Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Oconee County School Board Approves Bid For Construction Of Third Middle School

***Low Bid Approved From Three Submitted***

The Oconee County Board of Education decided on Monday to award a $34.4 million contract to Bowen and Watson Construction Company of Toccoa for construction of a third middle school next door to Dove Creek Elementary School in the far northwest of the county.

The estimated total cost of the project is $39.6 million, including furnishing and technology.

Internal documents Oconee County School prepared in advance of the Education Local Option Sales Tax referendum approved by voters in March had estimated the total cost at $36.6 million.