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2021 Transportation Facilities Project

  • Rendering of the new Transportation & Facilities Center to be constructed at the corner of Jackson and Plank Roads.

Construction Updates:

The first phase of the project, which includes the construction of the new Transportation and Facilities Center, is currently under way and is expected to be completed in December 2024. 

Phase 2A includes roofing at Bay Trail/Scribner and the installation of a secure vestibule and HVAC improvements at Harris Hill Elementary School. The roofing work began in the fall of 2023 and will be completed in the spring; the HVAC improvements will take place during February break 2024; and the secure vestibule will be installed during the summer of 2024.

Phase 2B of the project received approval from the State Education Department at the end of January 2024. Work will begin at Penfield High School, including updates to the baseball fields and the Commons, in April 2024 and will continue through December 2024. Following the completion of those areas, the PHS Library will be closed for renovations, beginning in December 2024.

Project Updates

Click here for the Transportation Facility Update Presented to the BOE (Sept. 2022)
Click here for the Transportation Facility Site Plan (Aug. 2022)

Project Vote

The 2021 Transportation Facilities Project was approved by voters in December 2021.


Project Timeline

Phase 1 – Construction of New Transportation/ Buildings & Grounds Facility
• Estimated Construction: Spring 2023 – Dec. 2024
Phase 2 – High School, Bay Trail, Existing Bus Garage, District Office Renovations
• Estimated Construction: Spring 2024 – Dec. 2025
Phase 3 – Elementary School Renovations
• Construction: Estimated Spring 2025 – Nov. 2026

Project Newsletter

Click here for the Penfield Prestige Project Newsletter

Public Information Meetings

Project Scope

In May 2021, District voters approved the purchase of land at the corner of Jackson and Plank Roads for the future development of a transportation center. The District’s transportation and buildings and grounds operations have outgrown the existing site on Five Mile Line Road and the District has been searching for a new location for many years. Now that a site has finally been procured, the District is prepared to move forward with a capital project that will include a new transportation/buildings and grounds facility, as well as renovations and infrastructure upgrades at each of the District’s schools and facilities.

Specifically, the scope of the proposed project includes the following major items:

New Transportation/Buildings and Grounds Facility

  • Construction of a new facility on the Jackson/Plank Road site to house the district’s transportation and buildings and grounds operations

Penfield High School

  • New secure main entrance vestibule
  • Library Renovation
  • Commons renovation
  • Installation of new turf baseball/softball/multipurpose field
  • Corridor, restroom, parking, lighting, window renovations

Bay Trail

  • Family and Consumer Science Room renovation
  • Roof replacements
  • Loading dock addition
  • Kitchen serving line, electrical panel upgrades


  • New secure main entrance vestibule at Harris Hill
  • Parking lot updates at Indian Landing
  • Classroom casework and cubby replacement at Cobbles and Indian Landing
  • Restroom, electrical, window, HVAC upgrades
  • Roof replacements

Existing Buildings & Grounds/Transportation Facility (Five Mile Line Rd.)

  • New roofing
  • Reconfiguration as Network Operations Center (IT services)

District Office

  • Electrical and HVAC updates

Project Financing

The estimated cost for the project is $72.9 million, which will be funded through existing reserves and state aid. Therefore, there is no additional tax impact anticipated for this project.