COVID slows progress at elementary school

Work at the new Iola Elementary School continues but COVID cases can quarantine crews of workers and delay aspects of the project.



January 12, 2022 - 9:29 AM

Construction crews work on masonry and other aspects of the new Iola Elementary School at Kentucky and Monroe streets. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register

Progress on the new Iola Elementary School will depend on COVID-19.

School board president Dan Willis gave board members a construction update on Monday night.

About 100 workers are on site at the elementary school building at any one time, but work can easily be derailed by a COVID case.

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