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Rutherford County Schools seeking land to build new schools

January 29, 2018
Rutherford County Schools is seeking land to purchase for the purpose of building new schools. If you have land available or know someone who does, please read the following Request for Proposals and respond by the deadline.
The Rutherford County Board of Education is now soliciting proposals for land purchases for proposed school sites. We are accepting bids from real estate agents, private property owners, estate agents, and more. The site should consist of approximately 35-125 acres in the areas listed below. The Rutherford County Board of Education will be accepting proposals until 2:00 p.m., February 22, 2018. For additional information please contact Lynn Pater, Purchasing Agent at 615-893-5812 extension 22015.
The following areas of the county are of highest priority:
840 corridor:
This area would be near the interchange at I-840 and Almaville Rd. (Highway 102) on the west side of Rutherford County. Other roads that define the extents of this area are Puckett Rd., Shores Dr., and Franklin Rd. (Highway 96). 100-125 acres for a 3 school complex.
Areas of consideration for Christiana would be North of or bordering Christiana Hoovers Gap Rd., West of Miller Rd., South of Epps Mill Rd., and East of Wayside Rd. 100-125 acres for a 2 or 3 school complex.
North Highway 231:
The general location for a county school campus in the northern section of the county would be North of East Jefferson Pike, West of Dunaway Chapel Rd., South of Holly Grove Rd., and East of or along Lebanon Rd. (Highway 231 N). 35-50 acres for one school
The area’s listed above are general areas. The proposals should be marked RFP #18-01 and submitted to Rutherford County School Board, Attn: Lynn Pater, 2240 Southpark Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37128, by 2:00 p.m. on February 22, 2018.
Crews work on the site of Rocky Fork Middle School, which opened in August 2017 and became the newest school in Rutherford County.