N.J. Colleges To Launch Big Construction Projects Funded By $750M Bond Issue

Monday, November 26, 2012

Construction could start late next year on a wide array of projects at the state’s 19 county colleges that are expected be funded by a $750 million bond issue approved by voters earlier this month.

"The projects run the gamut, from new classrooms to classroom renovations," said Jacob Farbman, spokesman for the New Jersey Council of County Colleges.

Before any construction begins, however, county colleges need to come up with a 25 percent matching grant, as required under the Building Our Future Bond Act.

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