Indian River School District eyes spiking construction costs

Posted 8/1/21

Regardless of commodity costs, the plan remains to build a new Sussex Central High School for 2,200 students by fall 2024. Alternatives may be in limbo, however, thanks to skyrocketing costs in the …

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Indian River School District eyes spiking construction costs

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Regardless of commodity costs, the plan remains to build a new Sussex Central High School for 2,200 students by fall 2024. Alternatives may be in limbo, however, thanks to skyrocketing costs in the construction market. “The market pressure has increased for us, and we do have concerns … with what we may or may not be able to include in this school,” said Indian River School District Superintendent Dr. Jay Owens at the Monday board of education meeting.

  • Whatever happened to planning for the future when the new high school is built? — Howard Gaines III
  • If the state can pay $15 million for a testing contract for K-12, then they should be able to add this in no problem. — Beth Gallagher