By Terry Kovarik
It may not look like it outside but the former Marquette Middle School in Kewaunee is undergoing demolition. The contractor, Dakota Intertek, began the initial demolition work on the inside. That involves finding and removing asbestos and lead from the building. But Kewaunee Mayor Sandi Christman says deterioration of the building is forcing demolition crews to move cautiously.
Mayor Christman says she’s been told by the project engineer that further contaminants may not be so easily found.
Mayor Christman says once all asbestos and lead have been removed Dakota Intertek will begin tearing down the structure. That process could take until late October with site restoration finished by years end.