Ground breaking for new Lake Travis ISD middle school set for Feb. 13

This image shows the layout of proposed Middle School No. 3 in Bee Cave's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

This image shows the layout of proposed Middle School No. 3 in Bee Cave's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

The Lake Travis ISD board of trustees will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 to commemorate construction of Middle School No. 3, located at 16101 W. Hwy. 71 at Vail Divide, according to a release from the district.

"The 240,000-square-foot campus will accommodate 1,200 students in two-story, grade-level
houses nestled into the hillside with Hill Country views. It will feature outdoor science and art areas, an outdoor gathering space, abundant natural light, and multipurpose breakout areas that allow for flexibility and collaboration," according to the release.

The project is part of the district’s $253 million bond program approved by voters in November. The $76.2 million facility was designed by Fields & Associates Architects and will be built by American Constructors, both of whom are headquartered in Austin.
By Rob Maxwell
Rob Maxwell joined the world of print journalism and Community Impact in Sept. 2017 as editor of the Lake Travis - Westlake edition. He previously enjoyed a successful and rewarding career in radio and television news. In his spare time, Rob can be found scoping out area climbing walls and hiking trails. He lives in Cedar Park with his wife and daughters and looks forward to receiving his LCP edition of Community Impact Newspaper every month.


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