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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Construction is moving along as scheduled as Dougherty High School gets a huge makeover.     

Students have attended class at the old Dougherty Middle School as the work is done.     

School board members recently approved another change order.  So far they've used 1.8% of the money set aside for changes.    

"Whenever you work in an existing building you run into a lot of unforeseen conditions," said DCSS Facilities Director Bob Fowler.  "You plan to run a duck one way and you get in there and something's there that was not shown on the plans, or something from previous work and you have to go around it and that costs money."    

Construction is expected to be completed in May 2015.  This project is one of several funded through a $32.5 million loan which will be paid back with education SPLOST revenue.

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