Construction of the Lakeland high school is close to starting as a $35 million building permit has been filed for work on the project.

Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc. is the contractor on the project for the Lakeland School System at 5020 Lions Crest Drive, according to the permit filed Wednesday, March 27.

The project includes a new 218,000-square-foot high school building for classrooms, labs, a varsity gymnasium, auditorium and fine arts facilities.

Land grading could begin by the end of June and officials said the timetable for opening the new high school remains August 2022.

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