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GP School District Closing NE Dean Drive for Large Crane in GPFLEX Construction Project

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The Grants Pass School District is currently working on the creation of the GPFLEX campus across from the District Office and the next couple of days are big ones for the project.

The construction company is bringing in a large crane today to place the buildings on their foundations. This portion of the project will last through Thursday.

Grants Pass High School Principal Michelle Napier said NE Dean Drive between A Street and Olive Street will be closed. She said family members who normally drop off or pick up their students at that location will need to use an alternate place.

Students walking back from lunch today and Thursday will need to use NE 8th Street to get to the GPHS campus as Dean Drive will be closed. A small section of the parking lot across from the D7 office will also be closed and A Street near the gym and football field will have no parking.

Napier said there is a potential -- if the timing of the project is delayed -- that the GPHS after-school bus loading zone will need to change to A Street. If this occurs, she said they will send out a ParentSquare message and staff will direct students.

While there may be interest in watching this process, with heavy equipment in operation, D7 would appreciate it if staff, students and families would avoid the immediate area for safety.
Posted on 12/20/23 6:10AM by Sam Marsh