Bay District Schools repairs update

Director of Facilities Lee Walters, said, not one school in the district won't need some sort of repair. (GOOGLE)
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BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Bay District Schools leaders have been working tirelessly since Hurricane Michael to repair the schools, and more than a year later, they say they've definitely made progress.

They have started interior repairs and roofing on damaged schools.

They say in the next two weeks, students will be back in the media and band rooms at Bay High School.

By the end of February, the portables at Rutherford should be removed.

Director of Facilities Lee Walters, said, not one school in the district won't need some sort of repair.

"The early days, it was the level of damage and where we knew had the most students coming back. From there, we've tried to, especially with our roofing and our interior repairs, we get better participation with contractors and we get better pricing if we can group the schools close together," said Walters.

Walters said by the time all repairs and construction are said and done, they estimate the cost to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

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