Md. District Approves $1.49 Billion Building Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a $1.49 billion, six-year construction plan that will result in renovations or additions to 29 of the county’s 200 schools, as well as the construction of a new elementary and middle school in Clarksburg.

The plan, part of a $3.9 billion capital budget that increases capital spending for county schools by more than 17 percent, takes advantage of an estimated 30 percent drop in construction costs in the area over the last two years.

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