Cost on the rise for Lafayette Gym

Cost on the rise for Lafayette Gym

WILLIAMSBURG — The projected cost of an auxiliary gym at Lafayette High School has risen as architects face increasing complexities at the site.

HBA Architecture and Interior Design gave the Williamsburg-James City County school district a rough projection of $2.5 million to build the gym last spring. When the James City County Board of Supervisors approved the project in May, the county planned to contribute $1.25 million in bond revenue, the school district would contribute $1 million and Williamsburg would pay the remainder.

At the Williamsburg-James City County School Board meeting last week, the board discussed doubling the school district's contribution by...