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New school being built with cross-laminated timber

The House capital budget would put a record $1 billion into school construction. Here, workers use Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) to build classrooms at Adams Elementary. Photo courtesy of Susan Jones.

Here’s some recent press coverage about the local school now under construction using cross-laminated timber.┬áThis new technology has great potential for creating jobs in timber country while reducing the risk of expensive wildfires, since it makes thinning forests far more profitable.

Peninsula Daily News: Construction begins on Greywolf modular buildings

Forest Business Network: Washington raises cross-laminated timber panels at fourth K-12 school site, part of innovative pilot project