Time Capsule Discovered at University of Bridgeport Construction Site

BRIDGEPORT, CT, June 17, 2015 – University of Bridgeport students and staff members gathered earlier this week to witness the opening of a time capsule discovered on the construction site for the new University Hall Residences being built by KBE Building Corporation.

“Many construction sites contain remnants of past buildings or occupants, but it’s not every day that we find a bona fide time capsule on a construction site,” said KBE Building Corp. Project Superintendent Ken Beaudoin, who discovered the time capsule earlier this week.

“The contents turned out to be mostly old school admission documents, but it was still fun to see the students’ faces light up as we opened it.”

KBE Building Corp. is Construction Manager at Risk for the four-story, 60,000 s/f residence hall, which will provide housing for 220 students in a variety of configurations, including suites and traditional bedrooms, along with common rooms and student support services.

A photograph of the time capsule opening is available below:


Caption: KBE Building Corp. Project Superintendent Ken Beaudoin, surrounded by University of Bridgeport students and staff members, prepares to open the time capsule found on the construction site for the new University Hall Residences.

Credit: KBE Building Corporation

About KBE Building Corporation

Located in Norwalk, CT; Farmington, CT; and Columbia, MD, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

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