New elementary school bid approved, construction begins

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 | 9:36 p.m. CDT; updated 9:08 a.m. CDT, Friday, October 31, 2008

COLUMBIA — Mounds of dirt and uprooted trees cover the patch of ground that will become Columbia’s next public elementary school. Preparation for construction on the site began late last month as crews cleared trees, put in a construction entrance and brought in a construction trailer.