Earth is being moved to make way for a new Career Center in Xenia

Work begins on new Greene County Career Center

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Graphic depiction of the new Greene County Career Center. Earth is being shaped on the south side of Xenia for construction of the $62 million project to meet the career track education needs of area students. Aerospace will be a key part of programs offered at the school, located along U.S. 35 and U.S. 68. LEVIN PORTER ARCHITECTS
Photo: LEVIN PORTER ARCHITECTS

The $62 million project will include a 260,000 square-foot, two-story building designed by Levin Porter Architects that has glass wall entrance features. Shook Construction is the general contractor. 

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Earth is being shaped on the south side of Xenia for construction of the new Greene County Career Center, a $62 million project to meet the career track education needs of area students. Aerospace will be a key part of programs offered at the school, located along U.S. 35 and U.S. 68. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees

The existing Greene County Career Center on West Enon Road was started in 1966 and has become outdated due to the lack of a modern electrical system to accommodate new technology and equipment according to school officials. 

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The Greene County Career Center, 2960 W. Enon Road, may be on the move to a new facility at U.S. 68 and U.S. 35 if voters approve a bond issue in November. CONTRIBUTED
Photo: Staff Writer

The new facility is expected to open in the summer of 2020 and be ready for the 2020-2021 school year according to Rob Bolender, Public Information Administrator, Greene County Career Center

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