Crews begin construction of Broad Creek Elementary

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A new school is officially under construction in Norfolk. 10 On Your Side was at the groundbreaking for the new Broad Creek Elementary building.

Crews broke ground at the corner of Norchester Avenue and Princess Anne Road Monday morning.

Photos: New school coming to Norfolk

The school will serve about 700 students, and it is a replacement building for Richard Bowling Elementary School, which serves pre-kindergarten through 5th grade.

Mayor Paul Fraim spoke to the small crowd about the new project saying this is part of the biggest construction project for the city in decades.

There will be a new Campostella Kindergarten through 8th grade STEM School and new buildings for Ocean View and Larchmont elementary schools, as well.

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