July 22, 2009
Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties began erecting the walls on Ronda Simmons' home this week. Terry Manges, construction manager of Habitat for Humanity, said it was nice to get things "going in Clark County again. " "Hopefully, this will generate enthusiasm in the community . . . ," he said. The walls of the house were placed Tuesday with the help of members of Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church of Lemont, Ill. Father Larry Lisowski said the project gave the church an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life by offering time and resources.
July 10, 2008
The Lincoln County Library Board has unanimously voted to hire a construction manager to oversee construction of the new $3 million public library, said Etta Meek, library board president. "We want to avoid what happened with the hospital," said Ms. Meek, referring to Fort Logan Hospital, which was marked by construction delays. The library board meets today at 4:30 p.m. at the existing library to consider hiring one of two construction-management firms that have submitted proposals.
September 17, 2009
Dear Editor, City Commission meeting, Sept. 5, 2009: approve tax increase of $87,926; approve change order for new city hall, $68,108. Remember when Danville City Commission went ahead with city hall construction, and Nicholasville stopped construction that was further along than Danville's? Economy tanked. Enough said, next election. Sherrill Hudman Danville
June 20, 2008
College Street between Walnut and Main streets will be closed Monday until about the end of August 2009 for safety and construction access during the construction of the new Centre College Campus Center. The facility will replace Cowan Dining Commons and will be a student center and dining hall.
September 16, 2005
Traffic flow in the construction zone of U.S. 150 near the intersection with U.S. 127 will change Saturday morning. Charlotte Faeth, an engineer on the project, said that, between 9-11 a.m., westbound traffic will shift from the middle lane of the old road to the righthand lane of the new construction. Eastbound traffic will continue to use the righthand lane of the old road, Faeth said. The deadline for completing the construction is Nov. 30, but Faeth said that work is well ahead of schedule and could be completed by mid October.
April 11, 2008
LANCASTER - Superintendent Raymond Woosley assured the Garrard County Board of Education that construction on the new high school building is "moving right along as planned" at the Garrard County Board of Education meeting Thursday afternoon. Woosley acknowledged that as with any large construction project, there have been delays, but things are going as expected. The board approved $361,000 worth of pay applications for the ongoing construction. A decision also was made to purchase Builders Insurance in the sum of $17,800 for the span of 18 months, rather than the initially ordered two-year plan, as Woosley seemed confident construction would be completed within the 19-month window.
June 4, 2009
Christopher Webb, left, and Josh Harris of Myers Fencing of Nicholasville install a perimeter fence around the area where the new $3.3 million indoor pool next to College Park Gym is to be constructed. Work began this week on the project with construction crews renovating the basement of the gym for new locker and dressing rooms. Construction on the building and pool area is expected to begin in July. Codell Construction Company of Winchester is the construction manager on the project and MP Kelly of Richmond is the general trade contractor.
July 16, 2007
Art Napier with Harris Construction Company of Winchester works on one of three parking lots around the new Kroger Youth Soccer Complex under construction on Van Meter Road. The new complex is expected to be ready for use in the spring of 2008. The complex will feature six soccer fields and more than 100 parking spaces. The roadway into the complex will be one way to avoid traffic problems. The project is expected to cost approximately $412,000.
April 6, 2007
Jessamine Circuit Judge Hunter Daugherty denied a motion for injunction Friday against Forest Creek LLC, which would have prevented construction on the Forest Brook subdivision and golf course until a pending lawsuit is settled. Approval of the preliminary plat and construction plan for Forest Brook is on the April 10 agenda of the Jessamine County-City of Wilmore Joint Planning Commission. If approved, construction can begin on the development immediately. Representing the planning commission in the motion for injunction, attorney Bruce Smith argued that if construction starts on the project and it is later stopped by Wilmore resident Hal Snowden Jr.'s lawsuit, Forest Creek LLC could argue it has a vested interest in continuing the project.