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Some projects for Mississippi district get ahead amid virus

Distance learning within a Mississippi school district has allowed construction workers to get ahead on several school renovation projects, according to the project’s manager.

Vicksburg Warren School District buildings have been without students, teachers and staff since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Vicksburg Post reported.

Work is ahead of schedule at both high schools and two middle schools, according to Gary Bailey, project manager with Dale Bailey Architects of Ridgeland.

But, other projects have had setbacks due to contractors affected by COVID-19, Bailey said. He and others involved in the projects gave the district’s board of trustees an update on progress during a meeting livestreamed Thursday evening on Facebook.

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