Fill dirt issues costing school $$$

Construction on the new Perry Primary School has hit a snag after it was discovered that the fill dirt intended to level the foundation is streaked with veins of clay.

“They had tested about seven or eight spots and found that most of the dirt was good dirt, but there were veins of clay in the dirt which we cannot use on the foundation,” Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator Dan Anderson said during the Taylor County School Board’s Feb. 6 meeting. “It starts compromising the foundation.”

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