SPC regents accept bids for Plainview expansion

South Plains College Board of Regents authorized the awarding of bids for the construction of the Plainview Technology building during a special meeting Tuesday evening.

The bids to be awarded totaled $1,231,426, down from the $1.4 million in bids opened Nov. 26th.
The new building will provide welding, wind energy and construction technician training. 

Construction manager and local contractor  Jim McCutchin  told the board that $244,000 had been cut from the original bids as a result of cutting frills from the building and by asking subcontractors to sharpen their pencils. ‘The fat has been eliminated. It has been a long time since we’ve had one come in this much over our estimate,’ said McCutchin.

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