s/f combined police and fire station began in 2012. The new facility will replace the outdated and cramped 1960s building that was constructed for use as a town hall. 

The architect is Lavallee Brensinger Architects. Construction is slated to be completed end of 2019.

Police chief Jo-Ann Putnam, who had advocated for the new building for the past 15 years, spoke at the groundbreaking and thanked town manager Jonathan Carter, selectmen, and taxpayers.

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