Expansion plans for Kentucky college may take 20 years

Oct. 20, 2010
Bluegrass Community and Technical College plans campus at Newtown Pike site in Lexington

From The Lexington Herald-Leader: Bluegrass Community and Technical College plans for its Newtown Pike campus in Lexington, Ky., may take as long as 20 years to complete. The initial stage of work on the 48-acre Newtown Pike site will include a $28.3 million, 90,000-square-foot classroom building, where classes would begin in 2013. The plan also projects renovation of some existing buildings for an additional 18,000 to 20,000 square feet of space.

MAY 2010...from The Lexington Herald-Leader: The Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington, Ky.,has unveiled a 20-year master plan for the its Newtown Pike campus, on what is now the Eastern State Hospital site. Construction on the first phase of the project, which will include a new 90,000-square-foot classroom building, is scheduled to begin in March 2011 and be completed in November 2012. The cost — an estimated $28.3 million — is already in the school's budget, and the college plans to begin classes there in January 2013.

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