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Preliminary design of Lafayette gym worries advocates

Preliminary design of Lafayette gym worries advocates

WILLIAMSBURG —Lafayette High School advocates are not cheering now that a firm has been selected to oversee the construction of a long-awaited auxiliary gym at the school.

Instead, they are worried about broken wrists, no storage space and a $2.3 million mistake.

On Tuesday night the Williamsburg-James City County School Board awarded HBA Architecture Interior Design a $166,116 contract to design the auxiliary gym at Lafayette.

"I'm looking forward to getting this finally moving again," School Board Chairman Jim Kelly said at Tuesday night's meeting.

The board had awarded the design contract to HBA on May 10 but learned a week later they had not...

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