WILKINSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – The next two days of classes are canceled for primary and intermediate students in the Wilkinsburg School District due to construction.

The Wilkinsburg School District says classes on Oct. 7 and Oct. 8 will be canceled at its Kelly Primary School and Turner Intermediate School.

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The school district attributes the closure to a construction project that is going to take a few extra days to complete.

Classes will resume Oct. 9, and the district asks students to go to the new Turner.

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“The goal of the School Board and District Administration is to ensure students always are in a safe environment,” said Dr. Linda Iverson, Superintendent of Schools, in a press release.

“Therefore, we are delaying the start of school at the new Turner until Wednesday, Oct. 9.”

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A professional development day scheduled for Oct. 11 has also been rescheduled.