Renovation of Fort Lauderdale High School moves slowly.

March 6, 2007
Delays and cost overruns bog down project.

Its resurrection has come at a hefty price: a decade's worth of costly delays. But Fort Lauderdale High School -- the first in Broward County, Fla., -- slowly is being restored to its greatness. The $59 million renovation, the most expensive face-lift of any school in Broward County, is taking place in five segments. One phase, a $31 million project that included a new media center, as well as band, art, technology and home economics classes, was recently completed. Another, a $7.5 million, 32-classroom building equipped with four science labs, has also been opened to students. But delays -- and cost overruns -- continue to plague the school, which began in 1910 in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

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