TUFTS LIBRARY WEYMOUTH MA
Tufts Library Weymouth, MA – Plymouth Quarries of Hingham MA was chosen to provide the extensive stone materials for the $33 million 50,000 sqft town library. Including the stone veneer that is a major design element of the building.
The project is a cooperative venture between the town of Weymouth and the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program, that awarded Weymouth over $12 million for the construction of a new library.
CTA Construction is working alongside the Architect Tappe Architects, Inc. and the owner’s project manager Hill International. The project will demolish the existing Tufts Library building, which is over 50 years old, and construct a new and modern 21st-century library on the same site. The planned library will include an expanded children’s services department, community meeting rooms, open reading areas, study rooms, a local history center, and an outdoor amphitheater along with other outdoor open spaces.
The new Tufts Library will also feature innovative technology, including a media lab that will support computer modeling and advanced audio-visual projects and upgraded public computers and wireless internet. The project is slated to be completed in summer of 2020.