DERBY, CT – After several years of planning, construction is set to begin on the Derby High School Athletic Facilities Renovation Project located in Derby, CT. Turco Golf Inc. is contracted to complete the construction.
The project scope calls for demolition and removal of the school’s existing football and baseball fields, and the installation of a new synthetic turf multi-purpose athletic field, an eight-lane rubberized running track and a natural grass baseball field.
The renovation project aims to augment Derby's athletics programs, while decreasing the field maintenance requirements and costs for the school district.
The project will increase the size of the existing athletic field to allow for multi-purpose use, including soccer games. The new running track will allow for home track meets, something Derby has been unequipped to hold for more than a decade. After the construction is complete, Derby High School will be outfitted with state-of-the-art athletic fields and facilities for their student-athletes.
Synthetic turf will be used for the multi-purpose athletic field, providing the district with several perks. The turf's phenomenal drainage will allow year-round play, as well as faster turnarounds to allow play after heavy rainstorms. The artificial turf outlasts natural grass with minimal maintenance, allowing for more than three times the existing field's current usage. There is no need to mow, fertilize or water the artificial turf. Labor and costs associated with the new field's upkeep will be significantly lower than that of the existing fields.
The athletic field improvements at Derby High School are expected to begin promptly. The project's construction schedule anticipates completion of the project by November 2018. For additional details about Derby High School, please visit the Derby Public Schools website at: https://www.derbyps.org.
ABOUT TURCO GOLF INC.
Turco Golf Inc. is a construction company based out of Suffern, NY and Pompton Lakes, NJ. Its core construction business specializes in the new construction and renovation of golf courses, installation and renovation of natural and synthetic turf athletic fields, and the new construction and restoration of parks and recreation facilities. Turco Golf's crews are highly skilled in wide array of construction trades including grading, shaping, site work, drainage, excavating, paving and demolition.
Founded by Dennis and Larry Turco during the golf course construction boom of the 1990's, Turco Golf Inc. has remained a family-owned business while becoming a leader in golf course construction and general contracting in the tri-state New York metropolitan area. They are responsible for the new construction or renovation of more than one hundred golf courses and parks or recreation facilities over the past twenty years.